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.  

  • Small Wonders: Winter Wonderland

    Dec 12th, 2018
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Indiana State Museum

    Children will be inspired by the winter world around them. From investigating snowflakes and ice, kids will explore all things winter! Other activities include an interactive story time, snowy sensory play, and card making.

    Small Wonders invites parents, grandparents, and caregivers and their 3- to 5-year-olds to learn, play and discover in the museum. Our monthly program will build your child’s sense of wonder and playfulness as they engage in storytelling, hands-on activities, music, movement, art and gallery exploration. 

    Cost: $9 members/$12 non-members
    Register: Members can register online here, and nonmembers can register online here. Or, call us at 317.232.1637 to register by phone.
    Other dates offered: This program is offered Wednesday, December 12 and Saturday, December 15 from 10 to 11 a.m.

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  • Today's Programming at the Indiana State Museum

    Dec 12th, 2018
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    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:

    Animal Adaptations 15-minute activity
    Indiana animals are masters of adaptation. Find out how some animals keep up with a changing environment.
    11 a.m. & 3 p.m.

    Indiana Trivia 15-minute demonstration
    Are you an Indiana Expert? Test your knowledge about the Hoosier State!
    Noon & 2 p.m.

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 12th, 2018
    10:30am - 1:15pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Get into the holiday spirit by listening to local school and community choirs, bands, ensembles and soloists perform holiday music in the museum’s Great Hall, surrounded by festive decorations and atmosphere. Click here to see a schedule of performers. 

    To sign up your performance, contact Krystle Mangan at 317.509.7679 or

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