2014 Gathering of Plein Air Painters
June 5th - 7th at the HCAA Birdie Gallery


"It's Time for Color"

Show dates:
March 6 - May 23

Open House:
Friday, March 7

Please join us for our Open Houses throughout the 2014 season starting at 6:00 pm and closing at 8:30 pm. Be among the first to view the show. Meet the artists, enjoy refreshments and hors d'oeuvres, and start or add to your collection of local art.

For our full show

schedule, click here!

June 5th - 7th 2014:

At the HCAA

Birdie Gallery

Nickel Plate Arts

Noblesville Cultural
Arts Comission

Artist of the Month

Special thanks to the Hamilton County Convention and Visitors Bureau for hosting our program at the Noblesville Visitors Center. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the work of our talented local artists for our community and visitors to enjoy. Stop by to visit at 839 Conner Street Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sundays from 1 to 5 pm. Look for a new featured artist each month!

Hamilton County

317-776-2278  hcaa-in.org@att.net

Welcome to the

Hamilton County Artists' Association

The HCAA is a membership of Hamilton County artists with supporters from across Indiana. We are a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit volunteer organization. Our gallery is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm during the months of March through December.

Our mission is: (1) To promote awareness of and encouragement for creative art in Hamilton County.  (2) To further by programs, art education and exhibitions, the interests of artists. (3) To encourage the study of art by all.  (4) To establish high aesthetic standards.  (5)To cooperate with, and promote membership in other similar organizations.

Our exhibits feature creative works from Hamilton County artists. We offer scholarships to aspiring high school art students.  Our gift shop has many unique art items for purchase. Browse our 
class offerings to find the art classes that are suitable for you.

HCAA Birdie Gallery News

- The 2014 Gallery Season is Underway! -

The Birdie Gallery is open for a new season of shows and events for the 2014 season. We hope you will be able to visit our first show, "It's Time for Color". There is a great variety of art created by talented Hamilton County artists available in many styles and at a range of prices. Our gallery exhibits throughout the year will provide great opportunities to start or add to you collection of local art! Visit our Birdie Gallery page for the complete season's schedule.

A sampling of the artwork available at HCAA's "It's Time for Color" exhibit at the Birdie Gallery

The Birdie Gallery is located in a historic renovated building in a beautiful and serene setting and is an attraction in itself. We are just off the downtown square at 195 South 5th Street, Noblesville, IN.

The gallery is open from March through December on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm. Make plans to visit in 2014 and start or add to your collection of local art! One of our artists will be waiting to greet you and let you know more about the exhibit.

Visual Arts Major Scholarships 

Guidelines and application procedures for 2014 have been updated and the application deadline is March 31st. This year, $1000 scholarships will be awarded to two Hamilton County graduating seniors pursuing the formal study of visual art at the post graduate level. Visit our Scholarship page for complete information and to apply.

2014 Gathering of Plein Air Painters

HCAA's 6th Annual Gathering of Plein-Air Painters, our annual paint-out event, will be held from Thursday, June 5th, through Saturday, June 7th. This year, the Gathering activities will take place at the HCAA Birdie Gallery.

Join the HCAA!

Click here to become an artist member or a supporting member today!   By joining us, you will receive special benefits plus you will be the first to know about:

  • Breaking news about our business

  • Helpful tips

  • Special events & more