Calendar

Experience the best of Indiana, all over the state, by participating in our events and programs. Choose a category or date to find something specific or browse the calendar to encounter something new.  

  • School Holiday Programming: Memorial Day

    May 29th, 2017
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Enjoy a day off at the Indiana State Museum and celebrate Memorial Day with themed activities and performances. Art activities, artifact-based demonstrations and a theater performance will highlight the day. 

    Confirmed activities:
    -Wartime Heroes puppet making from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Gov. Frank and Judy O'Bannon Great Hall (Level 1)
    -Memorial Day themed art activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Gov. Frank and Judy O'Bannon Great Hall (Level 1)
    -Demonstration: Civil War Medicine from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Gov. Frank and Judy O'Bannon Great Hall (Level 1)
    -Demonstration: Chow Time from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Gov. Frank and Judy O'Bannon Great Hall (Level 1)
    -Demonstration: Wartime Kitchen from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Gov. Frank and Judy O'Bannon Great Hall (Level 1)
    -A theater performance, 19 Plays: Indy & Anna cartoon, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Auditorium (Level 1)

    > The programming listed above is free and open to the public 

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  • SOLD OUT: Diggin’ IN: Archaeology Camp

    May 30th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Put on your boots, get in the dirt and unearth Indiana’s past. Be an archaeologist for the week and manage your own dig site. Get your hands messy while learning to surface collect, map sites and work with artifacts. Discover how people lived by studying the things they left behind.

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by May 15, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • SOLD OUT: Diggin’ IN: Archaeology Camp

    May 31st, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Put on your boots, get in the dirt and unearth Indiana’s past. Be an archaeologist for the week and manage your own dig site. Get your hands messy while learning to surface collect, map sites and work with artifacts. Discover how people lived by studying the things they left behind.

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by May 15, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • SOLD OUT: Diggin’ IN: Archaeology Camp

    Jun 1st, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Put on your boots, get in the dirt and unearth Indiana’s past. Be an archaeologist for the week and manage your own dig site. Get your hands messy while learning to surface collect, map sites and work with artifacts. Discover how people lived by studying the things they left behind.

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by May 15, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Throwback Thursdays Summer Lecture Series: Like Mother, Like Daughter

    Jun 1st, 2017
    Noon - 1:00pm
    Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site

    The Culbertson Mansion’s Throwback Thursday Summer Lecture Series returns in 2017 with three brand new and exciting topics.

    Like Mother, Like Daughter – Presented by Development Officer Jessica Stavros and Lead Interpreter Christopher Kirkland. Come learn the heartbreaking and harrowing tales of Cornelia and Blanche Culbertson, a mother and daughter who lead shockingly parallel lives.

    > Free and open to the public 

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  • SOLD OUT: Diggin’ IN: Archaeology Camp

    Jun 2nd, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Put on your boots, get in the dirt and unearth Indiana’s past. Be an archaeologist for the week and manage your own dig site. Get your hands messy while learning to surface collect, map sites and work with artifacts. Discover how people lived by studying the things they left behind.

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by May 15, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Loblolly Wildflower Safari

    Jun 3rd, 2017
    10:00am - Noon
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    Join a Limberlost naturalist for a stroll along the Loblolly Marsh trails focusing on the beautiful and varied spring wildflowers – what they are and how man and animal use them.

    > $4 per person

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  • Museum INvasion Tour

    Jun 3rd, 2017
    1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Don’t just visit the museum, invade it. Wear practical shoes—they’re the only practical thing on the tour. From the odd to the shocking to the just plain eye-opening, a Museum INvasion tour turns the traditional museum experience on its head. Museum INvasion tours are intended for adults, but suitable for children ages 10 and up. 

    To reserve your spot on this INvasion tour, please call 317.232.1637. Walk-ins are welcome when space is available. 

    Scheduled group tours are also available. Tours are $150 with a maximum of 10 people per group. To book a group tour, contact 317.232.1637. 

    > Admission: $10 for members; $20 for non-members [price includes museum admission]

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  • Grist Mill Jam

    Jun 4th, 2017
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Whitewater Canal State Historic Site

    Meet us at the old grist mill porch for great homespun music in the fresh air. Everyone is welcome to come and play or just watch. You can sing, clap your hands, shake your tambourine (or anything else). Sponsored by Metamora Performing Arts Inc.

    > Free

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  • SOLD OUT: Indiana Fashion Runway Camp

    Jun 5th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    If you've ever wanted to create your own clothes or make your mark on your closet, Indiana Fashion Runway camp is the place to learn how. Discover how to create your own designs, make a pattern and complete a totally unique garment. Use tools of the trade and explore the museum's collection of clothing and costumes. See if you have the skills to become Indiana's next fashion star!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by May 22, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp

    Jun 5th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Learn the basics of cooking including: mixing, measuring, knife skills, and kitchen safety. Explore farm to table cooking, gardening, molecular gastronomy, etiquette, food plating, and presentation. Prepare to become Indy's next top chef!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by May 22, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Go Greek! Camp

    Jun 5th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Be ready to take on the many facets of Greek life during our first camp of the summer! As a camper you will not only learn how the Ancient Greeks battled to keep their lands, but you will also learn that the Greeks were not all about the blood and guts of war. Come learn about Greek philosophy, sculpture and other fine arts, whether you consider yourself a Spartan warrior or a social elite!

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: May 22nd
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

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  • SOLD OUT: Indiana Fashion Runway Camp

    Jun 6th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    If you've ever wanted to create your own clothes or make your mark on your closet, Indiana Fashion Runway camp is the place to learn how. Discover how to create your own designs, make a pattern and complete a totally unique garment. Use tools of the trade and explore the museum's collection of clothing and costumes. See if you have the skills to become Indiana's next fashion star!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by May 22, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp

    Jun 6th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Learn the basics of cooking including: mixing, measuring, knife skills, and kitchen safety. Explore farm to table cooking, gardening, molecular gastronomy, etiquette, food plating, and presentation. Prepare to become Indy's next top chef!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by May 22, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • Go Greek! Camp

    Jun 6th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Be ready to take on the many facets of Greek life during our first camp of the summer! As a camper you will not only learn how the Ancient Greeks battled to keep their lands, but you will also learn that the Greeks were not all about the blood and guts of war. Come learn about Greek philosophy, sculpture and other fine arts, whether you consider yourself a Spartan warrior or a social elite!

