Press Release

Largest group of youth volunteers in Conner Prairie’s history set to serve starting March 27, first day of museum’s 2018 outdoor season

March 12, 2018
youth volunteers posing for picture

Thirty-four students have been selected to be new youth volunteers at Conner Prairie for the 2018 season, raising the total number of youth in the program to the largest group the museum has ever assembled.

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Record attendance, national honors highlight 2017 for Smithsonian affiliate Conner Prairie

January 24, 2018
William Conner House

Conner Prairie, one of the most-visited outdoor history museums in the U.S., broke its all-time annual attendance record and several special event attendance records last year.

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Makerspace exhibit Makesmith Workshop to open Jan. 11 at Conner Prairie

January 8, 2018
Makesmith Workshop

A new, year-round exhibit opening at Conner Prairie Jan. 11 will help visitors learn new skills and use their creativity to make items with their hands.

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Collection of performances ‘Black Hoosiers: Untold Tales’ to showcase lives, contributions of influential African Americans in Indiana history

January 2, 2018

A new collection of museum theater performances that celebrates the lives and contributions of African-American Hoosiers will be performed each Saturday in February at Conner Prairie.

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