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Regional Fine Art Exhibitions Every 6 Weeks

The Village Gallery is a nonprofit art gallery at Pines Village Retirement Communities offering artistic experiences to the community to enhance its appreciation and understanding of various art forms and to give support and recognition to artists. Original artwork from artists around Chicagoland and beyond are on display every six weeks. Art exhibitions are open to the public free of charge and include a “Meet the Artist” reception to kick off new exhibits. There are no charges for the artist to exhibit, they are also able to sell their works commission free.



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Sept. 27, 2019 - NOV 14, 2019

The Village Gallery will showcase the fine art works of 5 Valparaiso University Junior art majors. ”60 Credits”: Valparaiso University Junior Exhibition was juried by Richard Brauer, Professor Emeritus of Valparaiso University and Director of the university’s Brauer Museum of Art.

The fine arts photography exhibit showcases the expressive visions of each student. There are 16 works chosen by Professor Brauer.  “I like artworks that provoke and clarify ideas and provide beauty.” states Brauer. 

The exhibit kicks off with A Meet the Artist Reception on Sunday, September 29 at 1:30 p.m. The students will give a gallery talk at the reception, which is free and open to the public. Richard Brauer will also his interpretations on the artwork on display. The exhibit can be viewed at The Village Gallery through November 14.  The exhibiting artists are Emily Gustin, Kristen Haling, Ryann Lutz, Amoreena Roll and Madison Wilson.

The exhibit will be on display with works available for purchase through November 14, 2019.



November 17, 2019 – January 9, 2020
Jeff Baumgartner – Oils

January 12, 2020 – February 20, 2020
A Tribute to Jackson Pearson – Fine Arts Photographer

The Village Gallery


3303 Pines Village Circle
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
(219) 465-1591


Artwork by Laurie Schirmer Carpenter, Lindsay Sandbothe, Susan Young, Jessica Haug, Ben Calvert, Peter Steeves, Zachary Johnston

The Village Gallery offers educational opportunities to local schools for student field trips to view the rotating art exhibitions and our permanent art collections that showcase some of the region’s legacy artists including Vin and Hazel Hannell, Harriett Rex Smith, Margaret Burroughs, and more. We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming exhibits at The Village Gallery.