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: May 22nd
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

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  • Summertime Cabaret

    Jun 6th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:15am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Summertime Cabaret. 

    This classic cabaret trick marionette show, 40 minutes long, is a perfect show to bring your grandchildren, campers or neighbor kids. Combine it with a visit to the Indiana State Museum!

    > $12
    > Children under two: free
    > Optional post show workshops: $3 (tickets for workshops are purchased after show in studio)
    > Free popcorn

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.org.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • SOLD OUT: Indiana Fashion Runway Camp

    Jun 7th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    If you've ever wanted to create your own clothes or make your mark on your closet, Indiana Fashion Runway camp is the place to learn how. Discover how to create your own designs, make a pattern and complete a totally unique garment. Use tools of the trade and explore the museum's collection of clothing and costumes. See if you have the skills to become Indiana's next fashion star!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by May 22, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp

    Jun 7th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Learn the basics of cooking including: mixing, measuring, knife skills, and kitchen safety. Explore farm to table cooking, gardening, molecular gastronomy, etiquette, food plating, and presentation. Prepare to become Indy's next top chef!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by May 22, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • Go Greek! Camp

    Jun 7th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Be ready to take on the many facets of Greek life during our first camp of the summer! As a camper you will not only learn how the Ancient Greeks battled to keep their lands, but you will also learn that the Greeks were not all about the blood and guts of war. Come learn about Greek philosophy, sculpture and other fine arts, whether you consider yourself a Spartan warrior or a social elite!

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: May 22nd
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

    More Details
  • Summertime Cabaret

    Jun 7th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:15am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Summertime Cabaret. 

    This classic cabaret trick marionette show, 40 minutes long, is a perfect show to bring your grandchildren, campers or neighbor kids. Combine it with a visit to the Indiana State Museum!

    > $12
    > Children under two: free
    > Optional post show workshops: $3 (tickets for workshops are purchased after show in studio)
    > Free popcorn

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.org.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Canal Nights

    Jun 7th, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Join us as we celebrate the summer night out on our wonderful Canal Terrace. Rotating themes of Game Night, Science Night and Art Night are sure to engage people who come to the museum to play!

    Free activities and family fun are on the menu for Wednesday nights at the Indiana State Museum. Join us from 6 to 8 p.m. on the canal side of the museum for games, art, science and fun! Express your artistic side by painting on our community mural, exercise your competitive side on game night or discover the science of bubbles through wacky water experiments. Each Wednesday offers a different kind of hands-on experience!

    June 7: Game Night! Enjoy hula hoops, Imagination Playground, mastodon puzzles, playing cards, jump ropes and more! 
    June 14: Science Night! Learn about urban nature, water tension in fun water experiments, see the different ways you can make a bubble, enjoy our summer water "Olympics".
    In partnership with Indiana Children and Nature Network
    June 21: Art Night! Create your own masterpiece at a drawing station, leave your mark on our community mural, make-and-take a tissue flower and join us for an INvasion tour of the outdoor sculptures.
    June 28: Game Night! [Member night June 28]
    July 5: Science Night! 
    July 12: Art Night!
    July 19: Game Night!
    July 26: Science Night! 

    > Free and open to the public 
    > All activities take place outside on the canal side of the museum. Rain plan: Gov. Frank & Judy O'Bannon Great Hall 
    > The museum galleries will remain CLOSED for this program

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  • SOLD OUT: Indiana Fashion Runway Camp

    Jun 8th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    If you've ever wanted to create your own clothes or make your mark on your closet, Indiana Fashion Runway camp is the place to learn how. Discover how to create your own designs, make a pattern and complete a totally unique garment. Use tools of the trade and explore the museum's collection of clothing and costumes. See if you have the skills to become Indiana's next fashion star!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by May 22, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp

    Jun 8th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Learn the basics of cooking including: mixing, measuring, knife skills, and kitchen safety. Explore farm to table cooking, gardening, molecular gastronomy, etiquette, food plating, and presentation. Prepare to become Indy's next top chef!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by May 22, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • Go Greek! Camp

    Jun 8th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Be ready to take on the many facets of Greek life during our first camp of the summer! As a camper you will not only learn how the Ancient Greeks battled to keep their lands, but you will also learn that the Greeks were not all about the blood and guts of war. Come learn about Greek philosophy, sculpture and other fine arts, whether you consider yourself a Spartan warrior or a social elite!

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: May 22nd
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

    More Details
  • SOLD OUT: Indiana Fashion Runway Camp

    Jun 9th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    If you've ever wanted to create your own clothes or make your mark on your closet, Indiana Fashion Runway camp is the place to learn how. Discover how to create your own designs, make a pattern and complete a totally unique garment. Use tools of the trade and explore the museum's collection of clothing and costumes. See if you have the skills to become Indiana's next fashion star!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by May 22, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp

    Jun 9th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Learn the basics of cooking including: mixing, measuring, knife skills, and kitchen safety. Explore farm to table cooking, gardening, molecular gastronomy, etiquette, food plating, and presentation. Prepare to become Indy's next top chef!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by May 22, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Go Greek! Camp

    Jun 9th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Be ready to take on the many facets of Greek life during our first camp of the summer! As a camper you will not only learn how the Ancient Greeks battled to keep their lands, but you will also learn that the Greeks were not all about the blood and guts of war. Come learn about Greek philosophy, sculpture and other fine arts, whether you consider yourself a Spartan warrior or a social elite!

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: May 22nd
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

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  • Museum INvasion Tour

    Jun 10th, 2017
    1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Don’t just visit the museum, invade it. Wear practical shoes—they’re the only practical thing on the tour. From the odd to the shocking to the just plain eye-opening, a Museum INvasion tour turns the traditional museum experience on its head. Museum INvasion tours are intended for adults, but suitable for children ages 10 and up. 

    To reserve your spot on this INvasion tour, please call 317.232.1637. Walk-ins are welcome when space is available. 

    Scheduled group tours are also available. Tours are $150 with a maximum of 10 people per group. To book a group tour, contact 317.232.1637. 

