News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Museums

April 26, 2012

Museums/Exhibitions: April 26, 2012

Downtown

CORPORATE SQUARE, 2901 Ohio Blvd.

Through July 12 — exhibit by Sister Jody O’Neil, artist in residence for Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; includes photos and watercolors of Rome and The Vatican during the time of the canonization of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin in October 2006.

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 — 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 May 12 — 45th annual Student Art 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.

Through April 30 — Winning entries in Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition.

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

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.

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.

Through April — Free event observing Genocide Awareness Month, movie screening, “The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo,” 5 to 7 p.m. April 26.

Through June — Fit to Breed: Eugenics in Indiana.

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 — Artwork selected as winning entries in the recent sixth annual Sisters of Providence Youth Art Contest. Theme: Designing a Permanent Shrine for Saint Mother Theodore Guerin.

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

Currently — Religious icons hand-painted by Sisters Marilyn Therese Lipps, Marianne McGriffin and Mary Lou Ruck.

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.

Through April 28 — Photography by Steve Hardesty and Randy Parker of Flat Rock, Ill.; meet and greet with both artists, noon to 2 p.m. April 28.

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.

COFFEE GROUNDS, 423 Wabash Ave.

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

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.

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

Hours: Call (812) 462-3392.

Wabash Valley

Indiana

KNOX COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 502 N. Seventh St., Vincennes.

Hours: kcpl.lib.in.us or (812) 886-4380.

LEGRAND ART STUDIO & GALLERY, 2015 W. Indiana 54, Bloomfield; legrandartstudio.com.

Hours: wyattlegrand@gmail.com or (812) 384-6505.

GALLERY NORTH, 116 W. Sixth St., north side of courthouse square, Bloomington.

Hours: Wednesday through Saturday.

MANSFIELD CIVIC CENTER, Old Mansfield Village, Parke County.

Hours: mansfieldartisangallery.com or (812) 877-9831.

THE ARTISAN GALLERY, south edge of Mansfield Village, Parke County.

Hours: www.mansfieldguestinn.com or (812) 208-2137.

CASA DEL MUSE ART GALLERY AND STUDIO, 32 E. Main St., Bloomfield.

Hours: (812) 322-8986.

SULLIVAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 S. Crowder St., Sullivan.

Hours: Call (812) 268-4957.

D’ARLIER CULTURAL CENTER, 405 N. Mill St., Veedersburg.

Hours: (765) 294-4824.

COVERED BRIDGE ART ASSOCIATION GALLERY, 124 W. Ohio St., north side of square, Rockville.

Through May 31 — 38th Spring Art Show; open house 6 to 8 p.m. April 26.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except Tuesday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Tuesdays. Call (765) 569-9422. No admission fee.

ROCKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY, 106 N. Market St., Rockville, IN.

Hours: (765) 569-5544.

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

Currently — Open through fall. For school tours, contact museum office.

May 7 — CCHS tours Davis Bank building with Lee Lewis; time TBA.

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

TURKEY RUN STATE PARK NATURE CENTER & SALMON LUSK HOME, Marshall, Ind.

Currently — Displays in the Nature Center include crawl-through log, towering sandstone cliff, live reptiles, touchable fossils, giant map of Sugar Creek corridor.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Salmon Lusk Home

Weekend tours Memorial through Labor Day. Admission: $5 park entry fee.

Hours: (765) 597-2654.

ERNIE PYLE WORLD WAR II MUSEUM, 120 W. Briarwood Ave., Dana; erniepyle.org.

May 19 — Friends of Ernie Pyle fundraiser, presentation “Live from the Front: Byline Ernie Pyle,” by actor Rick Plummer, and program by Crosley Radio Players, $10, in auditorium, South Vermillion High School, Clinton, 7 p.m.; tickets at Tribune-Star, Old National and First Financial banks, Clinton; Old National, Rockville; First Financial, Newport; First Financial, Chrisman, Ill.

May 1 — Open Friday through Sunday only through Veterans Day.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call (765) 665-3633.

GENERAL LEW WALLACE STUDY AND MUSEUM, Crawfordsville; (765) 362-5769.

Currently — Exhibit “Courage and Conflict: Lew Wallace in 1862.”

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Illinois

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

Through April 29 — Annual Edgar County Student Art Show; reception 1 p.m. CDT April 29.

April 30 — Watercolor classes, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays through June 4.

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

EDGAR COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNEX, 408 N. Main St., Paris, Ill.

