• New Art Installation New Art Installation at the recently renovated Richmond Art Museum.
  • Art Is.... Exciting! Art Is.... Exciting! The Art Is... program at RAM provides hands-on fun and learning to local school children.
  • Fire Protection Fire Protection Currently on display at the Wayne County Historical Museum.



Graphic: Photo Show

Photography Show Entries

Entries are now being accepted for the 2nd Annual Photography Show at Richmond Columbian Properties, to be held March 8th through the 18th. Download an entry form to participate in the only "photography only" art show in the area. Entry deadline is February 26, 2018.

Photo: Rotary Quiz Bowl

Rotary Quiz Bowl

Put a team together and join in the fun to earn the top trivia prize at the 2018 Richmond Rotary Quiz Bowl on Tuesday, February 20th. Competition begins at 7:00 p.m. Spectators are FREE at Vivian Auditorium, Whitewater Hall at IU East. Sponsored by the Richmond Rotary Club.

Photo: Barred Owl: https://pixabay.com/en/barred-owl-owl-usa-perched-1805410/

Owl Prowl

Join the friendly staff from the Joseph Moore Museum for a night hike through Earlham's back campus in hopes of discovering a nesting pair of Barred Owls. On 2/23 at 8pm, meet in front of the Earlham football stadium. Dress warmly, bring a flashlight and come learn about our Indiana owls! Free!

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Red Dress Ball - February 24

Melly - The Red SeriesIt's time to get your tickets for this year's Red Dress Ball, held at 6:00 p.m. on February 24th. Dance the evening away to the sounds of Groove Essential. Tickets are $75/person and benefit Reid Foundation.

Free Tax Service @ MRL

TaxesAARP will once again be providing free tax service each Wednesday from 10am to 3:00pm until April 11th at Morrisson-Reeves Library, 80 North Sixth Street, Richmond. This service is first-come, first served. A sign-up sheet will be placed outside the library at 8am each Wednesday. Please bring all necessary receipts.

Institute for Creative Leadership Sets Workshop Dates

Logo: Institute for Creative LeadershipThe 2018 workshop by the Institute for Creative Leadership will take place April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2018. This intensive workshop will help you understand what makes an effective community, discover your gifts and talents while learning to create and work in performing teams, transforming challenges into possibilities. If you want to make Wayne County a better place, improve your leadership skills, learn about creating effective teams, building consensus and making organizations work, this will be a great experience. $180/person, partial scholarships are available. For more information, call 765.914.3030.

At Your Local Library

Tunisian CrochetWinter is a perfect time to get reacquainted with your local library! In addition to the expected reading resources, area libraries offer special clubs for teens, featuring Anime and Legos, interest groups for adults, including crochet, book clubs and concerts, and storytimes for children. Sign up for a basic computer class, learn how to use MS Word or Excel or learn how to use the library's downloadable e-book services!

Furniture Guild Art Show in Union City, IN

119th Annual Exhibit of Richmond and Area ArtistsThis week the Arts Depot, 115 North Howard Street, in Union City, Indiana opens an exhibition featuring a large display of current work by six Indiana Artisan Furniture makers. The display will open February 2 and run through February 23. Hour are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Friday. Free. The Arts Depot is a renovated train station that was built in 1913 and is the headquarters of the Randolph county Arts Association. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.


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Monday, February 19
• Chase Gamblin Art Show
• President's Day
• WCGS Genealogy Library
• Artist Club
• Al-Anon Family Group
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Did You Know?

Oliver P. Morton, who served as the 14th Governor of Indiana during the American Civil War, was a Wayne County native. His family home still stands along the National Road on the west side of Centerville.