The Journal Gazette
Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00 am


MURAL INSTALLATION: Art This Way and Downtown Improvement District announced local artist Theoplis Smith III, also known as as Phresh Laundry, will install a mural downtown in late June. The mural will be on the side of the former Utopian Coffee building at 222 Pearl St.


• The deadline to submit entries for the Fort Wayne Arts Festival at Jefferson Pointe has been extended to June 15. For more information or application, go to or email

• Wassenberg Art Center in Van Wert, Ohio, is accepting entries for its 65th annual June art exhibit. Deadline to apply is May 30. The virtual show will be June 19 to Aug. 2. For more information, call 419-238-6837 or email;

ART AWARDS: The Fort Wayne Civic Theatre's Anthony Awards will be livestreamed at 5:30 p.m. June 7 on YouTube through a link at The awards honor volunteers and outstanding stage and technical performances from the theater's season.

Arts Update lists arts-related news. Send items at least two weeks before desired publication to Arts Update, The Journal Gazette, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802; fax, 461-8648; or email

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