||Photo courtesy Anthony Frazier
Meet Samantha Muir
Manager, The Artists Hand Gallery & Espresso Bar
Administrative Assistant at Hopeful Hearts
What drew you to joining the board of Downtown Indiana?
I grew up in Indiana, and as a young person, I was always kind of disappointed in what my town had to offer, and like many others, I wanted to leave. Instead, I decided to stay and to dedicate my time to making Indiana a better place while embracing its potential. I'm proud to live in Indiana, and I see us moving forward every day.
On what DI committees/event committees do you serve?
I currently chair the Design Committee which is responsible for flowers, tree boxes, benches, etc. It's a great committee to be a part of because you're job is to literally beautify downtown!
I also chair S&T Bank Oktoberfest which is probably the most fun committee I have ever served on, and the event is always incredibly fun and rewarding.
What is your favorite thing about downtown?
I love the way that our town embraces certain events. Seeing my town turn out to support the Arts at NAFF or filling the streets during the It's A Wonderful Life Festival Kick Off, fills my heart with pride and hope for what the future brings for Indiana.
Name a fun fact that people may not know about you?
My favorite thing in the entire world is traveling, and I've visited/lived in numerous countries including England, Spain, Madeira, France, Austria, Italy, and most recently, Croatia and Slovenia. I love experiencing the art, architecture, and food of other cultures.