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.  

  • National Environmental Education Week

    Apr 24th, 2018
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Celebrate National Environmental Education week at the Indiana State Museum! Go on a walk in the Watanabe gardens, and explore weather experiments in the R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab.

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  • taste of science

    Apr 24th, 2018
    6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Locations vary

    Sip a beverage, snack on some pretzels and join us on a three-day science-sprint. Three days, three Indianapolis breweries, all of the innovation, sciences and discussions we can muster.

    Get your free tickets here.

    Monday, April 23rd, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

    Fountain Square Brewery: Tech Me Out
    In this performance presentation, composer, performer, and educator Jordan Munson will demonstrate the use of technology as a compositional tool. Munson will share his fascination with the change of sonic information that occurs as you interpret sound back and forth between digital and analog. Through live performance, he will also demonstrate how sound can be interpreted via visual medium.

    Round Town Brewery: Planet Earth
    Earth, the place we call home, and yet we know so little about our pale blue dot. Join Jenna Marston from Dow Agroscience and Dr. Ed Hermann from Indiana University as we take a closer look at our planet.

    Black Acre Brewing Co.: Our Society
    Explore our society with Dr. Kerrie Wilkins-Yel from Indiana University.

    Tuesday, April 24th, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

    Fountain Square Brewery: Our Body
    Explore our past and present medical research with Sarah Halter from Indiana Medical History Museum and Dan Rusyniak from Indiana University.

    Round Town Brewery: Our Society
    Explore our society with Dr. Kerrie Wilkins-Yel from Indiana University.

    Black Acre Brewing Co.: Tech Me Out 
    In this performance presentation, composer, performer, and educator Jordan Munson will demonstrate the use of technology as a compositional tool. Munson will share his fascination with the change of sonic information that occurs as you interpret sound back and forth between digital and analog. Through live performance, he will also demonstrate how sound can be interpreted via visual medium.

    Wednesday, April 25th, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

    Fountain Square Brewery: Beautiful Mind
    Enjoy a cold brew while learning about the mystery and wonder of your brain with Dr. Sharlene Newman and Dr. Meganne Masko from IUPUI.

    Round Town Brewery: Atoms to Galaxies 
    Come explore the intriguing world of forensics with Paulita Thomason with the Indiana State Police and Dr. Christine Picard from IUPUI.

    Black Acre Brewing Co.: Our Body
    Explore our past and present medical research with Sarah Halter from Indiana Medical History Museum and Dan Rusyniak from Indiana University.

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  • National Environmental Education Week

    Apr 25th, 2018
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Celebrate National Environmental Education week at the Indiana State Museum! Go on a walk in the Watanabe gardens, and explore weather experiments in the R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab.

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  • National DNA Day

    Apr 25th, 2018
    Noon - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Celebrate National DNA Day with a Strawberry DNA activity in the R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab.

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  • taste of science

    Apr 25th, 2018
    6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Locations vary

    Sip a beverage, snack on some pretzels and join us on a three-day science-sprint. Three days, three Indianapolis breweries, all of the innovation, sciences and discussions we can muster.

    Get your free tickets here.

    Monday, April 23rd, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

    Fountain Square Brewery: Tech Me Out
    In this performance presentation, composer, performer, and educator Jordan Munson will demonstrate the use of technology as a compositional tool. Munson will share his fascination with the change of sonic information that occurs as you interpret sound back and forth between digital and analog. Through live performance, he will also demonstrate how sound can be interpreted via visual medium.

    Round Town Brewery: Planet Earth
    Earth, the place we call home, and yet we know so little about our pale blue dot. Join Jenna Marston from Dow Agroscience and Dr. Ed Hermann from Indiana University as we take a closer look at our planet.

    Black Acre Brewing Co.: Our Society
    Explore our society with Dr. Kerrie Wilkins-Yel from Indiana University.

    Tuesday, April 24th, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

    Fountain Square Brewery: Our Body
    Explore our past and present medical research with Sarah Halter from Indiana Medical History Museum and Dan Rusyniak from Indiana University.

    Round Town Brewery: Our Society
    Explore our society with Dr. Kerrie Wilkins-Yel from Indiana University.

