Slaves & Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation – Descendant Visit

In conjunction with the exhibition “Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Planation”, Gerald Summers, a descendant of Wessyngton slaves, will be present in the gallery to answer questions and share special insights at the following times:

          Thursday, August 11, 2-4 p.m.

          Thursday, August 25, 6-8 p.m.

          Friday, September 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. & 5-7 p.m. (Free Friday—admission free)

          Thursday, September 8, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

          Thursday, September 22, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Slaves & Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation – Descendant Visit

In conjunction with the exhibition “Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Planation”, Gerald Summers, a descendant of Wessyngton slaves, will be present in the gallery to answer questions and share special insights at the following times:

          Thursday, August 11, 2-4 p.m.

          Thursday, August 25, 6-8 p.m.

          Friday, September 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. & 5-7 p.m. (Free Friday—admission free)

          Thursday, September 8, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

          Thursday, September 22, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Slaves & Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation – Descendant Visit

In conjunction with the exhibition “Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Planation”, Gerald Summers, a descendant of Wessyngton slaves, will be present in the gallery to answer questions and share special insights at the following times:

          Thursday, August 11, 2-4 p.m.

          Thursday, August 25, 6-8 p.m.

          Friday, September 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. & 5-7 p.m. (Free Friday—admission free)

          Thursday, September 8, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

          Thursday, September 22, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Slaves & Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation – Descendant Visit

In conjunction with the exhibition “Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Planation”, Gerald Summers, a descendant of Wessyngton slaves, will be present in the gallery to answer questions and share special insights at the following times:

          Thursday, August 11, 2-4 p.m.

          Thursday, August 25, 6-8 p.m.

          Friday, September 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. & 5-7 p.m. (Free Friday—admission free)

          Thursday, September 8, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

          Thursday, September 22, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Slaves & Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation – Descendant Visit

In conjunction with the exhibition “Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Planation”, Gerald Summers, a descendant of Wessyngton slaves, will be present in the gallery to answer questions and share special insights at the following times:

          Thursday, August 11, 2-4 p.m.

          Thursday, August 25, 6-8 p.m.

          Friday, September 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. & 5-7 p.m. (Free Friday—admission free)

          Thursday, September 8, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

          Thursday, September 22, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Slaves & Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation – Descendant Visit

In conjunction with the exhibition “Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Planation”, Gerald Summers, a descendant of Wessyngton slaves, will be present in the gallery to answer questions and share special insights at the following times:

          Thursday, August 11, 2-4 p.m.

          Thursday, August 25, 6-8 p.m.

          Friday, September 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. & 5-7 p.m. (Free Friday—admission free)

          Thursday, September 8, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

          Thursday, September 22, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Art Journaling Club

Second Saturday of Every Month

Location: Evansville Museum

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Instructor: Sherry Groff 

Come, meet new friends and create art! No art skills are necessary.

Each month participants will create personally meaningful pages in an art journal as they explore creative techniques designed to increase their knowledge of artist tools, paints and various other supplies. Participants are welcome to attend one session or come every month (new participants are welcome all the time). Bring a friend for this fun, relaxed and social art event. 

Participants would need to bring an art journal of their choice. All other supplies will be provided, although participants are welcome to bring their own.

Art Journaling Club is included with Museum admission. Become a member and participate for free! 

Email questions about Art Journaling to karen@emuseum.org.

Holiday Mart

The 2nd Annual Holiday Mart, hosted by the Begley Museum Shop of the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, will take place at the Evansville Museum in Evansville, Indiana on the weekend of December 3-4, 2016.  This event will be a holiday shopping opportunity offering unique and hand-made items as well as fine art and crafts.  The guest admission for the Holiday Mart is the general admission to the Evansville Museum and Museum Members are free.

Along with the Holiday Mart, there will be free family activities and, for the low cost of a ticket, the regularly scheduled Koch Immersive Theater shows can entertain the family.  A Silent Auction of items being featured at the Holiday Mart will take place during the Member’s Morning Pre-View. All proceeds will go toward the support of the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science and the funding of museum educational programs.

Any vendors interested in obtaining space for the Holiday Mart should fill out the Vendor Entry Application and send it with requested images to Joycelyn Todisco, jtodisco@emuseum.org or Evansville Museum, 411 SE Riverside Drive, Evansville, Indiana 47713.  Questions can be emailed or call (812) 402-2180.

* December 3, 2016, Saturday 8 am to 11 am CST – Member’s Morning Pre-View
* December 3, 2016, Saturday 11 am to 5 pm CST – Holiday Mart
* December 4, 2016, Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm CST – Holiday Mart

Flight of the Butterflies

The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known.

Follow the monarchs’ perilous journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, with breathing cinematography from an award winning team including Oscar winner Peter Parks.

Flight of the Butterflies

The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known.

Follow the monarchs’ perilous journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, with breathing cinematography from an award winning team including Oscar winner Peter Parks.