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February 2024

Updated: Jan 28

An Extra Day!!

Spend it with Hancock County Arts

at our

By Robert Indiana

Robert Indiana was born Robert Clark in New Castle, Indiana on September 13, 1928. Adopted as an infant, he spent his childhood moving frequently throughout his namesake state. His artistic talent was evident at an early age, and its recognition by a first grade teacher encouraged his decision to become an artist. In 1942, Indiana moved to Indianapolis in order to attend Arsenal Technical High School, known for its strong arts curriculum. After graduating he spent three years in the U.S. Air Force and then studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Skowhegan School of Sculpture and Painting in Maine, and the Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland.

Have you thought about becoming a Member?

We now have a Robert Indiana Membership!

Be Part of the Arts

Click on the titles below for information.


At the Gallery

F e b r u a r y 2 0 2 4

Hancock County Elementary Students Exhibit

Our developing artists bring the most exciting pieces to exhibit during February.

It is always a Must See.

Artist Reception, 2nd Friday, February 9, 2024, 6:30-8:30

Visit Twenty North Gallery from February 3, through February 24. Hours Wed, Thurs, and Sat from 11 - 2.

Any accommodations needed for accessibility, please contact us at

or 317.967.2461, at least two weeks prior to any visit.


Please join Hancock County Public Library for the unveiling of the new Children's Display in Greenfield! Learn all about the process of its creation from this talented (and nationally-known) local artist. For more information and to reserve your spot, click here: 

Be among the first to see the new display at the entrance of the Children's Room and learn all about the process.


A "Pause for Words"

It’s a Leap Year


As the world spins us another day, what will you make

of that extra 24 hours that only graces us every four years?


Will you take notice of that brilliant cardinal staring at you,

and believe in the sent spirit it’s said to represent?


Will you try your hand at throwing pottery on the wheel,

or make a deep impression with that new linoleum cut?


Will you type “The End” on that novel you’ve been shoving aside

until you feel worthy as a writer with intriguing stories to tell?


How about booking that flight you’ve always postponed

until you have more time off from work or a lot more money?


Make those leaps while you can before your arthritic knees give out,

or you’ll fall into those same old ruts of another depleted year.


Lylanne Musselman is an award-winning poet, visual artist, and playwright, who lives with her cats and creates in Eaton, IN. She is a member of Hancock County Arts. Musselman instructs writing classes of all stripes at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis.



It’s Another Addison Auction Online and Live

Feb 1st through Feb 17th

Register here to Bid!

LIVE EVENT – Feb 17th, 5PM

Greenfield FOP, 400 E. Davis Road

Register here and join us for the Live Auction

Have your caricature drawn, Caricatures by Bre

 So far, online..;

Cats Movie Poster Autographed by Taylor Swift

$100 Gift Card for Top Golf

Beautiful Artwork and Pottery

Many Other Gift Cards

This is one of the LIVE ONLY - Team Autographed Colts Football

Full Charcuterie and Cash Bar

Members $20 / Non-Members $30




Classes, Workshops, and Open Studios

Open Studios:
Open Painting - Tuesdays 9am-noon, Broadway Flats Studio
Still Life - Wednesdays 1pm - 4pm
Figure Drawing with model will begin again March, 21, 2024 6:30pm-9:00pm
Any accommodations needed for accessibility, please contact us at or 317.967.2461, at least two weeks prior to any visit.


A t t h e G a l l e r y

March, 2024

Hancock County All Jr. High and High School Students Exhibit

Next generation artists will again prove that the Hancock County Art teachers are outstanding and phenomenal. Come to the Artist Reception, 2nd Friday, March 8, 2024, 6:30-8:30

April, 2024, Call Out

Total Eclipse of the Sun – Open to every Medium - Emphasizing FIBER

This will focus on art works of the eclipse and the sun, light and dark. This may include the effect of sunlight and shadows in works of art. 2D and 3D art can include paintings, and alternative media especially fiber artworks, sculpture and photography. Members-$30 for 2 entries, $5 for additional. Non-Member-$40 for 2 entries, $5 for additional. Monetary Awards - $100 and $50

MARCH 30, 2024 Planning a talk about what you can expect during the eclipse. More coming!

May, 2024, Call Out

Photography - What have you captured? We want to see all you do! Members-$30 for 2 entries, $5 for additional. Non-Member-$40 for 2 entries, $5 for additional. Monetary Awards - $100 and $50


Artist Call Out

Quarterly outreach for art representing Hancock County to be on display at Community Foundation of Hancock County. Their new space is waiting for your art. If you have something you would like to add to their walls, contact Marie Felver, 317.462.8870,

Time to develop our Hancock County Arts Volume IV Coloring book!!! Can you submit some artwork to be included? Our sponsors in the past have helped us create a wonderful product. Get ready.


Developing your Art

Indiana Writer's Center - IWC:

Indiana Summer Institute for Creative Teaching Returns for 2024!

The conference will take place July 10-12 in Central Indiana.

Teachers are some of our state’s best creative problem solvers and innovators. Great educators take risks, learn, reflect, and collaborate. Those same attributes are the building blocks of creativity. The Summer Institute for Creative Teaching, which began in 2023, will return in 2024 with an expanded set of sessions, offering Indiana educators the chance to gain skills and knowledge on incorporating creativity into the classroom. For more information, sign up:

Hang your artwork in businesses. Do you have themed artwork that might be useful for businesses? Let us know. We are making more connections.

Businesses, would you like artwork for your walls? Let us know. Community Foundation of Hancock County have set a precedence, exhibiting artist's work for all visitors to see. We would like to push that activity more!



  • Something fun:

  • Are you passionate about art? HCA is searching for Board Members. of course, a resume builder but with practical applications. We want you. Let us know if you are interested. Email

  • Address Changes? Please be sure to let us know your new addresses.

  • Did you donate? Just A Little at a Time... Kroger Community Rewards Hancock County Arts has registered for the Kroger Community Rewards. Please consider linking your Kroger card to Hancock County Arts and at no cost to you. . Kroger donates annually to participating organizations based on your percentage of spending as it relates to the total spending associated with all participating Kroger Community Rewards organizations. Thank you for your support.

  • 2024 - Hancock County Arts will celebrate our 25th Anniversary! Searching for music, song and entertainment from Hancock County. Email if you are interested.

  • Volunteers for Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, to continue to keep our galley open. Please visit and enter as the creating email. Volunteer training as you would like. Thank you.

  • Wanted: Laser Copy Paper- Always

  • Wanted: Crew of 3 to assemble heavy shelving in the basement-may take an hour.


O u r M i s s i o n

Promoting and Celebrating



Hancock County Open Wednesdays and Thursdays and Saturdays 11 till 2

H A P P Y N E W Y E A R ! Open for private showings, don't hesitate to contact us.

Any accommodations needed for accessibility, please contact us

at or 317.967.2461, at least two weeks prior to any visit. 20 N State Street Greenfield, IN 317.967.2461


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