In 2016, the Porter County Museum celebrates its 100th anniversary. To commemorate the event, the Museum opened the exhibit 100 Years 100 Objects in July of 2015, The Museum has been collecting...Read More
The exhibition American Art and National Identity is the second in a series of exhibitions interpreting the permanent collection of the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University. It is part of a...Read More
Stop in to the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center and get your photo taken with one of the unfinished life-size fiberglass bison that are part of the Bison-tennial public art projects to coincide with...Read More
Acclaimed sculpture installation comes to Valpo's campus to intrigue viewers with its life-sized figures. Flanking the path from the Chapel of the Resurrection to Kretzmann Hall - aluminum and...Read More
Camp Goodfellow, which operated in the forests outside the Indiana Dunes from 1941-1976, represents a unique blend of Northwest Indiana's industrial and environmental cultures. It is now the location...Read More
Did you know that every 4th grader can earn a free pass to all of our 409 national parks by visiting the website www.everykidinapark.com? Print out the voucher and bring it to the Douglas Center or...Read More
The exhibition is in the Wehling and McGill Galleries and Education Room. This exhibit is free and open to the public.
In Quest of Beauty presents the story of Junius R. Sloan, a gifted Ohio farm boy of Yankee stock who become one of the pioneer journeyman artists for everyday mid-America. He provided fine...Read More
This is your guide to discovery and adventure in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Use it and a park map to help you explore nine amazing places in the park. Ask a ranger at either center for a hint...Read More
In 1909, Porter County farmer Myron Benedict was plowing his field when he came across what appeared to be a massive tooth. It was harvest season, and the busy farmer threw the tooth in a corncrib...Read More
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Birth of a State: The Indiana Exhibit is a traveling exhibit expected to visit up to nine sites across Indiana for three week intervals to provide access to...Read More
Featuring dwarf plants and model steam engine trains, the exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century US railroads. Check the website for special...Read More
Hike the three tallest sand dunes on the southern shore of Lake Michigan: Mt. Holden, Mt. Jackson and Mt. Tom. This is a self guided, signed challenge that can be done any time of the year. There is...Read More
This exhibit will focus on the history of Porter County's first non-native family, the Bailly's. Visitors will see seldom-viewed Bailly artifacts and photographs. In addition, the exhibit will...Read More
This exhibition will be held in the Ferguson Gallery and Gallery 1212. This exhibit is free and open to the public.
Did you know the Indiana Dunes has a 15-mile coastline with sandy beaches, more than 70 miles of hiking trails and more than 350 species of birds? Explore the Indiana Dunes, then shake off the sand south of the dunes with great lodging, dining, shopping and attractions.