Amish Country Northern Indiana
Jul 22

Here are 5 great places to find art of all kinds in Downtown Elkhart:

  • Wine and Canvas is at 409 S Main.  This entertaining art studio lets folks chat with friends, sip wine and express their inner artist. Join the fun of an art class as an instructor guides you in creating a particular painting, which is posted prior to the class on their website. At the end of the class everyone has their own masterpiece to take home.
  • Elk River Upcycle and n.wirt designs at 205 S. Main showcases common old fixtures and other pieces (many salvaged from old homes) that have been turned into uncommon art. Everything old is new again at this unique store.
  • Thompson’s Gallery, located at 111 East Lexington, offers custom picture framing, art sales, originals, signed lithographs, posters, pottery and antique engravings.  In the summer, you can often find the owner sitting outside chatting over coffee with whoever stops by.
  • Midwest Museum of American Art is located at 429 South Main.  The museum exhibits a wide array of noted works from oils to sculpture by well-known American artists. An extensive collection of Norman Rockwell’s signed lithographs is housed on the second floor. Learn more about art at noon-time talks each Thursday.
  • Faces of Art at 522 South Main features works of local artists ranging from hand-made jewelry to sculptures and paintings and fine prints and professional photography. They also offer art classes.

Have fun at these places while you discover downtown Elkhart.

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Mindy Engle

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Amish Country Northern Indiana Contributor and Visitor Center Attendant.
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2 Responses to 5 places for art in downtown Elkhart

  1. Deb Weld said on July 23, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    I believe you have overlooked my business which has been there longer than any of the above. Wind in the Willows Art Studio at 700 S.. Main. I have been teaching art to children and adults for the last 34 years and have been downtown (in a building my grandfather built in 1900) since 2008. Over 480 people have enjoyed learning about art and developing their creative talents with me. I teach 5 classes each week. My phone # is 269-663-2660 if you have questions.

  2. Pamela Kistler-Osborne said on August 9, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    Thompson Gallery & Custom Framing is great and they have been downtown for at least 20 years!

    Category: Art Galleries
    111 E Lexington Ave
    Elkhart, IN 46516
    (574) 293-3011

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