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

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November 20 @ 5:50 pm

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

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November 20 @ 5:50 pm

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

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November 20 @ 5:50 pm

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

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November 20 @ 5:50 pm

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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Conner Prairie reveals three renovation, expansion projects

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November 20 @ 5:50 pm

Conner Prairie had a record-setting 2016, and it’s on tap to have a busy 2017.

At the annual meeting Wednesday night, leaders of the interactive museum announced three renovation and expansion projects that are expected to start this year at the Fishers attraction.

The investments include expanding the Prairie House for summer camp programs, renovating the Chinese House and testing a new maker space exhibit.

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