The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, presents pastels and paintings by Dayas Silvis, Alice O’Dell, Heather Lippe and Heather Russell. For more information, go to www.theartistshandgallery.com.
The Historical Society of the Blairsville Area, 116 E. Campbell St., presents “All Dolled Up,” an exhibit of dolls, through June 29. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
For more information, call (724) 459-0580 or go to www.blairsvillehistoric.com.
The Indiana Art Association presents:
• Thirty artworks by Heather Russell on exhibit in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
• A display of members’ works at Indiana Ambulatory Surgical Center, 841 Hospital Road, White Township.
• Seven large works by fiber artist Sandy Trimble on display through June at the Calvary Presbyterian Church Chalice Room, 695 Church St., during regular office hours. Visitors are asked to use the School Street entrance and check in at the downstairs office.
For more information, call (724) 910-1871 or go to www.indianapaartassociation.org.
The Indiana County Historical Museum, 621 Wayne Ave., Indiana, presents the following programs:
• Early cleaning methods, an exhibit focused on antique sweepers, vacuum cleaners and their predecessor, the rug beater.
• “Celebrating 100 Years of Girl Scouting,” an exhibit of uniforms, badges and other Girl Scout memorabilia.
• 150th anniversary of the Civil War display, a look at the soldiers and civilians affected by the War Between the States.
• “The One Room School House in Indiana County,” photographs and artifacts documenting the county’s early schools.
• Continuous exhibits detailing the history of Indiana County, including the county’s history of coal mining, Native Americans and military personnel.
Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. For information, call (724) 463-9600.
The University Museum in Sutton Hall at IUP presents “Spectrum: Annual Graduate Art Exhibit,” through Saturday.
Museum hours are 2 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, noon to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to www.iup.edu/lively arts.
The Indiana Art Association will be holding its 13th annual Arts Camp in July. The elementary camp (grades 1 through 6) will take place from July 15 to 19 at East Pike Elementary School; secondary camp (grades 7 through 12) will take place July 22 through July 26 with the morning art class at The Artists Hand Gallery and the afternoon theater and music classes at the Indiana Players Playhouse on Philadelphia Street.
Both groups will have a show and reception the Friday evening following their week of camp.
Students should sign up for the grade they are now completing, not their grade for the next school year. The elementary camp will run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a break for lunch. The cost for the week will be $125 for full-day camp or $90 for one subject.
Secondary camp will begin with an art class at The Artists Hand Gallery from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., have an hour lunch break, then will resume at The Indiana Playhouse with a theater class from noon to 2 p.m. and a music class from 2 to 4 p.m. Cost for the week is $150.
Those applying before June 15 will receive a $25 discount. Checks should be made out to Indiana Art Association and sent to Trish Dodson, 33 Jeffrey St., Indiana PA 15701.
The teachers for the elementary levels for theater are Robyn Bailey-Orchard and Megan Klingensmith. Marc Nelson will be teaching music. Art teachers are Jill Shinsky, Jess Green and Greg Hartnett. Junior and senior high teachers this year are Robyn Bailey-Orchard, drama; Marc Nelson, music; and Arlene Miller, art.
Forms will be available at local schools or may be downloaded from the website, indianapaartassociation.org. For more information or to be put on the mailing list, please email Arts Camp Director Trish Dodson at pdodson@com cast.net with “arts camp” in the memo line.
Mountainview Square Dance Club hosts round and square dancing at 7:30 p.m. Fridays in the Blairsville High School cafeteria. Couples and singles who do modern western square dancing are welcome.
For more information, call (724) 465-2753 or go to www.mountainviewsquares.com.
Thunderbolts Square Dance Club sponsors A-1 and A-2 dancing at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Blairsville High School cafeteria. Couples and singles who do advanced dancing are welcome. For more information, call (724) 388-1909.
The Blairsville Community Concert Band, directed by Dave Brozeski, will perform a free “Spring into Summer” concert at 7 p.m. June 2 at Mack Park in White Township.
The show will be held rain or shine. Admission is free; bring a chair
For more information, go to at www.Bccband.com.
Indiana Theater, 637 Philadelphia St., presents a community movie series for May, featuring:
• Sunday: “Beauty and the Beast,” 2 p.m.; and “Argo,” 7 p.m.
• May 26: “Lion King,” noon; “Amour,” 4 p.m.; and “Django Unchained,” 7 p.m.
Admission is a suggested donation of $5. Popcorn and refreshments will be served.
Chris Collins will present the video presentation “Thank You, Jimmy Stewart!” at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Jimmy Stewart Museum as part of the celebration of Jimmy Stewart’s birthday. The film is a reflection of the Pittsburgh and New York performances of the show.
“Thank You, Jimmy Stewart!” is a one-person condensed tribute to three of Stewart’s films, “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” “Harvey” and “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The stories are told from the perspectives of the characters that Stewart brought to life in each of these films. Collins portrays some other very special guests during the performance.
Admission to the birthday event and performance with cake and punch to follow is free. The event is limited to the first 50 guests. Call (724) 349-6112 to make a reservation.
The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present the following matinees at 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in the third-floor theater:
• Sunday: “Firecreek,” a 1968 production starring Stewart, Henry Fonda and Inger Stevens. Stewart stars as a mild-mannered, part-time sheriff in a small town terrorized by Fonda and fellow plunderers.
• May 25 and 26: “Bandolero,” a 1968 production starring Stewart, Raquel Welch and Dean Martin. Stewart and Martin play outlaw brothers whose gang flees across the Mexican border with Welch as the hostage.
Museum admission: Members, free; adults, $7; seniors, military, students with ID, $6; children 7 to 17, $5; children under 7, free. Prices are subject to change without notice.
Movies are included with admission to the museum, which is currently hosting the special exhibit “Selections from our Collections.”
For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or go to www.jimmy.org.