12 Monday / December 12, 2016

New Exhibits: Spotlight on Local History

10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Monroe County History Center
http://www.monroehistory.org/

The Strength of Hoosiers: The Ultimate Sacrifice
“The Ultimate Sacrifice” exhibit honors our Hoosier veterans and their many sacrifices, including death. This exhibit focuses on the personal experiences of those who served rather than on the wars themselves. Visitors, veteran or not, are invited to share their stories or memories of wartime or their beloved veteran within the exhibit. Join is in honoring our Hoosier veterans. Keep an eye out for more educational programs this fall about veterans and wartime. Exhibit open through November 12th.

Hoosiers & Their Hooch: Perspectives on Prohibition
This traveling exhibit from the Indiana Historical Society features the rise and fall of prohibition in Indiana and throughout the country. The exhibit spans the dawn of the temperance movement of the 1900s, the roaring 1920s and the unprecedented repeal of a constitutional amendment during the Great Depression. Accompanying this exhibit are artifacts from MCHC’s collection telling the story of Monroe County during the prohibition era. Exhibit Open September 30 – November 2nd

Life Behind the Wheel
Can you imagine life without your car? Discover how the automobile transformed American society and impacted Monroe County. Explore automotive expressions of recreation and entertainment, fashion, politics, and more in “Life Behind the Wheel”! Join us Sunday, October 2nd for free museum admission and our 3rd Annual Hotrod and Classic Car Show! Exhibit open through December

Community Voices Showcase: United Way
United Way of Monroe County works to create a better world by motivating the power of our community to improve the common good with a focus on health, employment, housing, education, seniors, and childcare. Come see how you can get involved. Exhibit open through October.

Cost: Museum Admission Adults $2 ; Children 6-17 $1 ; Children under 5 free

For more information contact:

Exhibits Department
(812) 332-2517
[email protected]

Antiques / Children / Education / Entertainment / Exhibits

Submit Your Event

Pin It on Pinterest