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World’s Most Toxic Animal Has Come to Indianapolis

A new exhibit at the Indiana State Museum is all about poisons.  The Power of Poison features poisons in nature (including two of the world’s most toxic animal), in literature and in medicine. The exhibit is on loan from the American Read more >

Learn About Indiana’s Limestone Heritage in New Exhibit

By Mark Ruschman, Chief Curator of Fine Arts at Indiana State Museum Growing up in Indiana surrounded by limestone buildings, you take for granted this amazing natural Hoosier resource and its impact on the rest of the world. Stone Country: Read more >

Step Right Up and Join the Circus

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis invites you to its newest exhibit: Circus—Starring YOU! Bring your family to the big top and learn what it’s like to be a circus performer. You can practice balance with virtual goggles, learn how to Read more >

Eiteljorg Displays Colorful Master Photographer’s Black & White Treasures

I knew the Ansel Adams photographs would be perfect.And I knew the Eiteljorg – the downtown Indianapolis museum known for its focus on the American West – was the perfect place to display them. As I walked across the lawn Read more >

Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan City

With all the heat we’ve been battling here in Indiana, art patrons may be seeking cultural outings indoors versus the typical outdoor events held in the summer. One cultural institution that’s been on my radar for a while now is Read more >

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis – Treasures of the Earth Exhibit

While searching for family vacation destinations and summer adventures this season, consider digging with archaeologists through ancient Egyptian artifacts, diving into the coasts of the Dominican Republic to uncover a buried pirate mystery or even discovering the hidden army of Read more >

Discovering Warhol at the IMA

When I think Andy Warhol I think a few cool quotes that people sometimes put in the “favorite quotes” section of their Facebook profiles, I think of bright-colored portraits of Marilyn Monroe and, of course, pop art. But what is Read more >

Chinese Dragons and Dumplings on display at Indiana State House

In the Chinese language dust and old have the same pronunciation. Its a fitting tradition, then, that during the Chinese New Year celebration houses are cleaned to bid farewell to the past and embrace the future. This is one of Read more >