Friday brings arts events to Wheeler, campus

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An acrylic piece by Gerburg Garmann

The talents of three UIndy faculty and staff members will be on display this month at the Wheeler Arts Community in Fountain Square.

Opening Friday, Unleashing Creativity: 24/7 features acrylic paintings by Gerburg Garmann, professor of Modern Languages and assistant dean for Interdisciplinary Studies & Service Learning; photography by Greta Pennell, associate professor of Teacher Education; and oil paintings by Jeannine Allen, art director in the Communications & Marketing division.

An opening artist reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday will be part of the city’s IDADA First Friday art tour. Admission is free. The exhibition will continue through March 27 at the Wheeler, 1035 Sanders St.

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Friday also will bring a visit by the Singing Men of Ohio, the men’s glee club from Ohio University.

Known for a wide-ranging repertoire that can include pop, folk, spiritual and world music, the group will perform at 7 p.m. in Ruth Lilly Performance Hall of the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. They are directed by composer/arranger Daniel J. Hall, director of choral activities at Ohio University since 2012 and previously at West Texas A&M University.

More information on the Singing Men of Ohio is available at www.ohio.edu/smo.