Decades after closing its doors, L.S. Ayres and Company still holds a special place in the hearts of Hoosiers. Now, the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is making it possible for old friends to reconnect and celebrate their shared history.
Indiana Historical Society’s 2016 “Concerts on the Canal” series runs May 26 through July 28.
The countdown is on to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, and the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is marking the occasion with four historic panoramic images, now available to the public online.
The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) and the Indiana State Fair Commission (ISFC) are pleased to announce that the Indiana Bicentennial Train, and IHS program funded generously by The Indiana Railroad Company and Norfolk Southern Corporation, will move to the Indiana State Fairgrounds to commemorate the upcoming state Bicentennial (2016).
The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) was proud to send 58 Hoosier students to compete in the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest, which took place last week at University of Maryland. Indiana was well represented, with several students placing well and earning special awards for their presentations. The Indiana delegation also made the most […]
Guests of the Indiana Historical Society can get caught up in the fever of the Major League Baseball playoffs with Hoosiers Win the Pennant: Indiana Roots of American Baseball. The exhibition will be on display Sept. 9 through Nov. 15, 2014, at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center.
May 29 – The Woomblies (Popular Motown, soul and rock) June 5 – The Flying Toasters (High-energy dance favorites) June 12 – Hopkins and Miller (Jazz of the 1920s and 1930s) June 19 – Seth Jenkins and the Tides featuring Michael Beck and Dane Dye (Eclectic music from the 1950s to today) June 26 – Cynthia Layne (R&B and jazz) July 3 – Carmel […]
Indianapolis—There are plenty of ways to enjoy downtown Indianapolis in the summer, and the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is offering several—its time-honored favorite Concerts on the Canal, popular Museum Nights on the Canal programming and Sunday hours in June and July. The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, home of the IHS and the […]
Both children and adults can learn about some of Indiana’s most talented black athletes and have the chance to win fabulous prizes with the Indiana Historical Society’s (IHS’s) Indiana Black History Challenge. The 2013 Challenge, presented by the Indiana Pacers and Teachers Credit Union, runs Jan. 21 through Feb. 28. This year’s challenge encourages the […]
The grassroots civic-focused initiative known as IndyTalks was founded with the goal of helping community members “converse, connect, and create.” That is, talk about important issues, form personal connections around the issues and work together to create solutions. This year’s theme, Indy’s Kids, hopes to bring heightened attention to the things our community is doing […]