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Museums

February 28, 2013

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: Feb. 28, 2013

NEW

Downtown

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

March 1-31 — Paintings by local artist Neil Garrison, “American Made Classics on 4 Wheels.”

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.

TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, 727 Wabash Ave.

Recently added — Imagination Station, including Imagination Playground, ZOOB, K’NEX building tables.

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.

Colleges and universities

ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, 5500 E. Wabash Ave.

Through May 27 — Photography exhibit by Terre Haute native Darrell Staggs.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission free. Call Steve Letsinger, 812-877-8452 for guided tour and information on permanent exhibits at the college.

ONGOING

Downtown

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

March 1-31 — Paintings by local artist Neil Garrison, “American Made Classics on 4 Wheels.”

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

Currently — Wheels in Motion, display geared toward children.

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 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; gift shop, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 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.

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.

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.

Call 812-235-2801.

TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, 727 Wabash Ave.

Recently added — 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., info@artsilliana.org

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.

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.

Through March 9 — “Rivers to Oceans: Selections from Indiana State University’s Permanent Art Collection.”

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; www.artathalcyon.com.

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

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

Through February — Black History month-themed exhibit by Don Turner of Terre Haute, member of River City Art Association.

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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