7 Tuesday / April 7, 2020

Discovery Time – Virtual Prorgam

09:00 am to 09:30 am
https://www.wonderlab.org/event/discovery-time-virtual-prorgam/

Join us on-line for Discovery Time! All welcome. Activities designed for children ages 3-6 years. Click here to join via Zoom LIVE.

Children / Education / Entertainment

7 Tuesday / April 7, 2020

Retro in Clay Lunch & Learn

11:30 am to 01:30 pm
Haan Museum of Indiana Art
https://haanmuseum.org

Enjoy learning about Mid-Century ceramics from experts, Ann Martz and Craig McCormick, while eating a delicious lunch!

Ann Martz is the daughter of Jane Marshall-Martz and Gordon Martz. Her parents were famous for creating ceramics through the family-run Marshall Studios Inc. Ann worked for her father as a ceramic designer and mold-maker. Ann’s great-grandmother, Jessie Talbott Marshall, was the founder of Marshall Studios Inc. Marshall Studios Inc. has gained a large following of fans from around the world for their craftsmanship and legacy.

Craig McCormick is an architect, photographer and design enthusiast based in Indianapolis. He has served on the board of the Design Arts Society at the Indianapolis Museum of Art as well as numerous community arts organizations in Indianapolis. In 2006, Craig launched MarshallStudios.net, a web archive dedicated to preserving the history of Marshall Studios and the work of Jane Marshall-Martz and Gordon Martz of Veedersburg, Indiana.

$15 includes lunch. Purchase tickets at haanmuseum.org/upcoming-events/. Reservations may be made online, by emailing marketing@haanmuseum.org, or by calling 765-742-6449. RSVP is required as seating is limited. Please RSVP on or before April 4th at 4 PM.

Event Sponsor: AMACO (AMACO brent)

Community Partner and Event Sponsor: Old National Bank

Eat and Drink / Education / Exhibits

7 Tuesday / April 7, 2020

Science Explorations – Virtual Program

03:00 pm to 03:30 pm
https://www.wonderlab.org/event/science-explorations-virtual-programing/

Join WonderLab staff for a guided drawing class featuring one of WonderLab’s very own animal ambassadors: the Madagascar hissing cockroach! Draw along during the class and learn various drawing techniques, and build up your knowledge on these interesting insects at the same time. All welcome. Activities designed for children Grades 1-6 with adult supervision. Click here to join via Zoom LIVE.

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Children / Education / Entertainment

7 Tuesday / April 7, 2020

Retro in Clay: An Evening with Ann Martz and Craig McCormick

06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Haan Museum of Indiana Art
https://haanmuseum.org/upcoming-events/

Spend an evening at the Retro in Clay exhibition with Mid-Century ceramics experts, Ann Martz and Craig McCormick! This is a rare opportunity to learn about the legacy of Marshall Studios from our renowned guest speakers. Ann Martz is a direct descendant of the founder of Marshall Studios, while Craig McCormick founded marshallstudios.net!

Ann Martz is the daughter of Jane Marshall-Martz and Gordon Martz. Her parents were famous for creating ceramics through the family-run Marshall Studios Inc. Ann worked for her father as a ceramic designer and mold-maker. Ann’s great-grandmother, Jessie Talbott Marshall, was the founder of Marshall Studios Inc. Marshall Studios Inc. has gained a large following of fans from around the world for their craftsmanship and legacy.

Craig McCormick is an architect, photographer and design enthusiast based in Indianapolis. He has served on the board of the Design Arts Society at the Indianapolis Museum of Art as well as numerous community arts organizations in Indianapolis. In 2006, Craig launched MarshallStudios.net, a web archive dedicated to preserving the history of Marshall Studios and the work of Jane Marshall-Martz and Gordon Martz of Veedersburg, Indiana.

$5 Admission. Purchase tickets at haanmuseum.org/upcoming-events/. Reservations may be made online, by emailing marketing@haanmuseum.org, or by calling 765-742-6449. RSVP is required as seating is limited. Please RSVP on or before April 4th at 4 PM.

Event Sponsor: AMACO (AMACO brent)

Community Partner and Event Sponsor: Old National Bank

Education / Exhibits

7 Tuesday / April 7, 2020

Doreen McCarthy Guest Lecture

06:30 pm to 08:00 pm
The Republic Building
https://events.iu.edu/soaadiub/view/event/event_id/105786

Join the Indiana University J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program for a lecture by guest artist Doreen McCarthy at The Republic Building on April 7 at 6:30 pm.

Doreen McCarthy’s Artist Statement:
“My work is a consequential step of giving form to space and imagination. The sculptures are about how to change something in a way that keeps the before, after and intervening transformation equally visible the transformative abilities of art-condensation of materials, context, community and intent-are the core of my art making practice. Perceptions of art can be considered and understood within the milieu of one’s environment and as a paradigm of culture. Specific site projects inform the development of my new sculptures as the history of each place provides context for the image, scale and material within the public or private domain.

My production often appears to present aesthetic oxymoron’s that occupy both sides of formal and conceptual oppositions such as material versus effect. I am currently developing sculptures that continue to circumvent barriers of spatial articulation.

I have worked with non-traditional materials employing corrugated cardboard, inflated plastic, nylon and Plexiglas both in the studio and with the aid of industrial fabricators. I explore scale, building and modeling of objects, translucency and the absence and presence of objecthood.

Physically shifting the scale, material and site alters the subjectivity of experience. My current work is intended to further incorporate this dialogue and apply it to a larger, public space designed to change the way we are informed by and see the world we live in, questioning the notions of perception and how the conversation between timelessness and static objecthood may be renegotiated.”

An opening reception for the Doreen McCarthy Exhibition will be held on Thursday, April 9 from 6:00-8:00 pm. The exhibition will run from April 9 – May 5, 2020.

Visit: https://www.doreenmccarthy.com/ for more information about Doreen McCarthy

Education / Speakers

7 Tuesday / April 7, 2020

Cielito Lindo Concert

07:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Lotus Firebay
http://www.lotusfest.org

You are invited to the Lotus Firebay to experience the lively music of the mariachi group Cielito Lindo. Chicago-based Cielito Lindo will bring five members of the Lucero family, who perform modern, Latino mariachi. Cielito Lindo, which is the name of a quintessential mariachi song, performs the traditional music of Mexico and cites bands like Los Lobos and Trio Los Panchos as part of their inspiration.

$5 per person. Children sitting on laps are free.

Entertainment / Live Music

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