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June 27, 2013

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: June 27, 2013

NEW

Downtown

CLABBER GIRL HULMAN & CO. MUSEUM, The Gallery, former first floor lobby, Hulman & Co. building, 900 Wabash Ave.

July 1-30 — Exhibit to launch Rivers and Roads Artisan Trail, features 10 artisans: Edith Acton, Gretchen Kraut, Marilyn Oehler, Stephanie Standish, Susan Tingley and Rebecca Wallace of Terre Haute; Sister Jodi O’Neill, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; Brooke’s Candy Co., Dana; Arie Fraza, Clinton; and David Gahimer, Rockville.

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 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission free. Call 812-232-9446.

Wabash Valley

Indiana

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

July 1 – Historical Society meets, 7 p.m., lower level; speaker Fredia Modesitt on “More of America’s First Ladies.”

July 4 — Historical Society open house, noon to 4 p.m., at cabins in Forest Park.

Museum hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday; 812-446-4036.

OUT-OF-TOWN

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

June 28 — National Park movie night, 6:30 p.m., visitor center.

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

INDIANA STATE MUSEUM, Wilbur E. and Florence Jeup Ford Gallery, White River State Park, 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis.

June 29— Indiana historian Steve Haaff lectures on “Finding Thomas Lincoln” with samples of woodworking by cabinetmaker and father of Abraham Lincoln, 2 p.m.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 317-232-1637 for admission information.

ONGOING

Downtown

CLABBER GIRL HULMAN & CO. MUSEUM, The Gallery, former first floor lobby, Hulman & Co. building, 900 Wabash Ave.

June 27 — Artwork by members of Wabash Valley Art Guild includes photography, fused glass, intarsia and paintings in watercolor and acrylic.

July 1-30 — Exhibit to launch Rivers and Roads Artisan Trail, features 10 artisans: Edith Acton, Gretchen Kraut, Marilyn Oehler, Stephanie Standish, Susan Tingley and Rebecca Wallace of Terre Haute; Sister Jodi O’Neill, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; Brooke’s Candy Co., Dana; Arie Fraza, Clinton; and David Gahimer, Rockville.

Currently — Showcase of the company’s history as well as the family history of founder Herman Hulman.

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 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 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.

SHELDON SWOPE ART MUSEUM, 25 S. Seventh St., swope.org

June 29-Aug. 24 — 69th annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, includes works by Terre Haute artists Debbie Goodin, Cathleen Hogan, Daniel Tice, Mike Bender, Ray Chen, Michael R. Tingley and Debbie Anderson; and Clinton artist Beth Hoke; opening reception 3 to 6 p.m. June 29.

Through Aug. 24 — “Watermark: The Wabash River” featuring works by 16 artists based on the designs used for mosaic stepping stones in the public art project, the Watermark Landing, to be dedicated in June in Fairbanks Park.

Permanent Arts Spaces Inc. outdoor sculpture, “Spirit of Space” by Bob Emser, in front of building.

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.

TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, 727 Wabash Ave.

June 29 — Train Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; model trains, train-themed craft, coloring activities.

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.

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