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March 7, 2013

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: March 7, 2013

NEW

Downtown

ART SPACES INC., 669 Ohio St., info@wabashvalleyartspaces.com

March 21 — Art and River Chatter discussion, “What Does Art Have to Do With Rivers?” Part I, presenters Steve Letsinger and Stacy Levy, 5:15 p.m., Logan’s Ribe-Eye, 100 S. Fruitridge Ave.

Call 812-235-2801.

Vigo County

FAIRBANKS PARK, west of First Street, on the east bank of the Wabash River.

March 22 — Exhibit by Sala Wong and Peter Williams of Terre Haute, “Surface - Edge,” two site-specific, outdoor digital art works that incorporate motion graphics, projection, generative animation and data visualization, 8 to 10 p.m., near the Girl Scouts building.

OUT-OF-TOWN

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

March 12 — Opening of new exhibit, “Generations: The Descendants of Lew and Susan Wallace,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Colleges and universities

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

Currently added — Spring Art Exhibition with photography by Terre Haute native Darrell Staggs, second floor, Moench Hall; Spencer Young, first floor, Moench Hall; Alexandra McNichols-Torroledo, first floor, Myers Hall; and Jim Duke, Rose Haft, Katy Renenkampf, Isaac Sachs and Katy Wellington, second floors, Moench and Myers Hall; artist reception, 4:30 to 7 p.m. March 28, second floor, Moench Hall.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission free. Call Steve Letsinger, 812-877-8452 for guided tour.

INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

Sculpture Corridor

Recently dedicated — Outdoor sculpture, “Helix,” functional wind turbine made by environmental sciences students, between Rhoads and Mills residence halls.

ONGOING

Downtown

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

Through March 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.

March 21 — Art and River Chatter discussion, “What Does Art Have to Do With Rivers?” Part I, presenters Steve Letsinger and Stacy Levy, 5:15 p.m., Logan’s Ribe-Eye, 100 S. Fruitridge Ave.

Call 812-235-2801.

TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, 727 Wabash Ave.

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., 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.

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.

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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