ARThentic Arts (ARTs) is a dedicated catalyst for fostering a vibrant arts culture, committed to providing avenues for creative exploration and expanding access to the arts within underrepresented Indianapolis communities. Our mission extends to empowering disadvantaged local creatives and emerging artists by providing them with essential resources for growth and advancement.
At the core of ARThentic Arts is an inclusive and collaborative hub, designed to be a sanctuary for underserved Black creatives. Our commitment extends to ensuring equitable support for BIPOC and BIPOC LGBTQ artists and creatives across the entire spectrum. Through our initiatives, we strive to cultivate an environment that nurtures creativity, fosters collaboration, and champions the diverse voices that contribute to the arts.
Community Exhibits, Showcases, & Events
Emerging Artist Development & Training
Artists Opportunities & Outreach
Support for Emerging Women Artists
Studio Space & Resources
Public Projects & Resources
Art Programming is available for community organizations, schools, charitable foundations, and businesses to host art programming, workshops, and training in the arts.
Community Exhibits, Showcases, & Events feature local and emerging artists, offering portfolio building opportunities for creatives. These art centered events will provide access to the arts in and for underrepresented communities.
Public Art initiatives and installations offers art to underrepresented neighborhoods while contracting local emerging creatives.
Free Community Art Programming Event for Indianapolis East Side Residents hosted at 10 East Arts Hub.
Emerging Artist Development & Training advances skills set, practices, and professional practices of artists and creatives that lack resources. Master classes and training's, resume building, professional development workshops focusing on multi-disciplinary arts including various disciplines such as painting, digital art, pottery & crafts, music, dance, fashion, & more.
Artists Opportunities & Outreach are available through contracted projects, workshops, showcases, residencies, apprenticeships, teaching, and exhibit opportunities. ARTs serves as a liaison connecting artists to local opportunities and providing resources we can.
Studio Space & Resources will be available to artists who cannot afford studio rent and can practice their craft in available studio with supplies available for use.
BIPOC and BIPOC LGBTQ Artists will find a safe haven community and resources to help navigate the arts within an intersection.
Community Organizations and Local Businesses can collaborate for outreach and arts initiatives, charitable donations, events and programming, and sponsorship for all ARTs events and community programming to help serve the arts community.
Public Murals & Installations
Exhibits & Showcases
Outreach & Initiatives
Venue Hosting (events/showcases)