Saturday, March 22

Volunteers needed for Raymond James Stutz Artists Open House April 25-26, 2014

Anne Wishard Emison
*Press release*
INDIANAPOLIS – The Stutz Artists Association is recruiting volunteers for the annual Raymond James Stutz Artists Open House on April 25 and 26 at the historic Stutz Business Center.

Volunteers who work at least one three-hour shift will receive a free event T-shirt and admission to the two-day event. In addition to enjoying the art and atmosphere of one of the city’s premier cultural events, volunteers welcome and direct guests to artists’ studios.

Kerry Jackson
During set-up, volunteers help put up tables, signage and trash boxes and escort food vendors and entertainers to their locations. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and will be asked to attend a one-hour training session.

At the event, more than 70 artists will be in their studios showing work that ranges from paintings, drawings and photography, to sculpture, jewelry and furniture. Hours are from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25 and from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at the Stutz Business Center at 10th Street and Capitol Avenue downtown.

Rita Spalding
Admission is $15 at the gate and $10 in advance at select Old National Bank branches. Ticket proceeds support the Stutz Residency Program, which provides free studio space and utilities for emerging local artists.

For more information or to complete a volunteer application, visit Applications are due by April 15.

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Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated fine-living, travel, food, wine and spirits columnist, freelance writer and photographer, and performing arts and restaurant critic for Gotta Go. Catch her as Indy’s Personal Lifestyle Adviser on Indy Style, WISH8 (CBS). Read Infused, her spirits, wine & beer lifestyle column, at and Gotta Go is published on, and in magazines. Follow her on Twitter @GottaGo, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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