News From Terre Haute, Indiana


  • tsworked Traveling Smithsonian exhibit opens at Marshall library

    “The Way We Worked,” an exhibition created by the National Archives, and part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the Illinois Humanities Council, will be on display in the Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., in Marshall, Ill., though Dec. 31.

    November 18, 2011 1 Photo

  • Art Totality plans photography workshop at Heinl’s Flower Shop

    Art Totality presents “Photography Art,” featuring Becky Hochhalter and Debbie Goodin, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at Vonda’s Garden Studio at Heinl’s Flower Shop, 129 S. Seventh St. Participants are asked to bring their own camera for the full experience.

    November 18, 2011

  • Event brings together artists, vendors selling unique items

    The Celebration of the Arts & Soul, 4th Annual Fall Show will bring three days of fun ways to support local artists and vendors selling unique handmade items including: candles, jewelry, beaded vases, drawings, photography, puppets, paintings, crocheted goods, all natural make-up, bath salts and tie-dyes and more.

    November 18, 2011

  • Symposium to bring together wide variety of creative writers

    Arts Illiana is planning a creative writing symposium on Dec. 2 and 3 at the Vigo County Public Library.

    November 11, 2011

  • River City artists remember founder

    As a gift to the community, the late Wabash Valley artist Marty Martinez’s wife, Debi, is placing his watercolors on display at the Vigo County Public Library for the month of November.

    November 11, 2011

  • richard lieber portrait.jpg Gov. Daniels adds father of Indiana’s parks system to Hoosier Heritage Gallery

    A portrait of Col. Richard Lieber, founder of Indiana’s state parks, is the newest addition to the Hoosier Heritage Gallery that adorns the south wall of the Governor’s Office.

    November 7, 2011 1 Photo

  • Graduate student exhibitions open at ISU

    The Indiana State University art department invites the public to view recent works by master’s of fine arts and master’s of art candidates at exhibitions on display Nov. 7-22.

    November 4, 2011

  • Curator’s ‘Pach’ exhibition at Swope; book signing coming up

    The Swope Art Museum will host the exhibition “Walter Pach and His American Colleagues” today through Jan. 7 in the Swope Education Gallery. The opening reception is from 6 to 9 p.m. today, and a lecture and book signing is planned for 5 p.m. Dec. 8.

    November 4, 2011

  • Parke County artist part of Halcyon show

    Another Parke County artist will display creative works in The Halcyon Art Gallery on South Seventh Street in Terre Haute.

    November 4, 2011

  • MET1033111trumpets kalish1.jpg Trumpeting the Arts: Sculpture on ISU campus adds to TH’s growing Arts Corridor

    As notes from six trumpets filled the air amid a renovated Rankin Plaza, vivid blues, greens, reds, yellows, purples and pink trumpets flashed from a new spherical sculpture dedicated Monday at Indiana State University.

    November 1, 2011 3 Photos

  • ISU Foundation announces sculpture naming winner

    The Indiana State University Foundation announced the winner of a contest to name a new sculpture to be erected outside the foundation’s offices at 20 N. Fifth St.

    October 28, 2011

  • sculpture chorus of trumpets.jpg ISU to dedicate ‘Chorus of Trumpets’

    For more than 70 years, student and faculty musicians, the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra and internationally known performers have made music inside Indiana State University’s Tilson Auditorium.

    October 28, 2011 1 Photo

  • Ivy Tech seeks submissions for Recycled Art Show

    Ivy Tech Community College–Wabash Valley invites amateurs, high school students and professionals to submit art made of recycled materials for its fifth Annual Recycled Art Show.

    October 28, 2011

  • Halcyon exhibits feature works made from recycled objects

    Halcyon Contemporary Art is hosting two exhibitions during November that feature works of art made from found and recycled objects.

    October 28, 2011

  • Bicentennial Art Center in Paris plans 57th Annual Fall Show

    The Bicentennial Art Center in Paris, Ill., is celebrating its 57th year showcasing the Annual Fall Show. 

    October 21, 2011

  • Terre Haute arts organizations receive grants

    State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) and the Indiana Grant Commission recently presented the Indiana Arts Commission’s Grant Awards.

