Arts on the Ave


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“Art-cycle” Contest Application


Art-cycle contest will be judged by

celebrity judges including


John Cain

South Shore Arts, Executive Director


You've heard of re-cycle and up-cycle! Sign up to participate at the Art-Cycle Contest! Turn your creativity into cash! This contest is sponsored by It's Just Serendipity.

Proceeds will benefit the South Shore Arts everykid program!

South Shore Arts is a nonprofit that began in Hammond 80 years ago in Downtown Hammond and now provides creative opportunities to over 30,000 youth Lake, Porter and LaPorte Counties annually.

The everykid program is the umbrella program for South Shore Arts youth outreach programs. Much of this is done at a low cost or even free with the help of generous donations and sponsorships. It is South Shore Arts’ goal to make the arts accessible and keep our communities creative!


The Downtown Hammond Council is thrilled to announce our headlining act at Arts on the Ave:

Shirley King, daughter of the legendary B.B. King!

5-7 pm



Show your artistic side, even if you think you didn’t have one. 

Paint a Pollock is our tribute to the great American master painter Jackson Pollock.

Everyone who wants to paint will add their own splashes of paint to the canvas. 

Let your heart tell you what color to use and where to add it.

Be wild and let your creativity run free.


-$1 fee for children 16 and under

(Parental or Adult supervision required for children that wish to participate.)

-$2 fee for adults

-You will receive a raffle ticket with the purchase of your entry. You could win a work of art!

-Winner announced at 5 pm on main stage!


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