16 Wednesday / January 16, 2013

United Photography by Kendall Reeves (for United Way)

07:00 am to 04:00 pm
Bloomington Bagel Company, 401 N. Morton St.
http://www.monroeunitedway.org

Celebrate Live United stories from our community captured in the stunning imagery of Kendall Reeves. Through this collection of compelling photos, United Way of Monroe County highlights the many ways community members choose to LIVE UNITED. Promoting involvement and engagement, LIVE UNITED encourages individuals to work together to make our community stronger. This exhibition serves as a reminder that as a group, we have the power to bring about positive and lasting change. The photographs in the exhibition are stories of people who are making an impact as they LIVE UNITED. For more information and to read Live United community stories, visit www.monroeunitedway.org.

Exhibits

16 Wednesday / January 16, 2013

Exhibit: Boys and Girls Club Art at City Hall

09:00 am to 05:00 pm
City Hall (401 N. Morton St.)
http://bloomington.in.gov/documents/viewDocument.php?document_id=7209

The City of Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District (BEAD) will showcase the artworks created by the Bloomington Boys and Girls Club in the Showers Atrium of City Hall. The Boys and Girls Club is located at 311 South Lincoln Street. For more information on the Lincoln Street Boys and Girls Club or the Visual Art Program, email Jenna Beasley at jenbeasl@gmail.com. Runs until January 31. Open every weekday, 9 am – 5 pm.

Children / Exhibits

16 Wednesday / January 16, 2013

January Exhibits at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center

09:00 am to 07:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center (122 S. Walnut St.)
http://www.ivytech.edu/bloomington/waldron/exhibits.html

Opening January 4, the new exhibits at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center include “Tropical Beauties” by Karen Holtzclaw, featuring floral paintings; “Windowscapes” by Becca Jones, featuring sprawling mixed media pieces that combine printmaking, drawing, and collage; and numerous entries from the 2013 Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition of Emerging Artists.

The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 7 pm, and Saturday 9 am to 5 pm.

Exhibits

16 Wednesday / January 16, 2013

The Topography of Near & Far. Printmaking by Elizabeth Busey.

10:00 am to 05:30 pm on Feb 26
By Hand Gallery, 101 West Kirkwood #109
http://byhandgallery.com

The Topography of Near & Far. Prints by Elizabeth Busey. Each print is created using one linoleum block, where ink is rolled on the block and then printed on cotton rag paper. Elizabeth begins with a very minimal outline of the subject, allowing the image to develop by carving away the block and printing each stage with transparent layers of color. As the print develops, more linoleum is carved away to create a rich two-dimensional exploration of the three-dimensional world.

Exhibits

16 Wednesday / January 16, 2013

Discovery Time at WonderLab

10:30 am
WonderLab (308 W. 4th St.)
http://www.wonderlab.org

Every Wednesday morning at 10:30 is Discovery Time at the WonderLab science museum for kids. Enjoy a hands-on activity, book, or both with a different science topic each week. Siblings are welcome. Ideal for kindergarten age and younger children. Visit the website for information on other WonderLab programs and events.

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16 Wednesday / January 16, 2013

Annual Member Artists’ Winter Exhibit

11:00 am to 05:00 pm
Brown County Art Guild, 48 S. Van Buren Street
http://www.browncountyartguild.org

Brown County Art Guild’s Annual Member Artists’ Winter Exhibit on Display in the Upper Loft Gallery December 1– February 23. Artists’ reception: Second Saturday, December 8, 5– 8 pm during the Village Art Walk. The exhibit features small paintings by Guild member artists to fit holiday gift budgets. Our Fine Artisans’ Shoppe is brimming with a great selection of handmade artisan wares perfect for holiday gifts, all handcrafted by Indiana artisans! The shoppe features ceramics, jewelry, glass mosaics, wood turnings, books, Member Artist and Marie Goth Collection reproductions, and much more!
Give the gift of art this holiday season! For more information, please visit: http://www.browncountyartguild.org

Exhibits

16 Wednesday / January 16, 2013

Exhibit: ‘Inshallah’ by Dima Gavrysh at Pictura Gallery

11:00 am to 07:00 pm
Pictura Gallery (122 W. 6th St.)
http://www.picturagallery.com/index.htm

