The Midland Bridge, which spanned the White River in Noblesville for 130 years, will be stored at Conner Prairie once it is removed and disassembled to make way for the city’s Pleasant Street project.
Conner Prairie announces $33 million makeover for welcome center
The project will give the building a new name, the Museum Experience Center, and add immersive exhibit spaces.Read More
Conner Prairie’s expansion plan moves forward with favorable recommendation
Conner Prairie’s plan to expand the outdoor living-history museum west of the White River received a boost Tuesday night from the Carmel Plan Commission.Read More
Conner Prairie refining plans for expansion west of White River in Carmel
Representatives for the outdoor living-history museum in Fishers told the Carmel Plan Commission on Tuesday night that the project will involve developing a smaller percentage of land on the west side of the river than originally planned and downsizing a proposed hotel.Read More
Museum officials said the new capital projects will provide a “more complete and more inclusive” look at history.
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Two-time Grammy Award winner Melissa Etheridge will perform as part of Symphony on the Prairie season that begins June 24 in Fishers.
With financing from Lilly Endowment and support from the Smithsonian Institution, Conner Prairie’s Promised Land as Proving Ground exhibit is expected to be fully open in 2023.
After canceling last season due the pandemic, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Conner Prairie announced Monday that the 2021 season of the popular outdoor concert series will begin June 25 with “Revolution: The Music of the Beatles.”
The Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded more than $43 million to 18 museums and cultural organizations across the country, including four in Indiana.
The Indy Attraction Pass offers bundled access to Conner Prairie, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Zoo and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Visit Hamilton County launched a feasibility study Thursday to determine the best way to align the county’s River Road Park, Carmel’s River Heritage Park and Conner Prairie as a river-centric district.
Reynolds Farm Equipment’s popular and massive holiday light display that’s long been a fixture outside its store at State Road 37 and 126th Street in Fishers is moving to Conner Prairie for the museum’s new Merry Prairie Holiday Festival.
Museum officials announced the latest attendance mark Thursday in a public meeting that unveiled the newly renovated Chinese House and the brand new Bluffs at Conner Prairie event venue.
As the organization’s leaders plan for the next two decades, they’re targeting the 3.3 miles of the White River that runs through their property for new experiences and attractions.
Conner Prairie is teaming with Carmel-based hospitality company Ritz Charles on a $3 million project that will renovate the historic Chinese House at the Fishers living history museum and add an event venue along the White River.
Cathy Ferree is trying to usher in an era of change for the Indiana State Museum that will include new permanent exhibits, increased marketing and perhaps most importantly, new programming at the museum meant to increase attendance through repeat visitors.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has quickly found a new title sponsor for its Symphony on the Prairie summer concert series after Marsh Supermarkets ended its 35-year run.
Interactive history museum Conner Prairie had a record-setting 2016, and it’s on tap to have a busy 2017.
Mayors, their staffs and policy experts from across the country—about 1,200 conference attendees in all—will attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ annual summer gathering that runs Friday through Monday.
Conner Prairie is well-known nationally to museum insiders. But new CEO and President Norman Burns II wants to make the historical park in Hamilton County a destination for more travelers, in part by getting the community to take ownership of the attraction.