    October 16, 2011

  • Artist combines nature, metal

    Stop in the Clabber Girl Museum during the month of October and visit a display of photo art by Wabash Valley artist Becky Hochhalter. The display includes 11 new one-of-a-kind pieces as well as several photo paintings.

    October 14, 2011

  • Art Center exhibits New York artist’s work

    Contemporary New York City artist Ben Weiner makes paintings, and paintings that move in the form of video animation. What appears to be abstract art is really art based on extreme close ups of all kinds of things — deodorant, a computer screen, even the paint used to make the painting.

    October 14, 2011

  • Stereocards on view at Lincoln Library in Illinois

    Just as Mary Lincoln kept cameo portraits of her departed family members, so too the public wanted to hold on to images of their final scenes.

    October 7, 2011

  • Exhibit examines Indiana post office murals

    The elaborate and colorful murals installed in numerous Hoosier communities during the 1930s are highlighted in the Indiana Historical Society exhibition Local Treasure running through Oct. 24 at the Clay County Historical Society, 100 East National Ave., in Brazil.

    October 7, 2011

  • Guild features fine art photographer

    Fine art photographer Jim McMullen is the Wabash Valley Art Guild’s featured artist.
    McMullen has been looking through lenses much of his life. Trained as a microbiologist/biochemist, he spent more than 30 years as a research microbiologist looking through the lens of a microscope. Early in his career, he developed an interest in photography and soon became fascinated by the precision of lenses and cameras.

    October 7, 2011

  • Paris artist earns second in international art contest

    Every year Southwest Art magazine conducts an international competition in an effort to showcase young and emerging artists. The show is known as “21 Under 31.”

    October 7, 2011

  • Art Faculty Exhibition set to open at ISU’s University Art Gallery View recent works by eight Indiana State University studio faculty and instructors in the annual Department of Art Faculty Exhibition, which will be on display Monday through Oct. 21.

    September 30, 2011

  • Art Chatter set Oct. 12 at 7th and Elm

    Art Spaces, Inc. - Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection announces the next in a series of informal conversations entitled Art Chatter to take place Oct. 12 at 7th and Elm Bar and Grille.
    Discussion topics include: How Can You Like Art That Doesn’t Look Like Something? What drives artists to create abstract works and how do you look at them?

    September 30, 2011

  • Arts Illiana now accepting grant apps

    The City of Terre Haute and Arts Illiana is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 City Arts Project Grant Program for nonprofit arts organizations.

    September 30, 2011

  • One-woman play ‘Snapshot’ on Sept. 27 honors father, Vietnam veterans

    “Snapshot: A True Story of Love Interrupted by Invasion” explores the forces of history, race, mental health issues and war. Written and performed by Carmen Mitzi Sinnott, the award-winning one-woman play brings to life the true story of one bi-racial daughter’s journey to find her father who has been missing in her life since the Vietnam War.

    September 23, 2011

  • Arts Illiana accepting grant apps

    The City of Terre Haute and Arts Illiana is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 City Arts Project Grant Program for nonprofit arts organizations.

    September 23, 2011

  • Vincennes University art gallery exhibit opens with reception on Tuesday

    “Material Witness,” an exhibition of works by artists John Berry, Emily Gherard, Erika Hess, Allyson Smith, Abraham Storer, Aron Wehr and Caleb Weintraub, will open on Tuesday at Vincennes University’s Shircliff Gallery of Art. The exhibit will continue through Oct. 27.

    September 23, 2011

  • See ‘The Met: Live in HD’ beginning in October in TH

    An agreement between National CineMedia and Metropolitan Opera (the “Met”) will bring the Emmy and Peabody award-winning “The Met: Live in HD” series to U.S. movie theaters for the 2011-12 Met season, including Showplace 12, 3153 S. Third Place, in Terre Haute.

    September 23, 2011

  • River City artists’ work on display at library, Clabber Girl, The Landing

    Current exhibitions by River City Art Association members include Jeff Paitson at the Vigo County Public Library, Debbie Anderson at Clabber Girl and other members at The Landing at Fort Harrison. In October, Anderson will exhibit at the library.

    September 16, 2011

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