Resource and Reuse Center
Dedicated to encouraging creative reuse of recycled materials and to bring art into everything we do.
The brainchild of Board members Deborah Landry and Jan Stewart, Imagination Resource and Reuse Center is a hub for donated materials that are redistributed for creative reuse. It is a non-profit part of the Chesterton Art Center. all the materials are donated and priced at a deep discount. The Center is open to the public and offers a 50% off discount to all members. Lesson plans are avialable for teachers, as well as Teaching Artist Programs and Club and Home Schooling Workshops.
You can help by donating your unwanted items.
· Office supplies– tape-staples-pens, etc.
· All types of paper, drawing, maps, poster board, old
· Plastic– vinyl records, bottle caps, pill bottles, film
· Metal– tops off frozen juice, tins, old keys, wire,
cookie cutters, nails screws…
· Glass and Ceramic– tiles, mirror, stained glass, clay
glazes, baby food jars…
· Craft items– rubberstamps, cork, crayons, markers,
art paints, paint brushes
· Artist Supplies– any and all
· If in doubt call the Art Center - 219-926-4711
Donations not accepted at this time:
· Paper tubes of any type, paper towel, toilet paper …
Watch this page for more updates!
Download the full brochure here.
Teacher Lesson Plans here.
The Resource Center is open
during regular business hours
of the Chesterton Art Center.
M - F 11 am until 4 pm
Sat. & Sunday 1 - 4 pm