Cornerstone Center for the Arts lost one of its founders and long-time supporters on Monday, June 13. Judith “Judy” Barnes was the co-founder and founding president of the Muncie Center for the Arts – now Cornerstone Center for the Arts. Judy has served the organization as a board member and volunteer since its inception. Judy was a true advocate for the arts community and did everything in her power to help Cornerstone succeed.
The Muncie Three Trails Music Series returns in 2016 with another stellar line-up of critically acclaimed national recording artists who will perform in a series of four free concerts in downtown Muncie.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts is excited to offer a series of free classes and workshops this summer. Cornerstone strives to reach all walks of life and make arts accessible to all. To keep up on that promise, the organization will provide multiple weekly and one-time classes and workshops throughout the summer free of charge.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts is excited to announce an all-new partnership for the fall of 2016. This October will mark the grand opening of Son of Scarevania, a new haunted attraction housed on the top two floors of Cornerstone’s historic building in Downtown Muncie. The haunt will be designed by Brian Blair of Scarevania Haunted House and Pumpkin Pulp Productions and will serve as a fundraiser for Cornerstone’s arts programming and building preservation.
If you are planning a wedding in East Central Indiana, be sure to save the date for the 2016 PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union & Cornerstone Center for the Arts Wedding Showcase on Sunday, August 14. The event will be held at Cornerstone in Downtown Muncie from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will showcase the area’s best wedding vendors. This event is sponsored in part by 104.1 WLBC and Star Photo.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts and the City of Muncie are excited to announce a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Cornerstone Park on Thursday, June 2 at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony will feature live demonstrations from students and instructors of Cornerstone Center for the Arts and remarks from Mayor Dennis Tyler, Jeff Robinson of Cornerstone, and Ron Spangler of Community Enhancement Projects.
Join Cornerstone Center for Arts for First Thursday on June 2, 2016 for the opening reception and art show titled "Life in Plastic," by Sarah Shaffer. This show explores society's monumental impact through the form of our tiniest role models. Beyond objectification and the weight of the world's expectations, creating this body of work was a very personal journey for Sarah. She created these paintings using one of her daughter's dolls as a model with the color palette of her childhood memory. These pieces embody her own path to define her self-image and the desire to not pass along physical insecurities to future generations. The opening reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Cornerstone Art Gallery on the second floor of Cornerstone Center for the Arts. The show will be on display and open to the public throughout the month of June.
Summer is the perfect time to introduce your child to new activities and interests – so, why not sign them up for a week full of art exploration! Cornerstone’s Summer Arts Camp is back for two individual sessions: June 20 through June 24 and July 11 through July 15. Students ages 7 to 14 will enjoy a concentrated week long session of classes in visual arts, theatre, dance, and martial arts. This program is designed to enrich the arts education of students while introducing them to new subjects and art forms.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts will offer a series of classes this summer for youth, families and adults in a wide variety of areas. The Summer Eight Week Class Session begins the week of June 6 and continues through July 29. Cornerstone’s class fees are affordable, one-time payments that cover the full eight weeks of class. Areas of interest include: visual arts, theatre, dance, fitness, and music.