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Sunday Feb 01, 2015

So You Think You Can Karaoke? with DJ ENGLISH

It's Karaoke. It's a Dance Party. It's a Karoake Dance Party!

Soap Sculpting Workshop by Soapy Soap Company

  • February 1, 2015
  • Location: Soapy Soap Production Warehouse
  • Address: 300 West Hillside Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Phone: 812-269-8812
  • Times: 3:30 pm
  • Admission: $30 for adults, $15 for children
  • www.soapysoapcompany.com/workshops

Soapy Soap Company is now hosting Soapy Soap Workshops! This experience includes a short tour of Soapy Soap Company’s Production Warehouse, brief dialogue on their soap making process, and a chance to sculpt your own soap. This is a great way f... more

Big-Headed Ant Art Exhibition

  • February 1, 2015
  • 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

Fifth Annual Latin American Music Recording Competition

Final Round

In the Folds of the Flesh

In one of the most demented, convoluted, and bloody films in the tradition of the Italian Gothic-cum-crime film series known as the giallo, two women and a young man live together in uncertain incestuous relation to one another, killing off intruders... more

Javier Arrebola, piano, and Students of the Voice Department

Repertoire to be announced About the Artist Spanish pianist Javier Arrebola is post-doctoral scholar and visiting assistant professor of voice/collaborative piano at the Jacobs School of Music. Highly respected as a collaborative musician, his activi... more

Jorja Fleezanis, violin, and Stephen Wyrczynski, viola

Faculty/Student Chamber Music Recital

Sundays in Auer – Embraced by the Second Viennese School, Act IV

Performers Paul Hauer, violin Jorja Fleezanis, violin Stephen Wyrczynski, viola Guglierme Monegatto, cello Repertoire Berg: Lyric Suite

The Handmaid's Tale

-Adapted from Margaret Atwood’s novel, The Handmaid’s Tale imagines a future America that responds to plummeting fertility by instituting a repressive theocracy and stripping women of almost all rights. The film stars Natasha Richardson a... more

From The Center : Carved Mandalas by Jamie Locke

  • February 1, 2015
  • Location: Gather :handmade shoppe & Co:
  • Address: 101 W Kirkwood Ave Ste 112, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-785-1480
  • Times: Mon - Fri 12 - 5 pm ; Sat 10 am - 5 pm ; Sun 12 - 4 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/1512383415682621/

Jamie Locke creates one of a kind carved mandalas in wood that exude calmness, thankfulness, and hope. Come join us for an exhibition featuring artwork with soul. The Handmade Society will be joining Jaime Locke with a trunk show as well, featuring ... 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 ... more

Big-Headed Ants

  • February 1, 2015
  • 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

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

New in the Galleries: Finding Atget

French photographer Eugène Atget’s imagery mixed a nineteenth-century aesthetic with a modern sensibility, garnering him admiration and respect from the young Berenice Abbott, who became his champion. This installation features a vintage... more

New in the Galleries: Nature's Small Wonders: Photographs by Ansel Adams

America’s most famous nature photographer, Adams was also an ardent conservationist who served on the board of directors for the Sierra Club for thirty-seven years and was active in the Wilderness Society. He used his dramatic black-and-white p... more

New in the Galleries: Pop Textiles

Textiles designed by Pop artists Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Lindner, and Claes Oldenburg are featured. These bold and inventive compositions on fabric blur the boundaries between fine art, craft, and industrial production.

New in the Galleries: Robert Salmon: Romantic Painter

Gallery of the Art of the Western World, first floor Two paintings by Robert Salmon help elucidate the artist’s foundation in English Romanticism, which continued to inform his painting after his move to Boston in 1828.

New in the Galleries: Women behind the Camera

The world of professional photography in the early- to mid-twentieth century was largely a men’s club, but a small group of talented women paved the way for future generations of female “lensmen.” Portraits by three of these pioneer... more

New in the Galleries: WWI War Bond Posters

During World War I, mass-produced color posters encouraged enlistment, helped raise capital for the war effort, and solidified public opinion against the enemy. Two vintage posters for war bonds, one American and one French, are featured: although bo... more

Recent Acquisition: An Exquisite Nupe Wrapper

Raymond and Laura Wielgus Gallery of the Arts of Africa, the South Pacific, and the Americas, Focalpoint, third floor Thanks to the generosity of IU Art Museum docent Paula Sunderman, the museum recently purchased three beautiful West African textile... more

Mathers Museum Exhibit--In Their Own Words: Native Americans in World War I

"In Their Own Words: Native Americans in World War I" illustrates WWI experiences using photographs and veterans' stories.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--State of an Art: Women's Wall Painting in Ghana

State of an Art: Women's Wall Painting in Ghana shows tradition and innovation in wall paintings by women in Ghana's Upper East Region, as documented by photographer and curator Brittany Sheldon.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Ralli Quilting from Pakistan"

"Ralli Quilting from Pakistan" presents quilting found in southern Pakistan and parts of India, and includes appliqued, embroidered and patchwork styles of bed coverings, food coverings, and bags.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Açaí From Local to Global

"Açaí From Local to Global" examines the transition of the açaí berry from a local Brazilian commodity to a global superfood. The exhibition is curated by Eduardo Brondizio and Andrea Siqueria, and sponsored by T... more

Mathers Museum Exhibit--After A Miracle: Coptic Ex Votos from the Birnbaum Collection

"After A Miracle: Coptic Ex Votos from the Birnbaum Collection" features a selection of votive offerings from Egypt.

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