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December 2023

December 2, 2023 @ 12:00 pm EST – June 1 @ 4:00 pm EST
Irvington Historical Society
5350 University Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Free

The Big Picture Exhibit

Central

View an exhibition of historical panoramic photographs depicting Indianapolis’s Irvington neighborhood and other locations.

January 2024

January 23 @ 10:00 am EST – June 29 @ 4:00 pm EST
Monroe County History Center
202 E. Sixth St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
$2

Barns of Monroe County: Our Heritage Built in Wood

South

Learn about the history of barns in Monroe County and how the design of barns has assimilated and adapted to an evolving landscape.

April 2024

April 13 @ 10:00 am EDT – September 30 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Indiana Historical Society
450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States
$5 – $15

RESIST!

Central

Learn about the Ku Klux Klan’s rise to power in Indiana in the 1920s and hear the stories of the people who resisted and combated the Klan’s hate.

May 2024

May 18
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Falls of the Ohio State Park
201 West Riverside Drive
Clarksville, IN 47129 United States
$20

Campfires: Falls of the Ohio State Park (Clarksville)

Southeast

Join us as we journey to southern Indiana for a Campfires trek through the Falls of the Ohio State Park.

May 19
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
The Old Gray Barn
6600 N. County Rd. 0 EW
Frankfort, IN 46041
Free

Barns and Blooms at the Frankfort Library: Old Gray Barn Tour

West

Visit the Old Gray Barn event center to tour the facility and to learn how the owners saved, renovated and breathed new life into the historic barn.

May 19
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
The Museum at Lassen’s Resort
7408 Constitution Ave.
Cedar Lake, IN 46303
Free

Traditional Food Cultures of Northwest Indiana

Northwest

Join the Museum at Lassen’s Resort as Dr. Ezekiel Flannery discusses native vegetation in the Calumet Region, the diet of the Potawatomi and the early Europeans’ influence on the foodways of northwest Indiana.

May 22
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Ivy Tech Community College Muncie
345 S. High St.
Muncie, Indiana 47302
Free

History of Redlining: And Other Federal, State, and Local Policies That Shape & Reshape Our Communities

East

Join Jordan Ryan of the Advancing Racial Equity Speakers Bureau for a free community talk hosted by Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity.

May 25
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
William G. Scott House
204 N. 10th St.
Richmond, IN 47374
Free

Plaster Repair and Historic Paint Colors Workshop

East

Learn how to repair plaster and choose historically accruate paint colors at this workshop offered by the City of Richmond’s Historic Preservation Commission. It’s part of a series of workshops aimed at educating the community about the importance of preservation and teaching hands-on preservation skills.

May 25
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
St. Joseph County Public Library
304 South Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601 United States
Free

Genealogy Workshop

North

Join IU South Bend’s Civil Rights Heritage Center for a genealogy workshop inspired by All That She Carried.

May 25
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Fort Wayne Cinema Center
437 E. Berry St. #1
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Free

Allyship and Film Series: Re:Tension

Northeast

Join YWCA Northeast Indiana and the Fort Wayne Cinema Center for a film screening and discussion series that examines diverse cultures, models ways to practice allyship, promotes the voices and stories of marginalized groups and educates audiences through thought-provoking community discussion.

May 28
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Ash and Elm Cider Company
1301 E Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46201 United States
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: Unmasking AI

Join us for our monthly book club for the scientifically curious!

May 30
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Frankfort Community Public Library
208 W. Clinton St.
Frankfort, IN 46041
Free

Barns and Blooms at the Frankfort Library: Talk with Artist Gwen Gutwein

West

Hear artist Gwen Gutwein discuss her twelve-year effort to document Indiana’s historic barns through paintings.

May 31
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Conner Prairie
13400 Allisonville Road
Fishers, IN 46038 United States
Free

Community Book Discussion: Sparrow Envy

As part of Conner Prairie’s Black Birders Week programming, join us at the Prairie House for an engaging conversation around J. Drew Lanham’s book Sparrow Envy. In this book of poetry…

June 2024

June 1
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Wayne County Historical Museum
1150 N. A St.
Richmond, IN 47374
Free

Black Legacy Project Presents Free Day at the Museum

East

Enjoy a free day at the Wayne County Historical Museum to mark the closing of Our Legacy: 1800 and Beyond, the museum’s first-ever exhibit celebrating the contributions of Black community members.

June 1
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Wayne County Historical Museum
1150 N. A St.
Richmond, IN 47374
Free

Panel Discussion: “Making Black History Accessible: Our Future”

East

Mark the closing of the exhibit Our Legacy: 1800 and Beyond, which celebrates Black excellence in Wayne County, with a panel discussion. Explore the impact of the exhibit and future opportunities to recognize local Black history and achievement.

June 4
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Putnam County Public Library
103 E Poplar St.
Greencastle, IN 46135
Free

Hoosier Heroes in the Struggle for Racial Justice

West

Join James H. Madison of the Advancing Racial Equity Speakers Bureau for a free community talk hosted by Putnam County Public Library.

