11 Tuesday / February 11, 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

11 Tuesday / February 11, 2014

CEO/Business Owner Forum

07:30 am to 09:30 am
Bloomington Economic Development Corporation, 400 W. 7th Street
http://vistage.com

None of us is as smart as all of us. However, put our minds together and there isn’t a business challenge we can’t overcome. Like you, the members of a Vistage Private Advisory Board are proven business leaders and critical thinkers. They have smart ideas and insightful opinions and this is the forum to express them.

At this event you will also have the opportunity to experience how a Vistage Private Advisory Board, led by Vistage Chair David Quick can help you evaluate opportunities, gain new perspectives and discover a renewed sense of direction.

Open to CEOs, Presidents, or business owners of business with at least $1M in revenue.
– See more at: http://www.magbloom.com/events/?event-date=Jan-09-2014#sthash.MVyqxfjj.dpuf

Business

11 Tuesday / February 11, 2014

Ongoing February Art Exhibits at the Ivy Tech Waldron

09:00 am to 07:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, 122. S. Walnut St.

Martin Beach, granite sculpture; James Hubbard, etchings; Leah Miller-Freeman, painting; Anthony Meyer, watercolor. Open M-F 9-7. Sat 9-5. Closed Sun. Free.

Exhibits

11 Tuesday / February 11, 2014

Exhibits at the Monroe County History Center

10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Monroe County History Center 202 E. 6th St.
http://www.monroehistory.org

“Community Voices Gallery: League of Women Voters”
League of Women Voters exhibit, open now through March 29, 2014, through photos, documents, written history and objects you will be able to see the involvement of the Bloomington Chapter of this nationwide organization. Please note, museum hours are Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm.

“Giants in Cornfield, Civil War Sesquicentennial”
“Giants in Cornfield, Civil War Sesquicentennial” exhibit open now through April 12, 2014, gives an incredible look at the soldiers from Monroe County and their role in the battles of the Civil War. Please note, museum hours are Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm.

“Old Fashioned Christmas”
Come view Christmases from the past in the History Center’s “Old Fashioned Christmas” exhibit. November 29 – February 15, 2014 Please note, museum hours are Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm.

Traveling Exhibit- “Hoosiers and Their Hooch: Perspectives on Prohibition”
Visitors will be taken through the rise and fall of prohibition in Indiana and throughout the country. This exhibit spans the dawn of the temperance movement of the 1900’s, the roaring 1920’s and the unprecedented repeal of a constitutional amendment during the great depression.

Civic Affairs / Education / Exhibits

11 Tuesday / February 11, 2014

‘It’s All Practice’ – A commemorative exhibit to celebrate the work of potter, Jim Kemp Sept. 25, 1955 – Nov. 30, 2013.

10:00 am to 05:30 pm
By Hand Gallery, 101 West Kirkwood #109
http://byhandgallery.com

Jim Kemp was a professional studio potter for more than 32 years. Over the span of his career, he created ceramic art within a variety of clay media. Recent works have centered on colorful wall platters, decorative lidded boxes and teapots. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and his work can be found in many public and private collections.

Exhibits

11 Tuesday / February 11, 2014

Exhibits at the IU Art Museum

10:00 am 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

11 Tuesday / February 11, 2014

Exhibit: Ed Bernstein – ‘Almost Illuminated’ at the Grunwald Gallery of Art

12:00 pm
Grunwald Gallery of Art (1201 E 7th St.)

The Grunwald Gallery of Art is pleased to announce Ed Bernstein: Almost Illuminated, an exhibition of works by Ed Bernstein, Professor Emeritus at Indiana University. Ed Bernstein: Almost Illuminated Is an exhibition that features work from Bernstein’s long career as an artist and educator. His artistic style displays a spectrum of qualities that engage and challenge the viewer. Bernstein writes, “My work is prefaced on ideas using object, history and memory. Though centered in printmedia, this retrospective includes sculpture and mixed media drawing. Common threads include dramatic play of light and dark; references to and reverence for historical Western art, particularly Italian, within a contemporary post-modern context, which hopefully adds timelessness, irony, and on occasion, humor. I am interested in the interface between technology and tradition both aesthetical and technical so I am continually pushing the boundaries of printmaking. “ A catalogue of the exhibition will be made available.

Gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday, 12 to 4 pm.

Exhibits

11 Tuesday / February 11, 2014

Exhibit: ‘The Right to Read: Censorship and the Books of Grove Press’ at the Kinsey Institute

01:30 pm
Kinsey Institute (Morrison Hall - 1165 E. 3rd St.)
http://kinseyinstitute.org/

The Kinsey Institute is pleased to be included in “The Burroughs Century,” a 5-day festival in Bloomington from February 5 through 9, which will examine and celebrate the legacy of William S. Burroughs, one of the principal figures of the Beat Generation and a ground-breaking American writer and artist. “The Right to Read” examines the pivotal role that Grove Press, which published Burroughs’ Naked Lunch and many other controversial books, played in the censorship battles of the late 1950s and early 1960s. The Kinsey Institute Library houses hundreds of books and serials issued by Grove Press, an independent publishing house in New York. Publisher Barney Rosset did not hesitate to challenge long-standing obscenity laws in his quest to bring some of the 19th and 20th century’s most intriguing literature to American readers. In addition to the work of Burroughs, Grove Press was the first to legally publish Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence, as well as the works of Henry Miller, Jean Genet, and anonymous Victorian authors of erotic literature. The Kinsey Institute is open to visitors from 1:30 to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday or in the morning by appointment. Admission is free. Due to adult content, visitors should be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Exhibit runs until Feb. 28.

Education / Exhibits

11 Tuesday / February 11, 2014

Healing Grief through Arts & Music

02:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Dr, Ellettsville
http://www.area10agency.org

What: Healing Grief through Arts & Music

When: Second Tuesday Monthly, February 11, 2:00-3:00 pm

Where: Area 10 Agency on Aging, Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Dr, Ellettsville

Who: Rick Clayton, Southern Care Hospice Chaplain

Cost: FREE (donations gratefully accepted)

Additional Information: Hosted by Rick Clayton, Southern Care Hospice Chaplain, BA – Anderson University, Masters – Christian Theological. “Healing Grief through Music.” Sponsored by IN Southern Care Hospice, and the Endwright Center (a program of Area 10 Agency on Aging)

About the Instructor:
Rick Clayton is from Nashville, Indiana. He has always had a passion for music and uses it as a positive outlet while helping families to express grief both during hospice care and after. Throughout his life he has had a fond interest in how the arts can positively contribute to our lives. Rick encourages people to approach the grieving process with an optimistic approach and helps them to express their thoughts through multiple outlets. His simplistic approach helps to reach all audiences. He conducts support groups in multiple counties and settings.
For More Information: (812) 876-3383, ext 515

Education

11 Tuesday / February 11, 2014

Comedy Writing–What’s So Funny?, A ten week writing course

06:30 pm to 08:00 pm
Monroe County Public Library, 303 E. Kirkwood
http://www.writersguildbloomington.com

Comedy Writing–What’s So Funny?
A ten week writing course
Starts January 21

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm. 10 classes ending March 25.

Location: Monroe Public Library
In collaboration with the Writers Guild at Bloomington

Free and Open to the Public.

To register email: dnlodge@gmailcom. Limited to 10 participants.

Comedy / Education / Entertainment

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