2 Friday / August 2, 2019

Opening Reception | Gesche Würfel

05:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Pictura Gallery @ FAR Center for Contemporary Arts
http://www.picturagallery.com

Gesche Wurfel | At the Hands of Persons Unknown

Pictura Gallery presents At the Hands of Persons Unknown by Gesche Wüerfel. These abstract, black and white prints depict old Southern trees as the silent witnesses to the lynching of women in the United States. This powerful project asks us to recognize and lament acts of racial violence carried out in North America.

ON VIEW:
August 2 – September 28
OPENING RECEPTION:
Friday, August 2, 5 – 8 pm
ARTIST TALK + INSTALLATION:
Friday, September 6, 7 pm

Education / Exhibits

2 Friday / August 2, 2019

August Gallery Walk

05:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Thirteen Downtown Bloomington Galleries
http://www.gallerywalkbloomington.com

AUGUST 2019 Gallery Walk
Friday, August 2, 2019
5pm-8pm

Our August Gallery Walk is quickly approaching, and we are pleased to announce the featured artists and their exhibits at our 13 gallery spaces in downtown Bloomington! We are delighted to bring you fresh and dynamic art experiences from a wide range of talented artists through a variety of mediums. Check out the following exhibitions and locations, and visit our website at www.gallerywalkbloomington.com for show details and a map.
We look forward to hosting you Friday, August 2!

By Hand Gallery
“Celestial Wheel”
Artist: Kris Busch & Scott Johnson
www.byhandgallery.com

Dimensions Gallery at Artisan Alley
“From Bikes to Boudoir: Gender Queer Transition to Tactile Expression”
Artist: Jeanne Smith
www.dimensions.artisanalley.com

The Fell Gallery
www.ifellbloomington.com

Gallery SCG
See website: www.spectrumcreativegroup.com

Gather: handmade shoppe & Co
“I Could Be Dreaming”
Artist: Sarah Katherine Carton
www.gathershoppe.com

Graduate Bloomington
See website: www.graduatehotels.com/bloomington

Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center
“Dog Women, God Women”, This Must Be the Place”, “Human Nature”, and “Caught in a Drop”
Artists: Genevieve Cohen, Sydney Foreman, Tami Mohs & Danielle Winger
www.ivytech.edu/waldron

Monroe Convention Center Art Gallery
“Life: some assembly required”
Artist: Martina Celerin
www.bloomingtonconvention.com

Pictura Gallery — FAR Center for Contemporary Arts
“At the Hands of Persons Unknown”
Artist: Gesche Wurfel
www.picturagallery.com

Rainbow Bakery
“America the Beautiful”
Artist: Evan Wolff
www.rainbowbakery.net

The Venue Fine Art & Gifts
“Vivid Scapes”
Artist: Daniel Lager
www.thevenuebloomington.com

Untitled Light at the Mill
“The B-Town Restaurant Series“
Artist: Cassidy Young
www.untitledlight.com

The Vault at Gallery Mortgage
“Recent Works”
Artist: Ben Pines
See website: www.gallerymortgage.com

Children / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Exhibits / LGBT / Live Music

2 Friday / August 2, 2019

First Friday Jazz Vespers: “Rest”

06:30 pm to 07:15 pm
First Christian Church - Kirkwood and Washington
http://www.fccbloom.org

A Jazz Vespers Service featuring readings, meditation and jazz is held each first Friday. This month’s theme is “Rest.”
Music by the Elena Escudero Quartet

Live Music / Spoken Word

2 Friday / August 2, 2019

Frozen-MCCT.org presents the play (not Disney)

07:00 pm to 09:00 pm on Aug 3
The Waldron-Firebay
http://www.mcct.org

FROZEN by Bryony Lavery is the story of three people: a serial killer, the mother of one of his victims, and a psychiatrist that is studying the minds of serial killers. Told over the course of two decades, Frozen looks at loss, hate, fear, redemption and forgiveness. Told primarily through monologues, the audience goes on an emotional journey

Theater

2 Friday / August 2, 2019

Gershwin & Friends : A Broadway Songbook Cabaret

07:30 pm to 09:30 pm
Brown County Playhouse
http://browncountyplayhouse.org

This witty and clever walk through the greatest music from Tin Pan Alley to the early days of Broadway features classic songs from George & Ira Gershwin as well as their friends and colleagues including Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Jerome Kern, Hoagy Carmichael, Rogers & Hart, Kay Swift and more.

Doors open 1/2 before showtime, concessions available.

Entertainment / Live Music

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