7 Friday / September 7, 2018

IU Miller M.Arch Founding Faculty + Staff Exhibition

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333 2nd Street, Columbus, IN 47201

The Indiana University J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program presents Part One of the Indiana University Miller M.Arch Founding Faculty + Staff Exhibition Series SPOTLIGHT: Steven Baker and Jennifer Riley “Floor to Wall” in the gallery at 333 2nd Street, Columbus, IN 47201. This exhibition will be a two part series introducing the founding faculty and staff through their works to the students and community of Columbus, IN. An opening reception will be held on Friday, September 7 from 6:00-8:00 pm. The exhibition will run from September 7 – October 21, 2018. The opening of this exhibition runs in tandem with the Columbus Area Arts Council’s event “Art Break Day” on September 7. The gallery will be open M-F from 1:00-5:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Education / Exhibits

7 Friday / September 7, 2018

The Art of Mr. Lee, TriStarr, and Indy_Droids

12:00 pm to 06:00 pm on Oct 4
Delinquent Gallery

Beginning First Friday, Sept. 7th, we at Delinquent Gallery are showcasing the works of 3 eclectic artists. Mr Lee, a mixed media printmaker, TriStarr, a digital painter. and Indy_Droids, a found item artist.


7 Friday / September 7, 2018

After and Again: Michal Ann Carley and Sarah Pearce New artworks in metal, glass, and paint

05:00 pm to 05:00 pm on Aug 29
John Waldron Art Center -Education Gallery

Pearce and Carley met in 2013 and immediately bonded over the challenges of making art, balancing family life, making a living, and building a strong local art community. This month, they team up to exhibit recent work exploring themes and approaches that are important to both of them–such as the passage of time, life-cycles, and transformations of materials. With new sculptures by Carley in metal and glass, and mixed media paintings by Pearce, this show offers an opportunity for side-by-side conversations of form, scale, color, and texture.


7 Friday / September 7, 2018

Birds and Animals

05:00 pm to 08:00 pm
By Hand Gallery

Since he retired to Bloomington 16 years ago, Ed McEndarfer has concentrated on combining lifelike forms of birds and animals with elegant stoneware vases. Squirrels, birds, and horses blend reality with spontaneous abstract pattern. Elements may be fully formed, sculpted in relief, or painted directly on the surface. Ed uses a Japanese technique for placing forms around a pot so that any view is a complete and balanced picture.


7 Friday / September 7, 2018

First Friday at I Fell

06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
The I Fell Building 415 West 4th St Bloomington, IN

We invite you to the September First Friday at the Fell on Friday, the 7th.

Imaginarium of Magi Loppiainen

“Fabricated masks, paintings, video and environmental installation art will fill the walls of the I Fell gallery. Creations intended to stimulate the viewers capacity for imaginative whimsy by transporting them to a fabricated magical garden where they will meet otherworldly beings and take part in a visual narrative inspired by mythology and dreams.”

Join us on Friday, September 7th from 6:00-9:00 pm.

Exhibit Hangs until MONTH DATE
Gallery Open Hours: Monday-Thursday from 6-7pm


7 Friday / September 7, 2018

Tracy K. Smith Reading and Conversation with Adrian Matejka

07:30 pm
Indiana University, Neal Marshall Grand Hall

Tracy K. Smith, now in her second term as Poet Laureate of the United States, writes poems of beauty and challenge, both “mysterious and utterly lucid,” in the words of Elizabeth Alexander. She has published four volumes of poetry, most recently Wade in the Water (2018), an unblinking reckoning with the offenses of our contemporary world, and the historical soil from which that world has grown:

Even the men in black armor, the ones
Jangling handcuffs and keys, what else

Are they so buffered against, if not love’s blade
Sizing up the heart’s familiar meat?

We watch and grieve. We sleep, stir, eat.
Love: the heart sliced open, gutted, clean.

Smith won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2012, for Life On Mars(2011). Early in her career, she won the Cave Canem Prize in 2002 for best first book by an African American poet, and the Whiting Award for Poetry in 2005, also in honor of emerging writers. Her memoir, Ordinary Light, was shortlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2015.

When Smith took on the role of Poet Laureate, she announced her desire to talk to people across the country who perhaps have little access to poetry or poets. She will appear at the year’s opening First Thursdaysfestival on September 6, and the next day in Franklin, Indiana. For both events, IU’s own Adrian Matejka—who is Indiana’s current Poet Laureate—will be in conversation with Smith. And she will meet with students in the Center for Research in Race and Ethnicity in Society.

Tracy K. Smith is one of this year’s CAHI Distinguished Speakers, and her visit is also supported by the Arts and Humanities Council, the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society, and the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs.


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