News From Terre Haute, Indiana

December 15, 2011

Museums and Exhibitions: Dec. 15, 2011


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CABOODLE CUPCAKES
, 3419 S. Seventh St.

Through March — Cupcake Art exhibition; works with cupcake theme by local and national artists.Hours: (812) 232-5551.

GOPALAN CONTEMPORARY ART, 9 S. Seventh St.,

gopalancontemporaryart.com

Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Email art@gopalangallery.com or call (812) 232-8080.

ART SPACES INC., 669 Ohio St., info@wabashvalleyartspaces.com

“Max Ehrmann at the Crossroads,” a bronze life-size work by Bill Wolfe with excerpts of “Desiderata” embedded in walkway and entire poem mounted nearby, at Crossroads of America, Seventh Street and Wabash Avenue.

“Composite House for Terre Haute,” sculpture by Lauren Ewing, in Gilbert Park, 141⁄2 Street and Wabash Avenue.

“Spirit of Space,” sculpture by Bob Emser, in front of Swope Art Gallery, 25 S. Seventh St.

“Gatekeeper,” sculpture by Sally Rogers, Vigo County Public Library grounds, Seventh and Poplar streets.

“Free Fly,” sculpture by Bob Evans, in front of 113 S. Seventh St.

“A Chorus of Trumpets,” sculpture by Howard Kalish, Rankin Plaza, Indiana State University.

Call (812) 235-2801.

TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, 727 Wabash Ave.

Saturday — Holly Jolly Holiday Party, ages 2 and older, $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers; younger than 2, admitted free.

Currently — Bee hive exhibit, Lunar Arm, interactive treehouse, fossil dig, agricultural and science exhibits and more.

Holiday hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 19-22; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 23; closed Dec. 24, 25.

Call (812) 235-5548.

ARTS ILLIANA, 23 N. Sixth St., info@artsilliana.org

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Call (812) 235-5007.

SHELDON SWOPE ART MUSEUM, 25 S. Seventh St., swope.org

Permanent Arts Spaces Inc. outdoor sculpture, “Spirit of Space” by Bob Emser, in front of building.

Through Dec. 24 — “Reimagining the Distaff Toolkit,” in Haslem and Hodge galleries, traveling exhibition featuring work of Betye and Alison Saar, Dave Cole and other contemporary artists who explore women’s domestic labor from the past by using antique tools and craft forms as inspiration; includes small antique tool exhibit on loan from Vigo County Historical Museum and an illustrated catalogue accompanying the exhibition.Through Jan. 7 — Exhibit by local art historian Laurette McCarthy, Ph.D., “Walter Pach and His American Colleagues,” in Education Gallery.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday, Monday and national holidays. Admission free. Call (812) 238-1676.

HALCYON CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY, Swope Art Museum Education Center, 25 S. Seventh St.

Through Dec. 23 — Exhibit “A Sense of Place” by Ben Madeska, North Gallery; French series “Abstractions” by Adrienne French, South Gallery and Project Room.

Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call (812) 841-2884; www.artathalcyon.com.

VIGO COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1 Library Square, Seventh and Poplar streets.

“Gatekeeper,” permanent Arts Spaces Inc. outdoor sculpture by Sally Rogers.

Through Jan. 16— Winter Art Show by Vigo County elementary school students.

Through January — Work by Don Turner; paintings, drawings and ceramics with a specialty in illustrations.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Open Sundays 1 to 5 p.m., Labor Day through Memorial Day. Call (812) 232-1113.



VIGO COUNTY

EUGENE V. DEBS MUSEUM, 451 N. Eighth St.;

debsfoundation.org

Hours: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, except for holidays and Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day; (812) 232-2163.

THE GOLDEN FRAME, 509 E. Voorhees St.

Currently — Work by River City Art Association members.

THE LANDING AT FORT HARRISON, 3350 N. Fourth St.First Tuesday of each month — River City Christmas at The Landing, work by members of River City Art Association.

HISTORICAL FIRE STATION NO. 9, Fire and Police Museum, 1728 S. Eighth St.Saturday — Special holiday hours, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Toy train sale, includes surplus display items: Lionel, Milwaukee, Special with passenger cars and steam engine, all in box; also a drawing for a free toy train, at 11 a.m.

Call (812) 234-0328 for group tours by appointment.

SONGBIRD INSPIRATIONS ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY, Suite 7-A, Lower Level, The Meadows shopping center

Currently — Works by Ed and Kathy Cook; Photography of all types, pen and ink sketches, one-of-a-kind “light grafitti” photography.

Currently — Mixed media artwork by Ruthann Brady.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, by appointment only on Sunday. Call (812) 243-3176; edandkathycookphotography.smugmug.com

CANDLES HOLOCAUST MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 1532 S. Third St., www.candlesholocaustmuseum.org

Permanent — Intertwined Lives: Dr. Mengele, Eugenics, and the Mozes Twins.

Through June — Fit to Breed: Eugenics in Indiana.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Docents available 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; (812) 234-7881.

VIGO COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 1411 S. Sixth St.

Currently — Exhibit of Fort Harrison (built in 1811 on present site of The Landing at Fort Harrison) and William Henry Harrison (then governor of the Indiana Territory and later ninth President of the United States) commemorating the building of Fort Harrison and the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.

Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Visit

vigohistory.org or call (812) 235-9717.

SISTERS OF PROVIDENCE, Heritage Museum, Providence Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

Outdoor sculpture — Bronze statue of Saint Mother Theodore Theodore Guerin, foundress of the Sisters of Providence, near Church of the Immaculate Conception.

Currently — Honors on Display, awards received by the Sisters of Providence through the years for their dedicated service in various ministries.

Currently — Personal artifacts that belonged to Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, Heritage Museum.

Currently — Religious icons hand-painted by Sisters Marilyn Therese Lipps, Marianne McGriffin and Mary Lou Ruck.

Currently — “Sisters of Providence Life and Mission” photo exhibit, poster-size photographs of various ministries, hallway east of Heritage Room.

Currently — Diorama exhibit of the congregation’s early history.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. Call Providence Center, (812) 535-4531.

TITZER ART STUDIO, BACK GALLERY, 3124 Wallace Ave.

Currently — Sculpture, decorative metals, glass bead jewelry by Patrick and Karen Titzer as well as works by 20 local and regional artists.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Call (812) 478-1313; titzer.com

CLABBER GIRL HULMAN & CO. MUSEUM, former first floor lobby, Hulman & Co. building, 900 Wabash Ave.

Through January — Photography by Denise Turner, Clabber Girl graphic designer; artist reception 5 to 6 p.m. today.

Admission free. Call (812) 232-9446.