PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Public Programs – 2017

 

Monon Wednesdays

Check our website to see where we will be on the last Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm.  It’s a great time to gather with friends and talk about… whatever!

Gallery Walk

CCHS is an official stop on the Carmel Arts Design District Gallery Walk map. Stop in and see us every Second Saturday starting in May!

1977 Basketball State Championship Reunion – March 21, 4-9pm

Join us at Flix Brewhouse as we bring former players to share their memories of the 1977 basketball State tournament and watch an edited video of the championship game and the community pep session.

A History of Champions: CHS Excellence in Basketball – Member Preview Day – March 24, 6-8pm

CCHS members are invited to preview our new exhibit on the history of Carmel basketball from 1903-present! Light refreshments will be served.

A History of Champions: CHS Excellence in Basketball – Exhibit Opening – March 25, 1-4pm

Our exhibit on the history of Carmel basketball opens to the public.

Spring Luncheon – April 25, 11:30-1:30pm

See old friends, make new ones, and share your love of local history and community at the Carmel Clay Historical Society’s Spring Luncheon at Woodland Country Club. Guest speaker, Chris Prange will discuss the history of rug hooking.

Holiday Home Tour December 1 – 3

The Holiday Home Tour is a favorite Carmel tradition. Join us this holiday season to tour Carmel homes of historical and architectural significance.

Speaker Series

Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 pm: Kristen Barry at the Museum of Miniature Houses

Kristen Barry from the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State will speak on the Gothic Revival in domestic architecture and furniture.

Monday, April 10, 6:30 pm: Elizabeth Brand Monroe at the Museum of Miniature Houses

Elizabeth Brand Monroe will be speaking about the Early Industrial Age in America and Furniture Design & Production. Elizabeth is the Director of Graduate Studies in the Dept of History at IUPUI.

Thursday, June 15, 7:00 pm: Screening of 1816 at the Carmel Clay Public Library’s Program Room

This theatrical documentary dramatically traces Indiana’s rich living history from the earliest inhabitants to statehood in 1816 and into the 21st Century.

Tuesday, May 23, 7:00 pm: Who actually killed Cyclone Johnston and Carey? Finally, we have an answer. at the Carmel Clay Public Library’s Program Room

Author Phil Dunlap tells the story of 1900 shootings of Cyclone Johnston and Officer William Frank Carey.