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1 Wednesday / March 1, 2017

Exhibits at the IU Eskenazi Museum of Art

10:00 am to 05:00 pm
IU Eskenazi Museum of Art

Gallery Hours
Tues-Sat 10:00-5:00 p.m.
Sun 12:00-5:00 p.m.
(Closed Mondays and major holidays)

Before the arrival of the Spanish in 1532, Peru had seen the rise and fall of numerous cultures and artistic styles, not just those of the Inca Empire, for which it is so well known. Because these civilizations lacked written records, we gain our understanding of their histories and societies through their art and archaeology. Focusing primarily on ceramics from cultures before the time of the Inca, this installation encourages visitors to explore less familiar arts and traditions.

Modern Sculptors in Indiana
Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Steinmetz Kellett Gallery, first floor
Continuing through March 12, 2017

Several modern sculptors of national and international prominence were born in Indiana, worked in the state, or came here to study. This installation features the work of artists Robert Laurent, David Smith, George Rickey, David Hayes, Alexander Calder, Isamu Noguchi, and (from October onwards) William Wiley, all of whom have Indiana connections. This installation is presented in conjunction with the Indiana State Bicentennial and has been endorsed as an official Bicentennial Legacy Project.


1 Wednesday / March 1, 2017

Exhibits at the IU Eskenazi Museum of Art

10:00 am to 05:00 pm
IU Eskenazi Museum of Art

Gallery Hours
Tues-Sat 10:00-5:00 p.m.
Sun 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays.
A Step in Time Across the Line: Recent Work by Chee Wang Ng
March 11 to May 7, 2017
Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor
This Spring, The Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University will present A Step in Time Across the Line: Recent Work by Chee Wang Ng, the artist’s first solo museum presentation. Featuring large-scale conceptual photography, video, and installation work, including two new series of works that have never before been shown, the exhibition will shed light on traditional Chinese culture and the immigrant experience. Through the use of iconic Chinese symbols, artifacts, and Western memorabilia—such as porcelain figures, rice bowls, Chinese postal stamps, and chopsticks—juxtaposed with distinctly American imagery, such as Andy Warhol’s iconic Campbell’s soup cans, the exhibition explores what it means to be Chinese in an increasingly multicultural and trans-national world, through the lens of diaspora identity.
Abstract Painting in Europe, 1949-1968
March 11 to May 7, 2017
Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor
This exhibition will focus on works by European abstract artists from the post World War II period of 1949-1968, taken from the Eskenazi Museum of Art’s permanent collection. Artists from Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Hungary, and Poland will be on view. This exhibition shines a light on an interesting area of the museum’s collection, surveying what abstract artists in Europe were doing during the tumultuous period between the division of Germany into East and West in 1949, and the civil and political unrest of the 1960s.
2017 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions
March 29 to May 7, 2017
Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor

Every spring, the Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University partners with the IU School of Art and Design to present thesis exhibitions of graduating Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) candidates in the visual arts.
Group 1: March 29-April 9, 2017
Molly Evans Fox, textiles
David Ondrik, photography
Zandra Raines, photography
Gallery Talk: Friday, March 31, noon-1:00 p.m.,
Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor
Opening Reception: Friday, March 31, 6:00-8:00 p.m.,
Thomas T. Solley Atrium, first floor

Thematic Tour: Tendrils of Design: Chinese Arts Past and Present
10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Friday, February 24, 2017 – Friday, April 28, 2017
Available to IU Classes and the general public.
This thematic tour in association with the inaugural IU Global Arts & Humanities Festival, China Remixed, will focus on recurring symbols in Chinese art over time and provide a context for the work of visiting contemporary artist Beili Liu. To arrange a tour, contact the museum’s tour manager Patsy Rahn, at [email protected].


1 Wednesday / March 1, 2017

Unexpected Light: The History & Importance of Pastels

11:00 am to 05:00 pm
Brown County Art Guild

Unexpected Light: The History & Importance of Pastels Exhibit will feature pastel work by Donna Shortt, Pam Newell, Corrine Hull, Mary Ann Davis, Carol Strock Wasson,Chris Griffin Woods, Gerrie Govert, Ron Burgess, Robert Hoffman & Charlene George. PLUS- never before seen pastel works by early Brown County artists Carl Graf, VJ Cariani and Marie Goth.

Additional talks and demos are also scheduled to take place during March- check our calendar for more events! The Brown County Art Guild is open Tuesday-Saturday 11:00 am-5:00 pm and Sunday 12:00-4:00 pm during the month of March.


1 Wednesday / March 1, 2017

Exodus Refugee Fundraiser with The Nile Project

07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Upland Brewing Company, 350 W. 11th Street

Join fellow Hoosiers to support Exodus Refugee Immigration, an Indiana non-profit that helps refugees find housing, education, employment, and more.

Meet at Upland’s event room for beer and company while enjoying a special guest appearance from The Nile Project, a 17-piece musical collective that brings together artists from the eleven Nile countries to make music that combines the regions diverse instruments, languages and traditions. Some of the artists are refugees themselves. Bloomington PR firm rock paper scissors will have world music CDs for sale. 100% of ticket, beer, and CD sales will go to Exodus Refugee Immigration. Feel free to bring your checkbook to make a larger donation.

Purchase tickets at http://exodusfundraiser.brownpapertickets.com/

Benefits / Entertainment / Live Music / Speakers

1 Wednesday / March 1, 2017

The Tempest

07:30 pm
Ruth N. Halls Theatre

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Henry Woronicz.

Prospero and his daughter Miranda are stranded on an island by his jealous brother Antonio, but their new home is inhabited by spirits. The Tempest offers the best of both drama and comedy in Shakespeare’s enchanting tale of shipwrecks and romance, masters and servants, betrayal and forgiveness. And wondrous magic.

Production dates:
February 24, 25, 28 – March 3, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.
March 4 @ 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.


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