ARTHOUSE: A SOCIAL KITCHEN INC.
A unique destination for food, culture, and art in Gary, IN
The reimagined space ArtHouse provides access to a commercial kitchen rental (call 219.979.8156 at the ArtHouse for rental details) for local residents and emerging businesses, culinary business incubation program (CBI), rental space for events and meetings, a pop up café shaped by CBI participants and gallery/exhibition space.
ArtHouse is focused on creating a space that positively reflects the city of Gary and provides a platform for economic and artistic activity in the downtown area. The site will evolve continuously through the work of partner organizations and creative individuals. It is a dynamic destination for food, culture, and art lovers to meet, gather, and learn.
The project site is located at 411 E. 5th Ave. This building is across the street from the U.S. Steel Yard ballpark.
Project leadership includes the Gary Economic Development Corporation and Department of Commerce, led by Mayor Karen-Freeman Wilson's office.
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Partner with ArtHouse
Collaborations are key. Project leadership have and will continue to develop relationships with interested organizations and artists in Gary and its surrounding communities. Let us know how you or your project could enhance ArtHouse over the next two years. We want to hear from urban agriculture groups, writers, visual and performing artists, designers and architects, health and wellness groups, chefs, educators and youth workers, artisans, craftspeople and makers, local historians and more.