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 gallery is headed by Arts Alive! Arts Alive! is a non profit located in Whiting whose mission is to cultivate the arts through various ways. The group raises money essentially to give it back to the Whiting-Robertsdale art community may that be school programs, local theater, symphony, etc.
Arts Alive! also puts on annual events in town for the community such as the Holiday Christmas Cookie Sale, the Holiday Home Tour, the Garden Walk and smaller community events such as Chalk the Walk contests, Snowmen building contests and more.
Please send us a message if you’d like to join our organization – Everyone is welcome. We’d love to have you help cultivate the arts with us.