26 Friday / January 26, 2018

The School of Art, Architecture + Design Faculty Exhibition Noon Talks

12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Grunwald Gallery of Art
https://soaad.indiana.edu

The Grunwald Gallery of Art is pleased to announce the upcoming School of Art, Architecture + Design Faculty Exhibition. The exhibition, which contains artworks created by more than forty faculty artists representing different areas within the School of Art, Architecture + Design, will open to the public with an Opening Reception on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., and will be on view through Friday, February 9, 2018. Noon talks by faculty artists will take place on Friday, January 19 and the following Friday, January 26. All events are free and open to the public.

Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / Speakers

27 Saturday / January 27, 2018

Puzzle Fest 2018

10:00 am to 03:00 pm
Monroe County History Center, 202 E. Sixth St
http://www.monroehistory.org

A day full of fun hands-on puzzle activities and demonstrations for the whole family. For those who want a challenge there will be a jigsaw puzzle contest. Call, visit or email the History Center to register your team. $50 for 4 team players, includes lunch!

Children / Entertainment / Exhibits

2 Friday / February 2, 2018

Kate Cole… Kontrolling the Chaos

05:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Artisan Alley
http://www.artisanalley.com

When the world is crashing all around her and she lacks the words to express herself… now that is when she really paints…Kate Cole… Kontrolling the Chaos.
Join us for an evening of art, music and live performance art. This is a free public event. Light refreshments will be provided :-)

Exhibits / Live Music

23 Friday / February 23, 2018

Bharti Kher Artist Lecture

05:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Fine Arts, Rm 015
https://soaad.indiana.edu

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to present Messengers, an exhibition of paintings, sculpture, and works on paper by internationally known artist Bharti Kher (b. 1969, London, UK). One of India’s most prominent contemporary artists, Bharti Kher uses the “medium” of traditional and sperm-shaped bindis in her practice, whether employed in swirling gestures on paper and paintings or in her large sculptural works. For Kher, the bindi—the traditional forehead dot worn by Hindu women—symbolizes a complex intersection of religious ritual, domesticity, commodity, and aesthetic beauty.

The exhibit will open on February 23 and continue through March 23, 2018. The artist will be present the week of February 20 and will be engaged in gallery talks and student critiques, and will present a public lecture on Friday, February 23. Bharti Kher’s visit to the Indiana University campus is part of “India Remixed: Arts and Humanities in Contemporary Indian Culture.” The global festival is sponsored by the Indiana University Bloomington’s Arts & Humanities Council.

The exhibition was made possible by the Arts & Humanities Council, the Grunwald Fund, and the School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University. The exhibition and visit are also sponsored by Hauser & Wirth, London, Zürich.

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24 Saturday / March 24, 2018

Children’s Expo

01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Monroe Convention Center

Bloomington’s favorite event for family fun! For an afternoon of active games and take-home crafts, look no further than the Children’s Expo! Parents with elementary- and preschool-age children have plenty of options to take part in a huge variety of interactive games and activities. While at the Children’s Expo, take time to stroll through the Camp Fair and find the perfect summertime adventure for your child! The annual Children’s Expo also includes free wellness assessments and exhibits by businesses and organizations with products and services just for children and families. NEW! Expo Lounge with kid-friendly food and drink available for purchase. Grab a snack or meal (cash only) and refuel for more expo fun! Don’t miss this year’s Children’s Expo!

Children / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Exhibits / Health / Volunteering

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