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.
Every day, find new and exciting ways to explore the world around you through hands-on activities at the Indiana State Museum. Here's what you'll uncover today:
Story Time at Creativity Studio 15-minute story
Pie Pan Convection 15-minute experiment
11 a.m. & 3 p.m.
Take part in this mesmerizing and shimmery experiment as you discover the fluid motion of convection cells right before your very eyes!
Painting with Bricks: Harvest Corn 15-minute project
11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Harvest season is approaching. Celebrate one of Indiana’s signature crops by trying out a unique painting method.
Escape the Indiana State Museum 15-minute game
Noon & 2 p.m.
Fred the Mastodon has closed the galleries early with guests still inside! The only way he will open them back up is if someone can solve the mysteries of the museum itself. Test your luck and your knowledge of the Indiana State Museum with this board game.
Foucault Pendulum Chat 15-minute demonstration
Stop by for a hands-on explanation of this larger than life Indiana State Museum icon.
AtlAtl Spearing Throwing 15-minute demostration
Cap off your museum visit by trying your hand at AtlAtl spear throwing. Could you hunt a mastodon like the early peoples of Indiana? There will be no demo on Saturday, Aug. 24.
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