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‘The Harley Shop’ takes a spin in the Indiana Historical Society

  By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — For one Indianapolis family, Harley-Davidson is more than the name of a famed motorcycle brand. “We’ve made thousands of friends,” Bob Schulteti said. “Motorcycling, of course, is a thing much better understood now than it ever was. We’ve always known it from the beginning.” Schulteti, 84, is the […]

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Eiteljorg’s new exhibit features man’s best friend

By Zoie Richey TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Eiteljorg Museum’s new exhibit has something to offer for dog lovers and people of all ages. “Dogs: Faithful and True” features different paintings, photographs, and other various artworks and artifacts that explore the role of dogs and their connection with humans. The exhibit opened March 4, and is already […]

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Indiana Historical Society brings to life forgotten Hoosier history

By Nicole Hernandez TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – A new exhibit being introduced at the Indiana Historical Society next week is recreating a forgotten part of Hoosier history. The story begins in 1943 when about 3,000 Italian prisoners of war were captured in North Africa and brought to the United States by ship. The prisoners were later transported […]

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Indiana State Museum program brings paper to life

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Museum’s latest exhibit explores the world of paper as it comes alive through the stroke of a paint brush, a pencil and other mediums. “Pulp: Works on Paper” features 26 Hoosier artists. Each of the featured artists’ works are completed on what most people know as […]

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Indiana Historical Society recreates first Eli Lilly pharmacy

By Derreck Stahly TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Historical Society is preparing to help Hoosiers step back in time and visit Eli Lilly’s first pharmacy. The new exhibit, “You Are There: Eli Lilly at the Beginning,” Lilly overcame challenges in both his personal and professional life to create a now-global pharmaceutical company. “People know a […]

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All aboard: State fair goes 200 years back in time with train exhibit

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers can step aboard 200 years of Indiana history when they climb on the Indiana Bicentennial Train at this year’s state fair. But the train is nothing new for Indiana. Since 2003, the Indiana Historical Society has used the big red train to cross the state to transport traveling exhibits. […]

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Interactive exhibit takes you back in time to learn about canning

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Historical Society’s new exhibit will introduce Hoosiers to canning and its history. The historical society’s You Are There exhibits are a part of a series where the entire exhibit is built around one historical photo, so guests can “step into history,” explained Eloise Batic, director of exhibits […]

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Video & story: Star Wars exhibit draws thousands to Indiana State Museum

By Ellie Price TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Well actually, it’s now and not so far. Hoosiers can see the science behind the technology in the Star Wars films at an exhibit at the Indiana State Museum. “Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination” – the largest traveling […]