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March 31 – May 27, 2017 Artists presented: Kathy Butterly, Hermine Ford, Tara Geer, Laura J. Gerlach, Jacqueline Gourevitch, Michelle Jaffé, Joyce Kozloff, Kathleen Kucka, Melissa Meyer, Luisa Rabbia, Jennifer Riley, Ursula von Rydingsvard, Kate Shepherd, Kiki Smith, Leslie Wayne. Curated by Stephanie Buhmann in Collaboration with Jennifer Riley. The group exhibition IN CONVERSATION is inspired by a series of interviews with female artists, which were conducted by the art historian Stephanie Buhmann between January 2013 and December 2015. Looking for an approach beyond the mainstream media coverage of the art market, Buhmann visited the artists in their studios. The conversations she conducted in these intimate spaces of artistic practices focus on process, philosophy, personal history, art historic contexts and aesthetics among others. IN CONVERSATION is sparked by these interviews and helps to illustrate them. Though all of the artists featured are based in New York, they are working in different media and styles, reflecting some of the eclectic concerns and methods found in the city’s contemporary art world today. Buhmann notes: “In our fast-paced world,...Find out more »
If you are interested in planting trees and shrubs for conservation purposes like wildlife habitat, reforestation, erosion control, windbreaks, and other environmental benefits, this free program will help you discover the steps to success. Tree planting success depends on a well-planned and executed approach. Planning, site preparation, species selection, spacing, seedling ordering and care, planting techniques, weed control, wildlife damage, and post-planting management will be covered in this program, with opportunities to ask questions about your planting plans. Sources of advice and assistance with conservation tree planting for landowners will be provided as well. The program instructor is Lenny Farlee, Extension Forester with the Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources and the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center. Lenny started his career at the Vallonia State Tree Nursery assisting with production of millions of tree and shrub seedlings. He spent 15 years as an IDNR District Forester, assisting landowners with forest management, including tree planting plans covering hundreds of acres. For the last 10 years as an Extension...Find out more »
Our understanding of invasive plants keeps changing. Did you know that burning bush, that old favorite, is now colonizing woodlands? Find out what other plant selections are breaking bad and how this knowledge can guide your landscape choices. Program is part of presenter Kris Medic’s, Purdue Extension, Landscape 101 Series.Find out more »
Kenneth Landreth will share some of his favorite old-fashioned stories including his own The Boy Who Saved the Children. Landreth is the author of twelve books.Find out more »
Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club. Activities include Bouncy Dice and Toilet Paper Olympics. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.Find out more »
The Jackson County Public Library will sponsor Cummins Memorabilia and History 6:30 - 7:30 PM on Tuesday April 4th. Join Wayne Rust for a presentation of memorabilia and history on Cummins Inc.™ Wayne is a retired Cummins employees after 40 years and has a collection of photos and catalogs going back to the early days of the company. Registration is recommended for this free program, by going to http://myjclibrary.org/events or calling the Seymour Library at 812-523-INFO (4636). For more information, contact Head of Adult Services, Julie Lingerfelt, at 812-405-1833.Find out more »