    > Admission: $10 for members; $20 for non-members [price includes museum admission]

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  • Behind the Scenes Tour

    Jun 10th, 2017
    4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Lanier Mansion State Historic Site
    “What is lurking behind that door?”  Discover the answer for yourself during this exclusive tour of the mansion.  Visitors will see areas of the mansion not included in the regularly scheduled tours including the huge basement, the unfinished east wing, and the cupola. The will also hear information about the site not explained on the standard tours. Visitors taking this tour should be prepared to climb stairs and walk on uneven surfaces. Reservations are encouraged, but not required.
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  • Music at the Mansion: Sycamore Community Band

    Jun 10th, 2017
    7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Lanier Mansion State Historic Site

    Sycamore Community Band from Cincinnati will perform at one of the prettiest places in Madison, the Lanier Mansion grounds. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. This concert is made possible, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

    > Free; Donations encouraged

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  • An Evening in Gene’s Garden

    Jun 10th, 2017
    8:00pm - 10:00pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    Enjoy an elegant evening under the moonlight at the Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site. A perfect date night or girls’ night out, you’ll enjoy both local beers and wines expertly paired with delicious appetizers and special chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert. This event benefits the maintenance and restoration of Gene’s gardens and grounds.

    > $35 per person; RSVP required by June 3; 21 and older

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  • Asian Fest

    Jun 11th, 2017
    Noon - 5:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Asian American Alliance, Inc. is proud to present the 10th Annual Asian Fest, highlighting the cultural heritage of Asia that can be found in Central Indiana. The theme country this year is Japan.  

    > Free and open to the public

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  • SOLD OUT: Frontier Survivor Camp

    Jun 12th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    In 1816, the new state of Indiana became part of the United States’ western frontier. Now you must think like a pioneer. Make decisions as your group plans, builds and tries to survive in the densely forested terrain of Southern Indiana. The goal — survive!

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by May 29, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Viking Voyage Camp

    Jun 12th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Campers will be whisked back to the days when Vikings ruled the seas. Learn about the gods and goddesses that reigned in Viking mythology. Explore the skills and trades of Viking life. Learn how to write in the Viking alphabet, futhark. You’ll even have the chance to make your own dragon eyes during this week long camp!

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: May 30th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

     

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  • Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Day Camp

    Jun 12th, 2017
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    The Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Program provides children with many hands-on opportunities to learn about our Hoosier natural resources. It also provides a way for them to discover the land trusts, soil and water conservation districts, state and local parks, and other natural resource and conservation agencies in Indiana, all done so through volunteer service. Those individuals who complete their service hours will also receive the following: a certificate of completion and a Junior Indiana Master Naturalist patch. This program is provided as a partnership between the GSPSHS, Noble County Purdue Extension Office, Bixler Lake Park and Chain O’ Lakes State Park.

    > $100 per camper; includes materials and supplies
    > RSVP by June 2

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  • SOLD OUT: Frontier Survivor Camp

    Jun 13th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    In 1816, the new state of Indiana became part of the United States’ western frontier. Now you must think like a pioneer. Make decisions as your group plans, builds and tries to survive in the densely forested terrain of Southern Indiana. The goal — survive!

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by May 29, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Viking Voyage Camp

    Jun 13th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Campers will be whisked back to the days when Vikings ruled the seas. Learn about the gods and goddesses that reigned in Viking mythology. Explore the skills and trades of Viking life. Learn how to write in the Viking alphabet, futhark. You’ll even have the chance to make your own dragon eyes during this week long camp!

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: May 30th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

     

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  • Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Day Camp

    Jun 13th, 2017
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    The Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Program provides children with many hands-on opportunities to learn about our Hoosier natural resources. It also provides a way for them to discover the land trusts, soil and water conservation districts, state and local parks, and other natural resource and conservation agencies in Indiana, all done so through volunteer service. Those individuals who complete their service hours will also receive the following: a certificate of completion and a Junior Indiana Master Naturalist patch. This program is provided as a partnership between the GSPSHS, Noble County Purdue Extension Office, Bixler Lake Park and Chain O’ Lakes State Park.

    > $100 per camper; includes materials and supplies
    > RSVP by June 2

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  • Summertime Cabaret

    Jun 13th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:15am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Summertime Cabaret. 

    This classic cabaret trick marionette show, 40 minutes long, is a perfect show to bring your grandchildren, campers or neighbor kids. Combine it with a visit to the Indiana State Museum!

    > $12
    > Children under two: free
    > Optional post show workshops: $3 (tickets for workshops are purchased after show in studio)
    > Free popcorn

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.org.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • SOLD OUT: Frontier Survivor Camp

    Jun 14th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    In 1816, the new state of Indiana became part of the United States’ western frontier. Now you must think like a pioneer. Make decisions as your group plans, builds and tries to survive in the densely forested terrain of Southern Indiana. The goal — survive!

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by May 29, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Viking Voyage Camp

    Jun 14th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Campers will be whisked back to the days when Vikings ruled the seas. Learn about the gods and goddesses that reigned in Viking mythology. Explore the skills and trades of Viking life. Learn how to write in the Viking alphabet, futhark. You’ll even have the chance to make your own dragon eyes during this week long camp!

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: May 30th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

     

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  • Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Day Camp

    Jun 14th, 2017
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    The Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Program provides children with many hands-on opportunities to learn about our Hoosier natural resources. It also provides a way for them to discover the land trusts, soil and water conservation districts, state and local parks, and other natural resource and conservation agencies in Indiana, all done so through volunteer service. Those individuals who complete their service hours will also receive the following: a certificate of completion and a Junior Indiana Master Naturalist patch. This program is provided as a partnership between the GSPSHS, Noble County Purdue Extension Office, Bixler Lake Park and Chain O’ Lakes State Park.

    > $100 per camper; includes materials and supplies
    > RSVP by June 2

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  • Summertime Cabaret

    Jun 14th, 2017
    10:30am - 11:15am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Summertime Cabaret. 

    This classic cabaret trick marionette show, 40 minutes long, is a perfect show to bring your grandchildren, campers or neighbor kids. Combine it with a visit to the Indiana State Museum!

