Posted on June 04, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Holly H.

Chief Richardville House: A Step Back in Time

During your next Fort Wayne visit, take a step back in time and stop by the Chief Richardville House -- which honors the memory of Miami Chief Jean Baptiste de Richardville, a great negotiator in American History.

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Posted on February 27, 2015 at 9:01:00 am by Faith B.

Celebrate Beauty at the Art of Hair

Natural is fashionable, from the celebration of curls to the variety of healthy choices in stores. But this is no trend. It's a movement here to stay, because it's all about embracing who you are. That can be clearly seen at The Art of Hair event on Saturday, March 14, where you are invited

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This summer I’ve made a conscious effort to learn about cultures around me. In addition to attending the International Village at Three Rivers Festival, I visited the African/African-American Museum on Douglas Street.

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My daughter accompanied me and we were impressed with the interesting

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Posted on December 09, 2013 at 8:00:08 am by Barb S.

You won’t need a map for this!

Karpeles MM - NS 0101 There’s a new museum in Fort Wayne but you probably won’t need a map to find it. You can look at a map after you get there, though! Welcome to the new Karpeles Map Museum which held its grand opening on Veteran’s Day this month. The museum is an offshoot of the other Karpeles Manuscript ... More ›

Posted on January 04, 2013 at 9:00:00 am by Heather S.

Parent/Child Date Nights: For Your Daughter

Do you have regular Mommy/Daughter or Daddy/Daughter date nights? It's something special my family started in the past year. If you have more than one child, I think it's especially important for kids to get one-on-one time with each parent. If your child is a fan of quality time, then this

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The Festival of Gingerbread, the annual fundraiser to benefit The History Center, has a special treat for visitors this holiday season. The museum kicks off its “special events” on November 21, as part of the Downtown Night of Lights. This is a time for visitors to get a sneak peek at the ... More ›

Posted on October 16, 2012 at 7:30:42 am by Lauren C.

The History Center Celebrates Allen County

You're never too old or too young to appreciate history. The History Center in downtown Fort Wayne is a great resource for those looking to learn more about the past. And through the addition of a new gallery, they are making history even more accessible for the general public. The museum ... More ›

Posted on July 31, 2012 at 5:00:00 am by Holly H.

Barns of Indiana Art Display Keeps History Alive

The latest Fort Wayne Museum of Art display, "Barns of Indiana," keeps the historical barns of Indiana and their beauty alive. This display, by local artist Gwen Gutwein, runs through September 2 and includes 32 paintings of barns. Gutwein says she started this project to draw attention to

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Posted on July 25, 2012 at 10:39:26 am by Lauren C.

Mars is closer than you Science Central!

Ever wondered what Mars is like? Find out for yourself at Science Central! Mars in 3-D is Science Central's newest traveling exhibit. So, what can visitors expect? The European Space Agency’s Mars Express Probe is Europe’s first mission to another planet. Since 2004, a stereo camera designed ... More ›

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