- Museums/Exhibitions: April 12, 2012
Attention princes and princesses: Museum plans Fairy Tale Ball
Come one, come all, to the Fairy Tale Ball! Join the Terre Haute Children’s Museum from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 21 for its first Fairy Tale Ball.
- Museums/Exhibitions: April 5, 2012
Museums and Exhibitions: April 5, 2012
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Soybeans now part of Children’s Museum ‘Agciting’ exhibit
See the soybeans
• Admission to the Children’s Museum is $7 per person. Additional information can be found at www.thchildrensmuseum.com.
• For more information about Indiana Soybean Alliance, visit www.indianasoybean.com.
- Museums/Exhibitions: March 29, 2012
- Museums/Exhibitions: March 22, 2012
Middle school students working to raise funds for CANDLES Holocaust Museum
Honey Creek Middle School eighth-graders have been completing good deeds and community service to help raise money for the CANDLES Holocaust Museum.
Swope celebrates 70 years of the best of American art
Throughout 2012, Swope Art Museum is celebrating 70 years of bringing the finest examples of American art and related educational programs to residents of Terre Haute, the Wabash Valley and visitors nationwide. Open to the public since March 21, 1942, the museum has always offered free admission.
Mary Lincoln’s ring on display in museum
Mary Lincoln always tried to dress and look well, never more so than in her White House years.
- Museums and Exhibitions: March 8, 2012
Indy’s Fort Harrison State Park to host World War II reenactment
The Museum of 20th Century Warfare and the staff at Fort Harrison State Park will host an Eastern Front Reenactment at 2 p.m. Saturday at the park.
Eat at Monical’s Pizza Tuesday to support Terre Haute Children’s Museum
Visit Monical’s Pizza in Terre Haute on Tuesday, and 20 percent of your bill will be donated to the Terre Haute Children’s Museum.
A-maize-ing history: Exhibit engages, teaches consumers about corn’s beginnings, uses
id you know that there are chiefly two types of corn? Or that 95 percent of corn farms in the U.S. are family farms? Even the cosmetics you put on, the poster paints you use and the cereal you eat is commonly made from corn.
Chase away winter blues with Mardi Gras at the Swope
Chase away the winter blues without boarding a plane to New Orleans.
Terre Haute Children’s Museum plans Presidents’ Day activities
The Terre Haute Children’s Museum has announced that it will be open on Monday for Presidents’ Day.
- MUSEUMS, EXHIBITS: Feb 16, 2012
Terre Haute museums keeping history alive
Even if you don’t have a mystical Egyptian tablet that brings museum inhabitants to life at sunset like character Larry Daley in the “Night in the Museum” movies, history can come alive for you, your friends and family at the many museums in the Wabash Valley.
- Museums and Exhibitions: Feb. 9, 2012
Friends of Ernie Pyle takes ownership, renames Dana museum
The western Indiana home in which renowned Hoosier journalist Ernie Pyle was born, and an adjacent museum dedicated to preserving his legacy as a World War II correspondent, have a new owner.
Bolte Taylor exhibit will feature 5-foot-tall brains
An Indiana brain scientist whose memoir about her recovery from a stroke became a best-seller has dreamed up an exhibit featuring giant brains that will be mounted around Bloomington this spring.
Original copy of 13th Amendment at Lincoln Library & Museum
A fully signed and recently restored copy of the Congressional resolution for a 13th Amendment to the Constitution, the official act that would abolish slavery in the United States, will be on display in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum’s Treasures Gallery.
River Wools’ Stitch Red/Wear Red part of First Friday events
Downtown Terre Haute’s First Friday is a monthly evening that encourages collaboration among downtown merchants, museums, galleries, and university and commercial venues.
- Museums and Exhibitions: Feb. 2, 2012
Museums and Exhibitions: Jan. 26, 2012
• CORPORATE SQUARE
• KNOX COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
• MARSHALL PUBLIC LIBRARY
• EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Museums and Exhibitions: Jan. 19, 2012
• HALCYON CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY
• TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
• BICENTENNIAL ART CENTER & MUSEUM
Museum partners with ISU to show kids math is fun
The Terre Haute Children’s Museum and the Indiana State University Center for Mathematics Education are preparing for another fun-filled session of their popular “Go Figure” program.
Museums and Exhibitions: Jan. 12, 2012
• TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
• CLABBER GIRL HULMAN & CO. MUSEUM
• COVERED BRIDGE ART ASSOCIATION GALLERY
Learn about luging at Children’s Museum
Terre Haute Children’s Museum guests will have the opportunity to build and decorate a small-scale single luge and learn about the science of luging from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Abe Lincoln Museum offers look at artifact of the month
January Artifact of the Month at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill.:
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