History for the Future


Larry Rudolech Art Sale

August 27 - 28, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A collection of 300+ original works of art will be available for purchase during this two-day sale. 
Open to the public.

General Grant to Speak at 
History Center
August 18, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Curt Fields, a recognized expert on General/President Ulysses S. Grant, will be speaking, as General Grant, about Madisonians and the Madison Civil War hospital.

The event is free and open to the public.

Create your own hand-woven 
market basket in this workshop.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022  
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Cheri Rike

$35.00 fee includes all supplies you will need.
Sounthern Indiana Folk School Room at the History Center

RSVP by July 18
Ages 16 and up.

Special Exhibit

Art of the Dress

The artistry of early dressmaking
May 1 through June 30

By popular demand
extended to July 31!

A fabulous display of late 19th and early 20th century dresses.

Art Shows

The bad news is that we were only able to do the student art shows virtually in 2020 and 2021. The good news is that you can still see the great art that was created by the students despite the upset of the pandemic at the time.