    Black Acre Brewing Co.: Tech Me Out 
    In this performance presentation, composer, performer, and educator Jordan Munson will demonstrate the use of technology as a compositional tool. Munson will share his fascination with the change of sonic information that occurs as you interpret sound back and forth between digital and analog. Through live performance, he will also demonstrate how sound can be interpreted via visual medium.

    Wednesday, April 25th, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

    Fountain Square Brewery: Beautiful Mind
    Enjoy a cold brew while learning about the mystery and wonder of your brain with Dr. Sharlene Newman and Dr. Meganne Masko from IUPUI.

    Round Town Brewery: Atoms to Galaxies 
    Come explore the intriguing world of forensics with Paulita Thomason with the Indiana State Police and Dr. Christine Picard from IUPUI.

    Black Acre Brewing Co.: Our Body
    Explore our past and present medical research with Sarah Halter from Indiana Medical History Museum and Dan Rusyniak from Indiana University.

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  • Archaeology Cultural Scene Investigation

    Apr 26th, 2018
    9:00am - 1:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    At Archaeology CSI (cultural scene investigation), students will not only witness science-in-action at a real archaeological site, but become a part of it.

    From surveying to excavating to lab work, your students will apply their math and science studies to solving age-old mysteries of the ancients. Each investigative activity is designed to build teamwork, inspire curiosity and reinforce classroom curriculum.

    Visitors will use geometry to establish a site grid, map a mock excavation unit, dig for “artifacts” in a mock excavation box, record and interpret data and much more. There will be no actual excavations of the village site.

    $5/student; one free chaperone for up to ten students; any chaperone beyond that ratio is $5/chaperone.

    For more information and to book spots, call 812.853.3956 or email angelmoundsshs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • National Environmental Education Week

    Apr 26th, 2018
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Celebrate National Environmental Education week at the Indiana State Museum! Go on a walk in the Watanabe gardens, and explore weather experiments in the R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab.

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  • Archaeology Cultural Scene Investigation

    Apr 27th, 2018
    9:00am - 1:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    At Archaeology CSI (cultural scene investigation), students will not only witness science-in-action at a real archaeological site, but become a part of it.

    From surveying to excavating to lab work, your students will apply their math and science studies to solving age-old mysteries of the ancients. Each investigative activity is designed to build teamwork, inspire curiosity and reinforce classroom curriculum.

    Visitors will use geometry to establish a site grid, map a mock excavation unit, dig for “artifacts” in a mock excavation box, record and interpret data and much more. There will be no actual excavations of the village site.

    $5/student; one free chaperone for up to ten students; any chaperone beyond that ratio is $5/chaperone.

    For more information and to book spots, call 812.853.3956 or email angelmoundsshs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • 33rd Annual Wildflower Foray

    Apr 27th, 2018
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    T.C. Steele State Historic Site

    This is a cooperative event with some of the hikes taking place on the T.C. Steele State Historic Site grounds. Knowledgeable guides will lead wildflower and bird hikes, boat trips, and hikes exploring local natural areas. Twenty four hikes and programs will take place at different times and locations throughout Brown and Monroe counties. 
    Partners of the Foray include Indiana DNR (Brown Co. State Park, Monroe Reservoir, Div. of Nature Preserves, Yellowwood and Morgan-Monroe State Forests), Hoosier National Forest, Sycamore Land Trust, the Nature Conservancy, Monroe Co. Parks & Rec, IU Teaching Preserves, Sassafras Audubon Society, Brown Co. Native Woodlands Project, Indiana Native Plant & Wildflower Society, Stone Head Nature Conservancy and a number of other organizations. The official schedule is avaialble here.

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  • National Environmental Education Week

    Apr 27th, 2018
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Celebrate National Environmental Education week at the Indiana State Museum! Go on a walk in the Watanabe gardens, and explore weather experiments in the R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab.

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  • YART - A Yard Sale For Art

    Apr 28th, 2018
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    YART is a gathering of artists in the Evansville, Indiana area, now entering its 11th year, encouraging education about, appreciation for, and acquisition of local fine art work in the casual, non-threatening and friendly environment of a yard party. All work sells at or below $50, meaning local fine art is affordable and attainable for a first-time buyer, or for those who may not currently have disposable income for larger works but want to support the local art community and its artists. 