    > $12
    > Children under two: free
    > Optional post show workshops: $3 (tickets for workshops are purchased after show in studio)
    > Free popcorn

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.org.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Canal Nights

    Jun 14th, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Join us as we celebrate the summer night out on our wonderful Canal Terrace. Rotating themes of Game Night, Science Night and Art Night are sure to engage people who come to the museum to play!

    Free activities and family fun are on the menu for Wednesday nights at the Indiana State Museum. Join us from 6 to 8 p.m. on the canal side of the museum for games, art, science and fun! Express your artistic side by painting on our community mural, exercise your competitive side on game night or discover the science of bubbles through wacky water experiments. Each Wednesday offers a different kind of hands-on experience!

    June 7: Game Night! Enjoy hula hoops, Imagination Playground, mastodon puzzles, playing cards, jump ropes and more! 
    June 14: Science Night! Learn about urban nature, water tension in fun water experiments, see the different ways you can make a bubble, enjoy our summer water "Olympics".
    In partnership with Indiana Children and Nature Network
    June 21: Art Night! Create your own masterpiece at a drawing station, leave your mark on our community mural, make-and-take a tissue flower and join us for an INvasion tour of the outdoor sculptures.
    June 28: Game Night! [Member night June 28]
    July 5: Science Night! 
    July 12: Art Night!
    July 19: Game Night!
    July 26: Science Night! 

    > Free and open to the public 
    > All activities take place outside on the canal side of the museum. Rain plan: Gov. Frank & Judy O'Bannon Great Hall 
    > The museum galleries will remain CLOSED for this program

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  • SOLD OUT: Frontier Survivor Camp

    Jun 15th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    In 1816, the new state of Indiana became part of the United States’ western frontier. Now you must think like a pioneer. Make decisions as your group plans, builds and tries to survive in the densely forested terrain of Southern Indiana. The goal — survive!

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by May 29, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Viking Voyage Camp

    Jun 15th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Campers will be whisked back to the days when Vikings ruled the seas. Learn about the gods and goddesses that reigned in Viking mythology. Explore the skills and trades of Viking life. Learn how to write in the Viking alphabet, futhark. You’ll even have the chance to make your own dragon eyes during this week long camp!

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: May 30th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

     

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  • Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Day Camp

    Jun 15th, 2017
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    The Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Program provides children with many hands-on opportunities to learn about our Hoosier natural resources. It also provides a way for them to discover the land trusts, soil and water conservation districts, state and local parks, and other natural resource and conservation agencies in Indiana, all done so through volunteer service. Those individuals who complete their service hours will also receive the following: a certificate of completion and a Junior Indiana Master Naturalist patch. This program is provided as a partnership between the GSPSHS, Noble County Purdue Extension Office, Bixler Lake Park and Chain O’ Lakes State Park.

    > $100 per camper; includes materials and supplies
    > RSVP by June 2

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  • SOLD OUT: Frontier Survivor Camp

    Jun 16th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    In 1816, the new state of Indiana became part of the United States’ western frontier. Now you must think like a pioneer. Make decisions as your group plans, builds and tries to survive in the densely forested terrain of Southern Indiana. The goal — survive!

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by May 29, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Viking Voyage Camp

    Jun 16th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Campers will be whisked back to the days when Vikings ruled the seas. Learn about the gods and goddesses that reigned in Viking mythology. Explore the skills and trades of Viking life. Learn how to write in the Viking alphabet, futhark. You’ll even have the chance to make your own dragon eyes during this week long camp!

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: May 30th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

     

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  • Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Day Camp

    Jun 16th, 2017
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    The Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Program provides children with many hands-on opportunities to learn about our Hoosier natural resources. It also provides a way for them to discover the land trusts, soil and water conservation districts, state and local parks, and other natural resource and conservation agencies in Indiana, all done so through volunteer service. Those individuals who complete their service hours will also receive the following: a certificate of completion and a Junior Indiana Master Naturalist patch. This program is provided as a partnership between the GSPSHS, Noble County Purdue Extension Office, Bixler Lake Park and Chain O’ Lakes State Park.

    > $100 per camper; includes materials and supplies
    > RSVP by June 2

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  • Lecture: Michele Wood and the Art of American Slave Songs

    Jun 17th, 2017
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic Site

    Enjoy a lecture by artist Michele Wood that incorporates the history of Levi Coffin House, stories of the Underground Railroad and songs from her book Like A Bird: Art of American Slave Songs (concept and illustrations by Michele Wood, written by Cynthia Grady).

    > Free and open to the public 

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  • Museum INvasion Tour

    Jun 17th, 2017
    1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Don’t just visit the museum, invade it. Wear practical shoes—they’re the only practical thing on the tour. From the odd to the shocking to the just plain eye-opening, a Museum INvasion tour turns the traditional museum experience on its head. Museum INvasion tours are intended for adults, but suitable for children ages 10 and up. 

    To reserve your spot on this INvasion tour, please call 317.232.1637. Walk-ins are welcome when space is available. 

    Scheduled group tours are also available. Tours are $150 with a maximum of 10 people per group. To book a group tour, contact 317.232.1637. 

    > Admission: $10 for members; $20 for non-members [price includes museum admission]

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  • Adventures in Vincennes History Camp 2017

    Jun 19th, 2017
    8:00am - Noon
    Vincennes State Historic Site

    Gear up for 5 half days of fun filled games and activities including Native Americans, French Fur Traders, George Rogers Clark, William Henry Harrison, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812 along with architecture and archaeology of Vincennes.

    > $50 per 3rd – 4th grade student

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  • Eco-Explorers Camp

    Jun 19th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    From habitat hikes to getting down in the dirt, campers will explore nature from the ground up! Join the Indiana State Museum and the Earth Discovery Center at Eagle Creek Park as we discover the wildlife, plants and fossils found in our city's parks and backyards. Discover how the environment has changed from when pioneers settled and compare it to today’s Indiana. Use field techniques like water and soil testing, hiking an urban safari, and learn how to protect our natural resources for the future.

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by June 5, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp

    Jun 19th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Learn the basics of cooking including: mixing, measuring, knife skills, and kitchen safety. Explore farm to table cooking, gardening, molecular gastronomy, etiquette, food plating, and presentation. Prepare to become Indy's next top chef!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by June 5, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • Eternal Egypt Camp

    Jun 19th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Come join us as we explore the wonders of ancient Egypt! Learn how pharaohs were mummified; take a trip down the Nile river; and learn the language of ancient kings. After our camp you will be prepared to rule your own Middle Kingdom with ease and grace.

