New art supply store and gallery set to open in Goshen

Photo courtesy of Alexei Elder/ Meraki Art Company

GOSHEN, Ind.—A new art supply store, gallery, classroom and event space is coming to downtown Goshen.

Meraki Art Company is set to open at 211 S. Main Street on July 16.

A ribbon cutting will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, at which point art work will be unveiled. Doors will be open 5 to 9 p.m. for the community to meet artists, the founders and buy art supplies.

The store’s regular hours of operation will start the next day and will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The store will be open later for First Fridays events to support the downtown area’s festivities.

Meraki Art Company will also host events that sponsor its non-profit, which will provide low-income children with discounted art supplies, according to co-founder Alexei Elder.

The store is planning events for the month of August including a Sunday Wine and Canvas event in the gallery, which will be hosted by local fine arts.

“Goshen’s downtown community is a vibrant, creative and close-knit community. When businesses struggled during COVID, Goshen did everything in their power to help them change and lift them. The fellow downtown businesses have created a sort of inclusivity that has made us feel welcome and loved since day one,” Elder said.

For more information about the store and its events, visits its website.

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