Current Experiences

Discover the life and incredible art from Hoosier artist Felrath Hines, who graduated from Crispus Attucks High School and attended classes at Herron School of Art. An abstract artist who used different shapes and colors to communicate, he also worked as an art conservator and restored his friend Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings. Explore interactives, listen to the jazz that inspired Hines and try your hand at creating an artwork with colorful shapes. June 22  – September 29 Learn more >>

 

Who we are shapes how we dress – and the colors we choose to wear. In this new experience, learn how perceptions of color have changed over time and see incredible outfits from the museum’s collection. Discover which color best defines you, let your creativity shine in the Style Studio, and find your perfect Instagrammable moment in this experience that’s all about playing with color and style. March 16 – July 28 Learn more >>

In our permanent experiences, you’ll find a place to explore big questions and learn the story of Indiana – from the ancient forces that shaped the land to Hoosier icons of the modern day. Here, there’s truly something for every interest. Learn more >>

Browse special art shows on our Whipple Truss Bridge and discover fascinating artifacts displays throughout the galleries. Learn more >>
 

Featuring academy award-winning IMAX® technology and a six-story screen, The IMAX Theater offers audiences both 2D and 3D IMAX films, as well as contemporary Hollywood movies. Conveniently located in White River State Park's Indiana State Museum, the IMAX is the ultimate larger-than-life experience. Learn more >> 
 

In partnership with the Indiana State Museum, Peewinkle's Puppet Studio offers performances in its studio space on the second floor of the museum. Learn more >> 

Visit our calendar for a list of daily programming, events and experiences at the Indiana State Museum and our 11 state historic sites. Visit calendar >>