Indiana’s Grand Art Tradition: Hoosier Art Shines On

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Extended Exhibition: Paintings hanging until Indiana Realities Exhibition

Wednesday – Saturday, 1 – 4 PM

This exhibition at the Haan Museum shows how Indiana’s extraordinary cultural legacy was formed. It tells the story of Indiana’s art tradition through paintings by Indiana’s major artist groups, including Hoosier Group, Brown County Art Colony, Richmond Group, and Regionalist Painters.

Sponsored by Eckert and Ross Fine Art


Retro in Clay: Mid-Century Ceramics

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Exhibition: January 25 – April 22, 2020

Opening Reception: January 24, 2020 from 6 – 8 PM

Wednesday – Saturday, 1 – 4 PM

A Retro design craze is sweeping the country, and the Haan Museum is the place to be in 2020. This exhibition will feature pottery from AMACO, Marshall Studios, Muncie Pottery, Uhl Pottery, and other noted clay artists.

Event Sponsor: AMACO (AMACO brent)

Community Partner and Event Sponsor: Old National Bank


Retro in Clay Lunch & Learn

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April 7 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, $15

Enjoy learning about Mid-Century ceramics from experts, Ann Martz and Craig McCormick, while eating a delicious lunch!


Ann Martz is the daughter of Jane Marshall-Martz and Gordon Martz. Her parents were famous for creating ceramics through the family-run Marshall Studios Inc. Ann worked for her father as a ceramic designer and mold-maker. Ann’s great-grandmother, Jessie Talbott Marshall, was the founder of Marshall Studios Inc.. Marshall Studios Inc. has gained a large following of fans from around the world for their craftsmanship and legacy.


Craig McCormick is an architect, photographer and design enthusiast based in Indianapolis. He has served on the board of the Design Arts Society at the Indianapolis Museum of Art as well as numerous community arts organizations in Indianapolis. In 2006, Craig launched MarshallStudios.net, a web archive dedicated to preserving the history of Marshall Studios and the work of Jane Marshall-Martz and Gordon Martz of Veedersburg, Indiana.


$15 includes lunch. Reservations may be made online, by emailing marketing@haanmuseum.org, or by calling 765-742-6449. RSVP is required as seating is limited. Please RSVP on or before April 4th at 4 PM.

Event Sponsor: AMACO (AMACO brent)

Community Partner and Event Sponsor: Old National Bank


Retro in Clay

An Evening with Ann Martz and Craig McCormick

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April 7 from 6 to 8 PM, $5

Spend an evening at the Retro in Clay exhibition with Mid-Century ceramics experts, Ann Martz and Craig McCormick! This is a rare opportunity to learn about the legacy of Marshall Studios from our renowned guest speakers. Ann Martz is a direct descendant of the founder of Marshall Studios, while Craig McCormick founded marshallstudios.net!

Ann Martz is the daughter of Jane Marshall-Martz and Gordon Martz. Her parents were famous for creating ceramics through the family-run Marshall Studios Inc. Ann worked for her father as a ceramic designer and mold-maker. Ann’s great-grandmother, Jessie Talbott Marshall, was the founder of Marshall Studios Inc.. Marshall Studios Inc. has gained a large following of fans from around the world for their craftsmanship and legacy.

Craig McCormick is an architect, photographer and design enthusiast based in Indianapolis. He has served on the board of the Design Arts Society at the Indianapolis Museum of Art as well as numerous community arts organizations in Indianapolis. In 2006, Craig launched MarshallStudios.net, a web archive dedicated to preserving the history of Marshall Studios and the work of Jane Marshall-Martz and Gordon Martz of Veedersburg, Indiana.

$5 Admission. Reservations may be made online, by emailing marketing@haanmuseum.org, or by calling 765-742-6449. RSVP is required as seating is limited. Please RSVP on or before April 4th at 4 PM.

Event Sponsor: AMACO (AMACO brent)

Community Partner and Event Sponsor: Old National Bank


Tuesday on the Trail

FREE

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Enjoy the splendor of the forest in the middle of Downtown Lafayette!

A guide will walk you through the nature trail of the Haan Museum, showing the numerous Indiana-native plant-life, fruits, and wild-life.

Go on every “Tuesday on the Trail” to see how the woods change throughout the year!

Upcoming Dates:

  • April 28
  • May 26
  • June 23
  • July 28
  • August 25
  • Sept. 22
  • October 27

Egypt Revisited

Exhibition: May 2 – July 25, 2020

Opening Reception: May 1, 2020 from 6 to 8 PM

Wednesday – Saturday, 1 – 4 PM

This unique exhibition features bronzes by world-renown sculptor, Tuck Langland. View spectacular Egyptian-inspired sculptures, as well as a variety of figural pieces, for which he so well known.

Meet the artist at the Opening Reception!

Lunch & Learn set for June 9, 2020. Details to be announced.


Gallery Walk

FREE

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May 15, July 17, September 18 from 6 -to 9 PM

Enjoy a night out on the town by visiting your local art businesses, museums, and more! This event is free, and is a great way to enrich yourself in Downtown Lafayette’s culture and history!

Presented by Tippecanoe Arts Federation


Tippecanoe on Canvas Paint Out 2020

May 16 all day – May 17 until 4 PM

Registration begins May 15 from 5 to 8 PM, and May 16 from 6 to 10 AM

Get your paints and brushes out, “Tippecanoe on Canvas Paint Out 2020” will be held the weekend of May 16 and 17!  The public is invited to join in or watch Indiana artists paint picturesque sites around Lafayette in the plein air style made famous by T.C. Steele.  Anyone can register to take part in the fun, so bring your supplies, and paint on the grounds of the Museum or capture the downtown scenery.  Registered artists will be eligible for over $1500 in prizes.  Artists will be painting all day May 16 and until 2pm May 17.

Registration starts at the Museum May 15 from 5-8pm and May 16 from 6-10am.  If you’re more into watching than painting, stop by the Haan Museum for a map of locations where you can find artists hard at work.  Artists and sponsors are then invited to a special dinner held Saturday evening on the museum grounds, with live music, followed by a reception inside the Museum.

Guests can enjoy light refreshments as they meet and buy paintings directly from the artists at the Artists Exhibit and Sale on May 17 from 3-4pm.  The winners of the 2020 Tippecanoe on Canvas Paint Out will be announced at 4pm.  Ribbons will be awarded to the best paintings by children under 17.  The juried paintings will be available for purchase after the award ceremony.

Fri. May 15: 5 – 8 PM Registration

Sat. May 16: 6 – 10 AM Registration, all-day plein air painting competition, 6-8 PM Special dinner and reception with live music reserved for registered artists

Sun. May 17: 3 – 4 PM Arts Exhibit and Sale, 4 PM Winners announced


Indiana Realities

Exhibition: August 8 – October 31, 2020

Opening Reception: August 7 from 6 to 8 PM

Wednesday – Saturday, 1 – 4 PM

An exhibition of Regionalist works from the 1930s and early 1940s will feature 39 paintings from the Haan collection that comprised the “Indiana Realities” exhibition at the Indiana State Museum in 2011. Regionalist artists stepped away from impressionism, and reflected the harsh realities of American life in the Depression era.