Indy Mini Maker Faire, Pacifica Quartet, Metalsmith Katie Hayden

This week, harp guitars, 3-D printing and more at the Indy Mini Maker Faire, the string quartets of Beethoven, and life as a metalsmithing student.

members of the pacifica quartet pose for picture with their instruments.

Photo: Pacifica Quaret

The Pacifica Quartet: Simin Ganatra and Sibbi Bernhardsson, violins, Masumi Per Rostad viola, and Brandon Vamos, cello

This week on Artworks,

At the Indy Mini Maker Faire, it’s not about what you own, but what you can build. Mia Partlow takes a look at 3-D printing and harp guitars as she profiles this unique event taking place at Indianapolis’ Conner Prairie.

Also on the program,

An author writes the books her students want to read. Ashley Hope Perez speaks about her young adult novel, What Can’t Wait.

Then the Pacifica Quartet’s Simin Ganatra talks about what drew them to Beethoven for their upcoming concert at the Jacobs School.

And we introduce a young artist beginning her first semester as an official fine arts major in the first installment of our Artist in the Making series.

Stories On This Episode

Celebrating The Maker Spirit At The Indy Mini Maker Faire

three dimensional printer

Some of the most inventive art, craft, and technology will be on display at the Indy Mini Maker Faire.

IU Student Writes A ‘Gateway Drug’ Novel

Ashley Hope Pérez sitting at her carrel in the Wells Library

IU doctoral student Ashley Hope Pérez wrote the book that her students couldn't find: her soon to be published novel What Can't Wait.

Beethoven Quartets With A Personal Appeal

two men and one woman stand as a third man sets on a stool. members of the pacifica quartet.

The Pacifica Quartet in concert at the Jacobs School of Music.

Artist In The Making: Introducing Katie Hayden, Metalsmith

cameo necklace

Getting her parents' blessing to pursue a studio art major wasn’t an issue for Katie Hayden. “My mother is a jeweler, so she was encouraging about it."

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