What’s Happening at T.C. Steele

Activity and serenity coexist naturally at T.C. Steele State Historic Site. Art- and nature-related programs and events fit well into this peaceful and inspiring setting, providing a variety of year-round activities for all ages.


Steele’s Country Christmas

December 6; Noon-4 p.m.

Admission is free with regular admission:

$7 for adults, $5 for seniors and $2 for children

SPECIAL Family Discount: $20 for all family member

Go back in time to the early 1920s, when the Steeles celebrated the holidays at the House of the Singing Winds, inviting neighbors and friends into their home. St. Nicholas and his mischievous assistant, Belsnickel, will visit the Large Studio, where children and families can have their photographs taken with them. Visitors will make ornaments and small, hand-crafted gifts. Enjoy a live music performance in the Large Studio  by a holiday ensemble of promising young local musicians  and refreshments. All ages are welcome for this family-friendly program.

Schedule of events:

Noon-2:30 p.m.-holiday crafts and refreshments

1:00 p.m.- St. Nicholas and Belsnickel arrive

2:30 p.m.- Musical performance



Stay tuned for 2015 schedule.

T.C. Steele State Historic Site offers a range of art-related workshops each year. Our seasonal Artists-in-Residence share their expertise with both workshop participants and visitors to the site. Local and regional artists offer instruction at all skill levels throughout the year.


Friends of T.C. Steele Annual Member Show and Sale

November 1-30, 2014

2014 Theme: The Art of Seeing Beautifully


This year’s theme is inspired by this quote:

I often speak of appreciation-both of nature and art as

the art of seeing beautifully.


Member Show and Sale Guidelines

Friends Member Art Show Entry Form

Please call the site 812.988.2785 or email the Arts Program Developer, Megan Richards, mrichards@indianamuseum.org for questions.

On the T.C. Steele Trail

From May 20, 2012

A recent gift acquisition provides a look at a Boy Scout neckerchief and badges earned while hiking the T.C. Steele Memorial Trail (est. 1963). The display also includes a map of this former commemorative trail.