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We’re Here for You


Thank you to our foundation and corporate contributors

Be a Friend of the Art Barn

“Art nourishes our souls, and through creativity we become more appreciative and engaged in the world around us.”


Thank you to all of you!  Over the past years, many people have participated in activities here. You can help assure the Art Barn is here for generations to come by volunteering, donating in-kind,  and providing financial support. 


How you can help:

  1. Become a listed Friend of the Art Barn

We welcome artists, art appreciators, parents, or community supporters. Any amount is greatly appreciated. Donate here now or mail in our brochure with a check


  1. Volunteer

When you join our energetic volunteer team, you can help with special events like the Art Blitz and the annual Juried Exhibition; assist a teacher, organize, greet guests, and maintain our gardens and grounds


  1. Contribute to our Endowment Fund

Our endowment fund through the Porter County Community Foundation ensures future Art Barn funds for posterity.

To donate, go to https://www.pccf.gives/givetoartbarn


  1. Make an Art Barn Legacy Connection

You can leave a lasting legacy by including the Art Barn in your estate plans. Please make it part of your estate planning by filling out our planned giving form here and notify your attorney


  1. Sponsor Our Juried Art Exhibition

Donate a Purchase or Merit Award (awarded to artists) or donate to support the annual spring Juried Exhibition. Click here for the donation form.  This event honors talented regional artists. All award money goes directly to the artists, so any donations toward our costs are also appreciated


  1. Purchase on Amazon Smile

Go to smile.amazon.com and choose the Art Barn as your charity. Each time you make an eligible purchase, $.05% is donated to us by Amazon


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The Art Barn is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.