9 Sunday / February 9, 2014

Mirror Mysteries: Science of Reflection


308 W. Fourth Street Bloomington, Indiana 47404
http://www.wonderlab.org

Is it magic or is it science? Have great fun exploring the surprising tricks mirrors can play on your brain! This special hands-on exhibition for people of all ages is on display at WonderLab (Tuesday – Sunday) through April 13.

Children / Education / Exhibits

9 Sunday / February 9, 2014

Exhibits at the IU Art Museum

12:00 pm to 05:00 pm
IU Art Museum, 1133 E. 7th Street
http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Special Exhibition: ‘Faculty Artists from IU’s Hope School of Fine Arts’
January 25–March 9, 2014 Special Exhibitions Gallery and Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor Featuring ca. forty artists (both current and emeriti faculty) from IU’s renowned Hope School of Fine Art, this exhibition offers a survey of recent works in a wide range of media, including ceramics, digital art, graphic design, painting, sculpture, metals, photography, printmaking, and textiles.

Focalpoint: Personal Objects: Art from Eastern and Southern Africa
January 14–May 11, 2014 Raymond and Laura Wielgus Gallery of the Arts of Africa, the South Pacific, and the Americas, Focalpoint, third floor From jewelry and headdresses to household objects such as containers, headrests, and spoons, the art of eastern and southern Africa for the most part is intimately connected with the individual. Though these regions of Africa do not have the large numbers of masks and figural sculpture for which western and central Africa are known, the personal objects found there frequently reflect the deep cultural significances and attention to form and detail seen elsewhere on the continent. This installation has been organized to coincide with the A352/A552, Art of Eastern and Southern Africa, a course being taught during the spring 2014 semester in the Department of the History of Art.

New in the Galleries: ‘Max Beckmann’s Woodcuts’
Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor
February 4–June 22, 2014
Although the German Expressionist artist Max Beckmann was a prolific graphic artist (producing 374 prints during his lifetime), he created fewer than 20 woodcuts. Most were produced during the 1920s, when Germany was experiencing a revival of interest in the medium. Seven prints from this period will be featured in this installation.

Exhibits

9 Sunday / February 9, 2014

The Whole Story: A Workshop with Carol Birch

02:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church - Library Room- 2120 N Fee Ln
http://btownstorytellers.blogspot.com/

The real art of storytelling is restoring the primacy of the imagination in tellers and audiences alike. This presentation, which helps storytellers bring character and setting into sharper focus, is easily adapted to meet the storytelling experience of the audience. The goal is a more precise re-creation of an imaged world, one that has the vividness and conviction of daily living.

Education / Entertainment / Speakers / Theater

9 Sunday / February 9, 2014

Family Craft Day: Inspired by the Ostroms

02:00 pm to 03:30 pm
Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave.
http://www.mathers.indiana.edu

Come and make crafts inspired by the Ojibwe items collected by Elinor and Vincent Ostrom during this free fun family event. Learn more about quill work as well as some of the animals important to the Ojibwe.

Free visitor parking is available by the Indiana Avenue lobby entrance. Metered parking is available at the McCalla School parking lot on the corner of Ninth Street and Indiana Avenue. The parking lot also has spaces designated for Indiana University C and E permits. During the weekends free parking is available on the surrounding streets.

Children / Education / Exhibits

9 Sunday / February 9, 2014

IU Cinema Presents: ‘Burroughs Shorts Program’

03:00 pm
IU Cinema (1213 E. 7th Street)
http://www.cinema.indiana.edu/calendar/

As old friends, William S. Burroughs and Antony Balch began their film careers together in 1963 with the silent, surreal and very short film titled William Buys a Parrot. The films to come would be born from Burroughs’ unique writing techniques. The program includes Towers Open Fire (1963), The Cut-Ups (1967), William Buys a Parrot (1963), Bill and Tony (1972) and Ghosts at No. 9 (1982) and more! (16mm/Digital)

Entertainment / Films

9 Sunday / February 9, 2014

IU Cinema Presents: ‘Naked Lunch’

06:30 pm
IU Cinema (1213 E. 7th Street)
http://www.cinema.indiana.edu/calendar/

Peter Weller stars as exterminator Bill Lee, who finds himself following his wife into an addiction to the bug powder he uses for his trade. After accidentally killing her, he descends into a hallucinatory existence in which he imagines himself a secret agent answering to a series of bizarre creatures. He channels his energies into writing “reports” on his delusional mission, while trying to break his addiction. The story reflects events in the life of William Burroughs as he developed the infamous novel. (35mm)

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