    This event is free.

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  • Guided Tour of Rainbow Bottom

    Apr 28th, 2018
    9:00am - Noon
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    Follow a Limberlost naturalist on a nature hike through Rainbow Bend Park. Learn about the history and ecology of the area and how Gene Stratton-Porter used it as a setting for two of her novels. Plus, observe local wildlife and see large sycamore trees. 

    Meet at the Limberlost Visitor Center. Tickets are $4.

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  • 33rd Annual Wildflower Foray

    Apr 28th, 2018
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    T.C. Steele State Historic Site

    This is a cooperative event with some of the hikes taking place on the T.C. Steele State Historic Site grounds. Knowledgeable guides will lead wildflower and bird hikes, boat trips, and hikes exploring local natural areas. Twenty four hikes and programs will take place at different times and locations throughout Brown and Monroe counties. 
    Partners of the Foray include Indiana DNR (Brown Co. State Park, Monroe Reservoir, Div. of Nature Preserves, Yellowwood and Morgan-Monroe State Forests), Hoosier National Forest, Sycamore Land Trust, the Nature Conservancy, Monroe Co. Parks & Rec, IU Teaching Preserves, Sassafras Audubon Society, Brown Co. Native Woodlands Project, Indiana Native Plant & Wildflower Society, Stone Head Nature Conservancy and a number of other organizations. The official schedule is avaialble here.

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  • Wildflower Walk & Brunch

    Apr 28th, 2018
    10:30am - 12:30pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    Enjoy a hearty brunch at the Carriage House and take a 30-45 minute interpretive walking tour through Gene’s woods and part of her formal or “Tame” gardens. See why she named her property “Wildflower Woods” and learn many of the old-fashioned common names for wildflowers used in her time. This event is rain or shine so please dress appropriately.

    Tickets are $20 per person, and reservations are required by April 20. Contact 260.854.3790 for tickets.

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  • National Environmental Education Week

    Apr 28th, 2018
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Celebrate National Environmental Education week at the Indiana State Museum! Go on a walk in the Watanabe gardens, and explore weather experiments in the R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab.

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  • Tea with Teddy Roosevelt

    Apr 28th, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    Guests will enjoy tea and light refreshments while they listen to and interact with President Theodore Roosevelt, as presented by historical impersonator Gib Young.

    Tickets are $20 per person; call 260.368.7428 or email limberlostshs@indianamuseum.org for tickets.

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  • 33rd Annual Wildflower Foray

    Apr 29th, 2018
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    T.C. Steele State Historic Site

    This is a cooperative event with some of the hikes taking place on the T.C. Steele State Historic Site grounds. Knowledgeable guides will lead wildflower and bird hikes, boat trips, and hikes exploring local natural areas. Twenty four hikes and programs will take place at different times and locations throughout Brown and Monroe counties. 
    Partners of the Foray include Indiana DNR (Brown Co. State Park, Monroe Reservoir, Div. of Nature Preserves, Yellowwood and Morgan-Monroe State Forests), Hoosier National Forest, Sycamore Land Trust, the Nature Conservancy, Monroe Co. Parks & Rec, IU Teaching Preserves, Sassafras Audubon Society, Brown Co. Native Woodlands Project, Indiana Native Plant & Wildflower Society, Stone Head Nature Conservancy and a number of other organizations. The official schedule is avaialble here.

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  • National Environmental Education Week

    Apr 29th, 2018
    Noon - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Celebrate National Environmental Education week at the Indiana State Museum! Go on a walk in the Watanabe gardens, and explore weather experiments in the R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab.

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  • Music, Masters & Marionettes

    May 1st, 2018
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Music, Masters & Marionettes.

    This 50-minute performance will blend music and art from around the world with hand crafted performing marionettes. Fourth through 6th-grade students can visit the gallery of vintage and international puppets and learn the importance of the art of puppetry throughout history.

    Make it a tandem field trip…marionette show and museum all for only $10 per ticket. 

    All showtimes:
    Tues. May 1: 10 am
    Wed. May 2: 10 am
    Thurs. May 3: 10 am

    If these dates do not fit into your school schedule, please give us a call at 317-232-1637 to arrange a different time or date in May.

