Upcoming programs at the Dubois County Museum

2022 is here and the Dubois County Museum has these programs planned at the museum.

January

Jan. 6 –  Dia de los Reyes Magos “Kings Day” – Latinx grant program   Doors open at 6:00pm.  Hear history about “Day of the Kings”/Epiphany and learn from Chef Claudia on how to make a special sweet bread.

Jan. 8 – Storytime – Wintertime Theme.    Preschool teacher Carrie Hollsworth welcomes youngsters to the museum for stories and activities on a Wintertime theme.  Begins at 10:30am in the Little Pioneers area. 

January 27 – Annual Membership Dinner  Door open at 6:00, catered meal served at 6:30 p.m.  Reservations needed.  Deadline to submit reservation in January 20.  Cost of the meal is $25.  Theme for the dinner is “Supporting our community with old paths and new directions”.  Arnie Mehringer will be speaking on the theme and sharing some of his memories of meeting people at the museum.

February

Feb. 5 – Snowflakes – DNR (Tentative)   Explore the science behind snowflakes and their uniqueness. 

Feb. 12 – Storytime – Animal Families Theme.  Preschool teacher Carrie Hollsworth welcomes youngsters to the museum for stories and activities on Animal Families theme.  Begins at 10:30am in the Little Pioneers area. 

Feb. 24- Opening of the Toys & Dolls Exhibit (new temporary exhibit) Feb to Nov. Exhibit team is excited to open this new temporary exhibit.  Pulling out many pieces of collection on toys and showcasing the many dolls that the museum has collected from collectors over the years.

About the museum

The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00-4:00 p.m.  Closed on Monday. Admission of $5 per adult, $3 for high school students, and $2 for middle and elementary students is charged.  The Dubois County Museum is a local nonprofit organization committed to the collection, preservation and interpretation of historical artifacts and information important to the citizens of the county.  Museum operations are funded by annual memberships, admissions, donations and gifts from visitors, area residents and businesses. The DCM staff consists entirely of volunteers.  It is located in Jasper at 2704 N. Newton Street (US231).  Call (812) 634-7733.  Please allow two hours to view exhibits.   Visit the museum web site at www.duboiscountymuseum.org. Like on Facebook and Twitter. Come See, Discover, and Celebrate Our Heritage at the Dubois County Museum.