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Readers Chair



The Readers Chair was revealed at the Jasper Community Arts Commission’s 13th Annual Chalk Walk Festival and will make its debut in Indianapolis at the Feast of Lanterns.

Feast of Lanterns, Indianapolis, August 27, 2016

  • About Feast 

    • Feast of Lanterns is a historic Near Eastside festival highlighting local neighborhoods and community organizations

    • Arts for Learning had a booth at the event, as well as a KidZone area. They partnered with Center for Inquiry 2 and their art club. Readers Chair will program readers for the event from around the Near Eastside neighborhood. During the event, Adzooks Puppets performed with the chair.  

  • Feast website​​:   

Case Written By:

Sandy Rivera

Summer Intern, 2017

Indiana-University Purdue University Indianapolis, Class of 2019

     B.S. Education

Radial Point, East 10th United Methodist Church, Aug 27 – Sept 30, 2016

  • ​About United Methodist Church

    • The mission of East Tenth United Methodist Children and Youth Center, Inc. is to provide a safe place where the spiritual, emotional, educational, and physical needs of children, youth, and their families are responded to in a holistic approach.

    • The chair traveled and was part of East 10th First Friday event, Radial Point. The chair was also featured as a part of the sermon in the church sanctuary.

    • Website: 

Penrod Fine Arts Fair, Indianapolis Museum of Art, September 9, 2016

  • About Penrod Fine Arts Fair

    • The reader's chair took part in the 51st Penrod Arts Fair at the Indianapolis Museum of art.​

    • "Our mission focuses on the cultivation, encouragement and development of public interest in and support of those arts, cultural and educational institutions located in and around Marion County, Indiana, its surrounding counties and the Central Indiana area in general" - Penrod Art Society

Neighborhood Fellowship Church & Academy. 3102 E 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46201, September 30 – October 28, 2016


Woodruff Place Baptist Church. 1739 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46201, October 28 – November 30, 2016

  • About Woodruff Place Baptist Church 

    • ​Woodruff Place Baptist Church is committed to being salt and light, and to ministering to inner city Indianapolis in person.

    • Website: 

Thomas D. Gregg School 15. 2302 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46201, November 30 – January 6, 2017

  • ​ABout School 15

    •  Thomas D. Gregg Elementary School is committed to providing all students with an exemplar education in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

    • Website: 

Indy Reads Books, 911 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202, January 6 – February 28, 2017

Center for Inquiry School 2. 725 N New Jersey St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, February 28 – March 31, 2017

James Whitcomb Riley School 43. 150 W 40th St, Indianapolis, IN 46208, March 31 – April 28, 2017

 Pending – Center for Inquiry 27, 545 E. 19th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, April 28 – May 31, 2017

 Pending – Arts for Learning, 546 E 17th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, May 31 – June 30 2017