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August 31, 2014

Indiana Artists Club 82nd Annual Membership Exhibition

The Indiana Artists Club annual Member Exhibition, which opens September 22, features up to 100 pieces in a variety of media and styles, including pastels, oils, watercolors, acrylics and more. Most of the artwork is for sale.

 

A free opening reception, with light refreshments, will be held at the Columbus Learning Center on Saturday, October 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Shawn Thomas Dingwerth, executive director of the Richmond Museum of Art and author, will speak at the reception at 6:30 p.m. about his new book, “The Richmond Group Artists.” Copies of the book, which tells the untold story of a group of artists who developed a distinctive impressionistic style which transformed Richmond into an important center for art in the Midwest, will be available for purchase and signature.

 

The exhibition runs through December 30, 2014. It is free and open to the public, Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours until 10 p.m. on Monday – Thursday through Dec. 15. For more information, visit http://www.indianaartistsclub.org/member-exhibition/ or call Columbus Learning Center at (812) 314-8507.

Date: August 31, 2014
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Phone: (812) 314-8507
Address:
4555 Central Avenue, Suite 210, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free

August 30, 2014

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Indy Nile
INDY NILE
Saturday, August 30, 7 p.m.
Greenwood Amphitheater
 
Indy Nile makes its Greenwood summer series debut with an electric mix of classic rock, funk, blues and motown. Please join us for the series finale featuring a lot of interaction with the audience. 

Click HERE for the full schedule!

Start: August 30, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 30, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Amphitheater
Phone: 317-881-4545
Address:
300 S Washington St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States
Cost: FREE

Hospice Concert

WHAT: 28th Annual Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Concert

WHEN: 6:00 p.m., Saturday, August 30th, 2014

WHERE: Mill Race Park’s Custer-Nugent Amphitheater, Fifth & Lindsey Streets, Columbus, IN

BAND PERFORMANCES: 2014 “Battle of the Bands” winner Mayan Miscalculation (6:15 p.m.); Opening Band “40 Years of College” & Janie Gordon (7:00 p.m.); DENNIS DEYOUNG: THE MUSIC OF STYX (8:30 p.m.)

CONCERT SALES: 4:30 P.M., including raffle tickets ($10 each for a chance to win $10,000), official concert T-shirts, glow necklaces/bracelets, homemade cookies and other items

ADMISSION: Free

FOOD VENDORS: Offering a variety of food, and soft drinks/bottled water

LEARN MORE ABOUT:
DENNIS DEYOUNG: THE MUSIC OF STYX: dennisdeyoung.com

40 Years of College: 40yoc.com

Mayan Miscalculation: facebook.com/MayanMiscalculation

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS RELEASE, PLEASE CONTACT:
Sheryl E. Tracey
Manager ~ Resource Development
Our Hospice of South Central Indiana
2626 East 17th Street
Columbus, IN 47201
TEL: (812) 314-8053
FAX: (812) 314-8019
http:/ourhospice.org

Start: August 30, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 30, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Mill Race Park
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

August 24, 2014

5th Annual Columbus ArtFest

Join us in downtown Columbus, IN on August 23-24, 2014 for the Columbus ArtFest, returning for its fifth year and once again graciously hosted by the City of Columbus and the Downtown Merchants Association. Watch as Washington Street transforms into a spectacular outdoor art gallery showcasing the extraordinary talents of more than 80 national artisans from 16 states. Purchase original sculpture, paintings in oil, acrylics and watercolor/gouache and exquisite one-of-a-kind rings, pendants, bracelets and earrings. Select images from a variety of photographic styles and subject matter and elegant creations in glass, wood and mixed-media. Become an art collector! Or add to your existing collection. Discover that unique piece of art to add to your home or work place.

Hours are Saturday August 23 from 10-5 and Sunday August 24 from 11-5. Admission is free with abundant free parking throughout Downtown Columbus. Bring your sense of discovery and appreciation of the beautiful!

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Start: August 24, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: 300 Block of Washington St
Address:
Downtown Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Indiana Artists Club 82nd Annual Membership Exhibition

The Indiana Artists Club annual Member Exhibition, which opens September 22, features up to 100 pieces in a variety of media and styles, including pastels, oils, watercolors, acrylics and more. Most of the artwork is for sale.

