A monthly update from Women's Fund. This month we take a look back at 2013 and the impact you helped us make, as well as a look into 2014 and a promising future for women and girls.
A monthly update on October happenings at Women's Fund - and a look ahead at where you will find Women's Fund in November.
Tim Bowling, A Tune Above, shares a beautiful letter reflecting on what his involvement as Piano Tuning Sponsor for the GO Ahead & Play project has meant to him. Tim shares that he has learned about so much more than public art and music, he has learned about our community.
GO: Give Back students have a lot to celebrate, after leading the GO Ahead & Play project. Jennifer Pletcher highlights the older students' celebration and reflection on the project and gives insight into the younger students' educational session during GO sessions last weekend.
Jennifer was asked about her favorite story of GO Ahead & Play, and it is impossible to share just one. I am going to use this opportunity to share some great stories with you... in no particular order
We are glad you joined us to play through the GO Ahead & Play public art project. Thanks far and wide to those who joined us in this amazing community experience.
Only three days remain to GO Ahead & Play 20 pianos transformed by local artists: don't miss out! You don't need to know how, just play and enjoy!
F. Brooke Dunn, OPTIONS Alumnae - Class 12 and Revenue Manager, Gene B. Glick Company, reflects on a recent visit to Forest Manor Multi-Service Center - Women's Fund grantee and host to a GO Ahead & Play piano.
A few highlights from the past few days of GO Ahead & Play
We are so grateful to the many people who have inquired about donating their piano to GO Ahead & Play. Because this is a one-time project, we do not have the need for any more pianos...
The Indianapolis Star article by Erika D. Smith on public art and GO Ahead & Play as an example for how this could work in Indianapolis.
Each GO Ahead & Play piano tells a story... and it turns out, each of these pianos on public display is helping to create new stories, all across central Indiana.
GO Ahead & Play interview with Andi Hauser, Jennifer Pope Baker and artist Charity Counts on Indy Style, WISH-TV 8.
GO Ahead & Play interview with Jennifer Pope Baker and GO student Reagan on WFXN-59.
Coverage of the launch of Women's Fund GO Ahead & Play by WTHR 13 and John Duong.
Article about GO Ahead & Play in The Indianapolis Star by Betsy Reason.
Starting today, you can visit 20 beautiful, artistic pianos throughout public places in Indianapolis and Carmel.
GO Ahead & Play launches August 1-18 - an opportunity to enjoy 20 pianos artistically transformed by local artists throughout Indianapolis and Carmel. Read an update on the project including recent events, media coverage, and more.
Coverage of the August 1 launch of Women's Fund GO Ahead & Play by WRTV 6 and David Franklin.
Coverage of the August 1 launch of Women's Fund GO Ahead & Play by WISH-TV 8 and David Barras.
Annette Marino shares her perspective in being involved with the GO Ahead & Play project. Annette - or Stockannette - and The Yarnburners transformed a piano by "yarnbombing" it, or knitting and crocheting a cover with pink and white yarn. Visit their piano in front of Emmis Communications on Monument Circle, August 1-18.
FOCUS interview with Angela Cain and Abigail Coleman about GO Ahead & Play on WTHR 13.
Interview with Nicole Pence and Jennifer Pope Baker on WTHR 13.
GO: Give Back 6th-12th grade students are not only leading GO Ahead & Play... they have become artists, in partnership with Project Home Indy residents, as they transformed a piano using only Duck Tape - and teamwork!
One day, two not-to-miss GO Ahead & Play piano preview events, this Saturday July 27th!
GO Ahead & Play Piano #12 has undergone an amazing transformation since its first appearance on the blog in June. See photos of its artist Angie Brooks' beautiful work and hear from Piano #12 as it narrates the last several weeks in the workshop.
A reflection on the artistic process as Women's Fund GO Ahead & Play artists wrap up their work in the Women's Fund Workshop. This week, meet artists Sheryl Smith Hays and Aaron Underwood.
A monthly update of happenings at Women's Fund of Indiana - June, 2013.
This week at the Women's Fund Workshop, read about who has finished their pianos, what food has been a source of bonding, and featured artists, Cathy Morris and Sara Pugh
The countdown of the artists' last days in the Women's Fund Workshop is short, as only 12 days remain. This week, meet Ash Robinson, Megan Kirby, and Charity Counts and see photos of their fabulous work.
GO Ahead & Play features artists of many types! This week, meet JanettMarie and Annette Marino.
Piano #12: a personality of its own. Meet #12, learn about this GO Ahead & Play piano's journey from the Eckel family home to the Women's Fund Workshop, and learn about the artist transforming #12 for public display.
A monthly update on happenings at Women's Fund.
The Women's Fund GO Ahead & Play project demonstrates Karma through the work of so talented artists giving generously of their time and talent. Meet Jamie Price and Erin Salewicz
People age 3-73 joined GO: Give Back students to transform a piano for GO Ahead & Play at the Broad Ripple Art Fair last weekend... Which begs the question - how many people does it take to create art?
1st-5th grade GO: Give Back students use their creativity to begin transforming a piano into a "Hidden Objects" seek and find. See a sneak peak of their work from last weekend and read the students' reactions.
Read how GO Ahead & Play artists may have something in common with last week's Mini Marathon participants, and get to know artists Pam Fraizer and Cheryl Lorance.
Kristen Merritt, Women's Fund Workshop Manager for the GO Ahead & Play project, introduces two piano artists, Angelina Fielding and Nancy Peterson, and their unique inspiration.