What’s Happening at T.C. Steele
Activity and serenity coexist naturally at T.C. Steele State Historic Site. Art- and nature-related programs and events fit well into this peaceful and inspiring setting, providing a variety of year-round activities for all ages.
Please Note: Outdoor Yoga classes for October 2015 have been canceled by the Instructor. If you wish to teach or attend a Yoga class at the historic site, please contact the Program Developer at email@example.com to convey your interest.
Nature Photography EcoTour with Natural Bloomington
Fall Colors Edition, with Artist in Residence Gary R. Morrison
Saturday, October 10, 10:00am-2:00pm
Join T.C. Steele State Historic Site’s Artist in Residence Gary R. Morrison for a digital photography talk and EcoTour beginning at the site’s Classroom. The Nature Photography Ecotour is co-sponsored by Natural Bloomington.
After a brief discussion led by Gary in the Steele classroom, we will photographically explore the Steele site and the remote, Crooked Creek Marshes in search of magnificent landscapes and wildlife surrounded by the spectacular fall colors of Brown County. Dress for a walk in the woods! The event will run from 10 a.m. to approximately 2 p.m.
Natural Bloomington founder Steven Higgs, author of the upcoming book “A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana: 119 Unique Places to Explore” from IU Press will lead the hike. For more details, visit http://naturalbloomington.com/nature-photography-ecotour-fa… or email Steve at info@NaturalBloomington.com
In case of rain, the walking portion of the ecotour may be canceled, and Gary may do a digital workshop in its place: The workshop is an introduction to digital photography, and topics covered will include how to create the correct exposure, options for focusing the lens, white balance, and composition. Gary will also address his shooting workflow, processing digital images, and planning your photo shoot. The workshop is designed for beginners to those with some experience. For more information about the class, or the Artist in Residence program, call (812) 988-2785. The class is free, made possible by The Friends of T.C. Steele SHS, the Indiana Arts Commission Arts Project grant, and the Brown County Community Foundation.
Lucille Bertuccio’s “Edible Wild Plants,” Sunday at Home program
Sunday Oct. 11, 2-3:30pm
Lucille Bertuccio is the co-founder of the Center for Sustainable Living, a Bloomington non-profit that provides information-based action concerning sustainability issues in this region and beyond. Food is a major sustainability issue, and Lucille has taught about identifying, properly gathering, and using wild plants since 1972. She has been teaching this subject at Indiana University since 1990. In ”Edible Wild Plants,” the group will be walking and tasting Fall’s offerings as available on the T.C. Steele SHS property. Class to meet on the West Wing porch at 2pm. The class is free with admission to the historic buildings. As ever, Friends and members of Indiana State Museum are free! Dress for a walk in the woods!
Digital Photography Workshop with Artist in Residence Gary R. Morrison, Saturday, September 19, 11am-1pm
Spring Mill State Park, Mitchell, Indiana
Join T.C. Steele State Historic Site’s Artist in Residence Gary R. Morrison for a digital photography workshop at the Lakeview Activity Center (formerly the Nature Center) at Spring Mill State Park in Mitchell, Indiana. The workshop is an introduction to digital photography, and topics covered will include how to create the correct exposure, options for focusing the lens, white balance, and composition. Gary will also address his shooting workflow, processing digital images, and planning your photo shoot. The workshop is designed for beginners to those with some experience. For more information about Spring Mill State Park, call (812) 849-3534. For more information about T.C. Steele State Historic Site and the Artist in Residence program, call (812) 988-2785. The class is free, made possible by The Friends of T.C. Steele SHS, the Indiana Arts Commission Arts Project grant, and the Brown County Community Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
T.C. Steele State Historic Site offers a range of art-related workshops each year. Our seasonal Artists-in-Residence share their expertise with both workshop participants and visitors to the site. Local and regional artists offer instruction at all skill levels throughout the year.
CURRENT & UPCOMING EXHIBITS
Mark your calendars for our upcoming events at the site!
Friends Member Art Show and Sale Opening Sunday, Nov 01, 2015.
The T.C. Steele quote to inspire the 2015 member show is Steele’s epitaph: “Beauty outlives everything.”
Entry forms and fees are due Oct. 20th. Art drop off days are October 27th & 28th.
Entry form and member show guidelines available here: http://www.tcsteele.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Member-Show-GUIDELIINES-2015.docx
Steele’s Country Christmas Saturday, Dec 05, 2015
Please call the site 812/988-2785 for questions.