CLABBER GIRL HULMAN & CO. MUSEUM, The Gallery, former first floor lobby, Hulman & Co. building, 900 Wabash Ave.
Feb. 26 — Demonstration by artist Debbie Anderson, member of River City Art Association, on intarsia, the process of inlaid wood art, at an adult wood working class, 6 p.m.
Hours: museum, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; admission free. Call 812-232-9446.
SHELDON SWOPE ART MUSEUM, 25 S. Seventh St., swope.org
March 1 — First Friday events: “From the Rio Grande to the River Shannon” by fiber artist Cathy Laska features tapestry of the Rio Grande; traditional Irish music by Women of Erin, 6 to 9 p.m.
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.
ART SPACES INC., 669 Ohio St., firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb. 28 — Art Chatter discussion, “Are We Here Because of the Wabash River?”, presenters Susan Petosky and Vigo County historian Mike McCormick, 5:15 p.m., Logan’s Ribe-Eye, 100 S. Fruitridge Ave.
DOBBS PARK NATIVE AMERICAN MUSEUM, 5170 Poplar St.
March 2 — Lions and Tigers and Bears — Well, Bears Anyway! discussion of hunting traditions and make a bear claw necklace.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. Call 812-877-6007.
COVERED BRIDGE ART ASSOCIATION GALLERY, 124 W. Ohio St., north side of square, Rockville.
Feb. 23, 24 — Exhibit by Covered Bridge Art Association artists during Maple Syrup Festival, Parke County Fairgrounds, Rockville; again March 2, 3.
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.
PALESTINE ART CENTER, 110 S. Main St., Palestine, Ill.
Through February — Work by Paul Spangler of Lawrenceville, Ill., in graphite and colored pencil, acrylic and watercolor.
Hours: (618) 586-5532 or (618) 586-2701.
BICENTENNIAL ART CENTER & MUSEUM, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, Ill.; parisartcenter.com
Feb. 22-March 22 — Annual Town & Country Amateur Art Exhibit and Blackhawk Park Exhibit, featuring hats created by The Paris Hat Project Inc.; reception 5 to 6:30 p.m. CST Feb. 22.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Admission free.
Call (217) 466-8130.
Colleges and universities
INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
University Art Gallery, Richard G. Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts.
Feb. 22-March 22 — “Lies that Tell the Truth: Magic Realism in Contemporary Art,” works by contemporary artists Kate Breakey, Susan Hauptman, Nicholas Kahn, Richard Selesnick, Peter Milton, Shana Moulton, Xiaoze Xie, and Shana and Robert ParkeHarrison.
Shircliff Gallery of Art, Shircliff Humanities Building, First and Harrison streets, campus.
Through Feb. 28 — Annual Knox County High School Art Exhibition.
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.
Princes, princesses, pirates invited to Fairy Tale Ball
Come one, come all to the third annual Fairy Tale Ball from 6 to 9 p.m. on April 26 in the Terre Haute Children’s Museum.
Turn to the River community open house April 29 at Art Spaces
Art Spaces Inc. is sponsoring a Turn to the River community open house from noon to 6:30 p.m. on April 29 in the Art Spaces office at 669 Ohio St.
Cultivating Creativity showcases student artists
Students represented in the 2013-14 Cultivating Creativity: Consolidated Communications Children’s Art Exhibition were recognized for their achievement at an April 13 awards reception in the Tarble Arts Center on Eastern Illinois University’s campus.
Heart Gallery to be at Hulman Center April 19
The Indiana Heart Gallery, a traveling exhibit featuring 12 compelling portraits of children in need of adoptive families, will be featured Saturday during the Southern Indiana Autism Expo in Hulman Center at 200 N. Eighth St. on the Indiana State University campus.
- MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: April 17, 2014
Gaslight Art Colony exhibit to feature photographers through May 10; reception April 19
Gaslight Art Colony will introduce works by artists and photographers Jim McMullen and Bob Riseling during an artists’ reception from 6 to 9 p.m on Saturday in the gallery at 516 Archer Ave. in Marshall, Ill.
The exhibit also can be viewed during regular gallery hours through May 10.
Bricker’s art is April’s feature at VCPL
A collection of artworks of Wabash Valley Art Wabash Valley Art Guild member Julie Bricker is on display at the Vigo County Public Library.
- MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: April 10, 2014
Swope to present work by young artists in spring exhibit
Spring brings one of the most popular yearly exhibitions at the Swope Art Museum, its annual showcase of work by student artists.
Halcyon to present international juried ceramics exhibition
“Contemporary Ceramics International Biennial — Clay and Context 2014” is on exhibit from April 4-26 in the Halcyon Art Gallery at Seventh and Ohio streets. An artists reception is 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 4. The first of three artist talks is April 5.