June 8
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Skiles Test Nature Park
6828 Fall Creek Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46220
$20

Campfires: Skiles Test Nature Park

Join us for a special Campfires trek on National Get Outdoors Day!

June 15
8:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Cumberland Covered Bridge
Front Street
Matthews, IN 46928 United States
$30

Campfires: Mississinewa River Float (Matthews)

Join us for an exciting journey down the Mississinewa River!

June 15
10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Lydick Bog Nature Preserve
25898 U.S. 20
South Bed, IN 46628 United States
Free

Campfires: Lydick Bog Nature Preserve (South Bend)

Join us for a trek through the eastern portion of the Kankakee Watershed!

June 18
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Vigo County Public Library
680 Poplar Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Free

Black Quilters: Hard Topics, Soft Blows

West

Join Dr. Tony Jean Dickerson of the Advancing Racial Equity Speakers Bureau for a free community talk hosted by Vigo County Public Library.

June 22
8:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
The Parks Alliance
3001 N White River Pkwy W Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46222 United States
$30

Campfires: White River Float (Indianapolis)

Join us for our annual journey down the White River!

June 22
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
William G. Scott House
204 N. 10th St.
Richmond, IN 47374
Free

Hardwood Floor Restoration Workshop

East

Learn hardwood floor restoration techniques at this workshop offered by the City of Richmond’s Historic Preservation Commission. It’s part of a series of workshops aimed at educating the community about the importance of preservation and teaching hands-on preservation skills.

June 28 @ 6:00 pm CDT – June 30 @ 5:00 pm CDT
University of Southern Indiana McCutchan Art Center and Pace Galleries
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712
Free

The Black Art Workshop in Partnership with the University of Southern Indiana

Southwest

Join the Black Arts Workshop to learn about Black art, aesthetics and theory while experiencing the fine arts through curated studio sessions.

June 29
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Fort Wayne Cinema Center
437 E. Berry St. #1
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Free

Allyship and Film Series: Two American Families

Northeast

Join YWCA Northeast Indiana and the Fort Wayne Cinema Center for a film screening and discussion series that examines diverse cultures, models ways to practice allyship, promotes the voices and stories of marginalized groups and educates audiences through thought-provoking community discussion.

July 2024

July 11
10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Wabash County Museum
36 E Market Street
Wabash, IN 46992 United States
Free

The Theory and Practice of Rivers

Join Ryan Schnurr of the Unearthed Speakers Bureau for a free community talk hosted by Wabash County Museum.

July 13
9:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Chellberg Farmhouse
709-747 North Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304 United States
Free

Campfires: Chellberg Farmhouse (Indiana Dunes National Park)

Northwest

Join us for the first of two Campfires treks at Indiana Dunes National Park this summer, featuring visits to the park’s historic settlements.

July 19
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Evansville African American Museum
579 S. Garvin St.
Evansville, IN 47713
Free

4+1 Community Celebration

Southwest

Explore Evansville’s Black history during a community reception celebrating four new exhibitions at the Evansville African American Museum.

July 20
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Fort Wayne Cinema Center
437 E. Berry St. #1
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Free

Allyship and Film Series: Myanmar’s Killing Fields

Northeast

Join YWCA Northeast Indiana and the Fort Wayne Cinema Center for a film screening and discussion series that examines diverse cultures, models ways to practice allyship, promotes the voices and stories of marginalized groups and educates audiences through thought-provoking community discussion.

July 20
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
Miller Woods
47-75 North Lake Street
Gary, IN 46403 United States
Free

Campfires: Miller Woods (Indiana Dunes National Park)

Northwest

Join our Campfires program for a special full-moon hike through Indiana Dunes National Park.

July 27
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
William G. Scott House
204 N. 10th St.
Richmond, IN 47374
Free

Brick and Mortar Repair Workshop

East

Learn how to repoint, repair and replace brickwork at this workshop offered by the City of Richmond’s Historic Preservation Commission. It’s part of a series of workshops aimed at educating the community about the importance of preservation and teaching hands-on preservation skills.

August 2024

August 17
10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Wabashiki FWA
110 East National Avenue
West Terre Haute, IN 47885 United States
$20

Campfires: Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area (Terre Haute)

West

Join our Campfires program for a trek through land that connects two halves of the Terre Haute community.

September 2024

September 7
9:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
Starke County Public Library
152 W. Culver Rd.
Knox, IN 46534
Free

Beyond the Book Festival

North

Meet more than 30 local, national and international authors at Starke County’s Beyond the Book Festival.

September 14
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Munsee Woods
5701 South 475 East Road
Selma, IN 47383 United States
$20

Campfires: Munsee Woods (Selma)

East

Join our Campfires program for a visit to Munsee Woods, a private nature preserve in Delaware County that’s cared for by the Red-tail Land Conservancy.

September 20
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
NICHES Land Trust – Warren Piece Conservation Easement
3781 North 050 West
Williamsport, IN 47993 United States
$30

Campfires: Big Pine Creek Float (Williamsport)

Join us for this special opportunity to float along the western border of Indiana!