2016 –17

March 31, 2015 – Ongoing
Clothing Store
After 2 years, hundreds of volunteer hours and the financial support of our Museum Artifactors and a grant from the Mishawaka Business Association, the Museum’s Clothing Store Exhibit is now open. The exhibit features WWII era clothing, the history and products of Ball-Band / Uniroyal, fashion accessories for men and women through the decades
and more.

October 5, 2016 – May 31, 2017    World Famous Mishawakans, Part II
This exhibit features three world famous residents from Mishawaka’s past and present. This year we are highlighting the life and influence of Anna Rohrer (track and cross country athlete), Allan “Rocky” Lane (movie and television actor) and Wallace Dodge (inventor and entrepreneur). This exhibit changes annually, click to see past featured World Famous Mishawakans.

October 2016 – Ongoing
Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library Display      
The Museum’s display case in the lower level of the downtown Mishawaka library features a rotating adventure of objects from the Museum’s permanent collection. The case currently features vintage games and toys.

April 10 – May 15, 2017
From Pencils to Pixels: Hoosier Cartoons and Comics  
Your opportunity to discover the creativity of Hoosier cartoonists with this traveling exhibit from the Indiana Historical Society. The exhibit explores the adventures of comic strip characters such as fat-cat Garfield, Brown County savant Abe martin, and “Chic” Jackson’s “Roger Bean,” which featured the lives of a typical Hoosier family.