Located just blocks away from downtown Evansville, the Arts District is resided largely by artists and is one of the only areas in the city where residential showrooms are permitted. Centered around Haynie’s Corner, the Arts District actively supports and promotes residents, artists, galleries, retailers, restaurants, businesses, non-profit organizations and hosts a number of events. The creation of the district is cause for a great deal of excitement in the Evansville area. The community pride, potential for economic growth, and opportunity that surround the Arts District is colossal.
A wealth of varying landscapes provide inspiring views for artists to replicate in their work. Take a walk through historic neighborhoods with breath-taking 1800-1900s architecture. Many remarkable homes representing Italianate, Queen Anne, American Four-Square and Classical Revival styles can be found throughout the district.
Attracting and supporting the creativity and imagination of artists is vital to growing and maintaining cultural opportunities in the Evansville area. The Arts District is home to various museums and organizations including The Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, Reitz Home Museum, Evansville African American Museum and Patchwork Central that provide opportunities to exhibit, compete, and promote cultural awareness, and community involvement. The Arts District’s goal is to rekindle an appreciation for Evansville’s rich history in fine arts and culture through the development and implementation of a community lead arts and cultural project.
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