by Alexis Price March 24, 2020 The Presidential Site may be closed right now, along with our nation’s schools, but that doesn’t mean the learning stops. Many of you may be adjusting to e-learning or homeschooling for …Learn more
The (White) House of Horrors: Who is Candlelight Theatre? October 11, 2018 Candlelight Theatre, formerly known at Victorian Theatre by Candlelight, produces four plays in partnership with the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site every year. This season begins …Learn more
October 15, 2018 This season, the Presidential Site hosts spirits of six presidents grappling with the same curse, a ghost who conspired to assassinate the 16th president, and the apparition of a first lady with some …Learn more
by Alexis Price November 19, 2018 The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site offers a wide variety of education initiatives, from in-classroom visits to on-site tours to programs like Future Presidents of America. Read a few first-hand accounts from …Learn more
by Alexis Price November 30, 2018 Martha Buehner taught first graders for 43 years. In her last 15 years as an educator, she would bring her students on a field trip to the Presidential Site. Martha …Learn more
by Alexis Price January 19, 2019 Over the past five months, the Presidential Site’s 2018 Curatorial Fellow Emily Hanawalt has been developing our Presidential Humor exhibit. In less than a week, Hanawalt will showcase her work as …Learn more
by Alexis Price May 13, 2019 MuseumWeek, an international social media event, will take place May 13 -19 this year. The official website states this week is dedicated to, “bringing together cultural institutions from all over the world …Learn more
by Alexis Price October 11, 2019 Whether you’re an adult looking for a costume with a historical edge, or stumped about an idea for your kiddo, we have you covered this Halloween. Here is our comprehensive list …Learn more
After 17 years of partnership, the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and Candlelight Theatre are proud to announce the 2020-2021 theatre season! The season begins in October with The Haunted States of America by resident playwright, James Trofatter. The stage …Learn more
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We would like to extend a special thanks to our generous sponsors Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation Arbutus Garden Club Arthur Jordan Foundation Arts Council of Indianapolis Ball Brothers Foundation Brandt Construction, Inc. Catalyst Public Affairs Group Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) Central Indiana …Learn more
Charles A. Hyde, President & CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org Margaret Sallee, Director of Operations, email@example.com Bethany Gosewehr, VP of Development, firstname.lastname@example.org Jennifer Capps, VP of Curatorship & Exhibition, email@example.com Daniel Bennett, Experience Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org Roger Hardig, VP of Education, email@example.com Whitney Ball, Special …Learn more
Carolyn E. Anker, Chair Brian Hewitt, Vice Chair Jeremy Davis, Treasurer Howard J. “HJ” Lacy, Secretary Donna Oklak, at large Andrea Neal, Past Chair Robert Altice Teresa Bennett Susan Bradford Rosemary Dorsa Eric J. Holcomb Elizabeth Mann Peter Rusthoven Morgan Snyder Rod Taylor Honorary Directors Robert H. Everitt Thomas P. Ewbank George Geib Stan C. …Learn more
The Presidential Site’s reopening date for general tours is subject to the city of Indianapolis public health guidance for museums. Meantime, watch for additional details on our Events page for virtual gatherings, quiz nights, new podcasts, “From the Front Porch” speeches, Curbside engagements, & more!
Thank you for being an important part of the Presidential Site and sharing a legacy in action!