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Canal Nights

07/19/2017, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Weekly on Wednesday

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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
> Parking is available in the White River State Park underground garage. Visitors will receive $5 parking with validation