    > Registration deadline: June 5th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

    More Details
  • Peewinkle's Puppet Camp

    Jun 19th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    All camps will be held at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum.

    > Level 2 - Ages 7, 8 and 9
    > Level 3 - Ages 10 and up
    > Full day camp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

    All camps will begin with a mini-show presented by PPS and ends with a Friday show by campers. Tuition includes all supplies and a t-shirt. Full day campers should bring a sack lunch and morning and afternoon snacks. 

    All campers, except Apprentice Level, will make a variety of puppets including: marionette, hand, mouth, rod and shadow, with complexity based upon age level. Those in Level 3 will include an educational component as well. Campers in the Apprentice Level will be making a muppet-style puppet. Camps include painting, sewing, gluing, drilling, sawing and many other skills used to create! A perfect camp for the creative child.

    Registration: Visit peewinklespuppets.org or call 317.232.1637 to purchase camper tuition. We will send you a confirmation with additional information.

    > Full day camp: $200
    > Each camp is limited to 16 campers
    > Campers bring morning and afternoon snack and sack lunch

    More Details
  • Adventures in Vincennes History Camp 2017

    Jun 20th, 2017
    8:00am - Noon
    Vincennes State Historic Site

    Gear up for 5 half days of fun filled games and activities including Native Americans, French Fur Traders, George Rogers Clark, William Henry Harrison, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812 along with architecture and archaeology of Vincennes.

    > $50 per 3rd – 4th grade student

    More Details
  • Eco-Explorers Camp

    Jun 20th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    From habitat hikes to getting down in the dirt, campers will explore nature from the ground up! Join the Indiana State Museum and the Earth Discovery Center at Eagle Creek Park as we discover the wildlife, plants and fossils found in our city's parks and backyards. Discover how the environment has changed from when pioneers settled and compare it to today’s Indiana. Use field techniques like water and soil testing, hiking an urban safari, and learn how to protect our natural resources for the future.

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by June 5, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp

    Jun 20th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Learn the basics of cooking including: mixing, measuring, knife skills, and kitchen safety. Explore farm to table cooking, gardening, molecular gastronomy, etiquette, food plating, and presentation. Prepare to become Indy's next top chef!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by June 5, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • Eternal Egypt Camp

    Jun 20th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Come join us as we explore the wonders of ancient Egypt! Learn how pharaohs were mummified; take a trip down the Nile river; and learn the language of ancient kings. After our camp you will be prepared to rule your own Middle Kingdom with ease and grace.

    > Registration deadline: June 5th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

    More Details
  • Peewinkle's Puppet Camp

    Jun 20th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    All camps will be held at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum.

    > Level 2 - Ages 7, 8 and 9
    > Level 3 - Ages 10 and up
    > Full day camp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

    All camps will begin with a mini-show presented by PPS and ends with a Friday show by campers. Tuition includes all supplies and a t-shirt. Full day campers should bring a sack lunch and morning and afternoon snacks. 

    All campers, except Apprentice Level, will make a variety of puppets including: marionette, hand, mouth, rod and shadow, with complexity based upon age level. Those in Level 3 will include an educational component as well. Campers in the Apprentice Level will be making a muppet-style puppet. Camps include painting, sewing, gluing, drilling, sawing and many other skills used to create! A perfect camp for the creative child.

    Registration: Visit peewinklespuppets.org or call 317.232.1637 to purchase camper tuition. We will send you a confirmation with additional information.

    > Full day camp: $200
    > Each camp is limited to 16 campers
    > Campers bring morning and afternoon snack and sack lunch

    More Details
  • Adventures in Vincennes History Camp 2017

    Jun 21st, 2017
    8:00am - Noon
    Vincennes State Historic Site

    Gear up for 5 half days of fun filled games and activities including Native Americans, French Fur Traders, George Rogers Clark, William Henry Harrison, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812 along with architecture and archaeology of Vincennes.

    > $50 per 3rd – 4th grade student

    More Details
  • Eco-Explorers Camp

    Jun 21st, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    From habitat hikes to getting down in the dirt, campers will explore nature from the ground up! Join the Indiana State Museum and the Earth Discovery Center at Eagle Creek Park as we discover the wildlife, plants and fossils found in our city's parks and backyards. Discover how the environment has changed from when pioneers settled and compare it to today’s Indiana. Use field techniques like water and soil testing, hiking an urban safari, and learn how to protect our natural resources for the future.

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by June 5, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp

    Jun 21st, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Learn the basics of cooking including: mixing, measuring, knife skills, and kitchen safety. Explore farm to table cooking, gardening, molecular gastronomy, etiquette, food plating, and presentation. Prepare to become Indy's next top chef!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by June 5, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • Eternal Egypt Camp

    Jun 21st, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Come join us as we explore the wonders of ancient Egypt! Learn how pharaohs were mummified; take a trip down the Nile river; and learn the language of ancient kings. After our camp you will be prepared to rule your own Middle Kingdom with ease and grace.

    > Registration deadline: June 5th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

    More Details
  • Peewinkle's Puppet Camp

    Jun 21st, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    All camps will be held at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum.

    > Level 2 - Ages 7, 8 and 9
    > Level 3 - Ages 10 and up
    > Full day camp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

    All camps will begin with a mini-show presented by PPS and ends with a Friday show by campers. Tuition includes all supplies and a t-shirt. Full day campers should bring a sack lunch and morning and afternoon snacks. 

    All campers, except Apprentice Level, will make a variety of puppets including: marionette, hand, mouth, rod and shadow, with complexity based upon age level. Those in Level 3 will include an educational component as well. Campers in the Apprentice Level will be making a muppet-style puppet. Camps include painting, sewing, gluing, drilling, sawing and many other skills used to create! A perfect camp for the creative child.

    Registration: Visit peewinklespuppets.org or call 317.232.1637 to purchase camper tuition. We will send you a confirmation with additional information.

