Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science

411 S.E. Riverside Drive, Evansville, IN 47713 - United States





The Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science is one of Southwestern Indiana’s most respected cultural institutions. The Museum maintains a permanent collection of more than 30,000 objects, including fine art, decorative arts, historic documents and photographs, and anthropological and natural history artifacts. Also on the Museum’s campus is the Evansville Museum Transportation Center, featuring Southern Indiana transportation artifacts from the late-19th through the mid-20th centuries.

After a recent and ambitious renovation, the Museum has added the Koch Immersive Theater, which offers the newest in planetarium technology. The interior renovations include a new hands-on science center, a gallery for changing history and science exhibitions, and classroom area.


57th Annual High School Art Show
March 10 - May 10, 2020
Students in grades 9-12 enrolled in 19 schools in the Indiana counties of Vanderburgh, Pike, Posey, Warrick and Gibson participate in this annual competition.

Chill: Evansville's Historic Refrigeration Industry
February 2 - April 19, 2020
Throughout much of the 20th century, the production of refrigerators in Evansville was an integral part of the city's economy. This exhibition will examine the companies that operated during this period and their impact on the community. Included in this interpretation will be units produced by Servel, International Harvester, and Whirlpool.

27th Working Together Exhibition
January 9 - April 12, 2020
Open to Artists residing in southwestern Indiana, southeastern Illinois and western Kentucky, this annual competition is presented in cooperation with the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana and features paintings, drawings, prints, photography, mixed media work, ceramics, sculpture and jewelry.

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