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Wednesday Nov 26, 2014

Jake Dodds

21 & over show

Women's Basketball: IU vs ETSU

Go Hoosiers!

Celebrating Lotus Exhibit

From his quaint hometown in Orange County, Indiana to cities all over America, Southern Indiana musician Lotus Dickey made his mark on the musical world. A prolific singer-songwriter who played guitar and fiddle, Dickey had a love for music unmatched... more

November Art Exhibits

Bert Gilbert, sculpture; Thomas Norpell, architectural miniatures; Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students, Fall Show & Capstone Show. Browse multiple galleries in a beautiful, historic downtown setting.

be.CAUSE Gallery Presents "Out of the Weeds" Mixed Media Painting Show

  • November 26, 2014
  • Location: be.CAUSE Gallery and Studio
  • Address: 322 E. Kirkwood Ave #206, bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-650-4756
  • Times: Thurs - Fri 1 - 5 pm ; Sat 2 - 7 pm
  • Admission: FREE

be.CAUSE Gallery and Studio presents "Out of the weeds", a mixed media painting exhibit. Painted by a 3 time cancer survivor, this figurative series depicts unconventional beauty and overcoming life's struggles. For more information about t... more

"The Taste of Seduction" Art Exhibit at The Kinsey Institute

  • November 26, 2014
  • Venue: Kinsey Institute
  • Address: Indiana University/Morrison Hall 3rd Floor, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • Phone: 812-855-7686
  • Times: 1:30 - 5 pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • kinseyinstitute.org

Taste of Seduction examines the rich tradition of linking the enjoyment of food and drink with romance and sex, through a display of works of art and cultural artifacts from the Kinsey Institute. Curators combed the collection for depictions of food ... more

Undress Me: A Peek at 19th and Early 20th Century Undergarments" Art Exhibit

  • November 26, 2014
  • Venue: Kinsey Institute
  • Address: Indiana University/Morrison Hall 3rd Floor, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • Phone: 812-855-7686
  • Times: 1:30 - 5 pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • kinseyinstitute.org

Undress Me presents a selection of playful vintage photographs of women in lingerie from the Kinsey Institute art collection paired with period underclothes such as corsets, petticoats, brassieres, drawers, robes, and other garments on loan from the ... more

Special Exhibition: Brush Ink Paper: Selections from the Collection of Dr. Thomas Kuebler

Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm   Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor The dynamic brushwork that is the hallmark of superior Asian painting and calligraphy is explored in... more

Special Exhibition: Colors of Classical Art

Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor, and the Gallery of the Arts of Asia and the Ancient Western World, second floor This three-part e... more

Special Exhibition: Pierre Daura: Picturing Attachments

 Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor Tracing the arc of Pierre Daura’s life, the works in this exhibition rank among his most beautif... more

"What do YOU know?" -Pub Trivia! EVERY WED NIGHT

"What do YOU know?" -Pub Trivia! 2 Games Every Wednesday Serendipity Martini Bar 201 S College Ave, Bloomington, IN 47404 (812) 330-6688 Game Sign Up Starts 8pm & 9:45-ish pm $2 per team member. Each team (1 to 5 players) "What do ... more

The Venue II, Pop-Up Gallery at The College Mall.

  • November 26, 2014
  • Venue: The Venue Fine Art & Gifts
  • Address: 114 S. Grant Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-339-4200
  • Times: 10 am - 9 pm
  • Admission: Gabe Colman

On Friday, November 21st at 10:00 a.m, The Venue Fine Art and Gifts will open its Fourth Annual Holliday Pop-Up Gallery at The College Mall. Located adjacent to the interior entry of Macy’s, we will present, for sale, an assortment of our paint... more

New in the Galleries-Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Partying in Ancient Greece and Rome

 Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm Gallery of the Arts of Asia and the Ancient Western World, second floor

New in the Galleries: Pop Food

Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm   Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor Food provided a perfect ... more

New in the Galleries: The Politics of food

Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm   Gallery of the Art of the Western World, first floor This installation focuses on several contemporary artists who use food as a reflection on ... more

Stone Belt Art at Lennie’s

  • November 26, 2014
  • Venue: Lennie's Restaurant & Brew Pub
  • Address: 1795 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-332-2168
  • Times: Sun - Thurs 11 am - 11 pm ; Fri & Sat 11 am - 12 am

Dine at Lennie’s Restaurant or stop in for a pint at the Bloomington Brewpub at Lennie’s during business hours and get an eyeful of what the Stone Belt artists have been up to. Works in a variety of media by Stone Belt client artists from... more

Monroe County History Center Annual Holiday Sale

The holiday sale at the Monroe County History Center will continue 10am-4pm from November 4 through January 2, Tuesday through Saturday. The History Center will once again have its popular sale of new and gently used holiday decorations and gifts. Th... more

Big-Headed Ant Art Exhibition

  • November 26, 2014
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext.25
  • Times: Tues - Sat 9:30 am - 5 pm ; Sun 1 - 5 pm
  • Admission: Members: Free ; Nonmembers: Museum Admission
  • www.wonderlab.org

Works by Stone Belt artists in various media depicting ants. To kick off WonderLab's Big-Headed Ants Special Exhibition, Stone Belt Big-Headed Ant artwork in a variety of media by will be exhibited and for sale! Join us for a First Friday receptio... more

Focalpoint: Traditional Changes: Art from the American Southwest

Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm Raymond and Laura Wielgus Gallery of the Arts of Africa, the South Pacific, and the Americas, Focalpoint, third floor What does it mean to call an obj... more

Big-Headed Ants

  • November 26, 2014
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext.25
  • Times: Tues - Sat 9:30 am - 5 pm ; Sun 1 - 5 pm
  • www.wonderlab.org

Reality TV meets science! View the secret lives of one of the planet's most successful creatures inside their enclosed, clear plexiglass habitat. Magnifying video cameras mounted inside the nesting and foraging chambers will provide close-up views of... more

MoCo's Prehistoric Past

Come see and examine fossils of plants, organisms, and animals found in the Hoosier state and learn how they contributed to Southern Indiana's natural landscape. Open Tues-Sat until 3/31/15.

New in the Galleries: Onya La Tour: Pioneering Modern Art in Indiana

Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor In 1941 Onya LaTour opened th... more

Gallery Exhibit :: Nostalgia

  • November 26, 2014
  • Venue: gallery406
  • Address: 116 W. 6th St., Ste. 110, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-333-0536
  • Times: Opening Reception Oct. 3, 5 - 8 pm ; Mon - Fri 9 am - 6 pm , Sat by appt.
  • Admission: Free
  • www.gallery406.com

A reflection on treasures from the past that excited the mind and warmed the heart.

Pictura Gallery Presents JOHN CHERVINSKY:Studio Physics + An Experiment in Perspective

Pictura Gallery Presents John Chervinsky “Studio Physics + An Experiment in Perspective” Opening Reception Friday November 7, 5 pm - 8 pm Show Runs November 7 - December 27th John Chervinsky is a photographer and Harvard engineer in appli... more

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In the 30s and 40s, limestone from the area built the Empire State Building...more

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