CLARK COUNTY MUSEUM, Fourth and Maple streets, Marshall, Ill.

Hours: 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays; or by appointment. For information visit clarkcountynow.com or call (812) 240-9786 or (217) 382-4502.

MARSHALL PUBLIC LIBRARY, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.; www.marshallillibrary.com.

Currently — Artwork by local artists.

Hours: (217) 826-2535.

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

Through May 12 — Work by Vickie Marsango.

April 28 — Members and guests trip to Art Institute of Chicago, travel by train from Mattoon, Ill., station, 5:23 a.m. Cost $47; return trip 4:05 p.m. from Chicago, $18.

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.

PARIS CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY, 207 S. Main St., Paris, Ill.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call (217) 463-3950.

PALESTINE ART CENTER, 110 S. Main St., Palestine, Ill.

Hours: (618) 586-5532 or (618) 586-2701.

DAVID FIFE OPERA HOUSE, 123 S.  Main St., Palestine Ill.

Hours: Labor Day weekend; first weekend in December; and by appointment. Call (618) 586-9418 or 586-5177. Free Admission.

HISTORIC LINCOLN SCHOOL MUSEUM, northeast of Interstate 70, Exit 136, Martinsville, Ill.

Hours: Open weekdays through October; by appointment. Call (217) 382-6666 or (217) 232-1943.

TEUTOPOLIS MONASTERY MUSEUM, 110 S. Garrott St., Teutopolis, Ill.

May 6 — Open only on the first Sunday of the month through November.

Hours: 12:30 to 4 p.m. For tours, call (217) 857-3586.

Colleges and universities

INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

ISU Foundation/Barnes & Noble

Outdoor sculpture — “Renewal” by artist Tim Upham of Colorado, made of white steel and blue glass marbles.

University Art Gallery, Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Admission free. For information, call (812) 237-3720.

Bayh College of Education.

Currently — Emeritus faculty art on display.

Student Recreation Center.

Indoor Sculpture, “The Fire Within,” acrylic and steel sculpture by Jack Fox, inside south entrance.

The Land of Misfit Toys, 1024 N. Seventh St.

Hours: Noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; or by appointment. Call (812) 232-6706.

John Hook Memorial Observatory, roof of Science Building.

Hours: 8 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays.

Sculpture Corridor

Outdoor sculpture, “A Chorus of Trumpets,” by Howard Kalish, Rankin Plaza.

Outdoor sculpture, “3 Elements,” steel and neon light sculptures by Dutch artists Frans and Marja de boer Lichtveld, in front of Stalker Hall.

Outdoor Arts Spaces Inc. sculpture, “Emanating Connections,” recycled tires, by Chakaia Booker, in front of New Theater.

Outdoor Arts Spaces Inc. sculpture, “Runner,” in stainless steel by Boston artist Doug Kornfeld, in front of Student Recreation Center.

Outdoor sculpture, “Arthur’s Odyssey,” stainless steel piece by Michael Dunbar of Springfield, Ill., northeast corner of University Hall, formerly Laboratory School.

Outdoor Arts Spaces Inc. sculpture, “TREE,” by Mark Wallis, in front of Memorial Stadium.

Gallery Lounge, Hulman Memorial Student Union.

Hours: 7 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday; closed through winter recess. For information, call (812) 237-3814.

Bare-Montgomery Memorial Gallery, Fairbanks Hall.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Call for hours and information: (812) 237-3720.

Turman Art Gallery, Center for Performing and Fine Arts.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Memorial Stadium, Brown and Wabash avenues.

Arts Spaces outdoor sculpture at the Indiana Mile, TREE by Mark Wallis of Spencer.

IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Center for Information Technology, first and second floors, 8000 S. Education Drive.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, 5500 E. Wabash Ave.

Through May 26 — Spring Art Exhibition, 97 works by 22 Wabash Valley Art Guild members, first and second floors, Moench Hall.

Outdoor Arts Spaces Inc. sculpture, “Flame of the Millennium,” by Leonardo Nierman, near entrance off U.S. 40.

Outdoor sculptures by Phil Dees of Terre Haute.

Outdoor sculpture “The Self-Made Man,” front steps of Sports & Recreation Center.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission free. Call Steve Letsinger, (812) 877-8452 for guided tour and information on permanent exhibits at the college.

ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS COLLEGE

SMWC Art Gallery, 132 Hulman Hall, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Call (812) 535-5265.

