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Museums

August 2, 2012

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: Aug. 2, 2012

Downtown

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.

Aug. 8 — Art Chatter, “How Do Things Get Designed?”, 5:15 p.m., M. Mogger’s Restaurant & Pub.

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

Currently — Summer exhibition by Wabash Valley artists.

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 Aug. 25 — 68th annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition.

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.

Vigo County

GIRL SCOUTS BUILDING, 1100 Girl Scouts Lane, Fairbanks Park.

Aug. 11 — River City Artists Association fourth annual Fine Art Show, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; reception/awards, 6 to 9 p.m.

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.

Currently — Work by members of River City Art Association.

HISTORICAL FIRE STATION NO. 9, Fire and Police Museum, 1728 S. Eighth St.

Currently — Open 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Saturdays only.

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.

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 — “Tuning In — History of Radio in Vigo County.”

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 — Artifacts collected during the Sisters of Providence ministry in Arequipa, Peru. Many hand-crafted and hand-carved items.

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

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.

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: 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.

DOBBS PARK NATIVE AMERICAN MUSEUM, 5170 Poplar St.

Permanent — Carvings by Ron Parker.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. Call (812) 877-6007.

MARYLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH, 4700 S. Indiana 46.

Website: mccth.org/ArtOutreach.htm.

JAVA HAUTE, 3805 E. Wabash Ave.

Currently — Paintings by Peter Bruning.

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

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.

WABASH VALLEY RAILROADERS MUSEUM, 1316 Plum St.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October.

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

Hours: Call (812) 462-3392.

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