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  • Music, Masters & Marionettes

    May 2nd, 2018
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Music, Masters & Marionettes.

    This 50-minute performance will blend music and art from around the world with hand crafted performing marionettes. Fourth through 6th-grade students can visit the gallery of vintage and international puppets and learn the importance of the art of puppetry throughout history.

    Make it a tandem field trip…marionette show and museum all for only $10 per ticket. 

    All showtimes:
    Tues. May 1: 10 am
    Wed. May 2: 10 am
    Thurs. May 3: 10 am

    If these dates do not fit into your school schedule, please give us a call at 317-232-1637 to arrange a different time or date in May.

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  • Meet a Scientist

    May 3rd, 2018
    10:00am - Noon
    Indiana State Museum

    Meet real Indiana scientists and learn about their work in fun activities and demonstrations. Researchers and professionals from a variety of career fields will be featured throughout the museum.

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  • Music, Masters & Marionettes

    May 3rd, 2018
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Music, Masters & Marionettes.

    This 50-minute performance will blend music and art from around the world with hand crafted performing marionettes. Fourth through 6th-grade students can visit the gallery of vintage and international puppets and learn the importance of the art of puppetry throughout history.

    Make it a tandem field trip…marionette show and museum all for only $10 per ticket. 

    All showtimes:
    Tues. May 1: 10 am
    Wed. May 2: 10 am
    Thurs. May 3: 10 am

    If these dates do not fit into your school schedule, please give us a call at 317-232-1637 to arrange a different time or date in May.

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  • Take Flight! at the Limberlost Raptor Program

    May 6th, 2018
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    Visit the Limberlost State Historic Site Visitor Center on to watch Mark Booth of Take Flight! Wildlife Education present and talk about four live birds of prey, also known as raptors. Mark has done shows at a wide variety of places, including the Indianapolis Zoo and the Indiana State Fair. Mark will bring along a hawk, an owl, and two falcons. 

    The program is free, but donations are encouraged.

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  • Discovery on Draft — The Life and Science of Albert Einstein

    May 16th, 2018
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
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    Everyone knows the name Albert Einstein, but do you know his story? Join Dr. Andy Gavrin, Ph.D. (Department of Physics at IUPUI) to discuss the settings in which Einstein developed some of the most important theories in modern physics. Einstein didn’t live in a vacuum, so we’ll discuss topics such as what was going on in the field of physics at the time, other major players in the field, the role his wife had in helping him develop his theories, and how his work has impacted the world since.

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  • Golden Girl Over There: Songs of The Great War

    May 19th, 2018
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
    New Harmony State Historic Site

    Join us at Thrall’s Opera House on Armed Forces Day to celebrate the WWI Centennial. The Wolfgang Dixie Jazz Band will be performing music from the Great War at 4 p.m. CST and again at 7 p.m. CST. New Harmony American Legion Post 370 will present the colors at each performance.

    Guests also can view an exhibit about Frances Golden, a New Harmony native who became a professional actress. She worked for the YMCA by performing for overseas and stateside troops during WWI.

    The event is free but donations are gladly accepted.

    Please note: Perfornaces are at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. EST / 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. CST.

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  • Music of the Wild pt. 1: Chorus of the Forest, Celtic at the Cabin

    May 19th, 2018
    6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    Join the Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site in its first-ever summer music series. Guests are invited to join the site for each of the three sessions based on Gene Stratton-Porter’s Music of the Wild series. Featured music will include Celtic, symphonic and bluegrass at various locations throughout the property. Celtic at the Cabin will showcase traditional Celtic music echoing over the lake. Bring a lawn chair or listen by boat from the water.

    This event is free, but donations are gladly accepted.

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  • Sunday Serenade featuring On The Air: The Hoosier Hour

    May 20th, 2018
    1:00pm - 3:30pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Meet the cast of the live radio show broadcast of Indiana’s smallest radio station – WISM – as they struggle to produce their weekly radio show during the wartime shortages of WWII. Commercials, live performances, the weekly soap opera and more are sure to entertain audiences of all ages. 

    Shows are at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. for half an hour. Admission is free for members and included with general admission for guests.

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