Topic: Midwest Museum of American Art

Thanks for a great summer: Quilt Gardens, Seward Johnson sculpture exhibitions were big hit in Elkhart County

Posted on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 in Arts & Culture, Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Nappanee, Outdoor, Quilt Gardens

Thanks for a great summer: Quilt Gardens, Seward Johnson sculpture exhibitions were big hit in Elkhart County

  By Terry T. Mark It’s been a fantastic summer, but Elkhart County will be bidding farewell to most of the Seward Johnson sculptures while Quilt Gardens are closing down in preparation for another colorful season in 2018. There is one piece of good news: The God Bless America monumental-scale sculpture will be staying in … Continued

It’s huge! Seward Johnson exhibition bringing 57 sculptures for free summer display

Posted on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

By Terry T. Mark It’s never been done before in Elkhart County and, really, only once anywhere in the world. The Quilt Gardens and the downtowns of Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Middlebury, Bristol and Wakarusa will be the site of the largest exhibition of American artist Seward Johnson’s celebrated realistic life-size bronze sculptures, outside of his … Continued

Grab your essential guide to Elkhart County in 2017 today

Posted on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Places to eat, Quilt Gardens, Shipshewana, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas, Where To Stay

Grab your essential guide to Elkhart County in 2017 today

By Terry T. Mark Adventure starts here How do you know it’s almost summer? Around here, we say it’s when the 2017 area guide comes out. Heritage Trail Adventures started arriving at local businesses, restaurants and shops in late February. It’s 68 pages of great information about the best places to dine out, see a … Continued

Midwest Museum of American Art showcases its treasures and finances for Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, February 24th, 2017 in Elkhart, Museum, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Things to do in Elkhart County

  By Marshall V. King ELKHART — On the outside, the Midwest Museum of American Art looks like the bank it once was. Safe and staid. Sturdy and stark. The building was constructed at 429 S. Main Street in 1922 as St. Joseph Valley Bank. It was built in a neoclassical 19th-century style intended to … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits the Midwest Museum of American Art in Elkhart, IN

Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 in Museum, Things to do in Elkhart County, Uncategorized

In the heart of downtown Elkhart’s Arts and Entertainment District is a 25,000 square foot neo-classical building which plays host to the Midwest Museum of American Art.  The museum boasts seven galleries including the old vault (the building was previously a bank) which contains part of the museum’s permanent collection featuring American art from the … Continued

Indoors in Amish Country

Posted on Monday, October 24th, 2011 in Things to do in Elkhart County

As we head into November it’s time to start thinking about fun things to do indoors in Amish Country.  Here is my top three: 1.  The Elkhart Historical Museum-Take trip through Elkhart County history, see life the way it used to be and never leave the building! The museums staff does a great job of … Continued

Along the Heritage Trail