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Stone Country: Then and Now

  • Venue: Fort Wayne Museum of Art
  • Dates: November 18, 2017 - January 28, 2018
  • Address: 311 East Main Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Times: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission: $8/adults, $6/students (PreK-college) & seniors 65+, $20/families, Free general admission every Thursday 5-8pm
  • Phone: 260-422-6467
  • Website: Visit Website
  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
2017-11-18 7:00 PM 2018-01-28 9:00 PM Stone Country: Then and Now <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Stone Country: Then and Now</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">November 18 - January 28</span></p> <p>For nearly two centuries, Indiana limestone has been quarried, milled, carved, and shipped across the nation to become the skin and bones of courthouses and cathedrals, schools and skyscrapers, mansions and bungalows, as well as libraries, museums, monuments, office towers, capitols, and banks. More than any other material, this bedrock from southern Indiana has shaped the fabric of America.</p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;">In 1985, photographer </span><strong style="font-size: 11pt;">Jeffrey Wolin</strong><span style="font-size: 11pt;"> and writer </span><strong style="font-size: 11pt;">Scott Russell Sanders</strong><span style="font-size: 11pt;"> pooled their talents and published </span><em style="font-size: 11pt;">Stone Country</em><span style="font-size: 11pt;">, a project documenting the limestone landscape, industry, and people of southern Indiana. Now, 30 years later, the two have updated their book to reflect the changes in the limestone industry and the men and women who carry the tradition forward. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;">On view at FWMoA, Wolin's original photographs with excerpts of Sanders' writing create an arresting experience of this fascinating Indiana industry, art, and lifestyle.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Meet the artist, Jeffrey Wolin - November 30 at 7:00 PM</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><strong>Gallery Hours:</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span>Tuesday - Saturday: 10am-6pm</span><br /><span>Thursday: 10am-8pm</span><br /><span>Sunday: 12-5pm</span></span></p> 311 East Main Street Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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Stone Country: Then and Now

November 18 - January 28

For nearly two centuries, Indiana limestone has been quarried, milled, carved, and shipped across the nation to become the skin and bones of courthouses and cathedrals, schools and skyscrapers, mansions and bungalows, as well as libraries, museums, monuments, office towers, capitols, and banks. More than any other material, this bedrock from southern Indiana has shaped the fabric of America.

In 1985, photographer Jeffrey Wolin and writer Scott Russell Sanders pooled their talents and published Stone Country, a project documenting the limestone landscape, industry, and people of southern Indiana. Now, 30 years later, the two have updated their book to reflect the changes in the limestone industry and the men and women who carry the tradition forward. 

On view at FWMoA, Wolin's original photographs with excerpts of Sanders' writing create an arresting experience of this fascinating Indiana industry, art, and lifestyle.

Meet the artist, Jeffrey Wolin - November 30 at 7:00 PM

Gallery Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday: 10am-6pm
Thursday: 10am-8pm
Sunday: 12-5pm

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