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BUTTER, A FINE ART FAIR FEATURING CONTEMPORARY WORKS BY 30+ BLACK VISUAL ARTISTS

September 2 - September 5

Free – $25

EXPERIENCE ART IN A NEW WAY

Join us on Labor Day Weekend for BUTTER, a multi-day fine art fair that will showcase the works of 30+ Black visual artists from across the country. Competitively produced, BUTTER seeks to push boundaries by elevating Black artists in the national conversation, promoting equity in the arts and the creative economy. Artists pay no fee to participate and will receive 100% of the profit from works sold.

BUTTER will transform the former warehouse of the iconic Stutz building located in downtown Indianapolis.

The Stutz // 1060 N Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Thursday, September 2 // Preview Night (invite only): 4 – 6 p.m.

Friday, September 3 // Grand Opening: 4 – 10 p.m.

Saturday, September 4 // 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Sunday, September 5 // 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

BUTTER General Admission Schedule 

 

Wednesday, Sept 1
11:00am- 1:00pm
DJ Lady Locks
11:30am- 12:30pm
Keepers of Culture: Dedication in partnership with the Indianapolis Recorder
Thursday, Sept 2
4:00pm
DJ Metronome
Friday, September 3
10:30am – Noon
Young Artist Guided Tour and Sneak Peek. *for students between 4th and 12th grade
4:00pm – 10:00pm
BUTTER open to public
4:00pm-5:30pm
DJ Wild Woman
5:30pm
15-minute Artist Q&A led by Hayes Barnes, host of Why, Indy? Podcast and Founder of Spotlight Ratings
5:45pm- 7:00pm 
DJ Solo
7:00pm
Live music by Philia
8:00pm- 8:30pm
DJ Strick
8:30pm
Live music by Ed Lanier
Saturday, September 4
9:30am – 10:30am
Artist to Artist, a talk for professional working artists by Mason Archie
*registration required via Eventbrite
11:00am – 10:00pm
BUTTER open to public
11:00am-1:00pm 
DJ Soundsbytodd
1:00pm
15-minute Artist Q&A led by Hayes Barnes, host of Why, Indy? Podcast and Founder of Spotlight Ratings with LaShawnda Crowe Storm
1:15pm-3:00pm
DJ Slick Vic
3:00pm
Live music by the Brandon Meeks Quartet
4:00pm- 5:00pm
DJ Ferris Booler
5:00pm
15-minute Artist Q&A led by Hayes Barnes, host of Why, Indy? Podcast and Founder of Spotlight Ratings with Shadé “$hady” Bell
5:15pm- 6:00pm
DJ Cleopatrah
6:00pm
15-minute Artist Q&A led by Hayes Barnes, host of Why, Indy? Podcast and Founder of Spotlight Ratings with Greg Rose of Haykidd Media
7:00pm- 9:00pm
MELT live music set curated by DJ Grapevine
9:00pm- 10:00pm
DJ Niko Flores
Sunday, September 5
11:00am- Noon
DJ Mr Kinetik
Noon
15-minute Artist Q&A led by Hayes Barnes, host of Why, Indy? Podcast and Founder of Spotlight Ratings with Lyndy Bazile
12:15pm- 2:00pm
DJ Stylistic
2:00pm
The Revival: Testimony Service presented by What’s Good? with Ebony Chappel and Thee Black Card
2:00pm- 3:30pm 
DJ Iman Tucker
3:30pm- 4:00pm
DJ D Ran
4:00pm
Live music by Huckleberry Funk
5:00pm- 6:00pm
DJ Metrognome

Details

Start:
September 2
End:
September 5
Cost:
Free – $25
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Website:
butterartfair.com