Join us for the first annual Spring Sing. Central high school bands and choirs will perform free concerts in the Artsgarden this April.
April 11, 2023:
10-10:20 a.m. - North Montgomery Middle School 6th Grade Choir
11-11:20 a.m. - Mt. Vernon Middle School 6th Grade Choir
April 13, 2023:
10-10:20 a.m. - Sugar Creek Elementary School Vision Choir
10:30-10:50 a.m. - Edison School of the Arts Elementary Choir
April 18, 2023:
10:30-10:50 a.m. - Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center 7th Grade Choir
12-12:20 p.m. - Frankton Jr. Sr. High School Show Choirs
April 20, 2023:
11:15-11:45 a.m. - Arsenal Tech High School Freddie Hubbard Memorial Jazz Band
12:15-12:45 p.m. - Delphi Community Middle School Band
1:15-1:45 - Shortridge High School Advanced Orchestra
April 25, 2023:
10-10:20 a.m. - Arsenal Tech High School Tech Choir
10:30-10:50 a.m. - Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grade Center 8th Grade Choir
11-11:20 a.m. - Perry Meridian High School Choirs
11:30-11:50 a.m. - IPS Center for Inquiry #2 4th & 5th Grade Choir
12-12:20 p.m. - New Augusta North Public Academy Choir
12:45-1:15 p.m. - Westlane Middle School Concert Orchestra
April 27, 2023:
9:15-9:45 a.m. - Northwestern High School Jazz Band
10:15-10:45 a.m. - Northwestern High School Symphonic Band
11:15-11:45 a.m. - Eastwood Middle School Advanced Orchestra and ESE
12:15-12:45 p.m. - Newcomer Program Newcomer Music Group
Come experience the dynamic work of Jamichael Kyng Pollard. Pollard is the founder and owner of KyngPen Art. He specializes in portraits, using colored pencils, and acrylic and oil paints. Along with his work as a portrait and tattoo artist, he creates live paintings and does face painting at events.
Pollard’s artwork has been featured in multiple solo and group exhibits, from 2019’s FLAVA FRESH 16 ! to the 2022 Kyngdom Art Show. Pollard is also a substitute art teacher and works with children and adults. Follow him on Instagram @kyngpenart and @kyngpenart_tattoos or visit his website.
Pollard's work is also on display at Gallery 924 until March 23. Both shows are curated by D. Del Reverda-Jennings of FLAVA FRESH !.
For 27 years, the Art & Soul festival has honored Black culture and creativity in Indianapolis. This year’s finale celebration will kick off with a Rob Dixon-led tribute to Indianapolis native Wes Montgomery, the late, legendary jazz guitarist who would have turned 100 in March, and showcase the four 2023 Featured Artists.
You can also catch performances by a dozen local musical artists, from Damon Karl (who has opened for Babyface and Ashante) to Staci McCrackin (lead singer of The Flying Toasters and a backup singer in Jim Irsay’s all-star band). Plus: An art exhibition and live painting.
Celebrate the holiday season with local and regional school choirs, bands, and orchestras at the Indianapolis Artsgarden. Mistletoe Music Festival is an annual event that showcases the talent of school music groups from in and around Indy. It’s a holiday extravaganza you won’t want to miss. All performances are free and open to the public.
Tuesdays through Thursdays, November 29-December 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Choirs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Bands and Orchestras on Thursdays
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Arte Mexicano en Indiana presents an exhibition of works by Mexican and Mexican-American artists. The artworks are inspired by cultural identity, the immigrant dream, and marches.
Meet the artists during a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. October 9.
We invite you to bring your lunch and enjoy free performances from noon to 1 p.m. September 20, 22, and 29, and October 4 and 6.