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.  

  • Today's programming at the Indiana State Museum

    May 24th, 2018
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    There’s something new to do every day at the Indiana State Museum. Here’s what activities you’ll find on this day:

    R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab: Indiana Canines
    Take a bite out of history and learn all about Indiana canines! 
    11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

    Creativity Studio: Robert Indiana Pop Art
    Create a work of pop art inspired by Robert Indiana!
    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m.

    Art Carts: Letters to Military Service Members
    All day

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  • Today's programming at the Indiana State Museum

    May 25th, 2018
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    There’s something new to do every day at the Indiana State Museum. Here’s what activities you’ll find on this day:

    R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab: Indiana Canines
    Take a bite out of history and learn all about Indiana canines! 
    11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

    Creativity Studio: Robert Indiana Pop Art
    Create a work of pop art inspired by Robert Indiana!
    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m.

    Art Carts: Letters to Military Service Members
    All day

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  • Today's programming at the Indiana State Museum

    May 26th, 2018
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    There’s something new to do every day at the Indiana State Museum. Here’s what activities you’ll find on this day:

    R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab: Indiana Canines
    Take a bite out of history and learn all about Indiana canines! 
    11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

    Creativity Studio: Art Journal Make & Take ($5) 
    Create an art journal and then stroll through the Lois Main Templeton experience using the journal to capture what inspires you. 
    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m.

    Art Carts: Military Paper Dolls
    All Day

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  • Lightsaber Demonstrations,

    May 26th, 2018
    Noon - 2:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Celebrate the opening of a blockbuster hit movie this week at the IMAX by participating in lightsaber demonstrations for both kids and adults, offered by the Indy Lightsaber Academy. Learn martial arts techniques and have fun with Indy’s only lightsaber combat school!

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  • Candlelight Tours

    May 26th, 2018
    6:00pm - 10:00pm
    Vincennes State Historic Site

    Join us for a candlelight tour of the main four Vincennes State Historic Sites the Saturday evening of Memorial weekend in conjunction with the Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous. Stop by any time during the evening to experience interpretations of each building.

    This is a free program, and reservations are not needed.

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  • Today's programming at the Indiana State Museum

    May 27th, 2018
    11:00am - 5:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    There’s something new to do every day at the Indiana State Museum. Here’s what activities you’ll find on this day:

    R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab: Indiana Canines
    Take a bite out of history and learn all about Indiana canines! 
    Noon, 2 p.m.

    Creativity Studio: Robert Indiana Pop Art
    Create a work of Pop art inspired by Robert Indiana!
    1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

    Art Carts: Military Paper Dolls
    All Day

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  • Today's programming at the Indiana State Museum

    May 28th, 2018
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    There’s something new to do every day at the Indiana State Museum. Here’s what activities you’ll find on this day:

    R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab: What is a Fossil?
    What exactly is a fossil, and how can you tell the difference between a fossil and a regular bone? 
    11am, 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

    Creativity Studio: Star Wars Paper Circuit Make & Take ($5)
    May the Force be with you in the Star Wars inspired paper circuit activity. 
    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m.

    Art Carts: Military Paper Dolls
    All Day

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  • Memorial Day at the Indiana State Museum

    May 28th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Indiana State Museum

    Looking for something to do on your school holiday? Check out all kinds of activities in our galleries and public spaces!

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  • Summer Camp: Indiana Rocks!

    May 29th, 2018
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Date: May 29 – June 1, 2018

    Ages: 8 - 13

    Price: $210 member, $235 non-member – Max: 30. Before and after care are available for an additional fee.

    Registration deadline: May 14, 2018; Advance registration is required by calling guest services at 317.232.1637 or online.

    Have you ever wondered why Indiana has so many fossils, why limestone is our state stone, or why no one has found a dinosaur bone (yet) in Indiana? Grab your gloves and a trowel and travel back to a time before humans inhabited Indiana, and discover what stories Indiana’s rocks and fossils can tell us. Become a paleontologist or geologist for the week and discover Ice Age animals, amazing geological specimen, and ancient sea fossils. Learn to excavate an Ice Age site, hunt for microfossils, and learn about the formation of rocks and minerals in Indiana.

