1 Sunday / May 1, 2016

Mathers Museum Exhibits

Cherokee Craft, 1973
Cherokee Craft, 1973 offers a snapshot of craft production among the Eastern Band Cherokee at a key moment in both an ongoing Appalachian craft revival and the specific cultural and economic life of the Cherokee people in western North Carolina. The exhibition showcases woodcarvings, masks, ceramics, finger woven textiles, basketry, and dolls. The works presented are all rooted in Cherokee cultural tradition but all also bear the imprint of the specific individuals who crafted them and the particular circumstances in which these craftspeople made and circulated their handwork. Exhibits runs through June 12th.

MONSTERS! are extraordinary or unnatural beings that challenge the predictable fabric of everyday life. This exhibition looks at monsters from around the world, discovering who they are and what purposes they serve in various cultures, as different images of monstrousness emerge from the dark recesses of human imagination. Exhibit is open through December 18th, 2016.

Gallery is open 9am-4:30pm Tues-Fri and 1pm-4:30pm Sat/Sun. Sponsored by Fall 2015 Themester @Work: The Nature of Labor on a Changing Planet.
Free visitor parking is available by the Indiana Avenue lobby entrance. Metered parking is available at the McCalla School parking lot on the corner of Ninth Street and Indiana Avenue. The parking lot also has spaces designated for Indiana University C and ST permits. During the weekends free parking is available on the surrounding streets. An access ramp is located at the Fess Avenue entrance, on the corner of Ninth Street and Fess Avenue. Reserved parking spaces are available on Ninth Street, between Fess Avenue and Indiana Avenue. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. Please call 812-855-6873.

1 Sunday / May 1, 2016

Featured Exhibit: Chris Newlund & Robert Hoffman

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Brown County Art Guild
http://browncountyartguild.org

Chris Newlund and Robert Hoffman will be the featured artists at the Brown County Art Guild during the month of May. Chris Newlund is an enthusiastic, award-winning artist and plein air painter who prefers to paint from life. Many of her paintings are done on location throughout Indiana with members of the Indiana Plein Air Painters Association. Chris has an ongoing commitment to the pursuit of excellence in traditional, academic art. Her paintings are inspired by, and witness to, her passion for the natural world. They can be described as semi-impressionistic with a very distinctive style. Chris has been a member artist with the Brown County Art Guild since 2011.

Robert Hoffman was born in Northwest Indiana and studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Art. He is a signature member of the Oil Painters of America and the Midwest Pastel Society. He is also a member of the Association of Artist and Craftsmen of Porter County, Northern Indiana Arts Association, and the Hoosier Salon. Mr. Hoffman has taught painting since 1972 and has conducted workshops throughout the country. Robert has been an artist member of the Brown County Art Guild since 1989.

Located in the heart of Nashville, the Brown County Art Guild is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday noon-4 p.m. A reception for the artists will be held on Saturday, May 14, from 5-8 p.m. Chris Newlund will attend and hold a live painting demonstration for Guild visitors. For more information, call 812-988-618 or visit browncountyartguild.org.

Exhibits

1 Sunday / May 1, 2016

Kroger Sunday Showcase with The Indiana Boys

12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Kroger Grocer Store - 1175 South College Mall Rd., Bloomington IN 47401
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The Indiana Boys have become a favorite entertainment feature at the Kroger Grocery Store – Sunday NOON – 3:00 p.m. Swing by as you shop and say hello! Stage is near the Bistro & Wine department.

Entertainment / Live Music

1 Sunday / May 1, 2016

Featured Readers Event

3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Boxcar Books, 408 E. 6th St.
http://writersguildbloomington.com/

First Sunday Prose Reading and Open Mic
Presented by the Writers Guild

Featured readers are: Alisa Alering, Amy Cornell, and Donald Mabbott

Come early to sign up for Open Mic!

Education / Entertainment / Speakers / Theater

1 Sunday / May 1, 2016

Writer’s Guild First Sunday Prose Reading

03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Boxcar Books 408 E 6th, Bloomington

This month the featured readers will be Alisa Alering, Amy Cornell and Donald Mabbott.
Please come early to sign up for open mic.

Entertainment / Theater

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