    > Full day camp: $200
    > Each camp is limited to 16 campers
    > Campers bring morning and afternoon snack and sack lunch

    More Details
  • Archicamp

    Jun 21st, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Lanier Mansion State Historic Site

    Campers ages 8 to 12 can travel back in time for hands-on fun, learning about area landmarks, architecture, historic preservation and history in Madison, Indiana. Hands on architectural fun, craft projects, walking tours and more. The second day of the camp will conclude with a swim at the historic Crystal Beach pool.

    Fee includes refreshments, educational materials, admission fees and souvenirs. Participants should bring a sack lunch both days. Enrollment for the camp is limited to 20 children. Reservations must be made by June 21; contact Rhonda Deeg at Historic Madison, Inc., 812.265.2967 or rhonda@historicmadisoninc.com.
    In conjunction with Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana and Historic Madison, Inc.

    > $30 per person; Reservations required

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  • Canal Nights

    Jun 21st, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Join us as we celebrate the summer night out on our wonderful Canal Terrace. Rotating themes of Game Night, Science Night and Art Night are sure to engage people who come to the museum to play!

    Free activities and family fun are on the menu for Wednesday nights at the Indiana State Museum. Join us from 6 to 8 p.m. on the canal side of the museum for games, art, science and fun! Express your artistic side by painting on our community mural, exercise your competitive side on game night or discover the science of bubbles through wacky water experiments. Each Wednesday offers a different kind of hands-on experience!

    June 7: Game Night! Enjoy hula hoops, Imagination Playground, mastodon puzzles, playing cards, jump ropes and more! 
    June 14: Science Night! Learn about urban nature, water tension in fun water experiments, see the different ways you can make a bubble, enjoy our summer water "Olympics".
    In partnership with Indiana Children and Nature Network
    June 21: Art Night! Create your own masterpiece at a drawing station, leave your mark on our community mural, make-and-take a tissue flower and join us for an INvasion tour of the outdoor sculptures.
    June 28: Game Night! [Member night June 28]
    July 5: Science Night! 
    July 12: Art Night!
    July 19: Game Night!
    July 26: Science Night! 

    > Free and open to the public 
    > All activities take place outside on the canal side of the museum. Rain plan: Gov. Frank & Judy O'Bannon Great Hall 
    > The museum galleries will remain CLOSED for this program

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  • Cafe Inquiry: Natural Medicine

    Jun 21st, 2017
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Bier Brewery

    Central Indiana Science Outreach Presents: Cafe Inquiry

    "Natural Medicine"
    Dr. Lynn Willis, Professor Emeritus, IUPUI
    Bier Brewery

    > 21 and up 

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  • Adventures in Vincennes History Camp 2017

    Jun 22nd, 2017
    8:00am - Noon
    Vincennes State Historic Site

    Gear up for 5 half days of fun filled games and activities including Native Americans, French Fur Traders, George Rogers Clark, William Henry Harrison, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812 along with architecture and archaeology of Vincennes.

    > $50 per 3rd – 4th grade student

    More Details
  • Eco-Explorers Camp

    Jun 22nd, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    From habitat hikes to getting down in the dirt, campers will explore nature from the ground up! Join the Indiana State Museum and the Earth Discovery Center at Eagle Creek Park as we discover the wildlife, plants and fossils found in our city's parks and backyards. Discover how the environment has changed from when pioneers settled and compare it to today’s Indiana. Use field techniques like water and soil testing, hiking an urban safari, and learn how to protect our natural resources for the future.

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by June 5, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp

    Jun 22nd, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Learn the basics of cooking including: mixing, measuring, knife skills, and kitchen safety. Explore farm to table cooking, gardening, molecular gastronomy, etiquette, food plating, and presentation. Prepare to become Indy's next top chef!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by June 5, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • Eternal Egypt Camp

    Jun 22nd, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Come join us as we explore the wonders of ancient Egypt! Learn how pharaohs were mummified; take a trip down the Nile river; and learn the language of ancient kings. After our camp you will be prepared to rule your own Middle Kingdom with ease and grace.

    > Registration deadline: June 5th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

    More Details
  • Peewinkle's Puppet Camp

    Jun 22nd, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    All camps will be held at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum.

    > Level 2 - Ages 7, 8 and 9
    > Level 3 - Ages 10 and up
    > Full day camp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

    All camps will begin with a mini-show presented by PPS and ends with a Friday show by campers. Tuition includes all supplies and a t-shirt. Full day campers should bring a sack lunch and morning and afternoon snacks. 

    All campers, except Apprentice Level, will make a variety of puppets including: marionette, hand, mouth, rod and shadow, with complexity based upon age level. Those in Level 3 will include an educational component as well. Campers in the Apprentice Level will be making a muppet-style puppet. Camps include painting, sewing, gluing, drilling, sawing and many other skills used to create! A perfect camp for the creative child.

    Registration: Visit peewinklespuppets.org or call 317.232.1637 to purchase camper tuition. We will send you a confirmation with additional information.

    > Full day camp: $200
    > Each camp is limited to 16 campers
    > Campers bring morning and afternoon snack and sack lunch

    More Details
  • Archicamp

    Jun 22nd, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Lanier Mansion State Historic Site

    Campers ages 8 to 12 can travel back in time for hands-on fun, learning about area landmarks, architecture, historic preservation and history in Madison, Indiana. Hands on architectural fun, craft projects, walking tours and more. The second day of the camp will conclude with a swim at the historic Crystal Beach pool.

    Fee includes refreshments, educational materials, admission fees and souvenirs. Participants should bring a sack lunch both days. Enrollment for the camp is limited to 20 children. Reservations must be made by June 21; contact Rhonda Deeg at Historic Madison, Inc., 812.265.2967 or rhonda@historicmadisoninc.com.
    In conjunction with Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana and Historic Madison, Inc.

    > $30 per person; Reservations required

    More Details
  • Adventures in Vincennes History Camp 2017

    Jun 23rd, 2017
    8:00am - Noon
    Vincennes State Historic Site

    Gear up for 5 half days of fun filled games and activities including Native Americans, French Fur Traders, George Rogers Clark, William Henry Harrison, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812 along with architecture and archaeology of Vincennes.

