About Studio 659

Studio 659 is an Art Studio in the heart of the historic downtown district of Whiting, Indiana. Located only 20 minutes from Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan, Studio 659 is not only an art gallery, but a studio which offers classes to youth and adults as well as puts on live music events, book signings and more.

The Studio is headed by the Whiting Arts Council which was a brainchild of Mayor Joe Stahura.  The Council is made up of representatives from all of Whiting’s artistic organizations including: Whiting Lakefront Symphony, Marian Theatre Guild, Arts Alive!, 119th St. Artists, Calumet College, Whiting High School’s Art Department as well as at-large members of the community who have art backgrounds.

For press inquiries or more information regarding Studio 659 or the Whiting Arts Council, please click on our contact page.