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18 Wednesday / January 18, 2017

New Exhibits: Spotlight on Local History

10:00 am to 11:59pm
Monroe County History Center

What We Wore: 20th Century Fashion
Fashion in the 20th century saw more change and innovation than any other century. Take a walk down memory lane in What We Wore, an exhibit about 20th Century fashion featuring clothing, accessories, and photographs from the Monroe County History Center collection. Experience the look of your choice in our interactive Fashion Review with authentic garments. Exhibit open January 31 – June 3, 2017

WE PAINT… The Bicentennial
The Bloomington Watercolor Society’s Annual Membership Exhibit will be at the Monroe County History Center! The Bloomington Watercolor Society will be displaying paintings, many of which with an Indiana Bicentennial theme, through February 18, 2017 in the Hill Gallery.

Dialogues: Contemporary Responses to Marie Webster Quilts
Indiana’s own Marie Webster (1859-1956) is widely acclaimed as a pioneer in the art of quilt design and construction, publishing the first book solely dedicated to the history of the quilt: Quilts: Their Story and How to Make Them in 1915. Her early 20th century designs recently inspired artists to create small-scale art quilts for an exhibition, Dialogues: Contemporary Responses to Marie Webster Quilts. This juried show is sponsored by the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) featuring 26 pieces from 8 Midwestern states. Each work reflected a unique perspective on Webster’s traditional patterns some one hundred years after the fact. On exhibit February 3 – April 29, 2017.

Monroe Couty Sports History Gallery
Join us as Monroe County pays tribute to its local sports legends and achievements in the newest gallery at the Monroe County History Center! This interactive gallery will feature different athletes, incredible sports moments, and memorabilia as exhibited content rotates. Check out the Sports Health corner, the Sports Trivia Wall, and open the lockers to see who is warming up for game day! Athletes and teams of all ages and abilities will be highlighted, as well as coaches and support staff. Sponsered by Smithville Fiber.

Community Voices Showcase: PRISM Youth Community
PRISM Youth Community is an organization that provides community, support, and resources for LGBTQ+ youth, ages 12-20. They have been dedicated to creating safe and affirming spaces for LGBTQ+ and allied youth since 2014. Find out what PRISM Youth Community is up to today and how to get involved as a youth participant, youth leader, or youth-serving adult professional! This free exhibit is open through February 2017.

Antiques / Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / LGBT / Sports

18 Wednesday / January 18, 2017

Noon Talk: Visions and Conversion: St. Paul’s Case

12:15 pm to 01:00 pm
IU Eskenazi Museum of Art

Sonia Velázquez, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Comparative Literature, will discuss how Domenico Tiepolo’s drawings taken from the story of St. Paul move viewers from blindness to insight.

Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor

Exhibits / Speakers

18 Wednesday / January 18, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra

08:00 pm to 10:00 pm
IU Auditorium

Prepare to be dazzled by one of the most acclaimed orchestral ensembles in the world. Bold, innovative, yet supremely sophisticated, they are truly an ensemble unlike any other.

Entertainment / Live Music

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