1 Friday / March 1, 2019


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

Through the process of hand-building, slip casting and throwing, Anne Beyer creates utilitarian objects, representational sculpture and abstract sculpture. She specializes in wood firing and is always trying to find the balance between material control and serendipitous trace of flame, heat and ash melt across the surface of her pieces. The firing process inspires her forms and helps guide her aesthetic choices in a playful, symbiotic way.

Anne is deeply inspired by the natural world. The local environment and landscape not only inspire forms in her wood firing works, but are the very material that she uses to create finished works. She burns local wood that releases ash and minerals that create organic colors and texture. She is a collector of seedpods, bones and stones and these organic forms are constant sources of reference for her sculptural works. Her work continues to revel itself through layers of texture and surface. She thinks of her clay works as if they are canvases waiting to be painted by fire in the kiln. This collaboration between the artist and the kiln is full of surprises and provides a level of mystery in the final works.


1 Friday / March 1, 2019

Adam Reynold | No Lone Zone + Architecture of an Existential Threat

05:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Pictura Gallery @ FAR Center for Contemporary Arts

Pictura Gallery is pleased to present the work of photographer, Adam Reynolds. Reynold’s projects “No Lone Zone”
and “Architecture of an Existential Threat” both examine expressions of military might and nuclear power, and our
responses to those powers. The images journey underground, through bomb shelters, missile silos, and hidden
rooms in Israel and the United States.
February 1 – March 30


1 Friday / March 1, 2019

TEDxBloomington Grow Video Release Party

05:30 pm to 08:00 pm
The Inkwell, 105 N. College Ave.

Join us during downtown Bloomington’s First Friday Gallery Walk as TEDxBloomington releases our 2018 Grow TEDx talks! At our 2018 TEDx Grow event, we had 6 inspiring talks, and we are excited to share them with those who missed the event, and those who want to see them again!

We will be joined by three of the speakers, Brian Richardson Jr., Michele Mattoon, and Lizzy Bartelt. They’ll be with us to chat and to any answer questions.

You can find more information on our Facebook page, or check our website to learn more about our speakers.

Come in for a drink, to mingle with friends, and to be inspired!

Education / Entertainment / LGBT / Speakers

1 Friday / March 1, 2019

Mad Scientists Society, VOL. II

06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Mad Scientists Society VOL II, Bloomington Edition is a juried variety art show showcasing Indiana artists that highlight unique practices, imagination, and technique.

Featured Artists:
Allisa Frazier
Alyson Hatcher
Amy Ward
Beth Ann Thomas
Christine Rooney Merchent
Dakotah Konicek
Daniel Woody
Darrell Staggs
Dave Thornburg
David J Slivka
Ellen Starr Lyon
Jeb Gaither
Jessica Gendron
Jessica McDaniel
Josh Haines
Kaleigh Cochard Illustration
Kate Pantle
Kyle Channing Smith
Lydia Burris
Matt M Reid
Matt Panfil
Mike Allee
Mike Mckinley
Rochelle Martin
Sophia DeFelice
Taylor Flannagan & Taylor Zartman


1 Friday / March 1, 2019

First Friday Jazz Vespers: Lament

06:30 pm to 07:15 pm
First Christian Church - Kirkwood and Washington

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

Live Music

1 Friday / March 1, 2019

All Ears: Meditations on the Gallery Walk | Travis Puntarelli

06:30 pm to 08:00 pm
FAR Center for Contemporary Arts

FAR Center for Contemporary Arts is proud to announce the premier of a new musical piece by Travis Puntarelli, All Ears: Meditations on the Gallery Walk. The work was inspired by Bloomington’s Gallery Walk, and includes field recordings from the streets and venues during a brisk October Gallery Walk and woven together with songs inspired by sights, sounds, and feelings of the town. Live performances begin at 6:30 at FAR.
Friday March 1, 2019
Friday, March 1 6:30 – 8:00

Entertainment / Exhibits / Live Music

1 Friday / March 1, 2019

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Whikehart Auditorium

An irresistibly irreverent show about the trials and triumphs of Israel’s favorite son. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber’s award winning musical is full of parodies and catchy songs including the unforgettable classics “Any Dream Will Do” and “Close Every Door.” Come along as we sing and dance our way through Egypt with Joseph and his brothers and sisters!


1 Friday / March 1, 2019

Comedian Heywood Banks

07:30 pm to 09:30 pm
Brown County Playhouse

He’s back at the Playhouse and sure to play to a full house again! Bob & Tom Radio Show’s favorite comedian returns to the Playhouse stage with his hysterical, odd sense of humor. He will perform many of his nationally celebrated recordings (“Toast”, “Big Butter Jesus” and “They Had to Taser Her Again”, just to name a few). Beer, wine and mixed drinks sold in the auditorium.


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