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Collector's Showcase 2017 | Spirit of Stonehead: Our Brown County Icons

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Collector's Showcase 2017 is focusing on six Brown County Icons and will raise money to replace the lost icon: Stonehead.

Brown County Icons:

Brown County Art Gallery
Brown County State Park
Brown County Courthouse
Bean Blossom Covered Bridge
Old Log Jail
T.C. Steele State Historic Site
Stonehead

Using paintings, past and present, etchings, and old and new photographs, the Gallery will show the history and current status of the 7 icons and reveal a new marker plan for the Stonehead site. Other participants will include.the Brown County Historical Society and Peaceful Valley Preservation.

Collector's Showcase 2017 exhibit remains open through October 30th. More events during this period are being planned including installation of the new Stonehead marker.

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How Do You Replace An Icon?

The Stonehead marker created by Henry Cross over 160 years ago is gone.

The Brown County Art Gallery Foundation is heading up an effort to create a new marker and we need your help.
The cost of the new marker which celebrates the work of Henry Cross in its design is $10,000 including installation.

Donate to the marker fund by clicking the donate button below, any amount is welcome…

Family Treasures: Time to Share

Preview Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:00 AM - Friday, October 20, 2017 5:00 PM

Sale opens Saturday, October 21 at 2 pm

Exhibit & Sale offering an entire collection put together by a Chicago family over a lifetime. Early works from Brown County, Richmond, Hoosier Group and Indianapolis artists.

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Welcome to the Brown County Art Gallery

There is nothing like October in Brown County. Natural beauty, excitement, and a cornucopia of things to see and do.

Collector's Showcase takes you back in time with tales of Brown County's most famous landmarks. "Poetry in Motion" an exhibit by the Equine Art Guild opens Oct.6. All paintings are for sale.

For Collectors of early Indiana art, our Family Treasures Sale and Exhibit previews on Oct.18, with the sale starting Oct 21. Over 30 paintings representing years of collecting by a Chicago family are featured.

And we are just getting started! A major new event coming on December 2nd.

"Artisans of the Vineyard at the Art Gallery". A Holiday wine marketplace pairs wine from nine Indiana wineries with beautiful art. Sponsored by the Upland Wine Trail and the Gallery. 

Also this fall...celebrating 100 years of the Indiana Artists organization. Exhibition and Sale opens in Nov.5th. Our Galleries are filled with beauty and our gift shop is ready for shoppers. Fall in Brown County is underway.

 

 

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