Fort Wayne Arts Scene

Kelsey Martin

Artlink has a new project aimed to advance and connect artists with their community, and foster the creative economy in our region and the world.

Rachelle Reinking

At a press conference today, Mayor Tom Henry and other city officials proposed the creation of a Public Art Program and Public Art Commission.

A City ordinance will be introduced this Tuesday, calling for the creation of the Public Art Program, which would promote and integrate public art throughout the city.

The program would be overseen by a thirteen-member volunteer commission made up of appointments from arts organizations and arts schools, as well as the Fort Wayne City Council and the Mayor's Office.

Courtesy/Jesters

The Jesters of the University of Saint Francis is a performing arts group of individuals with disabilities, ages 8 through seniors.

Shanna Maloney & Billy Dawson

The iconic musical, "Cabaret," takes audiences deep into the seedy nightlife of Berlin's Kit Kat Klub on the eve of Hitler's rise to power.

Courtesy/Arts United

According to Susan Mendenhall, president of Arts United, more residents are coming out to arts and cultural events than ever before, and Fort Wayne is claiming its place as a national destination for such activity.

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