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February 7, 2013

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: Feb. 7, 2013

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Vigo County

COMMUNITY THEATRE OF TERRE HAUTE, 1431 S. 25th St.

Feb. 15-24 — River City Art Association art show.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Call 812-232-7172.

FOWLER PARK, Oregon Church Road, east of U.S. 41 South.

Feb. 16, 17 — Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department 27th annual pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Log Barn. Adults will be served pancakes, sausage patties, pure maple syrup and a drink for $5, and children 6 and younger eat for $2.

Hours: Call 812-462-3392.

Wabash Valley

Illinois

GASLIGHT ART COLONY, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., www.gaslightartcolony.com or call (217) 808-2115.

Feb. 16-March 9 — Annual Children’s Art Show; artists’ reception 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 16.

Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

OUT-OF-TOWN

INDIANA STATE MUSEUM, White River State Park, 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis.

Currently — Fred the 3-ton mastodon skeleton, Age of Ice Exhibit, Nina Mason Pulliam Gallery.

Feb. 9-Aug. 4 — The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family.

Feb. 15, 16 — 10th annual Indiana Art Fair, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 15; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 16.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 317-232-1637 for admission information.

GEORGE ROGERS CLARK NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, 401 S. Second St., Vincennes.

Feb. 16 — Annual George Rogers Clark March retraces a portion of the route Clark’s army followed into Vincennes in 1779 to defeat the British, 10 a.m.

Hours: 812-882-1776. No entrance fee.

ONGOING

Downtown

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

Currently — Showcase of the company’s history as well as the family history of founder Herman Hulman.

Currently — Wheels in Motion, display geared toward children.

Hours: museum, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; bakeshop, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; gift shop, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission free. Call 812-232-9446.

COFFEE GROUNDS, 423 Wabash Ave.

Hours: 6:30 a.m. to midnight.

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, 14 1/2 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.

Currently — Bigger WTHCM television studio, expanded construction area, re-themed Flight Deck, all-new Critter Corner featuring live animals, and a third book nook, third floor.

Currently — Indiana Soybean Alliance adds four large soybean displays to “Agciting” exhibit.

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

Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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 March 9 — “Rivers to Oceans: Selections from Indiana State University’s Permanent Art Collection.”

Feb. 9 — Mardi Gras party, DJ Apollo, Cajun food, cash bar, fortune tellers, pictures by Roxy Booth, 8 p.m., third floor.

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.

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.

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.

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