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Museums

November 23, 2012

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: Nov. 23, 2012

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INDIANA INTERCHURCH CENTER ART GALLERY, 1100 W. 42nd St., Indianapolis; indianainterchurch.org.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS, along Georgia Street and Capitol Avenue.

Permanent — Monument pillars honoring 10 Hoosiers: Benjamin Harrison, Abraham Lincoln, Tecumseh, Lew Wallace, Ernie Pyle, Booth Tarkington, J.L. “Wes” Montgomery, May Wright Sewell, Madame C.J. Walker and the Lilly Family; 20 others to be honored at later dates.

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, museum at New Castle facility.

Permanent — History of the IDOC; includes displays of Indiana’s most notorious inmates John Dillinger and Charles Manson, and the IDOC electric chair used from 1913-1995.

VINCENNES STATE HISTORIC SITES, Fort Knox II, three miles north of Vincennes on Lower Fort Knox Road, next to Ouabache Trails Park.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Email vincennesshs@indianamuseum.org or call 812-882-7422.

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON’S GROUSELAND-PRESIDENTIAL HOME, INDIANA TERRITORIAL MANSION, 3 W. Scott St., Vincennes, www.grouseland.org or 812-882-2096.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day through December.

WHITE RIVER CANAL, downtown Indianapolis.

Permanent — Project 9/11 Indianapolis dedication of two 22-foot steel beams recovered from the ruins of the World Trade Center.

PERCUSSIVE ARTS SOCIETY AND RHYTHM! DISCOVERY CENTER, Indianapolis, www.pas.org

Currently — Pancadao: The Culture of Baile Funk, collection by local artist Artur Silva.

Hours: (317) 974-4488.

INDIANA STATEHOUSE, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis.

Currently — Portraits of Ernest T. “Ernie” Pyle, World War II journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist from Dana, Ind.; St. Mother Theodore Guerin, foundress of the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.; and Col. Richard Lieber, founder of Indiana’s state parks.

Through December — Fourth annual Celebration of Hoosier Women Artists competition winners, work by 11 artists, Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman’s office lobby and at www.lg.in.gov/womenartists.

JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY MUSEUM HOME, 528 Lockerbie St., Indianapolis.

Currently — “A Very Victorian Christmas.”

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; closed Sunday, Monday, holidays and first two weeks of January. Call (317) 631-5885.

THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF INDIANAPOLIS, 3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis.

Permanent — National Geographic Treasures of the Earth.

Hours: Call (317) 334-3322. Closed Mondays.

PUTNAM COUNTY MUSEUM, 1105 N. Jackson St., Greencastle, museum2@co.putnam.in.us.

Currently — John J. Baughman book, “Our Past, Their Present: Historical Essays on Putnam County, Indiana,” on sale.

Currently — Museum’s second book released, “Peeler Pottery: A Retrospective,” by Marj Peeler, available in soft and hard cover.

Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, by appointment. Call (765) 653-8419.

NCAA HALL OF CHAMPIONS, White River State Park, Indianapolis, ncaahallofchampions.org

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; (317) 916-HALL.

WONDERLAB, 308 W. Fourth St., Bloomington. Website: wonderlab.org

Hours: Call 812-337-1337.

INDIANAPOLIS ZOO/WHITE RIVER GARDENS, HILBERT CONSERVATORY, 1200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis.

GENERAL LEW WALLACE STUDY & MUSEUM, Crawfordsville, Ind.

Hours: Call (765) 362-5769.

CONNER PRAIRIE, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers. Website: www.connerprairie.org

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call (317) 776-6006 or 1-800-966-1836.

BROWN COUNTY ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, Main Street and Artist Drive, Nashville, Ind.

Currently — Collection of 30 paintings by early Indiana artists added to permanent collection, including “Daisy,” by T.C. Steele.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 812-988-4609.

T.C. STEELE STATE HISTORIC SITE, 4220 TC Steele Road, Nashville, IN.

INDIANA STATE MUSEUM, Wilbur E. and Florence Jeup Ford Gallery, White River State Park, 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis.

Currently — Footprints: Balancing Nature’s Diversity.

Currently — World’s largest 3-D Omniglobe, Birth of the Earth Gallery, first floor, Wilbur E. and Florence Jeup Ford Gallery.

Through March 24 — Amazing Maize: The Science, History and Culture of Corn, South Gallery.

Through Sept. 15, 2013 — Heartland Art: Selections from Your Indiana Collection, from the 1870’s to present, NiSource Inc. Gallery of Indiana Art.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; closed Mondays except Martin Luther King Jr. Day, NCAA Final Four men’s basketball championship day, Labor Day, and Mondays from Thanksgiving.

Call (317) 232-1637. Admission is $7 for adults (ages 13-59), $6.50 for seniors (ages 60 and older) and $4 for children (ages 3-12). Entry is free for museum members and children under 3.

INDIANAPOLIS ART CENTER, 820 E. 67th St., Indianapolis; indplsartcenter.org

Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; call (317) 255-2464.

EUGENE AND MARILYN GLICK INDIANA HISTORY CENTER, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis; indianahistory.org

Currently — The Indiana Experience, including You Are There three-dimensionally recreated historic photographs, Destination Indiana “time travel” using digital technology, The Fortune History Lab with hands-on demonstrations on conservation and preservation, and The Cole Porter Room with multimedia and original materials dedicated to the interpretation of Porter’s life and work.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 1-800-447-1830 or (317) 232-1882.

