Art galleries and exhibits calendar for Feb. 1, 2018

This painting by David Webb is among the art in the "Big Sky Paintings by David Webb & Valentine Hearts by Many Artists" exhibit now through Feb. 28 at The Orchard Gallery of Fine Art. (Courtesy photo)

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• ARTLINK: Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St. “Artlink Regional Exhibition,” juried exhibition of artists from Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Kentucky working in various art mediums, through Feb. 9. “IN LOVE/THIS BODY,” Mel Sealy of Columbus, Ohio, and C.A. Neal of Chicago became artists-in-residence at Artlink and created a narrative exhibition of illustrations and comics documenting the everyday lives of the LGBTQ community in Fort Wayne, Feb. 16-March 23, 2018, with opening reception 5-8 p.m. Feb. 16. “Text(ure),” by multidisciplinary artist Audrey Mills of Kalamazoo, Mich., explores language as a tool to catch and materialize the black body, Feb. 16-March 23, 2018, with opening reception 5-8 p.m. Feb. 16. Artlink hours: noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday.

• CASTLE GALLERY: 1202 W. Wayne St., “Winter Reflections” through Saturday, local and regional artists. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday or by appointment, 426-6568. For more information, visit

• FOELLINGER-FREIMANN BOTANICAL CONSERVATORY: 1100 S. Calhoun St. “Fairy Tales” showcase exhibit, through April 8. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, but until 8 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-4 p.m. Sundays. Cost: $5 for adults, $3 ages 3-17, and free for ages 2 and younger. For more information, call 1-260-427-6440. First Thursday of the Month, 5-8 p.m. Feb. 1, $1 for children and adults, free for ages 1 and younger. “Bean Magic,” 6-7 p.m. Feb. 1 during $1 Night, learn about beans and make a custom soup blend or bean art project, cost $1 for program. Sweetheart Orchid Display, Feb. 6-25 during regular hours. Garden Preschool, 10-11 a.m. Feb. 6 and 13, hands-on, garden-related activities with a parent or other adult. Once Upon a Clock Workshop, 12:30-3 p.m. Feb. 10, make a clock from recycled wood pallets and a clock mechanism and decorate it, for ages 15 and older; $26 per person or $22 for conservatory members, register by Feb. 1 at 1-260-427-6000 or go to and refer to code 127057-A.

• FORT WAYNE MUSEUM OF ART: 311 E. Main St.: “David Shapiro: Seer, Actor, Knower, Doer,” featuring more than 30 works in three galleries, through Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

• INDIANA TECH: D’Agostino Art Gallery, 1600 E. Washington Blvd. “Geoffrey Hiller: Daybreak in Myanmar,” photos documenting the people of what was called Burma and the change there since 1987, through Feb. 18. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-noon Saturday and 4-6 p.m. Sunday.

• THE ORCHARD GALLERY OF FINE ART: 6312-A Covington Road, “Big Sky Paintings by David Webb & Valentine Hearts by Many Artists,” now through Feb. 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free admission. Information: 1-260-436-0927 or

WEATHERHEAD GALLERY, at the Mimi and Ian Rolland Art and Visual Communication Center on Leesburg Road at the University of Saint Francis, “Mythology of History: Works by Adam Mysock and Ivan Fortushniak,” through Feb. 21. Local artist and educator Don Kruse will have works displayed in the Goldfish Gallery. Regular hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Mysock will present a free public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in the North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring St.