Clabber Girl to host Artisan exhibit in April
Works by six of West Central Indiana’s finest artisans will be featured throughout April at the River and Roads Artisan Trails Spring Exhibition in the Clabber Girl Art Gallery at 900 Wabash Ave.
- Museums/Exhibitions: April 3, 2014
Minecraft Mania hits Terre Haute Children’s Museum
Minecraft and learning will collide on Thursday, April 3, when eBash Video Game Center presents Minecraft Mania at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum. The classes are being sponsored by Duke Energy.
Visit Children’s Museum Tuesday for Community Day
Tuesday will be Community Day at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum, sponsored by the Indiana State University Federal Credit Union. Admission that day will be reduced to $2 per person, with museum members and children under age 2 admitted for free. The museum, at the corner of Eighth Street and Wabash Avenue, will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Art Guild calls for entries for May 1-3 spring show
The Wabash Valley Art Guild with Clabber Girl Museum and Art Gallery will present the Wabash Valley Art Guild’s 37th Annual Spring Art Show May 1-3.
- Museums/Exhibitions: March 27, 2014
Rose to feature Valley artists at March 20 reception
Local artists Peter Bruning, Pat Grigg, Elizabeth Petrulis and Don Monroe are featured in the spring art exhibit on walls throughout Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Moench Hall and Myers Hall academic buildings.
Gaslight Art Colony showcases children’s work in annual show
Gaslight Art Colony in Marshall, Ill., announces winners of the annual Children’s Art Show. Many art pieces were entered in the show. Children and teens from kindergarten through high school were eligible for prizes, which were funded by show sponsors Kirchner Building Center, Lincoln Trail Ford, Old National Bank, First Bank of Marshall and Ann Sutton of First Financial Bank.
Clabber Girl gallery features photo art
Debbie Goodin, owner of Sarenity Photo, is the featured artist for March in the Clabber Girl Museum’s Art Gallery at 900 Wabash Ave.
Valley youth celebrate the work of Saint Mother Theodore through art in March
The creativity, ingenuity, talent and determination of young Wabash Valley artists were on display during the Sisters of Providence eighth annual Youth Art Contest reception March 13 in Providence Spirituality and Conference Center at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
The winners’ artwork is on display on the first floor of Owens Hall across from the temporary location of The Gift Shop. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
Gaslight features ‘Members Only’ show
Gaslight Art Colony in Marshall, Ill., will showcase the work of its members during a “Members Only” show through April 12.
- Museums/Exhibitions: March 20, 2014
Sullivan Area Art Guild to celebrate anniversary March 14
Residents are invited to join the members of the Sullivan Area Art Guild on Friday as it celebrates the one-year anniversary of its new gallery.
Activities are scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. in the gallery at 16 S. Court St. on the square in Sullivan. Refreshments will be provided.
Gallery presents ‘Halcyon Days’ exhibit
Halcyon Art Gallery is presenting the regional juried exhibition, “Halcyon Days 2014,” on view from Friday until March 28. The opening reception will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday. This is the ninth in a series of juried exhibitions showcasing the best of contemporary art in all media.
See dinosaurs, Dr. Seuss characters at Children's Museum
On Sunday, March 9, Terre Haute Children’s Museum guests will be in for a special treat. Prehistoric creatures from Erth’s “Dinosaur Zoo” will be roving the museum, and Dr. Seuss characters will come to life when the Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute presents “Seussical Jr.”
March library exhibit inspired by ‘Magnificent Ambersons’
Artists from River City Art Association and the Wabash Valley Art Guild in Terre Haute will feature works inspired by the 2014 Wabash Valley Big Read selection, “The Magnificent Ambersons.”
- Museums/Exhibitions: March 6, 2014
VIDEO: Mardi Gras at the Swope
Teresa Shaffer was handing out beads and masks at the Swope Art Museum's Mardi Gras celebration Saturday night. The event is an annual fundraiser for the downtown museum.
Paint ‘Spring Rain’ March 4 at Gaslight Colony
For over a year, Gaslight Art Colony has introduced painting to many groups of adults and children with a class called Canvas at the Colony. The next session, “Spring Rain,” will take place at 6 p.m. CST on Tuesday at the gallery, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill. The fee is $35 if paid in advance, or $45 at the door.
Be part of on-the-spot portrait exhibit March 14-16 at Indiana Historical Society
The Indiana Historical Society will offer its guests the opportunity to have their portraits both taken and incorporated into an on-the-spot exhibition with #300in3. The free event will take place March 14 through 16, from noon to 4 p.m. each day.
The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, home of the IHS, is at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis.
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