Month: August 2021

Fonseca Theatre Company actors rehearsing a play

WE ARE storytellers: A look at Planting and Growing and Fonseca’s Role in Amplifying Voices

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October 1 @ 7:33 pm

Understanding the Importance of History Martin Luther King Jr. once said that, “We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” Not all History is told accurately or…

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Arts & Arms – Crafts of the Past

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October 1 @ 7:33 pm

Through making items, we connect the present to the past by gaining an appreciation for hand-crafted items that have survived generations. One of my favorite places growing up was my…

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Veggies and eggs in baskets on table

What Food Reveals About Ourselves

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October 1 @ 7:33 pm

Whether you are indoors or outdoors, resting on cushions on the floor or sitting in front of TV trays on living room couches; every day, in every home, a table…

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Preschool Students Exploring Conner Prairie Grounds

The Third Teacher

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October 1 @ 7:33 pm

Wherever you are right now, stop, look up, and then scan the space you are in. How would you describe it? Use your senses to notice what your space looks…

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Stereograph Of Madison, Indiana Chautauqua – July, 1901

Exploring History Through Conner Prairie’s Chautauqua Series

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Stereograph of Madison, Indiana Chautauqua – July, 1901 In 1878, the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle (CLSC) was founded to provide those who could not afford the time or money…

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1820 Country Wedding by John Lewis Krimmel painting

Wedding Traditions Throughout History

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October 1 @ 7:33 pm

When we think of weddings, we first think of three words: money, money, and money. An elaborate white dress, DJ’s lighting up the dance floor, and a feast fit for…

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Asante Children’s Theatre actors

Learning History, Culture, and Inclusivity Through Youth Theatre

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Through the Academy Summer Intensive produced in partnership with Asante Children’s Theatre and Conner Prairie, Indianapolis children are able to learn both the art of theatre and American history along…

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