19 Sunday / May 19, 2013

Cycle to Service

06:00 am
Various
http://bloomington.in.gov/bloomingtonbikesmonth2013

Cycle to Service weekend is an opportunity to commute to your place of worship by bicycle. Set a good example, reduce congestion, and leave parking spaces open for those who need them. Biking is a fun and healthy way to take care of yourself and the planet! For all ages.

Fitness / Outdoors / Sports

19 Sunday / May 19, 2013

Exhibits at the Indiana University Art Museum


IU Art Museum, 1133 E. 7th Street
http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu/iuam_home.php

Several new exhibits can be seen at the Indiana University Art Museum. The galleries are open Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, and Sunday, 12 pm to 5 pm.

Contemporary Explorations: Reviewing Nature in the 1980s
February 4‒May 19, 2013

Drawn from the museum’s collection of works by graduates of IU’s fine arts department (now the Hope School of Fine Arts), this installation examines the artists’ interpretations of the natural world. Reviewing Nature takes a look at the balance sought between structural composition and the role nature plays in co-defining the space we both share. This installation was organized by Emily Wood, graduate assistant for Western art after 1800 at the IU Art Museum.

New in the Galleries: Breaking the Gilded Ceiling, Women Artists of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
March 5-August 25, 2013

This installation will feature women artists—some former artist’s models, some wives and mothers, and some trailblazers—who worked in a variety of media. Included will be work by photographers Anna Atkins, Julia Margaret Cameron, and Laura Adams Armer, as well as prints and drawings by Mary Cassatt, Suzanne Valadon, Gwen John, and Käthe Kollwitz.

Three Remarkable Women: Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Margaret Chinnery, and Félicité de Genlis
March 23-September 1, 2013

The IU Art Museum will premiere a focused exhibition featuring Vigée Le Brun’s Portrait of Mrs. Chinnery (1803) and selected materials from the Lilly library. The exhibition presents an unusually rich opportunity to use a single artwork as a lens for an interdisciplinary study of the history, politics, art, literature, and music of its time.

Exhibits

19 Sunday / May 19, 2013

Oil & Pastel Paintings by Robert Hoffman & Chris Newlund

12:00 pm to 05:00 pm
The Brown County Art Guild
http://browncountyartguild.org

Featured Exhibits on display in the Upper Loft Gallery, May 1-31: Oil & Pastel Paintings by Robert Hoffman & Chris Newlund.

Artist’s Reception: Saturday, May 11, 5-8 pm during the Village Art Walk.

Please join us for an evening of light refreshments and to purchase your $10 raffle ticket for an unique opportunity to win a beautiful autumn landscape created by several Guild Member Artists. (Raffle winner will be drawn November 16, 2013; need not be present to win.)

For artists’ biographies and sample images, please visit:
http://www.browncountyartguild.org/featured_artwork.html

Exhibits

19 Sunday / May 19, 2013

2013 Exhibits at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures

01:00 pm to 04:30 pm
Mathers Museum of World Cultures (416 N. Indiana Avenue)
http://www.mathers.indiana.edu

The Mathers Museum of World Cultures presents a new exhibit for the year 2013, “In The Kitchen Around The World”, which will be on display in addition to the already-installed exhibits from 2012. This exhibit will run until November 15, 2013.

“In The Kitchen Around The World”: an exhibit that presents objects used in preparing food and food service from different areas of the world. It breaks down into two categories: what the viewer perceives as familiar, such as plates, cups, and dishes, and what is unfamiliar, such as a Peruvian corn toaster and an Ecuadorian grater. The goal of the exhibit is to look at what other cultures have come up with as solutions to help them in cooking or eating food, allowing the viewer to make comparisons to the solutions that are similar or dissimilar to their own.

Other exhibits include:

“Picturing Archaeology”: Described in their words and illustrated by their images, the research and fieldwork of 13 Indiana University archaeologists is presented in Picturing Archaeology at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures/Glenn Black Laboratory of Archaeology.

“Rhythms of the World”: a free audioguide tour of musical instruments from around the globe featured in exhibits throughout the museum. The audioguide includes narration and musical clips of the highlighted instruments.

“The Day in Its Color: A Hoosier Photographer’s Journey”
This exhibit presents a survey of Charles Cushman’s extraordinary work, an archive of photographs that is the largest known body of early color photographs by a single photographer, 14,500 in all, most shot on vivid, color-saturated Kodachrome stock. From 1938-1968, Cushman—a sometime businessman and amateur photographer with an uncanny eye for everyday detail—travelled constantly, shooting everything he encountered as he ventured from New York to New Orleans, Chicago to San Francisco, and everywhere in between. His photos include portraits, ethnographic studies, agricultural and industrial landscapes, movie sets and media events, children playing, laborers working, and thousands of street scenes, all precisely documented in time and place. The result is a chronicle of an era almost never seen, or even envisioned, in color.

