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., email@example.com
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.
Visit musical ‘petting zoo’ at Children’s Museum
The theme for downtown Terre Haute’s First Friday on Aug. 1 will be “Dog Days of Summer.” What better time for children to visit a petting zoo? The Wabash Valley Musicians Hall of Fame is planning a petting zoo of a different kind, though: a musical instrument menagerie.
River City adds 2 Artist of the Month galleries
River City Art Association Inc. in Terre Haute now has three Artist of the Month galleries to showcase artwork by its members.
- Museums/Exhibitions: July 24, 2014
All aboard for Train Day at Children’s Museum
Model trains will make a stop at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum as it transforms into a train station for Train Day. Explore the museum to see trains of all types and sizes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 19.
Gaslight Art Colony to feature recycled art July 19-Aug. 9
Gaslight Art Colony is featuring the artwork of Palestine, Ill., artist Steve Meadows.
The exhibit is scheduled to be at the gallery from Saturday through Aug. 9. An artist’s reception is planned for 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
- Museums/Exhibitions: July 17, 2014
Arts Illiana seeking entries July 17-19 for Wildlife & Wilderness Wonders of the World
Arts Illiana invites area artists to enter artwork in its Wildlife & Wilderness Wonders of the World exhibition. An opening reception is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 1.
Swope announces winners in annual juried exhibition
Award winners for the Swope Art Museum’s “70th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition” were announced June 28 during the exhibition’s opening reception.
Korean War weekend coming to Fort Harrison State Park July 12-13
The Museum of 20th Century Warfare and the staff at Fort Harrison State Park will honor Korean War veterans with Korean War exhibits on Saturday and Sunday. The museum and the exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
- Museums/Exhibitions: July 10, 2014
- Museums/Exhibitions: July 3, 2014
Solo show in July features framed oil paintings
The solo show “the journey continues … ” by Judith Lynn Smith will be on display July 2 to 30 in Clabber Girl Art Gallery in Hulman & Co. at Ninth Street and Wabash Avenue.
Swope celebrates 70 years of Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition
This summer, the Swope Art Museum will present the 70th annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, one of the oldest and best-known juried shows in the nation.
- Museums/Exhibitions: June 26, 2014
RCAA members showcase ‘River of Art’
“River of Art” is the theme of the July exhibit in the Art Sanctuary at Martinsville, Ind.
River City to feature artist’s fused glass pieces in July
Each month the River City Arts Association of Terre Haute selects one of its members to display work in the Vigo County Public Library. During the month of July, that display will be several of Edith Acton’s fused glass wall hangings.
Zumba, Fitness Fun at Children’s Museum June 21
Throughout the month of June, the Terre Haute Children’s Museum is featuring classes and activities that showcase fun ways for kids to stay active during the summer months. On Saturday, the museum will continue its “Jump Into June” activities with discounted admission, a Zumba Kids class, and Fitness Fun with New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford.
Terre Haute Children’s Museum celebrates summer with special birthday party rate
The summer months are always filled with outdoor parties and gatherings, but anyone who lives in the Midwest knows that those parties can be ruined in an instant by a hot or rainy day.
- Museums/Exhibitions: June 19, 2014
View Community School of the Arts’ steel sculpture exhibition through June 19
Indiana State University’s Community School of the Arts presents an art exhibition in Turman Art Gallery through June 19.
The exhibition features the work of CSA’s Metal Sculpture for Adults class participants Pam Anshutz, April Badger, John Edwards, Bruce Fiscus, Jo Anne Fiscus, John MacDonald, Shelley MacDonald, Edie Richards and Mike Swagerle.
- Museums/Exhibitions: June 12, 2014
‘Learning to bend rules’: River City features photographer
River City Art Association and the Vigo County Public Library will showcase the photographic works of Sheila Ter Meer throughout June in the library at Seventh and Poplar streets.
Community School of the Arts presents Steel Sculpture Art Exhibition
Indiana State University’s Community School of the Arts presents an art exhibition at the Turman Art Gallery, June 6-19, with an opening reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on June 6.
Clabber Girl to display fused glass art
Fused glass artwork by Edith Acton of Terre Haute will be featured throughout June in The Gallery at Clabber Girl Hulman & Co. Museum at 900 Wabash Ave.
- Museums/Exhibitions: June 5, 2014
German museum shows live replica of van Gogh’s ear
BERLIN (AP) — A German museum has put on display a copy of Vincent van Gogh’s ear that was grown using some of the Dutch artist’s genetic material.
Ernie Pyle museum to observe D-Day anniversary June 9
The 70th Anniversary of D-Day will be observed Friday with a special commemoration at the Ernie Pyle World War II Museum in Dana.
‘100 Midwest Artists’ at Swope May 30-Aug. 23
This summer, the Swope Art Museum will exhibit works by artists who represent Indiana in the 2012 book, “100 Artists of the Midwest” by E. Ashley Rooney (Schiffer Publishing). “100 Midwest Artists: Indiana” opens Friday and continues through Aug. 23.
Learn about volunteering at Children’s Museum this summer on June 9
Those who are looking for a way to give back to the community and have fun at the same time are invited to attend a Volunteer Orientation Session at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum from 4 to 5:30 p.m. June 9.
The Museum is at the corner of Eighth Street and Wabash Avenue in downtown Terre Haute.
- Museums/Exhibitions: May 29, 2014
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