Events


May
4
Thu
Hoosier Authors Book Club – The Friendly Persuasion @ General Lew Wallace Study & Museum
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May
6
Sat
2017 Lew Wallace Cultural Betterment Award Banquet @ Crawfordsville Masonic Temple
May 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
2017 Lew Wallace Cultural Betterment Award Banquet @ Crawfordsville Masonic Temple | Crawfordsville | Indiana | United States

Saturday, May 6, 2017

5:30 Reception, 6:30 Dinner

Crawfordsville Masonic Temple, 221 South Washington Street, Crawfordsville

The Lew Wallace Cultural Betterment Award is an annual recognition of an individual who personifies the creative and cultural attributes of Lew Wallace through their contributions to the cultural betterment of Crawfordsville. Lew Wallace was a Renaissance man who lived in Crawfordsville for much of his life. He was a military leader, politician, author, diplomat, artist, inventor, musician, and more. He was a proud member of the Masons and he believed that good citizenship and support of the community took many forms, including the enhancement of the culture of the community. In recognition of his talents and the creativity he fostered locally, Crawfordsville became known as the Athens of Indiana.

Jun
4
Sun
Big Bash Weekend Special Museum Hours @ General Lew Wallace Study & Museum
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Museum will be open 1 – 4 pm to accommodate visitors in town for Wabash College’s Big Bash Weekend.

Jun
8
Thu
Hoosier Authors Book Club – God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater @ General Lew Wallace Study & Museum
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun
20
Tue
ArchiCamp @ General Lew Wallace Study & Museum
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum hosts ArchiCamp in partnership with Indiana Landmarks. The three-day camp will be held June 20-22, 2017, and is open to students ages 8-12. The camp costs $25 and scholarships are available. Snacks will be provided each day, but campers should bring a sack lunch.

ArchiCamp is an architecture-based camp that uses historic architecture to educate excite children about local history and instills stewardship and responsibility for our cultural heritage. During the two-day camp, students will learn about Crawfordsville’s architectural heritage, including the historic Study building. Campers will take walking tours, learn about architectural terms, do architecture-related crafts, learn about careers in historic preservation, and discuss preservation successes in our community.

In order to provide this experience to families for only $25, we rely on donations from organizations, businesses, and individuals to sponsor students for $75. If you are interested in sponsoring a local child, or if you would like to register a student for ArchiCamp, please contact Amanda McGuire at amcguire@ben-hur.com or at (765) 362-5769.

For more information visit our ArchiCamp page.

Jun
21
Wed
ArchiCamp @ General Lew Wallace Study & Museum
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum hosts ArchiCamp in partnership with Indiana Landmarks. The three-day camp will be held June 20-22, 2017, and is open to students ages 8-12. The camp costs $25 and scholarships are available. Snacks will be provided each day, but campers should bring a sack lunch.

ArchiCamp is an architecture-based camp that uses historic architecture to educate excite children about local history and instills stewardship and responsibility for our cultural heritage. During the two-day camp, students will learn about Crawfordsville’s architectural heritage, including the historic Study building. Campers will take walking tours, learn about architectural terms, do architecture-related crafts, learn about careers in historic preservation, and discuss preservation successes in our community.

In order to provide this experience to families for only $25, we rely on donations from organizations, businesses, and individuals to sponsor students for $75. If you are interested in sponsoring a local child, or if you would like to register a student for ArchiCamp, please contact Amanda McGuire at amcguire@ben-hur.com or at (765) 362-5769.

For more information visit our ArchiCamp page.

Jun
22
Thu
ArchiCamp @ General Lew Wallace Study & Museum
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum hosts ArchiCamp in partnership with Indiana Landmarks. The three-day camp will be held June 20-22, 2017, and is open to students ages 8-12. The camp costs $25 and scholarships are available. Snacks will be provided each day, but campers should bring a sack lunch.

ArchiCamp is an architecture-based camp that uses historic architecture to educate excite children about local history and instills stewardship and responsibility for our cultural heritage. During the two-day camp, students will learn about Crawfordsville’s architectural heritage, including the historic Study building. Campers will take walking tours, learn about architectural terms, do architecture-related crafts, learn about careers in historic preservation, and discuss preservation successes in our community.

In order to provide this experience to families for only $25, we rely on donations from organizations, businesses, and individuals to sponsor students for $75. If you are interested in sponsoring a local child, or if you would like to register a student for ArchiCamp, please contact Amanda McGuire at amcguire@ben-hur.com or at (765) 362-5769.

For more information visit our ArchiCamp page.

Jul
4
Tue
Closed for Independence Day
Jul 4 all-day
Jul
13
Thu
Hoosier Authors Book Club – On Her Own Ground @ General Lew Wallace Study & Museum
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker by A’Lelia Bundles

Aug
10
Thu
Hoosier Authors Movie Night: Friendly Persuasion @ General Lew Wallace Study & Museum
Aug 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm