19 Saturday / January 19, 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

19 Saturday / January 19, 2013

January Exhibits at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center

09:00 am to 05:00 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

19 Saturday / January 19, 2013

Trained Eye Saturday Arts Market

10:00 am to 02:00 pm
Trained Eye Arts Center (615 N. Fairview)
http://trainedeyearts.com/

Come check out the Saturday arts market at the Trained Eye Arts Center. Featuring local artists, live music and more! Stop by the art market on the first and third Saturday of the month for an opportunity to tour the open studios and see artists at work. The art market will be held inside the Trained Eye studios during the winter months.

Business / Exhibits / Live Music

19 Saturday / January 19, 2013

The Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Bike Ride

10:00 am to 11:30 am
City Hall, Showers Plaza, 401 N. Morton St.
http://tinyurl.com/terriblebikeride

Rain nor sleet nor snow nor roving bands of zombies will keep us from the streets during Bloomington’s second annual Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Bike Ride. The 7-mile ride will traverse urban cycling routes around Bloomington to prove that it’s possible to bike in all kinds of weather. Intended for both the fearful and the fearless.

If you can ride on this day, you can ride any day.

Join us for brunch after the ride at Lennie’s! All brunch items will be 50% off for ride participants.

Entertainment / Fitness / Health / Outdoors

19 Saturday / January 19, 2013

Get on the Path to Financial Success Workshop

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Monroe County Public Library, 303 E. Kirkwood Ave. Room 1A
http://www.BankOnBloomington.org

This free, interactive workshop will help you learn to manage a checking account, develop and maintain a budget, and identify and work towards your financial goals. Sponsored by Bank On Bloomington and the Financial Stability Alliance for South Central Indiana. No registration necessary.

Benefits / Education

19 Saturday / January 19, 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

19 Saturday / January 19, 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

19 Saturday / January 19, 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

19 Saturday / January 19, 2013

Exhibit ‘Winter Fairytales’ by Yelena Yahontova

12:00 pm to 11:00 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

19 Saturday / January 19, 2013

Bloomington Community Orchard Annual Meeting

01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Monroe County Public Library, 303 E. Kirkwood Ave. (meeting rooms B and C)
http://www.bloomingtoncommunityorchard.org/

Please join us for an afternoon of celebration and forward-looking strategic planning. We’ll be opening the event with a community-potluck-style celebrations, updating the community on last year’s progress, holding a community forum to get your input on Orchard expansion, and voting in our new Board of Directors members. We’ll then hold our first meeting of the new board for the community to observe. Come support your community-driven Orchard as we move to make our organization and community more resilient and sustainable. Email info@bloomingtoncommunityorchard.org if you have questions. See you there!

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