USS INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM, INDIANA WAR MEMORIAL, 431 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis.

Currently — Permanent exhibit of the USS Indianapolis, the most famous ship in U.S. history.

Currently — Sterling silver service from the USS Indiana, later used aboard the USS Indianapolis.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INDIANA MILITARY MUSEUM, Vincennes.

Currently — F-4 Phantom fighter jet, the main combat jet in the Vietnam War.

Hours: www.indianamilitarymuseum.org or call 1-800-886-6443.

THE GALLERY, STUTZ II BUILDING, 217 W. 10th St., Suite 125, Indianapolis.

Call (317) 955-2450.

CELEBRATION PLAZA,

White River State Park, Indianapolis.

WALDRON GALLERY OF BROWN COUNTY, The Main Street Shoppes Complex, Old School Way, Nashville, Ind.; waldrongallery.com

Currently — New location directly behind former location.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call 812-988-1844.

WHITEWATER VALLEY RAILROAD, 455 Market St., Connersville, Ind.; whitewatervalleyrr.org

Hours: Call (765) 825-2054.

EITELJORG MUSEUM OF AMERICAN INDIANS AND WESTERN ART, in White River State Park, 500 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, www.eiteljorg.org

Currently — “R.B. Annis Western Family Experience,” erect a totem pole, build a sod house, climb aboard true to life stagecoach.

Currently — “Ansel Adams in Yosemite” and “Our People, Our Land, Our Images.”

Currently — “Facing West: 20 Years of the Eiteljorg Museum” and “A Gesture of Kinship: Photographs by Bruce Hucko.”

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call (317) 636-9378; 1-800-633-2024. Admission: $7-$4.

INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART, 1200 W. 38th St., Indianapolis, www.imamuseum.org

Currently — Nourish Café and Tobias Theater.

Through Dec. 2 — Musha-e (Warrior Prints), Appel Gallery.

Jan. 27 — “An American Legacy: Norell, Blass, Halston and Sprouse,” fashion design collection features work by Indiana designers.

Through June 2 — “William Hogarth: The Painter of Comic History,” features 57 most-noted engravings.

Hours: Call (317) 923-1331.

HARRISON CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 1505 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; noon to 4 Sunday. Call (317) 396-3886.

MONROE COUNTY HISTORY CENTER, 202 E. Sixth St., Bloomington.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

IVY TECH JOHN WALDRON ARTS CENTER, Rosemary P. Miller Gallery and the Flashlight Gallery, 122 S. Walnut St., Bloomington.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Call 812-334-3100.

SOUTHERN INDIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 2001 N. Ewing St., Seymour.

Hours: www.soinart.com

DOWNTOWN VINCENNES, Permanent sculpture — “Tecumseh,” by humanitarian artist Peter Wolf Toth, the 74th giant sculpture in Toth’s “Trail of the Whispering Giants.”

MINNETRISTA CULTURAL CENTER, 1200 N. Minnestrista Parkway, Muncie.

Hours: Call (765) 282-4848.

BLUE MOON GALLERY, 416 Main St., Vincennes.

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

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

REITZ HOME PRESERVATION SOCIETY, 224 S.E. First St., Evansville; reitz@evansville.net.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays. Call 812-426-1871.

J.E. SMITH GALLERY, 56 Adams Ave., Evansville.

Hours: 812-455-8982.

NEW HARMONY GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ART, 506 Main St., New Harmony; www.nhgallery.com

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 812-682-3156.

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE AND GALLERY, 916 E. Granary St., New Harmony; 812-682-3799.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, or by appointment.

WARRICK COUNTY MUSEUM, 217 S. First St., Boonville.

Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday; 812-897-3100.

RIVERTOWN ART GALLERY, Historic Newburgh Inc. offices, 517 W. Main St., Newburgh.

Currently — Works by eight artists.

FORT WAYNE MUSEUM OF ART,

Hours: www.fwmoa.org

EAGLE CREEK PARK, 7840 W. 56th St., Indianapolis.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call Nature Center, (317) 327-7148.

ECKERT & ROSS FINE ART gallery, 5627 N. Illinois St., Indianapolis.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, or by appointment, (317) 255-4561.

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

Permanent — Historic Union Station.

Through November — “The Extravagances of Mary Lincoln,” exhibit of jewelry, parasol, fan, ivory desk items, letter seal, music portfolio, mahogany vanity, pieces of three custom-made dresses; includes original jury verdict form declaring First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln insane.

Through December — Boys in Blue: Illinois Answers The Call; Civil War 150th anniversary exhibit.

Through Jan. 21 — Emancipation Proclamation on display with two artifacts, a bronze statue of Lincoln breaking the shackles of a slave created in the 1870s, and an 1864 notice of a slave sale in Louisville, Ky., nearly two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1862.

Through 2013 — Exhibit, To Kill and to Heal: Weapons and Medicine of the Civil War.

Hours: Call (217) 558-8939.

VERMILION COUNTY MUSEUM, 116 N. Gilbert St., Danville, Ill.; www.vermilioncountymuseum.org

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call (217) 442-2922.

DANVILLE ART LEAGUE, 320 N. Franklin, Danville, Ill.; danvilleartleague.com

Hours: 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Saturday; 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Call (217) 442-9264.

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