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March 28, 2013

Museums/Exhibitions: March 28, 2013

TERRE HAUTE — Museums

Downtown

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

Through April— River City Art Association highlights photography by Josh Spidel of Terre Haute.

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.

Wabash Valley

Indiana

CLAY COUNTY MUSEUM, 100 E. National Ave., Brazil.

April 1 — Brazil attorney Amos Thomas speaker on “The Declaration of Independence,” at Clay County Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., lower level.

Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday; 812-446-4036.

Illinois

CRAWFORD COUNTY

HISTORICAL AND

ARCHAEOLOGY MUSEUM, 408 S. Cross St., Robinson, Ill.

April 7 — Guided bus tour of historic Palestine area, includes prehistoric and historic sites in the county, interpretative guide of replicated 1812 Fort Lamotte, Lamotte French Trading Post site, Harper House, Lamotte Culture Mounds Houston/Dickson site (1820 general store) and more, 9 a.m. to noon. Museum open from 2 to 4 p.m.

April 9-21 — A replica of Abraham Lincoln’s coffin and a display of Civil War era pieces from the museum’s collection, including an original New York Herald dated April 15, 1865, telling of Lincoln’s assassination; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 9, 12, 13, 16, 19 and 20 and 2 to 4 p.m. April 22.

April 12 — Special “Night at the Museum” exhibit and tours, 7 to 9 p.m.

April 14 — Presentation on Lincoln’s death and funeral by Curtis Rostad, executive director of the Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2 to 4 p.m.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM, Springfield, Ill., presidentlincoln.org

April 2 — Free discussion, “Mourning in America: Death in the Civil War White Houses” by author and historian Catherine Clinton, 6 p.m., Union Theater.

Hours: Call 217-558-8939.

ONGOING

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

Through March 31 — Paintings by local artist Neil Garrison, “American Made Classics on 4 Wheels.”

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, 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.

Currently — Imagination Station, including Imagination Playground, ZOOB, K’NEX building tables.

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.

April 6-May 11 — 46th Annual Student Art Exhibition; reception 1 to 3 p.m. April 13.

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.artat

halcyon.com.

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

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

Through April— River City Art Association highlights photography by Josh Spidel .

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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