Hoosier Authors Book Club: The Anthropocene Reviewed

General Lew Wallace Study & Museum 200 Wallace Ave., Crawfordsville, IN

This Book Club discussion will be held in person at the Carriage House. Participants are welcome to come masked or unmasked.

Lecture: Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association

General Lew Wallace Study & Museum 200 Wallace Ave., Crawfordsville, IN

The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association: 162 Years of Collecting George Washington When the women of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association took ownership of George Washington’s estate in 1860, they faced a daunting task: the rooms of the Mount Vernon mansion were nearly empty. In the six decades since Washington’s death, his family’s possessions had been […]

Lecture: Amalia Kussner, miniaturist

General Lew Wallace Study & Museum 200 Wallace Ave., Crawfordsville, IN

Amalia was a miniature portrait artist and a “darling” of the Gilded Age – and became one of the most sought-after artists of that time. Her career would include painting many of those premier families and European and Russian royalty. With her adventurous spirit, she traveled during the Boer War in South Africa to paint […]