Making the Modern Kitchen
Following East Central Indiana’s gas boom, the Hoosier cabinet, an innovative free-standing piece of kitchen furniture, emerged as one of the most iconic products of the region’s booming industry. Created around 1900, the Hoosier not only revolutionized the home kitchen, but also left its mark on the region, state, and nation for decades to come. Hoosier Innovation considers the story of this influential product and the companies that made it. Take a walk through the gas boom and into daily factory life. Explore the effects of regional industry and the modernization of the American kitchen. Peer in on a slice of history and experience the stories of the men and women caught up in its wake.
Animationland by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry allows visitors of all ages to explore the world of animation through art and science. Visitors will learn how to incorporate animation skills into the creation process through hands-on interactives and discover exciting, dynamic ways to tell their own stories. Children will be amazed as their own drawings come to life before their eyes, or as they are transported into imaginary, animated scenes. Using intuitive technology, Animationland is a totally unique way of empowering everyone to become the author of their own stories.
Free Community Event
Calling all gardeners to join us at Minnetrista to celebrate National Seed Swap Day! Gardeners can come together and swap the seeds from their favorite: flowers, vegetable, or herbs, which is great for improving and maintaining biodiversity. If you don’t have any seeds and want to start your collection this is the place to be.