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ANNUAL EVENTSSeveral long-running and long-awaited events form the backbone of programming at T.C. Steele State Historic Site. These annual happenings are part of the Steele tradition and are complemented by a new variety of programs—many on their way to becoming annual events as well. Plan to visit T.C. Steele throughout the year!
- Spring Wildflower Foray (since 1985)
- Festival of Flowers PaintOut (since 1999)
- Sunday at Home (since 1907)
- The Great Outdoor Art Contest (since 1989)
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.
Annual Friends of T.C. Steele Member Art Show
Friends members, display up to 2 pieces of your own artwork in Steele’s Large Studio during the month of November! The registration deadline to submit artwork to the show is coming up, on Oct. 20th! Art drop off days are October 27th and 28th, between 9am-4pm. Art pick up days will be Nov. 29th and 30th, between 9am-4pm.
The show will be up November 1-30, 2016
Opening night reception and Annual Friends meeting, Sunday, Nov. 6th, 5-7pm.
Please consider the show’s theme when choosing artwork to display. Show theme: “What God thinks of beauty we know in that he has made it so universal.” – T.C. Steele
Deadline to register for the show: October 20, 2016. The registration form and guidelines can be downloaded here: http://www.tcsteele.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Member-Show-GUIDELIINES-2016.docx
October 28, 2016, 3:00pm-4:30 pm, Monroe County Public Library in Bloomington, IN
Watercolor Pencil Workshop and Art Tote Giveaway
Call the site now (812-988-2785) to register for a free watercolor pencil workshop at the Monroe County Public Library in Bloomington on October 28th! Registration is required; limit 8 participants. This free public program is open only to low-income seniors, and includes a free tote bag filled with basic art supplies to take home. A senior is anyone 60 years old or more, and low-income is defined as living in low-income housing, or being on other public assistance programs. We have 8 spots, plus a short wait list, and spaces are filling up; first come, first served! This program is open to residents of Monroe County, and is made possible by grants from the Indiana Arts Commission, the Brown County Community Foundation, and the Friends of T.C. Steele State Historic Site!
CURRENT & UPCOMING SITE PROGRAMS
Mark your calendars for our upcoming events at the site!
Sunday at Home: Gustave Baumann Talk and Printmaking Demo, April 10, 2016, 2-4:30pm
31st Annual Wildflower Foray, April 22-24, 2016
Festival of Flowers PaintOut, Saturday, May 21, 2016, 7am-4pm.
Studio Centennial Party, Saturday, June 4, 2016** Special Bicentennial site event! 12-4pm
Spring Mill State Park Plein Air Painting Workshop, Saturday, June 18, 2016
Sunday at Home: Limestone Carving Demo with Cheryl Anne Lorance, July 3, 2016
The 28th Great Outdoor Art Contest, Saturday, September 10, 2016, 7am-4pm; Registration forms here: http://www.tcsteele.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/GOAC-16_revised.pdf
T.C. Steele’s Bloomington, Friday and Saturday, October 7 & 8, 2016** Special Bicentennial event in Bloomington!
Friends Member Art Show and Sale, November 1-30, 2016, http://www.tcsteele.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Member-Show-GUIDELIINES-2016.docx
Steele’s Country Christmas Sunday, December 4, 2016, 1-4pm
Please call the site 812/988-2785 for questions.
Nashville, Indiana 47448
Fax: (812) 988-8457