24 Saturday / August 24, 2019

Hoosier 2 Hoosier Sale

08:00 am to 03:00 pm
The Warehouse, 1525 S. Rogers
https://www.facebook.com/Hoosier2Hoosier

The tenth annual H2H! We have 50 TONS of usable items, ranging from clothes to furniture, school supplies to pet stuff, electronics to linens, available for pennies on the dollar. Profits go to local nonprofits, Cutters Soccer, IU Sustainability, and the City of Bloomington’s sustainability programs. Don’t miss it!

Animals / Antiques / Benefits / Children / Civic Affairs / Exhibits / Fitness / Volunteering

24 Saturday / August 24, 2019

Makevention 2019

10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Monroe Convention Center
http://www.makevention.org

Makevention (August 24, 10am-4pm at the Monroe Convention Center) is an annual celebration of the DIY spirit in Bloomington, Indiana. Makers from Bloomington and the surrounding region will be there showing off their projects and engaging attendees in making activities. For those that want to more hands on learning, we will once again have workshops.

The event is family friendly, intended for all ages/skill levels, and free.

Children / Education / Exhibits / Festivals

28 Wednesday / August 28, 2019

Teachers’ Night Out

04:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Monroe County History Center, 202 E 6th Street
http://www.monroehistory.org

Start off the 2019-2020 school year right with the Monroe County History Center! MoCo teachers are welcome to join us for our second Teachers’ Night Out. This exclusive after-hours event will be open for teachers to explore our exhibits and view our fieldtrip and workshop offerings. Relax with a glass of wine and light refreshments while you connect with other teachers and learn about how the Monroe County History Center can help you and your classroom!

Attending teachers may receive a certificate for Professional Growth Points upon request.

Eat and Drink / Education / Exhibits

31 Saturday / August 31, 2019

BubbleFest 2019!

01:00 pm to 05:00 pm
WonderLab Museum
http://www.wonderlab.org

WonderLab announces: BubbleFest 2019, a long weekend of boisterous bubble blowing, bouncing, and building! Explore what happens to bubbles when they are put in a vacuum chamber, create your own bubble art, and build your own bubble wands at our Bubble Engineer Station! In our Glow-in-the-Dark room, the whole family can experience how chemicals in tonic water make the best glowing bubble solution under a UV light! Each visitor will get their own bubble blowing tools to use at the bubble stations and can take home Wonderlab’s bubble solution recipe!

Children / Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / Festivals

1 Sunday / September 1, 2019

BubbleFest 2019!

01:00 pm to 05:00 pm
WonderLab Museum
http://wonderlab.org

WonderLab announces: BubbleFest 2019, a long weekend of boisterous bubble blowing, bouncing, and building! Explore what happens to bubbles when they are put in a vacuum chamber, create your own bubble art, and build your own bubble wands at our Bubble Engineer Station! In our Glow-in-the-Dark room, the whole family can experience how chemicals in tonic water make the best glowing bubble solution under a UV light! Each visitor will get their own bubble blowing tools to use at the bubble stations and can take home Wonderlab’s bubble solution recipe!

Children / Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / Festivals

2 Monday / September 2, 2019

BubbleFest 2019!

01:00 pm to 05:00 pm
WonderLab Musem
http://www.wonderlab.org

WonderLab announces: BubbleFest 2019, a long weekend of boisterous bubble blowing, bouncing, and building! Explore what happens to bubbles when they are put in a vacuum chamber, create your own bubble art, and build your own bubble wands at our Bubble Engineer Station! In our Glow-in-the-Dark room, the whole family can experience how chemicals in tonic water make the best glowing bubble solution under a UV light! Each visitor will get their own bubble blowing tools to use at the bubble stations and can take home Wonderlab’s bubble solution recipe!

Children / Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / Festivals

7 Saturday / September 7, 2019

Dronepalooza!

01:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Bloomington High School North
https://www.facebook.com/events/362434341142919/

DRONEPALOOZA! A family-friendly free festival that celebrates all things drone. Featuring: drone obstacle races; opportunities for you to try your hand at flying drones in simulators or actual drones; tours of the classroom where the North High School Drone Club builds their own drones; learning stations about all the different ways that drones are used in art, agriculture, climate science, engineering, emergency services, real estate, and just for fun. Includes a playground where little ones can “be their own drone,” food trucks, and live music!

Cost: Entrance is FREE! Drone-related items and food from food trucks will be available for purchase.

– Park in the student parking lot near the track – the event will be behind the school near the soccer field.

Children / Eat and Drink / Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / Festivals / Live Music / Outdoors

13 Friday / September 13, 2019

Every Breath We Drew – Lunch Roundtable


Grunwald Gallery of Art
https://soaad.indiana.edu/creative-activity/grunwald-gallery/exhibitions/upcoming/2018-08-24-out-of-easy-reach.html

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to present Every Breath We Drew, photographs by Jess Dugan. This series has been widely published and noted as one of the most important series of photographs depicting intimacy and identity within the trans and non-binary communities. The exhibit will open on August 6 and continue through October 4, 2019. The artist will be present on September 13 to participate in several public programs including a McKinney Visiting Artist Lecture at 5pm followed by a reception.

The exhibition will provide an opportunity to address the political and cultural nuances of gender, inclusion, and representation. Within an academic context, Ms. Dugan’s work has implications across disciplines and research institutes including Fine Arts, Gender Studies, The Kinsey Institute, and American Studies, to name a few. In addition to the expansive, interdisciplinary dialogue sparked by Ms. Dugan’s work, she is a generous workshop leader and adept at working with students to provide feedback on creative research and career development.

Exhibits / Speakers

13 Friday / September 13, 2019

Every Breath We Drew – Reception


Grunwald Gallery of Art
https://soaad.indiana.edu/creative-activity/grunwald-gallery/exhibitions/upcoming/2018-08-24-out-of-easy-reach.html

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to present Every Breath We Drew, photographs by Jess Dugan. This series has been widely published and noted as one of the most important series of photographs depicting intimacy and identity within the trans and non-binary communities. The exhibit will open on August 6 and continue through October 4, 2019. The artist will be present on September 13 to participate in several public programs including a McKinney Visiting Artist Lecture at 5pm followed by a reception.

The exhibition will provide an opportunity to address the political and cultural nuances of gender, inclusion, and representation. Within an academic context, Ms. Dugan’s work has implications across disciplines and research institutes including Fine Arts, Gender Studies, The Kinsey Institute, and American Studies, to name a few. In addition to the expansive, interdisciplinary dialogue sparked by Ms. Dugan’s work, she is a generous workshop leader and adept at working with students to provide feedback on creative research and career development.

Exhibits

27 Friday / September 27, 2019

Rough and Unequal – Lunch Roundtable

12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Grunwald Gallery of Art
https://soaad.indiana.edu/creative-activity/grunwald-gallery/exhibitions/index.html

The Grunwald Gallery and Black Film Center/Archive are pleased to present Rough and Unequal, a film by Kevin Jerome Everson. The film will be exhibited in the Grunwald Gallery as the centerpiece for a symposium featuring the filmmaker in collaboration with IU Faculty, students and Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields Associate Curator of American Art Dr. Kelli Morgan.

Lunch roundtable discussion led by Kevin Everson with participation by Dr. Kellie Morgan, Terri Francis, Carmel Curtis and Joan Hawkins.

Exhibits / Films / Speakers

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