Stephanie Cain


Adult Lecture Series: A Woman’s Ben-Hur: June Mathis

Dr. Thomas Slater of Indiana University of Pennsylvania spoke last night about June Mathis and her involvement with the 1925 silent film of Ben-Hur. Touching on her life and glass-ceiling-breaking career in Hollywood, Dr. Slater focused on Mathis’ script for Ben-Hur, which ultimately was not used.


‘The Sacred Circus’: Ben-Hur on the Stage and on the Rails

Dr. Howard Miller joined us from Austin, Texas, this week to deliver a presentation on the traveling Ben-Hur stage play developed by Klaw and Erlanger. He graciously allowed us to stream his talk on Facebook Live. We are reposting the video here on our blog. Unfortunately, the projector was a bit […]


Religious Conversion in Ben-Hur – Lecture Video

We had a great crowd last night for Dr. Howard Miller’s lecture “Religious Conversion in Ben-Hur and in the Life of Lew Wallace.” We also streamed the lecture on Facebook Live, which was a popular option for those who couldn’t be with us in person. If you were unable to […]


Architecture summer camp open for registration 1

Spots are still available for our three-day ArchiCamp, held in partnership with Indiana Landmarks. The June 20-22 program is open to students ages 8-12. ArchiCamp uses historic architecture to educate and excite children about local history and instills stewardship and responsibility for our cultural heritage. During the three-day camp, students […]