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Sheldon Swope Art Museum
25 South Seventh Street
Terre Haute, Indiana
Phone: 812-238-1676 --
Statement of Purpose:
The Sheldon Swope Art Museum exists to collect,
preserve, exhibit and interpret the best of American art, with special emphasis
on painting and sculpture of the first half of the twentieth century and on
Wabash Valley artists past and present.
Highlights & Collections:
Experience a world class collection of 19th and 20th century American art
in a historical Italian Renaissance-style building with an Art Deco interior.
The Swope has an outstanding collection of l9th and 20th century American
art, including work by Thomas Cole, William Merrit Chase, Albert Bierstadt,
T.C. Steele, George Bellows, Gordon Samstag, George Luks, Jack Levine, Zoltan
Sepeshy, Edward Hopper, Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, Aaron Bohrod, William
Thon, Peter Hurd, Georges Schreiber, Moses Soyer, Yrjo Edelman, Paul Jenkins,
Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana and Jacob Lawrence.
Exhibits & Special Events:
19th and 20th century American art
April 29 to May 23, 2000: 33rd Annual Vigo County School Show
July 15 to August 27, 2000: 56th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition
September 28 to November 5, 2000: Prints by John Edward Costigan
December 1 to December 31, 2000: Manierre Dawson: American Pioneer of Abstract
February 2 to March 11, 2001: Portrait Photography from Hollywood's Golden
Age: The Robert Dance Collection
April 21 to May 27, 2001: 34th Annual Vigo County School Show
July 14 to August 26, 2001: 57th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition
September 28 to November 4, 2001: Philip Koch
- December 7, 2001 to January 6, 2002: Wabash Currents
Tuesday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
Thursday till 8:00 p.m., and
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.
- Closed Mondays and national holidays.
Admission & Directions:
Admission is free.
- Tours are free. Advance booking is required.
The Swope is located in downtown Terre Haute on Seventh Street between Ohio
Street and Wabash Ave.
David Butler, Director
Laurette E. McCarthy, Curator of American art
Lisa Petrulis, Registrar/Preparator
Andrea Ondish, Programs and Exhibitions
Kris Finley, Publications/Business manager
Katie Wood, Gift Shope manager
Mary Lou Jennings, Administrative secretary
Marilyn Hewitt, Weekend manager
Jennifer Kiger, Part time receptionist
Kay Newlin, Part time receptionist
Robin Rea Church, Part time staff
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