YART Moves to MadJax For First Thursday

Works of art previously available at the YART sale during a past year's ArtsWalk. Photo by: Mike RhodesWorks of art previously available at the YART sale during a past year's ArtsWalk. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

By: Moth Danner—

Muncie, IN—YART is a yard sale for art. YART began in Muncie, Indiana with students at Ball State University and continues here and in several U.S. cities – a Muncie original. The Muncie YART is now held Downtown, twice a year, Spring and Fall, on the First Thursday of every May and October.

This community art sale, with a goal of making art affordable and accessible to everyone, brings together artists and art patrons in a casual and unique setting. The Spring 2019 Muncie YART will be held in conjunction with the May 2019 Brink of Summer ArtsWalk on Thursday, May 2nd, from 5-9pm. YART will be hosted inside of Madjax, Muncie’s great makerspace on Jackson, between Madison and Monroe, in Downtown Muncie, Indiana.

All forms of art are welcome at YART. Art of all kinds, by all kinds of artists. YART encourages interaction between artists and the community, hoping to make art more accessible, especially to those who think they cannot afford to buy art for themselves and their homes. To this goal, all YART art will be priced below $40. YART works to enable local creative entrepreneurs and to improve the Muncie economy. Shop local, support independents, enjoy your town.

Last YART featured over 100 artists. Each YART artist will be present throughout YART to meet the public, discuss their art, handle sales personally, and some artists will be making art LIVE at YART. This is a great opportunity to enjoy your family interacting with local culture in a dynamic, lively, and relaxed atmosphere. We love kids and there will be lots of fun stuff for them too.

The Spring 2019 Muncie YART will feature a wide variety of handmade jewelry, photography, clothing, oil/acrylic/watercolor paintings, fused glass, ceramics, knits, pottery, candles, toys, drawings, sculpture, lampwork glass, stuffed animals, digital art, mosaics, LIVE ART and LIVE MUSIC, and more.

Fun for all ages – YART and the ArtsWalk are for the whole family.

Miss Moth (YART Director) and the YART Artists very much thank Jennifer Greene and everyone at Madjax, and Cheryl Crowder of the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership, for their generous support! YART is an all-volunteer, zero-budget, community event.

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