WOW! The first quarter of this year simply disappeared!
We’ve been busy, and with the nicer weather approaching, we have fun things planned!
Watch for updates about …
Grateful Heart will be partnering with Frontier Communications to highlight local area artists at Gallery Walks and through exhibits in the windows at the Frontier building, 661 Main Street (across from Grateful Heart).
Robin Pickett’s new Children’s Decor line, the “Spotty Collection.” (Hand-stitched, hand-painted … Elephants, Owls, Giraffes and more!)
Our new Botanical Spa Products, formulated by Diane Gee, artisan hand-crafted by new SpaMaster Yogi Yergler
CLASSES! Yes, we are finally giving in to the many requests for classes. Watch for details, or call Diane at 765-838-2266.
Third Friday Events … it’s time to get creative, watch for new activities for date nights or family nights!
Moseys will pause at Grateful Heart … see what we come up with!
Our new Guest Artist program, featuring international artists! First up was Bao Shan, of Xi’an, China.
In MAY … There’s something in the AIR!
Diane will debut her new ‘Wind, Air and Sails’ designs!
circAfrique and Grateful Heart Gallery are proud to present ALMA Dance featuring world renowned West African Djembefola Yaya Kabo. Performance on Friday, May 17, 6-9pm outside stage at Grateful Heart Gallery, 654 Main St., Lafayette, IN. Workshops are Saturday, May 18, 1:30-3:00pm beginner drum workshop, 3:30 – 5:00pm beginner dance workshop at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 Meridian St., West Lafayette, IN. Cost: $15 per workshop, or $25 for both.
Register at circAfrique.com
Yaya Kabo is an internationally acclaimed drummer from the Casamance province of Senegal, an expert of Malinke rhythms, and one of the world’s foremost djembefolas. He has been the lead djembefola for the National Drum and Dance group of Senegal and the lead djembefola for Chicago’s premiere African drum and dance group Muntu. He is currently serving as the Artistic Director of ALMA since 2007.
Allison Kodeih is the Director of ALMA, a Toledo-based group of professional musicians and dancers bonded in the study, performance and sharing of traditional West African Drum & Dance, Modern Dance, and other World Drum & Dance styles.
circAfrique is a Greater Lafayette based percussion ensemble. Its members have been studying and performing West African and Zimbabwean traditional rhythms for over 14 years.
Grateful Heart Gallery is an art gallery and gift store invested in showcasing one-of-a-kind local art and music, located in downtown Lafayette, IN
contact info: Sundeep Rao of circAfrique, info@circAfrique.comRobin Pickett of Grateful Heart Gallery, robinGHG@spotsdesign.us
JULY will be hot and we’ll be thirsty!
Grateful Heart will welcome Latino guest artist Elias Garza this summer.
Diane will be ‘mugging it up‘ with the Greater Lafayette Clay Guild show at Tippecanoe Arts Federation in July.
SEPTEMBER brings our Third Anniversary!
Grateful Heart will welcome Indian guest artist Anindita Dutta this fall.