• News

    Whiting Arts Council Elections

    January was full of changes at Studio 659. The Whiting Arts Council, Studio 659’s governing body, met for annual elections and saw a shift in leadership. We are happy to welcome President Jennifer Young, Vice President Jessica Schmidt, Treasurer Chantene Zichterman, and Secretary Joe Erickson. The Studio is also happy to see that Brian Lowry and Paul Depoy are back as appointed board members. Julio Guerra, Izabela Kucina, Bryan Pirosko, and Jim Sandrick are rounding out the board. WAC is Always looking for more help and support. If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact us at artscouncil659@gmail.com

  • Exhibits

    ARTism – Art+Autism Opening Reception

    Join us at Studio 659 from 2-5 on Sunday April 2. We’ll be celebrating autistic artists from the NWI area. Their work will be displayed and author Paula Simpson will be there to talk about her book Sensory Integration: “Now That Makes Sense!”

  • General

    TRIVIA NIGHT: Saturday, February 25th

    TRIVIA NIGHT is back on Saturday, February 25th. Doors open at 6:00 and the play begins at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $10 and one-half of the gate will be awarded to the winning team. Teams consist of no more than 6. Proceeds from the event will be used to provide FREE arts events for kids in the Whiting/Robertsdale Community. Teams can bring their own food – beverages available. Come have fun while using the old “noodle” and supporting this good cause!

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  • General

    PET PORTRAIT-PAINTING PARTY!! March 11th @ 6:00 p.m.

    Admit it, we all love our pets. Now, we have the opportunity to immortalize them on canvas. Instructor Jeremy Kane will be leading the class on March 11th. Cost is $55 which includes all supplies plus a $10 donation to Whiting’s No-Kill animal shelter-Gimme Shelter. Please contact Studio 659 via artscouncil659@gmail.com if you are interested and details will be sent to you or call/visit the gallery during normal hours of operation, Thursday-Friday 12-7 and Saturday 10-2. Reservations are required and seats are limited. [Payments cannot be made through this site at this time and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.] Any profits from this event will be used…

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    Lovely Painting Party February 11

    Reserve your space now for a Valentine’s Day-themed painting party on February 11 from 6-9 PM. The class will be lead by Carlye Frank, an art instructor from Calumet College of St. Joseph. The cost is $35 and all supplies are included. All skill-levels are welcome! Contact us at ARTSCOUNCIL659@GMAIL.COM or stop by the gallery to reserve your seat!