It began as a dream...

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    ...Now it provides services for area artists, arts education for our children and opportunities for instruction and arts appreciation by all!

    The Southern Indiana Center for the Arts provides a stimulating and welcoming environment for all students, artists, and patrons of all ages to study, practice, and appreciate the arts. Together with community leaders, corporations, members, and individuals we are working toward the goal of providing the best resources for promoting artistic achievement and cultural enrichment.

    We love visitors at SICA, so please stop by!

    2001 N Ewing St
    Seymour, IN 47274

    (812) 522-2278
    E-mail: sicaadmin@frontier.com

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    Gift Certificates are available for any amount and may be used to purchase items from the "gift shop" or to take a class and create something special of your own!

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    John Mellencamp and the Art Center

    SICA News, Exhibits and Classes

    Spring Sampler Art Series

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    The art series will be held every Tuesday in April from 6-9 p.m. at Southern Indiana Center for the Arts and will include the following topics: pottery, painting terra cotta pots, sewing felt animals, watercolor paper collage, and basket weaving.

    Series class price of $75.00 includes all supplies and instruction to complete all five projects in the series. SICA members will receive a 20 % off the sampler price. Members price is $60.00. Class size is limited, so preregistration and prepayment are required. Class is limited to ages twelve and older.

    Reserve your spot by calling Southern Indiana Center for the Arts at 812-522-2278 or e-mail sicatreasurer@frontier.com.

    Watercolor Collage-Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Sampler taught by Kay Fox

    Learn to the process of hand dyeing paper with watercolor married with the art of collage to build a beautiful spring time art center piece.

    Spring Time Basket- Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    Sampler taught by Peggy Boyd

    Learn the basic skills of basket weaving to create your own beautiful spring time basket.

    Friday Night Live 2014 Schedule.

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    Dust off your lawn chairs and pack your picnic baskets!

    Southern Indiana Center for the Arts

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    Southern Indiana Center for the Arts, 2001 N Ewing St, Seymour, is pleased to announce another summer of Friday Night Live, its popular outdoor concert series. “JCB has been our long-time partner and sponsor of this event. The music this year is expected to draw large crowds. “We try to find a variety that will please concert-goers of all ages” said Julie Huff, SICA Art Education Coordinator.

    FNL live kicks off its first free concert on Friday, May 30th and continues every Friday night through the end of June from 7:00- 9:00 P.M. Everyone is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, favorite beverages and a picnic basket. Come support local music and the arts. All concerts will be located at the Don Hill Craft Barn Stage on the grounds of Southern Indiana Center for the Arts.

    May 30th Blind Ambition

    June 6th Joe and Aaron Persinger

    June 13th Sounds of Dreams

    June 20th This Old Guitar

    June 27th Bad Medicine – formerly - Public Option

    SICA will again be offering advertisement space for those who would like to promote their place of business. Contact Huff or Jill Tasker, Executive Director for more information about this opportunity. For additional information about Southern Indiana Center for the Arts and their programs visit us on Face book or call 812-522-2278.


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    Seymour, IN (April 10, 2014) –Southern Indiana Center for the Arts is pleased to announce its Bloomfield State Bank summer 2014 camps for children. This summer there will be five weeks of art camp at SICA with the introduction of a new teen drama camp.

    Art Camps weeks 1-4, campers will meet daily from 9:00-12:30 and will work with four different teaching artists exploring projects related to the theme of the week using various mediums including painting, drawing, pottery, collage and dance. Campers will learn and practice basic art skills such as color mixing, painting with artist paintbrushes and drawing with pencil, marker, pastel and more. SICA art camps are for campers of all skill levels and accomplishments. The teachers are skilled at adapting projects and working with variety of skill levels and dexterities. All work done during the week will be kept at camp until Friday when campers will have a presentation for the families at 12:30 pm on Friday.

    Registration is $55.00 per student for SICA Members and $90.00 for non-members. Memberships are available for as little as $25.00 per year. All art supplies are included. Students interested in art camp must fill out an application and the camp fees must be submitted with the application in order to reserve a space. All applications and payments are due by May 30th, 2014. (Limited Scholarships available based on family income)

    Week One:

    Monday, June 2nd- Friday, June 6th from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    PreK to 2nd grade Theme: Exploring nature through the inspiration of famous children’s authors. Build your own animals out of clay, watercolor collage fruit, and drawing in nature.

    Week Three:

    Monday, June 16th- Friday, June 20th from 9am-12:30 p.m.

    3rd to 6th grade Theme: Art with the masters

    Michelangelo, Picasso, Van Gogh and more… Try your hand at upside down painting, building water lilies out of clay. Build a time travel machine.

    Week Five:

    Monday, July 21st – Friday, July 25th from 9 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

    7th – 12th grade Theme: Drama.

    Students will learn various techniques and theatre games do scene work and end the week with a performance on the Don Hill Craft Barn stage. (Limited to 30 students)

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    SICA Member cost per camper: $55.00

    Non Member cost per Camper: $90.00

    Sica Individual 1 Year Membership: $25.00

    Sica 1 year Family (4) Membership: $50.00

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    Week Two:

    Monday, June 9th– Friday, June 13th from 9 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

    PreK to 2nd grade Theme: Under the Sea. Pirates, mermaids, sea life and more… Set sail on an adventure exploring the world’s oceans, and the mystical creatures within it.

    Week Four:

    Monday, June 23rd- Friday, June 20th from 9am-12:30 p.m.

    3rd to 6th grade Theme: Adventures Down Under

    Exploring the art of Australia, New Zealand and more…Set sail on an epic adventure to the Pacific Islands. Craft extraordinary creations inspired by indigenous art and exotic animals.

    To reserve a spot in SICA’s Summer Arts camp

    Call us at (812)-522-2278 or e-mail sicatreasurer@frontier.com you may also register at the Art Center Tuesday-Friday, noon to five p.m., and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. SICA is located at 2001 N. Ewing St in Seymour, IN. Membership may also be purchased through the SICA office and new members will receive the camp discounts. Membership must be valid through the week of camp. One-year SICA memberships are available at $25 for individuals and $50 for family and include discounts for future classes and events at the center as well. Grandparents who have a SICA family membership may enroll their grandchildren at the member’s discount rate.

    Please consider a donation to the scholarship fund that has been established to give kids, who are unable to afford the fees for camp, an opportunity to explore their creativity. A full scholarship for one camper for one week is $90. Your contribution is tax-deductible and can make a difference in a child's summer. To contribute to the scholarship fund - contact

    Southern Indiana Center for the Arts at (812) 522-2278

    Apply Today!