3rd Thursdays @ the Snite
Connections: Art, Community, Action

Thu Jan 18, 2018, 5:00PM - 7:30PM

Entire Museum

Image of multiple hand touching

Honor the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in a momentous community celebration.

Join a uniting drum circle, talk with members of the community about their lives and the role that art plays in them, create a work of art that will bring beauty and healing into the world, and learn more about your community.

5:00-7:30 p.m.

Take (an) Action Wall

Atrium, First Floor

Stop by the wall to select an action you would like to take into your life and out into the world.


Seeds of Change

Ashbaugh Education Center, Lower Level

Take something negative and use it to grow something beautiful and healing in the world.


Getting to Know the Civil Rights Heritage Center

Annenberg Auditorium and Lobby, Lower Level

Watch a short video about the Center, listen to the stories of people living in South Bend through South Bend’s Own Words, explore images of South Bend’s African American and civil rights experiences through an online exhibition, and talk with curator George Garner about the Center and how to get involved.


5:156:15, and 7:15 p.m.

Uniting Drumming Circle

Modern Women’s Prints exhibition, First Floor

Guided by Nicole Williams of Rhythm to You find your inner rhythm and join it with the rhythm of those around you with.


5:30-6:00 p.m.

Community Story Exchanges

Connect with each other and works of art to discover new friends and new experiences.

18th- and 19th-Cenury European Art Galleries / 2nd Floor

Dalila Huerta—Assistant Youth Program Coordinator, La Casa de Amistad

Cup and Saucer by Saint-Cloud Manufactory


Taft Spiess—Sophomore, Mishawaka High School

Untitled (New York City) by David Heath



6:30-7:00 p.m.

Community Story Exchanges 

American Art Gallery / 2nd Floor

Alecia Conrad—2nd Grade Teacher, Moran Elementary School

Dockyard, Outer Port, Viareggio by Elihu Vedder


Alain Helfrich—Executive Chef, Crooked Ewe Brewery and Ale House

Absolution Under Fire by Paul Wood


All 3rd Thursdays are from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m., free, open to all, include refreshments, and are a great way to connect with art in new ways. The entire Museum will be open during the event.


Free shuttle from 4:45-7:45 p.m. between the Compton Family Ice Arena lot and the Museum or park for free in the Stadium, Joyce, or Walsh Architecture lots south of football stadium and walk to Snite Museum.


Friends Member Benefit
If you are a Friends member, stop by the Visitor Desk during any 3rd Thursday program to receive a voucher from Rohr's at the Morris Inn for $2 off any pizza and a special new concoction, the Snite Museum of ARTini, for $8.  Not yet a Friend?  Join today!


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