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Journey Indiana

Episode 607

September 27, 2023

From the Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium: Discover the home and history of Gene Stratton-Porter, learn about systematic art with Tom Shelton in Monroe County, and experience the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center in Bloomington.

Stories from this Episode

Gene Stratton Porter at Wildflower Woods

Scenic views of one of two Gene Stratton-Porter Historic Sites - this one on Sylvan Lake in Rome City, Indiana (one of two state historic sites for Stratton-Porter. The other is in Geneva, Indiana. Produced by Todd Gould, videography by Saddam Abbas.

The System Painter

Tom Shelton is a painter of 50+ years and uses his talent to create significant works of art that explore realism through what he identifies as systems. Through sound and imagery, viewers are taken into Tom’s intimate studio where he still paints. Tom shares his passion and love for painting while allowing viewers to get a glimpse at how he lives. Produced by Abi Yates, videography by Abi Yates and Brian Johnson.

Buddhism in Bloom

Visit the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center in Bloomington, Indiana. Produced by Nick Deel, videography by John Timm, and edited by Jake Lindsay.