South Shore Arts pop-up exhibit highlighting artwork by students and instructors – cialisdfr
South Shore Arts pop-up exhibit highlighting artwork by students and instructors
South Shore Arts pop-up exhibit highlighting artwork by students and instructors

People can check out the work of South Shore art students and instructors at a pop-up exhibit this week.

The fifth annual Works in Progress pop-up exhibition runs through Sunday, March 31 in the Main Gallery at the Visual and Performing Arts Center at 1040 Ridge Road in Munster.

It showcases art created by students, instructors, staff and members of South Shore Arts, the regional arts organization that has served Northwest Indiana for more than 80 years and operates galleries in both Hammond and Munster.

“Each quarter, South Shore Arts has over 200 students sign up for classes in ceramics, printmaking, drawing, painting and mixed media. Beginner to advanced classes are offered for all ages,” said South Shore Arts spokeswoman Bridget Covert. “South Shore Arts instructors are working artists skilled in their mediums. Along with the instructors and students, many staff members, board members and members of South Shore Arts are artists who will also have their work featured in the exhibit.”

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People can sign up for South Shore art classes this spring and summer. They will get the chance to learn more about artistic techniques such as painting, drawing, photography and ceramics and perhaps exhibit their work in a future exhibition.

The gallery is open from 10am to 5pm on Wednesdays and Fridays, from noon to 7pm on Thursdays, from 10am to 4pm on Saturdays and from noon to 4pm on Sundays.

For more information or to register, call 219-836-1839 or visit

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