Arts & Performing Arts
The arts & performing arts is a popular attraction in Wayne County, Indiana. From local plays at Civic Theatre to live music from the Symphony and famous artists at the Richmond Art Museum, you won't be disappointed in Wayne County, Indiana!!
Richmond Civic Hall is a state-of-the-art performance facility that hosts performances by regional, national, and international touring artists and serves the region with the "Proudly Presenting Series". Group rates available.
Earlham's rich schedule of public events brings performers and speakers of international renown to Richmond. The Fine Arts Department features student arts and performances. Many of the events are free or include a normal ticket price.
Experience art from around the globe in periodic exhibitions in the Ronald Gallery, Eli Lilly Library.
Admission is free.
Voted as one of the top BBQ Restaurants in the state of Indiana by Indiana Office of Tourism Development.
"BBQ for the People!" Great food, fun atmosphere in a beautifully restored 1860 firehouse, hand-painted murals, blues theme and live blues music on the weekends. Outdoor seating available.
The Gennett Records branch of the now-defunct Starr Piano Company is well-known for its groundbreaking recordings of numerous jazz pioneers like Louis Armstrong, Hoagy Carmichael, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington. Once located on the banks of the Whitewater River in the center of Richmond, Gennett Records also recorded many pioneers in other styles of American music. Blues artist Thomas A.
The museum pays tribute to early automotive history as well as a 1913 mural painted by Charles Newcomb.
The Starr-Gennett Foundation's Hometown Gallery offers memorabilia, art, and gifts related to Wayne County's rich heritage.
The Lively Arts Series offers up a blend of performing artists, exhibitions, lectures, and forums at little or no cost.
The Indiana University East sculpture exhibit features seven captivating contemporary works. The
tranquil outdoor gallery is the perfect place to pause for reflection or enlightenment.
Every two years artists from across the United States are invited to submit their work for consideration
This is a rotating art exhibit featuring works by regional artists with approximately 25 pieces of display at any given time.
Artists Bill and Jeanne Magaw’s quaint small farm and working studio is dotted with playful, peaceful metal sculptures and “wind machines” which are made with their own hands. Their art is totally captivating. It excites the eye and stimulates the senses. The couple welcomes you to their farm to share their creative artwork, which is available for purchase.
Overbeck Pottery, produced between 1911 and 1955, is recognized as an important part of our national art history. The museum preserves the creative art of the six Overbeck sisters, who lived and worked in Cambridge City, Indiana. Located inside the Cambridge City Library.
New Boswell Brewery & Tap Room is Richmond's first Microbrewery since prohibition. Located in the Depot District, the Tap Room is an inviting place to meet with friends and enjoy each other. 8 taps and 20 different varieties of uniquely brewed beer available on rotation. Growlers are always available for purchase. Craft root beer is available too!
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Overbeck Art Pottery was produced in the family home, built in 1830's. The house was rescued from demolition in 1973 and restored as a private residence. A coal-oil fired kiln is in the square kiln house. Donations accepted. Tours available by appointment.