New Harmony to have Winter Arts & Antiques Stroll

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Winter Art
and Antiques Stroll

The New Harmony Winter “Art and Antiques Stroll” will be held on Saturday, Feb. 12, from 4-7 p.m. in New Harmony.  Several galleries, including the New Harmony Gallery of Art and the Women’s Institute and Gallery, will feature opening receptions. The Antiques Showrooms in the Mews, Creation Station, Design Bank 505, Antique Emporium, Firehouse Antiques, and Chi’c & Tiques and the studio of artist Mary Ann Michna will remain open for the evening.  The Art and Antiques Stroll is free and open to the public.
The Antiques Showrooms in the Mews will feature a spinning demonstration by fiber artist Phyllis Lindsey, a special Valentine’s Day event. Fiber will be available for handspinning, felting, or fiber art and includes Indiana Jacob and Shetland, Blue-faced Leicester, Merino, Alpaca, Corriedale, and some small hand-dyed assortments. The Antiques Showrooms in the Mews is located at 525 Church Street in downtown New Harmony.  
The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art presents the exhibition and design plan “Harvesting Our Sun and the Milky Way Galaxy Sculpture” by renowned artist John David Mooney.  The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art is located at 506 Main Street in downtown New Harmony.  Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, call 682-3156.

Women’s Institute and Gallery
The Women’s Institute and Gallery in New Harmony presents and exhibition by artist Wendi Smith, “Eclectic Reverence,” which will be held Feb. 11 through March 13. An artist reception will be held Saturday, Feb. 12, 4-7 p.m. during the New Harmony Winter Gallery Stroll. The reception is free and open to the public. Smith is a renowned artist who creates mised media pieces, she calls “flags.” She has had numerous solo and group shows. Her artistic works have been purchased by corporations and private foundations. Smith is an adjunct faculty member at Indiana University-Southeast. She is a resident of Corydon, Ind.