Saturdays from June through September at 11am

Free Guided Tours of the IMHM Medicinal Plant Garden

Every Saturday morning from June through September, IMHM offers free guided tours of the Medicinal Plant Garden led by one of the Purdue Master Gardeners of Marion County who lovingly maintain it.

Tour begins promptly at 11:00 am and does not include a tour of the museum. 


Monday, September 24th Time TBD

Lonesome at Home: The Vonnegut Family and Mental Health

with Nanette Vonnegut in partnership with the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Tickets available through Eventbrite here.

Sunday, October 7th 2 to 4:30pm

Romantic Anatomy: Drawing from the Collection of the Indiana Medical History Museum

The French Romantic painter Théodore Géricault as working toward his masterpiece The Raft of the Medusa at the same time that Mary Shelley published Frankenstein. Before debuting his larger-than-life painting, Géricault studied human anatomy by checking out (like a library book) body parts from the morgue. He painted studies of these with a naturalistic approach, and in doing so, he shocked his audience with the tension between the life of his subjects and the fact that they were ultimately dead. Join Marian University Art Professor Jenny Ambroise in taking Géricault’s approach to drawing the anatomical collection of the Indiana Medical History Museum and discover what makes Shelley’s and Géricualt’s work enduring and still relevant today. Easels and drawing horses will be provided. Dry media only, please!

The works created during this workshop will be displayed at the Indianapolis Arts Garden in March of 2019, and the public will vote to determine awards given.

Advanced Registration Required at imhmuseum.eventbrite.com.

Wednesday, October 10th 5pm

The Ku Klux Klan, D. C. Stephenson, and the Murder of Madge Oberholtzer

Fall Installment of the Forensic Science Lecture Series presented by Clay W. Stuckey, DDS

Register at imhmuseum.eventbrite.com

Sunday, October 21st 2 to 4:30pm

Annual Wizards Academy

Stay tuned for more information.

Friday, November 9th

From Auschwitz to Indiana: Medical Ethics through History with Eva Kor

presented in partnership with Candles Holocaust Museum for Spirit & Place Festival

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. To be added to the waitlist, please contact IMHM at 317-635-7329 or mmauer@imhm.org.


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