Artistic Exhibit Embraces Indiana’s Past & Present

Written by By Melody Schubert

A picture paints a thousand words. The beauty of art is that an artist can provoke emotion with several brush strokes. For each person who viewsrepparttar paintingrepparttar 139645 feelings and memories will be unique. Indiana is home to many extraordinary artists like T.C. Steele. Atrepparttar 139646 Indiana Historical Society we explored one ofrepparttar 139647 many wonderful exhibits called The Art of Healing.

The Art of Healing took us back to explorerepparttar 139648 work of sixteen prominent Indiana artists including T.C. Steele, Carl Graf, Otto Starke. These artists contributed to a mammoth project 1914 resulting in an estimated quarter mile of artwork. Hidden withinrepparttar 139649 confines of one ofrepparttar 139650 nation's oldest county hospitals in Indiana were a series of historic and unprecedented of mural paintings.

A painting can take you back to happier days. The Wishard art collection of murals originally celebratedrepparttar 139651 opening ofrepparttar 139652 new wings for patients withinrepparttar 139653 hospital. Artists who worked on this extensive creative project also slept and ate atrepparttar 139654 hospital. What they created were priceless pieces of art that helped liftrepparttar 139655 spirits of patients. Project supervisor and famous Hoosier artist William Forsyth regarded this work as "the most ambitious and monumental work yet undertaken by Indianapolis artists." Artists represented inrepparttar 139656 collection include William Forsyth, Wayman Adams, William Edouard Scott, J. Ottis Adams and T.C. Steele.

The exhibit raised awareness ofrepparttar 139657 restoration needs to preserve these timeless pieces of art. Patrons who visitrepparttar 139658 History Market gift shop inrepparttar 139659 Indiana History Center continue to supportrepparttar 139660 project. Each tax-deductible donation or purchase of calendar’s, note cards, magnets, and screensavers related torepparttar 139661 exhibit atrepparttar 139662 gift shop helpsrepparttar 139663 continuing efforts to restore and preserve these cherished paintings. Once restored,repparttar 139664 murals and paintings will return torepparttar 139665 public areas of Wishard Memorial Hospital, Indiana's leading public hospital.

Find Family Fun, Adventure & A Kids Spa At The New Nickelodeon Family Suites by Holiday Inn

Written by By Melody Schubert

Summer vacation just got sweeter for kids visitingrepparttar New Nickelodeon Family Suites atrepparttar 139644 Holiday Inn Resort in Florida with their families. Dreamy decorations and a dedicated spa specialist await young guests at their very own vacation spa service in Orlando. The Sugar & Spice Kids Spa is a deluxe space complete with massage chairs and treatments for girls and boys alike.

A sweet treat for bothrepparttar 139645 young and young-at-heart. The Sugar & Spice Kids Spa was a special treat for Atlanta, Ga., native Joan Cullity’s daughter after a long day atrepparttar 139646 theme parks.

"Visitingrepparttar 139647 spa wasrepparttar 139648 perfect pampering experience for both of us. The prices were reasonable,repparttar 139649 staff was great, and we thoroughly enjoyedrepparttar 139650 experience."

Girls can relax atrepparttar 139651 Sugar & Spice Kids Spa and enjoy special treatments like a pretty pastel polish manicure and a sparkly topcoat with a Manigirl treatment. Elegant French and acrylic Manigirl treatments are also available.

The Pedilady lets girls pamper their feet with soothing lotions, heated massage, pretty pastel polishes and flowery designs.

Fabulous and fresh avocado or oatmeal scrub coupled with a face massage, cucumber eye lift, cleanser and moisturizer are all part ofrepparttar 139652 Fantasy Facial.

The Tasha Touchup adds a finishing touch with a dab of lip gloss, brush of blush, splash of glitter and a dash of perfume, plus a special surprise.

With a Glamour Photo girls can enjoy a fun photo shoot with gorgeous gowns, beautiful boas and haughty hats.

Jamaican Braids are a treat for girls who want to add a little spice to their vacation. The Jamaican braids or elegant up-do comes complete with butterfly barrettes and ribbons, topped off with glistening glitter.

The Maniguy Individual Spa Service for Boys includes fun manicures with temporary hand tattoos, finger massage, thumb wrestling and arm wrestling. Adventure awaits young men withrepparttar 139653 special Pirate, Commando, and Celebrity services.

Kids can let their imagination take torepparttar 139654 high seas in an adventurous get-up including eye patch, red bandana, polished earring in one ear and an extraordinary temporary tattoo.

The sky’srepparttar 139655 limit when it comes to fun atrepparttar 139656 New Nickelodeon Family Suites atrepparttar 139657 Holiday Inn Resort in Florida's Sugar & Spice Kids Spa. The spa specializes in birthday party packages for groups of six or more. The Princess and Pirate Parties include special spa services by experienced state certified technicians, group photo sessions, party games, pizza and cake forrepparttar 139658 occasion.

Party packages also include special treats for girls and boys. Girls atrepparttar 139659 Princess Party will be pampered inrepparttar 139660 spa, treated to a glamorous photo session, a beaded bracelet for each pampered princess, and a traditional tea party. The Pirate Party for boys includes a treasure chest of fun like leather armbands for all attending mates, who will also dress up for their group costume photo during their adventures. Special discounts are available off each child for guests who reserve a suite for parties.

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