News release from the Wunderkammer Company:
Wunderkammer Company to go all-in and strengthen Indiana’s civic health
(July 15, 2015) – Wunderkammer Company will host an ALL-IN Block Party on August 2nd, from 3:00-6:00pm. This block party will kick off the 2015 Fort Wayne Fringe Festival. This exciting event is designed to encourage the citizens of Fort Wayne to engage with the community and make the state of Indiana even better.
Indiana Humanities selected Wunderkammer Company as one of 17 communities throughout the state to host an ALL-IN Block Party. ALL-IN Block Parties are designed to bring people together to participate in a series of challenges that encourage Hoosiers to try new experiences, learn more about Indiana and imagine ways to make Indiana even better. The in-person events are a way to bring the challenges, trivia and facts featured on the ALL-IN website (www.indianahumanities.org/ALL-IN) to life.
The Fort Wayne All-IN Block Party will feature eight challenges crafted by Wunderkammer Company and vital community partners. Block Party attendees will be encouraged to participate in challenges such as “Perform an act of kindness for a neighbor” and “Share why you love Indiana”.
When: August 2nd, 2015
Where: Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46807
To learn more about this ALL-IN Block Party, visit bit.ly/allinfringek.
ALL-IN is an Indiana Humanities program that was inspired by the 2011 Indiana Civic Health Index, which revealed lower than average results in areas such as voter participation and registration and working with neighbors to solve problems. The interactive website (IndianaHumanities.org/all-in) was designed by The Basement, a digital design studio headquartered in Indianapolis, and is supported by monetary or in-kind support from Ivy Tech Community College, The Basement, Valparaiso University, University of Indianapolis, Indiana Historical Society, Inside INdiana Business and Visit Indy.
Wunderkammer Company is a 501(c)3 independent non-profit contemporary art center located in the former Casa D’Angelo’s restaurant building at 3402 Fairfield Ave in the heart of Fort Wayne’s historic neighborhoods in the 46807 zip code. With the mission of revitalizing communities through contemporary art, Wunderkammer Company works with artists, civic-minded organizations, and the community at large, finding new strategies to communicate diverse and challenging ideas, while finding ways to build and share values between all parties involved. Wunderkammer’s website.
About Indiana Humanities
Indiana Humanities connects people, opens minds and enriches lives by creating and facilitating programs that encourage Hoosiers to think, read and talk. Learn more at www.indianahumanities.org.