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FCF Hoosier Holiday Gift Guide Day 17: Picture Perfect

Tis the season for giving, right? So we here at funcityfinder.com in Indianapolis felt that on top of giving you the best we’ve got when it comes to what’s going on in the Circle City, we will give you a little help in trying to find that perfect gift for the special someone on your list. On December 4, and  the next twenty days we will give you twenty ways to show you truly care. In the true spirit of Hoosier pride, we will try to suggest only that which is home-grown or handmade right here in Indiana.

Day 1-the binding bee
Day 2- Tickets for Sports of All Sorts
Day 3- Indy Eateries
Day 4- Arts for Young Hearts and Old Farts
Day 5- Better Body Longer Life
Day6- Many a Museum
Day 7- The Village Experience
Day 8- Four Legged Friends
Day 9- A Gift that takes Center Stage
Day 10- A Day to get Away
Day 11- Big Hat Books
Day 12- Butler’s Best
Day 13 – Giving Feels Good
Day 14- Music Mania
Day 15- Doin’ Downtown
Day 16- Spa Time for your Sunshine

DAY 17- Picture Perfect

Alright ladies and gentlemen, I can’t stress enough how close to crunch time we are getting now. Jolly Old St. Nick is about to depart, his bags are packed and he’s ready to go. When he squeezes down the chimney on the 25th and gets busy stuffing stockings, you better have something to give or else Santa is going to have an extra passenger on his sleigh.

We want to keep your hard earned money as local as possible this season, so what better way to do so than supporting a local artist or two. Don’t know where to go to meet these artist? No problem, we have taken care of that for you already. Our Indianapolis art galleries page will tell you where to go and who to look for.

These are most but by no means all of the art galleries in Indy. If you are the adventuresome and would rather strike out on your own to find the perfect painting to hang by the chimney with care, might I suggest that you check out the cultural districts in Indianapolis. Your best bet would be Broad Ripple Village Mass Ave and Fountain Square in downtown Indianapolis.

From the newest artist on the block to the world famous painters that call Indianapolis home, you will find them all in our city’s galleries. If you want to peruse the work before you go shopping, visit our Indianapolis artists page and get yourself acclimated. Happy holidays and happy hunting. See you all tomorrow.

4 Star Gallery is a collective Indianapolis art gallery that showcases premier regional Indianapolis art, and art from other cities in Indiana.
A King’s Gallery In the suburb of Zionsville, Indiana, this gallery features the artwork of Ann W. King.
Alias Gallery is a university-oriented gallery that offers urban art and accessories.
Art & Soul Gallery is an art gallery that was recently relocated to the polished new upscale Arts & Design District in Carmel, Indiana.
Art Bank is another magnet for the creative in the Mass Ave Cultural District of downtown Indianapolis, containing, among other art galleries, the well-known Loudermilk Gallery of Photography.
Art In Hand Gallery is on the outskirts of Indianapolis proper; this funky gallery has been located in Zionsville for almost ten years.
ArtBox: This contemporary art gallery is located in the popular Stutz Artists Association Center in downtown Indianapolis.
Big Car Gallery is an edgy performance venue that also exhibits art of the fresh perspective variety. Located in Indy’s Fountain Square District.
Blice Edwards Studios is the venue of the award-winning arts and design team comprised of Christopher Blice and Jon Edwards.
Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center This fine gallery is the exhibition hall for the University of Indianapolis.
CW Mundy Fine Art Gallery is the home of the work of C.W. Mundy, a well-known and prolific plein air artist.
The Domont Studio Gallery, near the Indianapolis cultural district known as Fountain Square, houses a large collection of fine art work by John Domont.
Eckert and Ross Fine Art Gallery This showplace carries an impressive collection of Indian-themed fine art from artists all over the state.
Eleanor Prest Reese and Robert B. Berkshire Galleries Located at Indiana University – Purdue University (IUPUI), these galleries provide a wealth of insight into the world of contemporary art and design and showcase the cultural savvy of downtown Indianapolis.
Harrison Center for the Arts For over a century, this has been a major center for arts in Indiana, home to two galleries, as well as the famous Herron School of Art and other important installations.
Hoosier Salon One of the oldest galleries in Indianapolis, Hoosier Salon seeks to prove that Indianapolis art deserves its place among world art.
Indianapolis Art Center This is one of the most important community art centers in the country, with 40,000 square feet of space devoted solely to teaching, studying, producing and exhibiting fine art.
Kuaba Fine Art Gallery Here is a treasure trove of ethnic art from all over the exotic land of Africa, located in the downtown arts district of Indianapolis, Mass Ave.
Language and Culture International Gallery This is an academy teaching various languages at the beginning level, which also offers ongoing rotating shows in their special gallery.
G. C. Lucas Gallery This Indianapolis art gallery, formerly located in Mass Ave, one of the six distinct cultural district in Indianapolis, is now in a good location close to Butler University on North Pennsylvania.
Murphy Art Center Located in the popular Fountain Square District, this is another major center for the arts, housing two doze