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November 29, 2012

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: Nov. 29, 2012

NEW

Downtown

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

Dec. 7 — First Friday: A Holiday Festival, musical performances, exhibits open for viewing, complimentary treats, 5 to 9 p.m.

Vigo County

VIGO COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 1411 S. Sixth St.

Dec. 2 — Annual Holiday Open House, 90th birthday cake and punch, 1 to 5 p.m.

CABOODLE CUPCAKES, 3419 S. Seventh St.

Dec. 1-June — Cupcake Art exhibition; works with cupcake theme by local and national artists; reception 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 1.

Hours: 812-232-5551.

Wabash Valley

Indiana

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

Dec. 3 — Historical Society meeting with author Jim Albright, “Last Guard Out,” 7 p.m., lower level.

Illinois

GASLIGHT ART COLONY, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., www.gaslightartcolony.com or call (217) 808-2115.

Dec. 6 — Canvas at the Colony art class, 6 p.m.; $35 advance, $45 at the door.

OUT-OF-TOWN

GENERAL LEW WALLACE STUDY AND MUSEUM, Crawfordsville; study@ben-hur.com or (765) 362-5769.

Dec. 7 — Sixth annual Holiday High Tea & Fashion Show, to benefit the museum, 3 to 6 p.m., Elston Homestead on Pike Street and the Dorothy Q Chapter DAR House on museum grounds. Reservations due by Dec. 5.

Colleges and universities

INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

Turman Art Gallery, Center for Performing and Fine Arts, 649 Chestnut St.

Nov. 29 — Last day to view works by adult fall Community School of Arts class, “Figure Drawing” and “Ceramics,” 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; reception 5 to 7 p.m., first floor.

INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Bloomington; 812-855-8978.

Nov. 30 — BFA Painting Exhibition and The School of Fine Arts Abroad: Overseas Study; reception 6 to 8 p.m.

Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; closed Sunday, Monday.

ONGOING

Downtown

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

Through Nov. 30 — Photography exhibit by New Harmony artist Mary Ann Michna, formerly of Terre Haute.

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.

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

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.

Dec. 7 — First Friday: A Holiday Festival, musical performances, exhibits open for viewing, 5 to 9 p.m.

Through Dec. 29 — “Dual Visions: John Rogers Cox, Artist and Curator,” celebrates the Terre Haute native and the Swope’s founding director, Haslem and Hodge Galleries.

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.

Through November — International juried ceramics exhibition, “Cup of Comfort International Ceramics Biennial.”

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 Jan. 10 — Winter Art Show with work by Vigo County elementary school students.

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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