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Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas

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1948: Communities Can!
Oct 28 2017 @ 9:00 am – Feb 4 2018 @ 5:30 pm

Explore the impact that Ball Brothers Company from Muncie, Indiana had on the food preservation movement across the United States when you travel back in time in 1948: Communities Can!, a new exhibit at Minnetrista. Together, families can learn about food preservation techniques and the Ball Brothers Company community canning center, the history of the Ball Blue Book, and grocery stores in Delaware County following World War II.

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Artist Call Out! Twenty-Eighth Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show & Sale
Dec 7 2017 @ 9:00 am – Feb 10 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Artist Call Out! Twenty-Eighth Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show & Sale

Friends, families, and fellow artists alike are invited to experience the beautiful and awe-inspiring artwork of professional and avocational artists throughout Indiana in the Twenty-Eighth Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show & Sale. Together, you can venture into a world of art, discover your own inner artist, and even purchase the work of these artists’ to liven up your home.

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Art Maker Space
Dec 18 2017 @ 9:00 am – Jan 19 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Art Maker Space

Ready, set, go! Let your imagination run wild this fall in the Art Maker Space at Minnetrista. Together, you and your family can discover new ways to have fun and create with art.


Imagination Playground
Dec 18 2017 @ 9:00 am – Jan 21 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Imagination Playground

Run, jump, and play with the Imagination Playground at Minnetrista! It’s here that you and your family can bring creativity to life using giant, foam building blocks. We are excited to bring the community this family-centered activity.

Nocturnal Week
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm
Nocturnal Week

January 16 & 18; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
January 20 & 21; Noon–4 p.m.
Join your family to learn about creatures of the night and to enjoy crafts, games, and bingo during Nocturnal Week in Betty’s Cabin!

Scavenger Hunt
January 16; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
FREE Community Event
We’re kicking off Nocturnal Week with paper raccoon masks and a candy scavenger hunt!

Craft Day
January 18; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
FREE Community Event
Day two of Nocturnal Week is craft day! Join your little one for coloring and paper crafts that will bring owls, foxes, and more animals to life.

Nocturnal Bingo
January 20; Noon–4 p.m.
FREE Community Event
Day three of Nocturnal Week is dedicated to nocturnal bingo! Test your animal skills along with your family and friends to see who takes home the top prize.

All Activities
January 21; Noon–4 p.m.
FREE Community Event
The last day of Nocturnal Week is the perfect chance for you and your family to enjoy all of this week’s exciting activities together.

Hours & Admission

  • Monday – Saturday9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Non-members$5.00
  • Members and kids 3 and underFREE

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