“Thoughts, Things, and Theories…What Is Culture?”
Thoughts, Things, and Theories…What Is Culture? examines the nature of culture through the exploration of cultural traditions surrounding life stages and universal needs.

“From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web: The Origins of Everything”
This exhibit examines history on a large scale, through the exploration of cosmic, biological, and human origins.

“Unfinished Business: One Hundred Years of Quilt Blocks”
An exhibit presenting elements from unfinished quilts will be presented in conjunction with the Indiana Heritage Quilt Show.

“Treasures of the Mathers Museum”
Decades of collecting and curating will be featured in this exhibit, presented in conjunction with the institution’s 50th anniversary.

“Footsteps of a Stranger: Shoes from Cultures Around the World”
This exhibit expands our thinking about how shoes can reflect the values, ideals, and aesthetics of an era or culture. The exhibit features a diverse range of footwear, including bridal sandals from Pakistan, Tibetan boots, and Mexican dancing shoes. Runs through July, 26.

“Time As We Keep It”
This exhibit presents different facets of time including the evolution of the clock, the development of time zones, and contrasting cultural perspectives of time. Objects on display represent a range of time periods including a sun dial, a Monon station clock, as well as a pendulum clock. Runs through July, 26.

Museum is open Tuesdays through Fridays, from 9 am to 4:30 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 to 4:30 pm. Check website to see all of the Mathers Museum’s exhibits.

Education / Exhibits

19 Sunday / May 19, 2013

Make a Science Toy: Popguns!

01:30 pm to 04:00 pm
WonderLab Museum, 308 W. 4th St.
http://www.wonderlab.org

Discover the science and power of air pressure as you build and test your own popgun to take home! Drop in anytime from 1:30 to 4 pm.

Children / Education / Entertainment

19 Sunday / May 19, 2013

Cardinal Stage Company presents: ‘Underneath The Lintel’

02:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center (122 S. Walnut St.)
http://www.cardinalstage.org/plays/2012-2013-season/underneath-the-lintel/overview/

A reserved librarian turns globetrotting detective when a Baedeker’s Travel Guide is returned in his overnight slot 113 years overdue! Artistic Director Randy White revisits his smash off-Broadway hit—with Bloomington’s own Mike Price in the role of a lifetime. “Hilarious and profound… begins as Pythonesque highbrow silliness and turns into an existential detective story.”

Age recommendation: suitable for children ages 13 and up
Run time: 1 hours and 25 minutes
Show Location: Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center Firebay

Entertainment / Theater

19 Sunday / May 19, 2013

Book Launch for Local Mystery Writer Sara Hoskinson Frommer

02:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Monroe County Public Library, 302 E. Kirkwood, meeting room 1B
http://www.mcpl.info

Come hear local, award-winning author Sara Hoskinson Frommer discuss her new book, Her Brother’s Keeper, a Joan Spencer mystery. Frommer has written seven Joan Spencer mysteries and won the Reader’s Choice Award for Murder & Sullivan. Frommer also writes for and tutors new adult readers. A portion of the proceeds from book sales at the event will benefit the library’s VITAL program.

Benefits / Civic Affairs / Education / Speakers

19 Sunday / May 19, 2013

Stages Youth Theater presents: ‘Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids’

02:00 pm
Binford Elementary (2300 E. 2nd St.)
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9784924

Hip-hip-pooh-ray! Stages Bloomington presents “Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids,” a delightful new show based on the beloved characters of A.A. Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature film. “Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids” welcomes audiences to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship, and sharing snacks.

Showing May 17 at 7 pm, May 18 at 2 pm and 7 pm, and Sunday at 2 pm. Purchase tickets at website.

Children / Entertainment / Theater

19 Sunday / May 19, 2013

Jason T’s Farewell Jazz Jam

07:00 pm
Cafe Django, 116 N. Grant St.
http://www.cafedjango.org

No cover, all ages. A Farewell Jazz Jam for Jason Tiemann, a Farewell Jazz Jam party for Louisville jazz drummer Jason Tiemann (who is moving to New York City with his family,soon) including:Tom Walsh-saxes, David Miller-trumpet & flugelhorn, Luke Gillespie -piano, Jeremy Allen-bass, and featuring Jason Tiemann-drums, plus a possible additional artist t.b.a.(to be announced).

Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music

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