    Not available this week? Click here to see additional camp options. 

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  • Today's programming at the Indiana State Museum

    May 29th, 2018
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    There’s something new to do every day at the Indiana State Museum. Here’s what activities you’ll find on this day:

    R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab: What is a Fossil?
    What exactly is a fossil, and how can you tell the difference between a fossil and a regular bone? 
    11am, 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

    Creativity Studio: Pipe Cleaner Bikes
    May is National Bike Month! Use pipe cleaners to create your own tiny bicycle. 
    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m.

    Art Carts: K’Nex Bikes
    All day

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  • Books, Booze and Brains— Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

    May 29th, 2018
    6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Centerpoint Brewing Company

    “A Book Club for the Scientifically Curious.” Geek out with other science fans at this new book club! Each month, an expert scientist will join facilitator Cari Lewis-Tsinovoi to talk about a popular science-themed book and enjoy adult beverages brewed by our friends at Centerpoint Brewing.

    This month, join scientist Robert Pascuzzi, MD (Department of Neurology, IU School of Medicine) to discuss Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.

    This is a free program, and is a collaboration between the Indiana State Museum and Indiana Humanities.

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  • Summer Camp: Indiana Rocks!

    May 30th, 2018
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Date: May 29 – June 1, 2018

    Ages: 8 - 13

    Price: $210 member, $235 non-member – Max: 30. Before and after care are available for an additional fee.

    Registration deadline: May 14, 2018; Advance registration is required by calling guest services at 317.232.1637 or online.

    Have you ever wondered why Indiana has so many fossils, why limestone is our state stone, or why no one has found a dinosaur bone (yet) in Indiana? Grab your gloves and a trowel and travel back to a time before humans inhabited Indiana, and discover what stories Indiana’s rocks and fossils can tell us. Become a paleontologist or geologist for the week and discover Ice Age animals, amazing geological specimen, and ancient sea fossils. Learn to excavate an Ice Age site, hunt for microfossils, and learn about the formation of rocks and minerals in Indiana.

    Not available this week? Click here to see additional camp options. 

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  • Today's programming at the Indiana State Museum

    May 30th, 2018
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    There’s something new to do every day at the Indiana State Museum. Here’s what activities you’ll find on this day:

    R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab: What is a Fossil?
    What exactly is a fossil, and how can you tell the difference between a fossil and a regular bone? 
    11am, 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

    Creativity Studio: Pipe Cleaner Bikes
    May is National Bike Month! Use pipe cleaners to create your own tiny bicycle. 
    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m.

    Art Carts: K’Nex Bikes
    All day

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  • Summer Camp: Indiana Rocks!

    May 31st, 2018
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Date: May 29 – June 1, 2018

    Ages: 8 - 13

    Price: $210 member, $235 non-member – Max: 30. Before and after care are available for an additional fee.

    Registration deadline: May 14, 2018; Advance registration is required by calling guest services at 317.232.1637 or online.

    Have you ever wondered why Indiana has so many fossils, why limestone is our state stone, or why no one has found a dinosaur bone (yet) in Indiana? Grab your gloves and a trowel and travel back to a time before humans inhabited Indiana, and discover what stories Indiana’s rocks and fossils can tell us. Become a paleontologist or geologist for the week and discover Ice Age animals, amazing geological specimen, and ancient sea fossils. Learn to excavate an Ice Age site, hunt for microfossils, and learn about the formation of rocks and minerals in Indiana.

    Not available this week? Click here to see additional camp options. 

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  • Today's programming at the Indiana State Museum

    May 31st, 2018
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    There’s something new to do every day at the Indiana State Museum. Here’s what activities you’ll find on this day:

    R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab: What is a Fossil?
    What exactly is a fossil, and how can you tell the difference between a fossil and a regular bone? 
    11am, 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

    Creativity Studio: Pipe Cleaner Bikes
    May is National Bike Month! Use pipe cleaners to create your own tiny bicycle. 
    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m.

    Art Carts: K’Nex Bikes
    All day

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