    > $50 per 3rd – 4th grade student

    More Details
  • Eco-Explorers Camp

    Jun 23rd, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    From habitat hikes to getting down in the dirt, campers will explore nature from the ground up! Join the Indiana State Museum and the Earth Discovery Center at Eagle Creek Park as we discover the wildlife, plants and fossils found in our city's parks and backyards. Discover how the environment has changed from when pioneers settled and compare it to today’s Indiana. Use field techniques like water and soil testing, hiking an urban safari, and learn how to protect our natural resources for the future.

    > Ages: 8 – 13
    > $150 members, $175 non-members
    > Register by June 5, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp

    Jun 23rd, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Learn the basics of cooking including: mixing, measuring, knife skills, and kitchen safety. Explore farm to table cooking, gardening, molecular gastronomy, etiquette, food plating, and presentation. Prepare to become Indy's next top chef!

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by June 5, 2017

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

    More Details
  • Eternal Egypt Camp

    Jun 23rd, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Come join us as we explore the wonders of ancient Egypt! Learn how pharaohs were mummified; take a trip down the Nile river; and learn the language of ancient kings. After our camp you will be prepared to rule your own Middle Kingdom with ease and grace.

    > Registration deadline: June 5th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

    More Details
  • Peewinkle's Puppet Camp

    Jun 23rd, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    All camps will be held at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum.

    > Level 2 - Ages 7, 8 and 9
    > Level 3 - Ages 10 and up
    > Full day camp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

    All camps will begin with a mini-show presented by PPS and ends with a Friday show by campers. Tuition includes all supplies and a t-shirt. Full day campers should bring a sack lunch and morning and afternoon snacks. 

    All campers, except Apprentice Level, will make a variety of puppets including: marionette, hand, mouth, rod and shadow, with complexity based upon age level. Those in Level 3 will include an educational component as well. Campers in the Apprentice Level will be making a muppet-style puppet. Camps include painting, sewing, gluing, drilling, sawing and many other skills used to create! A perfect camp for the creative child.

    Registration: Visit peewinklespuppets.org or call 317.232.1637 to purchase camper tuition. We will send you a confirmation with additional information.

    > Full day camp: $200
    > Each camp is limited to 16 campers
    > Campers bring morning and afternoon snack and sack lunch

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  • Funeral Murder Mystery

    Jun 23rd, 2017
    7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site

    This Murder Mystery takes place in 1892 with the death of William S. Culbertson. As people pay their last respects at Mr. Culbertson’s wake, there is great speculation about “who will inherit what” from one of the richest men in Indiana. Little did anyone know that lawsuits would be filed after the reading of his last will and testament, and as tempers flare, greed can always lead to murder. Guests can enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and an interactive history experience.

    > Advance payment & reservations are required
    > Call the site at 812.944.9600 to make reservations

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  • Museum INvasion Tour

    Jun 24th, 2017
    1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Don’t just visit the museum, invade it. Wear practical shoes—they’re the only practical thing on the tour. From the odd to the shocking to the just plain eye-opening, a Museum INvasion tour turns the traditional museum experience on its head. Museum INvasion tours are intended for adults, but suitable for children ages 10 and up. 

    To reserve your spot on this INvasion tour, please call 317.232.1637. Walk-ins are welcome when space is available. 

    Scheduled group tours are also available. Tours are $150 with a maximum of 10 people per group. To book a group tour, contact 317.232.1637. 

    > Admission: $10 for members; $20 for non-members [price includes museum admission]

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  • Funeral Murder Mystery

    Jun 24th, 2017
    7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site

    This Murder Mystery takes place in 1892 with the death of William S. Culbertson. As people pay their last respects at Mr. Culbertson’s wake, there is great speculation about “who will inherit what” from one of the richest men in Indiana. Little did anyone know that lawsuits would be filed after the reading of his last will and testament, and as tempers flare, greed can always lead to murder. Guests can enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and an interactive history experience.

    > Advance payment & reservations are required
    > Call the site at 812.944.9600 to make reservations

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  • Peewinkle's Puppet Camp

    Jun 26th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    All camps will be held at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum.

    > Apprentice level (invitation only)
    > Full day camp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

    All camps will begin with a mini-show presented by PPS and ends with a Friday show by campers. Tuition includes all supplies and a t-shirt. Full day campers should bring a sack lunch and morning and afternoon snacks. 

    All campers, except Apprentice Level, will make a variety of puppets including: marionette, hand, mouth, rod and shadow, with complexity based upon age level. Those in Level 3 will include an educational component as well. Campers in the Apprentice Level will be making a muppet-style puppet. Camps include painting, sewing, gluing, drilling, sawing and many other skills used to create! A perfect camp for the creative child.

    Registration: Visit peewinklespuppets.org or call 317.232.1637 to purchase camper tuition. We will send you a confirmation with additional information.

    > Full day camp: $200
    > Each camp is limited to 16 campers
    > Campers bring morning and afternoon snack and sack lunch

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  • Indiana Fashion Runway Camp 2.0

    Jun 26th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    What comes after learning to sew in a straight line? There is so much more! Come learn how to construct clothing from patterns, create personalized patterns, and get inspiration from the Indiana State Museum’s costume collection. Projects will build on skills campers learned in previous summers, and include constructing a clutch and sewing a shirt!

    *Campers must have completed Indiana Fashion Runway Camp or received special permission from the Camp Director to participate.

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by June 12, 2016

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Pirates Ahoy Camp

    Jun 26th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Calling all sea dogs! Join us as we learn about and live the life of men and women during the Age of Piracy. Learn the skills you would need to navigate your craft over the high seas; make and eat hardtack; and learn sea shanties and pirate banter to round out your pirate education.

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: June 12th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

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  • Peewinkle's Puppet Camp

    Jun 27th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    All camps will be held at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum.

    > Apprentice level (invitation only)
    > Full day camp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

    All camps will begin with a mini-show presented by PPS and ends with a Friday show by campers. Tuition includes all supplies and a t-shirt. Full day campers should bring a sack lunch and morning and afternoon snacks. 

    All campers, except Apprentice Level, will make a variety of puppets including: marionette, hand, mouth, rod and shadow, with complexity based upon age level. Those in Level 3 will include an educational component as well. Campers in the Apprentice Level will be making a muppet-style puppet. Camps include painting, sewing, gluing, drilling, sawing and many other skills used to create! A perfect camp for the creative child.

