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April 18, 2013

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: April 18, 2013

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Downtown

ART SPACES INC., 669 Ohio St., info@wabashvalleyartspaces.com

April 25 — Art and River Chatter discussion, “Who Crossed Here?” highlights some famous river crossings and how the river played a significant role in people’s lives, from Mother Theodore Guerin to transportation for the Underground Railroad, presenters Sister Jan Craven and A. Theressa Bynum, 5:15 p.m., Logan’s Ribe-Eye, 100 S. Fruitridge Ave.

Call 812-235-2801.

HALCYON CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY, Swope Art Museum Education Center, 25 S. Seventh St.

April 20 — Artist Talk series, artist Mike Bender will discuss his landscape drawing and process with mixed materials, 2 to 4 p.m.

Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 812-841-2884; www.artathalcyon.com.

Vigo County

CANDLES HOLOCAUST MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 1532 S. Third St., www.candlesholocaustmuseum.org

April 20 — Holocaust Remembrance Day, 1 p.m.

April 26 — Benefit “Sowing the Seeds of Peace: A Celebration of Spring”; music, cash bar, wine tasting, hors d’oeurves; landscaping tips for lawn and garden plants, 7 to 10 p.m., Apple House Garden Center, 2711 S. Third St.; tickets $15 in advance at the museum, $20 at the event; casual dress and age 21 and older.

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.

Wabash Valley

Illinois

BICENTENNIAL ART CENTER & MUSEUM, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, Ill.

Through April 28 — Annual Edgar County Student Art Fair; reception 1 p.m. April 28.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Admission free. For information call 217-466-8130. Website: parisartcenter.com

OUT-OF-TOWN

NEW HARMONY, plein air event, Holy Angels Community Center and Ribeyre Center.

April 18-20 — Artwork by Julia London-Meddles of Terre Haute and Wyatt LeGrand of Bloomfield at 15th annual First Blush of Spring plein air paint out event; Quick Draw event, 5 p.m. April 18; art sale, 9 a.m. to noon April 20.

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

April 20 — SpaceLab, ages 8 and older, cost is $35, registration required, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; other dates are May 25, June 15 and July 27.

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

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

April 20-28 — free events during National Parks Week celebration; films on April 22 and ranger-led program on April 24, 6:30 p.m. both days, park visitor center.

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

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