 

A free opening reception, with light refreshments, will be held at the Columbus Learning Center on Saturday, October 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Shawn Thomas Dingwerth, executive director of the Richmond Museum of Art and author, will speak at the reception at 6:30 p.m. about his new book, “The Richmond Group Artists.” Copies of the book, which tells the untold story of a group of artists who developed a distinctive impressionistic style which transformed Richmond into an important center for art in the Midwest, will be available for purchase and signature.

 

The exhibition runs through December 30, 2014. It is free and open to the public, Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours until 10 p.m. on Monday – Thursday through Dec. 15. For more information, visit http://www.indianaartistsclub.org/member-exhibition/ or call Columbus Learning Center at (812) 314-8507.

Date: August 24, 2014
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Phone: (812) 314-8507
Address:
4555 Central Avenue, Suite 210, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free

August 23, 2014

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

My Yellow Rickshaw
MY YELLOW RICKSHAW
Saturday, August 23, 7 p.m.
Greenwood Amphitheater

Let My Yellow Rickshaw “boldly take you where no cover band has gone before!” For several years, the band has weaved humor, variety, and seamless covers into every show – from Skynard to Kanye, Zac Brown to Miley, a little rock, Top 40, and even an Irish jig or two. With a refreshing lineup of sounds that includes mandolin, upright bass, percussion, and fiddle.            

Click HERE for the full schedule!

Start: August 23, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Amphitheater
Phone: 317-881-4545
Address:
300 S Washington St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States
Cost: FREE

Saturday Sampler: The Post Office

We take for granted how neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps our letter carriers from making their rounds, but have you considered what a hassle it would be to drive a wagon to town to pick up your mail?  We will learn how rural families in Bartholomew County enjoyed the nation’s first rural free delivery postal service.  You will even get to design your own stamp! Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: August 23, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 23, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Address:
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

5th Annual Columbus ArtFest

Join us in downtown Columbus, IN on August 23-24, 2014 for the Columbus ArtFest, returning for its fifth year and once again graciously hosted by the City of Columbus and the Downtown Merchants Association. Watch as Washington Street transforms into a spectacular outdoor art gallery showcasing the extraordinary talents of more than 80 national artisans from 16 states. Purchase original sculpture, paintings in oil, acrylics and watercolor/gouache and exquisite one-of-a-kind rings, pendants, bracelets and earrings. Select images from a variety of photographic styles and subject matter and elegant creations in glass, wood and mixed-media. Become an art collector! Or add to your existing collection. Discover that unique piece of art to add to your home or work place.

Hours are Saturday August 23 from 10-5 and Sunday August 24 from 11-5. Admission is free with abundant free parking throughout Downtown Columbus. Bring your sense of discovery and appreciation of the beautiful!

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Start: August 23, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 23, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: 300 Block of Washington St
Address:
Downtown Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Pre-Bicentennial Arts Day

PRE-BICENTENNIAL ARTS DAY is Saturday, August 23 and co-sponsored by the Jackson County Bicentennial Committee & the Friends of the Library. Attendees will be entered into a prize drawing! Registration required.

9:15 am – Greeting in Seymour Library Meeting Room

9:30 am – Sharon Kirk Clifton will portray Rebecca Ford Rogers, one of the first settlers to Jackson County.

10-11:15 am – Rotating Arts, Crafts, Writing Poetry &Writing “…Remembering Jackson County”workstations. Participants will begin poems for a state contest due in September. Snacks are included.

Location: Seymour Library Meeting Room

Start: August 23, 2014 9:00 am
End: August 23, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Jackson County Public Library
Address:
303 W 2nd St,, Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

PRE-BICENTENNIAL ARTS DAY

Co-sponsored by the Jackson County
Bicentennial Committee & the Friends of the Library
Attendees will be entered into a prize drawing!
Registration required.
9:15 am: Greeting in Seymour Library Meeting Room
9:30 am: Sharon Kirk Clifton will portray Rebecca Ford Rogers, one of the first settlers to Jackson County.
10-11:15 am: Rotating Arts, Crafts, Writing Poetry & Writing “…Remembering Jackson County” workstations. Participants will begin poems for a state contest due in September. Snacks are included.
Location: Seymour Library Meeting Room

Date: August 23, 2014
Venue: Jackson County Public Library
Address:
303 W 2nd St,, Seymour, IN, 47274, United States
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