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September 6, 2012

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: Sept. 6, 2012

Downtown

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.

Sept. 12 — Art Chatter discussion, “Which comes first, the community identity or the art?”, 5:15 p.m., M. Mogger’s Restaurant & Pub.

Call (812) 235-2801.

TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, 727 Wabash Ave.

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., info@artsilliana.org

Currently — Summer exhibition by Wabash Valley artists.

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.

Sept. 7-Oct. 20 — “The Art of William T. Turman,” noted local artist, educator and first president of the Swope’s board of managers.

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.

Sept. 7-22 — Artwork by 10 Indiana State University students in the Sycamore Artists Residing in Our Town” summer research program; auction of 10 pieces to benefit artists’ designated charity.

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.

Through September — Photography by Rob Robbins, member of River City Art Association.

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

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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