Hours: Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Hayes Auditorium, 100 Hulman Hall.

LINCOLN TRAIL COLLEGE

Eagleton Learning Resource Center, 11220 Illinois 1, Robinson, Ill.

LTC Library

Hours: Call (618) 544-8657, ext. 1123; 544-8657, ext. 1460.

DEPAUW UNIVERSITY

Richard E. Peeler Art Center, 10 W. Hanna St., Greencastle.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

OUT-OF-TOWN

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.

DOWNTOWN BLOOMINGTON

May through fall — Bloomington-based brain scientist, author and Terre Haute native Jill Bolte Taylor exhibit featuring 22 5-foot-tall fiberglass brains decorated by different artists; a patch of brains in town and another patch on the Indiana University campus, with teaser brains at high-traffic areas.

FORT HARRISON STATE PARK, 59th and Post Road, Lawrence, Ind.; (317) 591-0122.

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

April 27, 28 — Follow the North Star program, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; experience what it was like to be a fugitive slave seeking independence; $20, reservation required.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through October. 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.

Through Jan. 20, 2013 — Amazing Maize: The Science, History and Culture of Corn.

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

Through May 1 — Chaos is a Friend of Mine: Cultural Icons from the Jim Irsay Collection.

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

Through June — Heartland Exhibition features work by 55 Midwest artists.

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.

Through Sept. 29 — You Art There 1950: Making a Jewish Home.”

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.

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

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.

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.

NWTAG (Northwest Territory Art Guild) GALLERY, 317 Main St., Vincennes.

May 4 — First Friday Gallery Event, work by watercolorists and sculptors, light refreshments, 6 to 9 p.m.

BLUE MOON GALLERY, 416 Main St., Vincennes.

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

April 26 — Silent movie depicting Clark and his campaign, as well as footage from the 1936 dedication of the Clark memorial, tour of the off-limits basement and area below the rotunda, 6:30 p.m.

April 28 — Walking tours of the Memorial and grounds, tours of the below grade rooms of the Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial Bridge, 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m.

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.

May 1 — Artist Patti L. Kiegel hosts Artist Salon; informal dessert an coffee gathering.

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

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 May 31 — Girl Scouts 100th anniversary exhibit; special activities for Girl Scouts on May 5.

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

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.

Colleges and universities

INDIANA UNIVERSITY

IU Art Museum, 107 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington.

Currently — 16 Thomas Benton mural panels, IU Auditorium lobby; two panels in Woodburn Hall, two panels in old University Theatre building.

Hours: Call (812) 855-8978.

Herman B. Wells Library lobby.

Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington.

Grunwald Gallery, Fine Arts 123, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington; (812) 855-8490.

Currently — Experimental works by significant emerging and established artists, including faculty and students.

Through May 5 — MFA Thesis Exhibition; opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. April 27.

Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; closed Sunday, Monday.

BUTLER UNIVERSITY

Clowes Memorial Hall, Indianapolis campus.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

IUPUI

IUPUI University Library, Level One Lobby, 755 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call (317) 274-8278.

National Art Museum of Sport, University Place Conference Center and Hotel, 850 W. Michigan St.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free admission. For weekend hours or group tours, call (317) 274-3627.

Herron School of Art and Design, 1701 N. Pennsylvania St.

Permanent exhibit — Job sculpture in bronze by Judith Shea, in Allen Whitehill Clowes Pavilion, main entrance, New York Street, Herron Gallery.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m Thursdays.

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY

Shircliff Gallery of Art, Shircliff Humanities Building, First and Harrison streets, campus.

Through April 28 — Works by VU art majors.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Call (812) 888-4316.

Red Skelton Museum and Education Center

Currently — Vast collection of Red Skelton’s career memorabilia: costumes, scripts, tapes, diaries, makeup, props, jokes, plans for songs and symphonies, original paintings and prints.

EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

Tarble Arts Center, Ninth Street at Cleveland Avenue., Charleston, Ill.

Currently — Outdoor sculpture collection includes Landspan East and Landspan West by Jeffrey G. Boshart.

Currently — “Art in Architecture” exhibit of 100 years of Charleston’s architectural history.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, closed Mondays; (217) 581-2787.

WABASH VALLEY COLLEGE

Brubeck Arts Center Gallery, 2200 College Drive, Mount Carmel, Ill.

Permanent sculpture — “Cinquenta,” Spanish for 50, by Robert Zasadny of Oakland City, Ind., in lobby.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (618) 262-8641.

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