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April 11, 2013

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: April 11, 2013

NEW

Downtown

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

Through April 26 — Exhibition “A Perspective of Contemporary Measure” by 10 artists, North Gallery; functional and sculptural ceramics by curator Ray Chen, East Wing Gallery.

April 13 — Artist Talk series, “Critical Thinking and Process,” with curator Ray Chen reviewing the current exhibition, 2 to 4 p.m.

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

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.

TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, 727 Wabash Ave.

April 20 — Fairy Tale Ball, for children and their adult chaperones, magical experiments, enchanted crafts, mystical activities and royal snacks; face painting, make your own crown, Pirate adventures, enchanged forest, movie Robin Hood; $5 for members, $10 for non-members.

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.

Vigo County

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

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; tickets $15 in advance, $20 at door; 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.

ONGOING

Downtown

CLABBER GIRL HULMAN & CO. MUSEUM, The Gallery, 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: 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, 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.

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.

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.

April 20 — Fairy Tale Ball, for children and their adult chaperones, magical experiments, enchanted crafts, mystical activities and royal snacks; face painting, make your own crown, Pirate adventures, enchanged forest, movie Robin Hood; $5 for members, $10 for non-members.

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 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.

Through April 26 — Exhibition “A Perspective of Contemporary Measure” by 10 artists, North Gallery; functional and sculptural ceramics by curator Ray Chen, East Wing Gallery.

April 13 — Artist Talk series, “Critical Thinking and Process,” with curator Ray Chen reviewing the current exhibition, 2 to 4 p.m.

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

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

Through April — River City Arts 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.

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