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 Area Artists Association is an organization within the Jack and Shirley Lubeznik Center for the Arts to recognize and encourage active regional artists by providing exhibit opportunities and 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
Join Cathy Martin of Save the Dunes as she leads you through the recently completed extensive restoration of Miller Woods in Gary. This is the 2nd most biodiverse site in the Indiana Dunes, and if...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 Brauer Museum of Art has in its collection many fine works by such noted Dunes artists as Frank V. Dudley, Earl H. Reed, and Vin Hannell. This collection will be held in the museum's Gallery...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
An exbhibition of new acquistions in the Brauer Museum of Art's permanent collection will be held in the museum's West Gallery.
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
Valparaiso Community Schools introduces a month long celebration of the Arts in downtown Valparaiso organized by the schools art departments. Visit the website for details.
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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
Learn about the history of Beverly Shores, which began as a planned resort community in 1927. The exhibit will include town landmarks and the former Beverly Shores School. Held on Friday, Saturday...Read More
Learn how to take great photographs of the Indiana Dunes. Join photographer David Larson, who has been shooting in the dunes for over 50 years, for a free workshop that will help even experienced...Read More
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.