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April 28-30, 2017
ANNUAL EVENTSSeveral long-running and long-awaited events form the backbone of programming at T.C. Steele State Historic Site. These annual happenings are part of the Steele tradition and are complemented by a new variety of programs—many on their way to becoming annual events as well. Plan to visit T.C. Steele throughout the year!
- Spring Wildflower Foray (since 1985)
- Festival of Flowers PaintOut (since 1999)
- Sunday at Home (since 1907)
- The Great Outdoor Art Contest (since 1989)
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.
CURRENT & UPCOMING SITE WORKSHOPS AND PROGRAMS
Mark your calendars for our upcoming programs and events at the site!
April 28-30, 2017. 32nd Annual Wildflower Foray, (schedule available by clicking on the Wildflower Foray button, on left sidebar of this page!)
April 30, 2017. Arts in the Parks: Formal Garden paint-along for ages 16 and under! With Patricia Rhoden Bartels, 1-3pm. Registration required, limit 10. please call.
May 13, 2017, Folk Art and Aging talk and book signing by author Jon Kay. Celebrate Creative Aging and Older Americans month with this exciting new title, 11am-1pm. Books for sale in museum shop. Program free with standard admission.
May 13, 2017. Arts in the Parks: Watercolor Workshop with Betty Wagoner. Paint the historic buildings, 1-4pm. Free with standard admission. Registration required, limit 14. Please call.
May 20, 2017. The 18th annual (and final!) Festival of Flowers PaintOut, 7am-4pm. Historic marker ceremony and dedication beside the Formal Garden, 2pm. REGISTRATION MATERIALS DOWNLOADABLE HERE: FOF registration 2017_design revision.compressed
June 4, 2017. Sunday at Home: Matinee Music in the Studio with Amanda Webb, Carolyn Dutton and James LaVelle, 2-3:30pm. Free with standard admission.
June 15 & 22, 2017. Arts in the Parks: Folk Art Afternoons with Jon Kay, 1-3pm. Free with standard admission.
July 8, 2017. Arts in the Parks: Plein air watercolor workshop with Betty Wagoner, 1-4pm. Free with standard admission. Registration required, limit 14. Please call.
July 21, 2017. Artist in Residence performance: Peggy Melchior Pearson’s Peewinkle’s Puppet Show at Melchior Theatre in downtown Nashville. 1pm.
July 23, 2017. Sunday at Home: History of Puppetry talk with July Artist in Residence Peggy Melchior Pearson, 2-3pm in Large Studio. Free with standard admission.
August 6, 2017. Sunday at Home: Craig Brenner Presents Music in the State Parks and Historic Sites, 2-3:30pm. Free with standard admission.
September 9, 2017. The 29th annual Great Outdoor Art Contest, 7am-4pm.
October 2017. Back Roads of Brown County Studio Tour. Month-long self-guided tour. Discount tour admission for participants.
October 20 & 21, 2017. Friends of T.C. Steele Murder Mysteries. Please call to register.
November 2017. Friends Member Art Show and Sale. Month-long display in the Large Studio. Free with standard admission.
November 5, 2017. Opening night and annual Friends Member meeting, 5-7pm.
December 3, 2017. Steele’s Country Christmas, 1-4pm. Free with standard admission.
Please call the site 812/988-2785 for questions.
Nashville, Indiana 47448
Fax: (812) 988-8457