Dima Gavrysh opens a space where the boundary between photojournalism and fine art photography becomes unclear, and perhaps unnecessary. In 2009, he embedded with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan as a photojournalist for the Associated Press. In visually representing the war, Dima moved from direct reportage to a more emotional presentation of his experiences. Eventually, his work evolved into abstracted images that reflect the complicated fog of war. The resulting black and white photographs are personal and haunting, and in their obscurity, they tell a different kind of truth. The exhibition, Inshallah, opens at Pictura on January 4th and will include a set of black and white prints and a video installation. The exhibition will be on view until January 26.

Pictura Gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday, 11 am – 7 pm.

Exhibits

16 Wednesday / January 16, 2013

Exhibit: ‘SOFA Revisted: Alumni from the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts’ at The Grunwald Gallery

12:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Grunwald Gallery of Art (1201 E. 7th St.)
http://tinyurl.com/bw5cvno

The Grunwald Gallery of Art is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibit “SoFA Revisited: Alumni from the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts.” This exhibition will open to the public with a Panel Discussion on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 4 pm followed by an Opening Reception from 6 pm to 8 pm and will be on view through Saturday, February 8, 2013. All events are free and open to the public.

The Grunwald Gallery is pleased to present this exhibit for the first time in the gallery’s history. This show will feature the work of nine alumni from the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts who have graduated within the past 15 years. Each artist has been nominated by faculty in their area based on the quality of their work and their outstanding accomplishments after graduation. The alumni show presents a wonderful opportunity to incorporate the knowledge and experiences of former students into the ongoing conversation about art at IU. At the same time, the work of these highly regarded alumnae serves as a valuable model for our current students as they look to continue engaging the world through art post-graduation.

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

Exhibits

16 Wednesday / January 16, 2013

Exhibit ‘Winter Fairytales’ by Yelena Yahontova

02:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Chateau Thomas Wine Bar, 118 N. Walnut St.
http://www.chateauthomas.com

Chateau Thomas Winery is glad to present exhibition of art portraits “Winter Fairytales” by a professional photographer Yelena Yahontova, a native of Belarus and resident of Bloomington. Known as a “Photographer of Joy,” Yelena’s portraits tell stories, reflecting the miraculous and special qualities she explores in each subject. “Winter Fairytales” is an exhibition which reflects individuals joyfully interacting, surrounded by the snow and white and blue colors of a winter landscape.

The exhibit runs December 6-February 28 at the Chateau Thomas Winery on the downtown Square. Store hours are Monday-Thursday 2 pm-10 pm, Friday 2 pm-11 pm, Saturday noon-11 pm, and Sunday noon-6 pm.

Join the artist and her friends for a public reception on Friday, December 7 at 5:30-8 pm.

For more information about Yelena Yahontova and her photography, contact Yelena directly:

Website: www.PhotographerOfJoy.com
Video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsKbT36HJUU
Facebook: www.facebook.com/YELENA.PhotographerOfJOY
Facebook Fan Page: www.facebook.com/YELENA.PhotographerOfJOY.Studio

Email: Yelena@PhotographerOfJoy.com
Phone #1: (812) 333-8178
Phone #2: (812) 322-1912
Studio/Office Address:
924 West 17th Street,
Bloomington, Indiana, 47404

Exhibits

16 Wednesday / January 16, 2013

Free Class: East Coast Swing Dancing

05:00 pm to 07:00 pm
Trained Eye Arts Center, 615 N. Fairview St.
http://trainedeyearts.com/calendar

This Beginner Class will focus on the basic steps and moves associated with East Coast Swing. If you plan to attend during our Arts Education Week, the classes will be free to the Public, Members and Volunteers of the Trained Eye Arts Center. If you have your own partner please bring them, if not you will be paired up with someone else at the class. Please bring comfortable shoes (dance shoes preferred), that are covered and can be fitted snugly to your feet (no sandals, Crocs, Boots). No aerials will be done in this beginner class. This will be a fun-filled class so leave your day/baggage at the door and put your best foot forward.

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