News From Terre Haute, Indiana


July 18, 2013




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

Through July — Wabash Valley Art Guild exhibit.

Through July — River City Art Association highlights works by Julia London-Meddles 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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SULLIVAN AREA ART GUILD gallery, 16 S. Court St., Sullivan.

July 20 — Adult art classes, still life, pencil and more, drawing for beginners, cost $15, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

July 22 — “Picasso Portraits” class, ages 6 to 9, $5 fee, 10 to 11 a.m.; same class, ages 10 to 15, $10 fee, 1 to 3 p.m.

July 22, 23 — Basic watercolor painting, $40 fee, 7 to 9 p.m.

July 24 — Acrylic painting class for beginners, $30 fee, 1 to 4 p.m.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 812-243-1039.


GASLIGHT ART COLONY, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., or call 217-808-2115.

July 19-Aug. 10 — “Yardwork” by Terre Haute artist Todd Stokes; opens for viewing 7 to 9 p.m. July 19 during Marshall City Band Concert; artist reception 6 to 9 p.m. July 20.



July 20 — Second of four Summer Junior Ranger Series events, “Natural Resources Day,” free admission, 1 to 4 p.m., Ouabache Trails Park.

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.

July 30 — Abraham Lincoln Lecture Series, brown bag with William Bartelt, retired educator and historian on “Remembering Lincoln’s Indiana Youth,” noon to 1 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.



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

Through July 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.

ART SPACES INC., 669 Ohio St.,

“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.

July 25 — Art and River Chatter, “Diversity rocks!” with presenters Carissa Lovett from Dobbs Park Nature Center, and Jeffery Stone of ISU Department of Earth and Environmental Systems, 5:15 p.m., Logan’s Rib-Eye Restaurant, 100 S. Fruitridge Ave.

Call 812-235-2801.


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.

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.,

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Call 812-235-5007.


Through 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 Clinton artist Beth Hoke.

Through Aug. 24 — “Watermark: The Wabash River” featuring works by 16 artists based on the designs used for mozaic 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.

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;

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

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

Through July — Wabash Valley Art Guild exhibit.

Through July — River City Art Association highlights works by Julia London-Meddles 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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