About Studio 659

Studio 659 is the City of Whiting’s Art Studio located 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 managed by Arts Alive!, a non-profit 501 3C organization, 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 . This includes, but not limited to school programs, local theater, symphony, library, 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 so much more.