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13dec(dec 13)12:00 am31(dec 31)12:00 amFeaturedRivertown, USA12:00 am (13) - 11:59 pm (31)


13 (Tuesday) 12:00 am - 31 (Sunday) 11:59 pm

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The shops of Rivertown, USA provide a glimpse of life in Evansville and the Midwest in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The progression of structures reflect the general growth of many communities. A log cabin represents the type of living quarters constructed by early settlers, while a kitchen and parlor depict a home in a more established community. Other shops illustrate the types of services that were established by entrepreneurs, artisans and professionals to serve a growing population.

For more information about Rivertown, USA or to schedule a tour, please contact the Museum at (812) 426-2406.

10dec(dec 10)1:00 am04feb(feb 4)1:00 amFeatured45th Mid-States Craft Exhibition1:00 am (10) - (february 4) 1:00 am Evansville Museum


December 10 (Sunday) 1:00 am - February 4 (Sunday) 1:00 am


Evansville Museum

411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville, Indiana 47713-1098

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The 45TH MID-STATES CRAFT EXHIBITION will be exhibited in the Main Gallery from December 10, 2017 – February 4, 2018. Open to artists residing the six states of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio and Missouri. The competition will feature ceramics, glass, textiles, metalwork, wood and mixed media. Over $9,000 in purchase and merit awards, underwritten by individuals, corporations, foundations and philanthropic organizations, will be presented at the December 9 awards reception. This exhibition was made possible by a grant from the Efroymson Family Fund

Juror for this year’s competition is Perry A. Price, executive director of the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in Houston, Texas. Price received a BA in the History of Art from the Johns Hopkins University and an MA in Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program in Museum Studies, State University of New York Oneonta and the New York State Historical Association.

Prior to joining the HCCC, he served as director of education for the American Craft Council in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he was responsible for developing and presenting programming and outreach providing thought leadership and cultivating critical thinking on the field of contemporary craft.

He previously served as curator of exhibitions and collections for Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts, where he developed and oversaw all aspects of the New England craft museum’s exhibitions and collections initiatives. He is a scholar of contemporary craft, material culture, decorative arts, and design.

10mar(mar 10)11:00 am(mar 10)11:00 amFeaturedInternational Drone Film Festival11:00 am - 4:00 pm Evansville Museum


(Saturday) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Evansville Museum

411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville, Indiana 47713-1098

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The Evansville Museum International Drone Film Festival, Saturday, March 10, 2018, is a film competition offering a unique overview of the development in trends and techniques of drone cinematography. The festival offers an international platform for filmmakers to exhibit their work as well as compete for cash prizes. Screenings of winning entries and shortlisted films will take place inside the dome of the Museum’s Koch Immersive Theater throughout the festival.

Get involved as we showcase the best that aerial cinematography has to offer at a day-long event that features, drone vendors, drone demonstrations and giveaways!

Grand Prize Awards

Best of Show

Best Tri-State Film (films submitted from Indiana, Kentucky & Illinois)

Best Student Entry (entries by students)

People’s Choice Award (picked during event)


Category Awards

Short Film (Using a Drone to tell a Story)

Land, Sky, Water, Air (Landscapes, Nature, Urban)

Extreme Video (Drone Racing, Sports, Fast-Paced Videos)

Open Category (Films that Do Not Fit in Other Categories)



11:00-12:30 p.m. Public Viewing of Official Selections

2:00-3:30 p.m. Public Viewing of Official Selections (a repeat of 11:00-12:30 pm)

4:00 p.m. Presentation of Category Winners, Best of Show, Tri-State, Student & People’s Choice Awards

Ticket Pricing

 Drone Film Festival Admission (includes Museum admission) $20/person


Other Information

Jury Panel– Selects the official selection, nominee and winner categories

  • Roger McBain, Former Arts Editor for the Evansville Courier and Press
  • Joe Atkinson Digital Multi-Media Specialist in Residence at the University of Evansville
  • Aaron Begle Videographer, Drone Pilot

Event Date – March 10, 2018

Applications Close – February 9, 2018

Submissions Via –

Film Duration – Up to 5 minutes in length


Event Tickets

Price $20.00

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