28 Wednesday / December 28, 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.

Season’s Greetings
This Holiday exhibit features the story of winter holiday greetings from holiday cards to caroling. Vintage greetings, photographs, and decor from the MCHC collection will be on display. We will also be making and collecting holiday cards to be delivered to residents of a local nursing home. There will be toys and games for children of all ages to play. Exhibit open November 25th – January 7th

One Shot: The World War II Photography of John A. Bushemi
This traveling exhibit from the Indiana Historical Society features images of American GIs who participated in World War II invasions. Visitors to the exhibit will be immersed in the Gary native’s views through numerous magazine covers and personal photographs, including those of the soldiers with whom he traveled. Exhibit Open November 4th – November 30th

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”! Exhibit open through December.

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

For more information contact:

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

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