The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present “Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Celebration,” through May 3, an exhibit featuring works from Indiana University Pennsylvania’s University Museum’s permanent collection.
For more information, go to www.theartistshandgallery.com. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The Horace Mann Elementary Gallery, 205 S. Fifth St., Indiana, will present an exhibit titled “Picture Mixture,” through Monday. Third-grade students created the works. Each student wrote a description of a famous work of art and the descriptions were then redistributed to someone else in the class to re-create the art using only the written description. To view the gallery show, visitors should go to the front of the building, where they will be buzzed in to the main office and escorted to the gallery. For more information, call (724) 463-8560.
The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Indiana, 285 Twolick Drive, White Township, will present the exhibit “Ned Wert: Abstracted Images,” through May 25. This exhibition represents several pieces from various series by the artist. Ned Wert is a Professor Emeritus of Art, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, who has been producing and exhibiting professionally for more than 50 years. Visitors may view Wert’s artwork during normal First UU office hours, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 2 p.m. For more information, call the church at (724) 349-2776 or visit the website at www.firstuu-indianapa.org.
The Indiana Art Association presents through June 8:
• “Expressions,” a collection of still life, portraits and abstract works by Gloria Doze-Czworka, in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center
• “People and Nature,” a group of paintings by Louise Leigey, Ambulatory Surgical Center, IRMC
• “Blendship,” IAA artists exhibit together with acrylic paintings by Julie Knox, photography by Heather Russell, an oil painting by Gloria Doze- Czworka and collages by Hillary Brunwald and Heather Lipe, The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.
• A variety of works in various styles by artists from the Indiana Art Association, The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.
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 “Roots and Wings: Maura Koehler Keeney and David Tomb,” through May 17.
The museum’s hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 2 to 6:30 p.m.; Thursdays, noon to 7:30 p.m.; and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m.; closed Sunday, Monday and university holidays. Located on the first floor of IUP’s Sutton Hall, the museum is free and open to the community.
The Dance Academy, Lenz Road, Indiana, will present “Live, Love, Dance” at 7 p.m. April 26 in the Keith R. Bloom auditorium at Marion Center Area High School. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Students from age 2 to adult will be performing various styles of dance. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door if still available. Baskets will be raffled to benefit the American Cancer Society. Call to reserve tickets at (724) 840-0399.
The Orendorff Music Library will feature the local family group Joe’s Legacy in a concert and jam session staring at 7 p.m. Friday in the Commons of the Music Library, Room 101 Cogswell Hall. Joe’s Legacy is an Indiana County string band specializing in the old-time music of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. It is named in memory of “Fiddlin’ Joe Yesolivich, who passed away in 2007 at the age of 94, and was an old-time fiddler from Creekside who performed in and around Indiana County for more than 75 years. Members include Helen Yesolivich, Joe’s widow, on guitar, and their daughter Helen Jo McDowell, of Indiana, on fiddle. This will be the seventh event in the annual Music in the Orendoff Commons series, which have featured music from western Pennsylvania and are held in conjunction with National Library Week.
The Lively Arts/College of Fine Arts, Performing Arts Center, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will present:
• Grace Kelly, 8 p.m., April 24, Gorell Recital Hall
• Pipe Dreams, 8 p.m. May 4, Fisher Auditorium
Ticket information available at (724) 357-1313 or at the Hadley Union Building.
Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, Wayne Avenue, White Township, will present:
• “Family Feud Live!”, 7:30 p.m. April 30
• Straight No Chaser, 7 p.m. May 11
• Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus will present “Super Circus HerosSM,” May 15-18
For more information, go to www.kovalchickcomplex.com or call (800) 298-4200.
The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present the following movies at 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in the third-floor theater:
• Saturday and Sunday, “You Can’t Take It With You,” a 1938 production starring Stewart, Jean Arthur and Lionel Barrymore. When Alice Sycamore (Jean Arthur) agrees to marry Tony Kirby (James Stewart), she has no choice but to invite his wealthy parents over for dinner.
• April 19, “Ice Follies of 1939,” a 1930 production starring Stewart, Joan Crawford and Lew Ayres. Jimmy’s marriage to Joan gets in the way of skating partners and their dream of starting a musical ice revue.
• The museum will be closed on April 20 for Easter.
• April 26-27, “It’s A Wonderful World,” a 1939 production starring Stewart, Claudette Colbert and Edgar Kennedy. A screwball comedy with Colbert as a runaway poetess and Stewart as a fugitive chased by cops.
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.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s spring 2014 Foreign Film Series will be held in McVitty Auditorium, Sprowls Hall, through April 27. The series is free and open to the public.
The films will be shown at 5:30 and 8 p.m. Films are in their native language but have English subtitles.
Films in the series are as follows:
• Sunday: “The Invisible Eye,” the story of Maria Teresa, a lonely assistant teacher at an elite Buenos Aires private school, during Argentina’s military regime of the 1980s.
• April 27: “Dooman River,” the story of Chang-ho, a 12-year-old boy, and his relationship with a young Korean refugee.
Blairsville High School will presents “Seussical” at 7 p.m. today through Saturday in the high school auditorium. Admission is $8. For more information, call (724) 459-6757.
The Indiana Players will present the following shows in Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St.:
• “I Remember Mama,” 7:30 p.m. May 9-10 and 16-17, and 2:30 p.m. May 11 and 18.
The Lively Arts at IUP will present:
• “The Pajama Game,” 8 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Fisher Auditorium
For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to www.iup.edu/livelyarts.
Marion Center Area High School will present “Shrek the Musical” at 7 p.m. today through Saturday in the high school auditorium.
Saltsburg High School will present Disney’s “High School Musical on Stage!” at 7 p.m. today through Saturday. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for students.