IU Bloomington graduate painters collaborate on New York City gallery exhibition

The Painting Center in New York City is presenting the work of 15 students from Indiana University’s Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts in a show that runs through Aug. 9. As a title, “Inside and Out” suggests that each artist navigates two realms: the external world and an inner world of memory, imagination […]

And he scores! Professor Tyron Cooper pens music for Bobby ‘Slick’ Leonard documentary

Post by Karen Land of IU Communications, video by Milana Katic: Not many documentaries stage a world premiere in an 18,000-seat arena. But when the subject is an Indiana basketball legend, you throw out the playbook. On July 29, WFYI Public Television will screen “Bobby ‘Slick’ Leonard: Heart of a Hoosier” at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. […]

Mathers Museum makeover creates flexible exhibition space, hands-on learning area

From the outside, it might look like the Mathers Museum of World Cultures is having a sleepy summer. Yet behind shuttered doors, it is positively buzzing with activity. The museum is undergoing an unprecedented makeover before it reopens to the public Aug. 19. Instead of one or two display areas being changed, the entire exhibition […]

Understanding impossible images: Reutersvärd lecture to be held at the Lilly Library

Post by IU Communications colleague Milana Katic: Somewhere between the second and third dimension lies the impossible world of Swedish graphic designer Oscar Reutersvärd. Now, at the center of Indiana University’s Bloomington campus, one can catch a glimpse of that world in the new collection of his “impossible images” at the Lilly Library. “My breath is […]

Chicago trumpeter Pharez Whitted plays ‘For the People’ at the IU Art Museum

Post courtesy of IU Communications colleague Karen Land: Tonight’s Jazz in July concert will be a homecoming of sorts for Pharez Whitted. At Indiana University, Whitted earned a master’s degree in jazz studies. He returns as a jazz master, headlining a free 6:30 p.m. show outside the IU Art Museum. Now based in Chicago, the […]

Ready, set change: Indiana Festival Theatre begins its repertory shows

Guest post courtesy of IU Communications multimedia intern Milana Katic: Indiana Festival Theatre began its July performance schedule with Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” on July 5.  Following that will be the opening of “The Miracle Worker,” the heartwarming story of Helen Keller, on July 11. Both shows run through to the end of July. So how […]