    Registration: Visit peewinklespuppets.org or call 317.232.1637 to purchase camper tuition. We will send you a confirmation with additional information.

    > Full day camp: $200
    > Each camp is limited to 16 campers
    > Campers bring morning and afternoon snack and sack lunch

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  • Indiana Fashion Runway Camp 2.0

    Jun 27th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    What comes after learning to sew in a straight line? There is so much more! Come learn how to construct clothing from patterns, create personalized patterns, and get inspiration from the Indiana State Museum’s costume collection. Projects will build on skills campers learned in previous summers, and include constructing a clutch and sewing a shirt!

    *Campers must have completed Indiana Fashion Runway Camp or received special permission from the Camp Director to participate.

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by June 12, 2016

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Pirates Ahoy Camp

    Jun 27th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Calling all sea dogs! Join us as we learn about and live the life of men and women during the Age of Piracy. Learn the skills you would need to navigate your craft over the high seas; make and eat hardtack; and learn sea shanties and pirate banter to round out your pirate education.

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: June 12th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

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  • Peewinkle's Puppet Camp

    Jun 28th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    All camps will be held at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum.

    > Apprentice level (invitation only)
    > Full day camp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

    All camps will begin with a mini-show presented by PPS and ends with a Friday show by campers. Tuition includes all supplies and a t-shirt. Full day campers should bring a sack lunch and morning and afternoon snacks. 

    All campers, except Apprentice Level, will make a variety of puppets including: marionette, hand, mouth, rod and shadow, with complexity based upon age level. Those in Level 3 will include an educational component as well. Campers in the Apprentice Level will be making a muppet-style puppet. Camps include painting, sewing, gluing, drilling, sawing and many other skills used to create! A perfect camp for the creative child.

    Registration: Visit peewinklespuppets.org or call 317.232.1637 to purchase camper tuition. We will send you a confirmation with additional information.

    > Full day camp: $200
    > Each camp is limited to 16 campers
    > Campers bring morning and afternoon snack and sack lunch

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  • Indiana Fashion Runway Camp 2.0

    Jun 28th, 2017
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    What comes after learning to sew in a straight line? There is so much more! Come learn how to construct clothing from patterns, create personalized patterns, and get inspiration from the Indiana State Museum’s costume collection. Projects will build on skills campers learned in previous summers, and include constructing a clutch and sewing a shirt!

    *Campers must have completed Indiana Fashion Runway Camp or received special permission from the Camp Director to participate.

    > Ages: 10 – 14
    > $210 members, $235 non-members
    > Register by June 12, 2016

    Before and After Care:
    Pre-registration is required. Activities and games will be provided.

    Before Care:
    8 – 9 a.m.; $20 per week ($4 per day)

    After Care:                                                  
    3 – 5:30 p.m.; $35 per week ($7 per day)

    Combined Before and After Care:                          
    $55 per week ($11 per day)

    Lunch/Snacks:
    Campers should bring their own non-refrigerated lunches and two snacks.

    Registration:
    Advance registration is required; see deadlines on reverse side. Space is limited.

    Call 317.232.1637 to reserve your spot using your credit card.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from camp less than 10 business days before the camp’s start date. If a program is cancelled, every effort will be made to contact participants 24 hours in advance. Call 317.232.1637 or go to indianamuseum.org for the complete cancellation policy.

    Sibling Discount:
    $5 additional discount for siblings attending the same camp. First child in family pays full price. Additional children receive $5 off. All applications must be mailed together.

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  • Pirates Ahoy Camp

    Jun 28th, 2017
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Calling all sea dogs! Join us as we learn about and live the life of men and women during the Age of Piracy. Learn the skills you would need to navigate your craft over the high seas; make and eat hardtack; and learn sea shanties and pirate banter to round out your pirate education.

    Angel Mounds Summer Camp 2017 Registration Form 

    > Registration deadline: June 12th
    > $150 for members of ISM or Friends of Angel Mounds; $175 for non-members. $15 discount for registrations before April 16 or multiple registrations. Registration for each camp will close two weeks before the start of each camp. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Friday.

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  • Canal Nights

    Jun 28th, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Join us as we celebrate the summer night out on our wonderful Canal Terrace. Rotating themes of Game Night, Science Night and Art Night are sure to engage people who come to the museum to play!

    Free activities and family fun are on the menu for Wednesday nights at the Indiana State Museum. Join us from 6 to 8 p.m. on the canal side of the museum for games, art, science and fun! Express your artistic side by painting on our community mural, exercise your competitive side on game night or discover the science of bubbles through wacky water experiments. Each Wednesday offers a different kind of hands-on experience!

    June 7: Game Night! Enjoy hula hoops, Imagination Playground, mastodon puzzles, playing cards, jump ropes and more! 
    June 14: Science Night! Learn about urban nature, water tension in fun water experiments, see the different ways you can make a bubble, enjoy our summer water "Olympics".
    In partnership with Indiana Children and Nature Network
    June 21: Art Night! Create your own masterpiece at a drawing station, leave your mark on our community mural, make-and-take a tissue flower and join us for an INvasion tour of the outdoor sculptures.
    June 28: Game Night! [Member night June 28]
    July 5: Science Night! 
    July 12: Art Night!
    July 19: Game Night!
    July 26: Science Night! 

    > Free and open to the public 
    > All activities take place outside on the canal side of the museum. Rain plan: Gov. Frank & Judy O'Bannon Great Hall 
    > The museum galleries will remain CLOSED for this program

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  • MEMBERS ONLY: Member Night at Canal Nights

    Jun 28th, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Join us for free activities and family fun on Wednesday nights at the Indiana State Museum this summer. Join us from 6 to 8 p.m. on the canal side of the museum for games, art, science and fun. Express your artistic side by painting on our community mural, exercise your competitive streak on game night or discover the science of bubbles through wacky water experiments. Each Wednesday offers a different kind of hands-on experience.

    Wednesday, June 28, is Game Night and Member Night. Members will be able to enjoy all of the game-themed activities and more, including a behind-the-scenes museum tour and a meet and greet with new President & CEO Cathy Ferree.

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