Released September 15, 2017

Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites to host groundbreaking ceremony for Singing Winds Visitor Center

Press Conference Media Advisory

Contact: Paige Southerland, 317.234.5078, [email protected]

WHAT: The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites will unveil renderings for the Singing Winds Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. Following remarks and the groundbreaking ceremony, light breakfast fare and guided tours of the site will be offered.

Thanks to the visionary leadership and generosity of Barbara and Bob Stevens, the visitor center will help enhance the guest experience and allow for additional programming, facility rentals and restrooms on the grounds of the site.

Noted Indiana artist and member of the Hoosier Group of American regional impressionist painters, Steele was inspired by the picturesque scenes that he encountered in Brown County. Steele was at the forefront of the state’s art movement and remains one of Indiana’s most honored artists.

WHO: Cathy Ferree, President and CEO, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, 10 a.m.

WHERE: T.C. Steele State Historic Site
4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN 47448

Note: Media attending the press conference are kindly asked to confirm their attendance by sending an email to Paige Southerland, community marketing coordinator, at [email protected]. Arrive no later than 9:50 a.m.

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T.C. Steele State Historic Site is located on Hwy 46 just west of Nashville in the heart of artistic Brown County. Part of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, the site is where nature’s beauty meets the artist’s canvas. The home, studio and gardens of this noted Hoosier artist still provide inspiration today through site tours, outdoor painting competitions and artist-in-residence programs. For more information, call 812.988.2785 or visit