Irvington Historical Society

5350 University Ave
Indianapolis IN  46219

Phone: (317) 602-2962

Irvington Historical Society

The Society's main mission is to promote and further the artistic traditions, heritage, legacy, and artists --- past and present --- of the greater Irvington and Central Indiana community.



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Founded: The Irvington Historical Society was founded in 1964 with the intent to collect and preserve historical materials connected to the history of the greater Irvington community and Indianapolis.
Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Museum, Non-Profit Organization

Hours

Wed: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



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Events

Annual Ice Cream Social

Annual Ice Cream Social
12:00 pm - 08/05/2018

At Irvington Historical Society

Save the date for the Annual Irvington Historical Society Ice Cream Social. We close Downey Avenue, bring out the food, bring in the food, open the exhibits, play...

Past Events

100 Years of Girl Scouts in Irvington

100 Years of Girl Scouts in Irvington
01:00 pm - 03/28/2018

At Irvington Historical Society

Irvington was the home of the first Girl Scout troop in Indianapolis which was registered in 1918. Learn about the girls of that first troop and other active Irvington...

War Gardens

War Gardens
02:00 pm - 03/18/2018

At Irvington Historical Society

Winter Art

Winter Art
01:00 pm - 03/03/2018

At Irvington Historical Society

Wish Winter good bye during the last days of the Irvington Historical Society's exhibit of works depicting all of the elements of winter: snow, bare trees, and sledding...

Members Only Reception

Members Only Reception
07:00 pm - 10/26/2017

At Irvington Historical Society

Interested in hearing Jeff Mudgett, author of Bloodstains, the great- great-grandson of Herman Mudgett (aka H.H. Holmes) and star of the History Channel program,...

Opening Reception for the Devil in the Circle City

Opening Reception for the Devil in the Circle City
05:00 pm - 10/06/2017

At Irvington Historical Society

No admission. Not every opening reception offers a double feature. On Friday, October 6, 2017 from 5 to 7, you can be among the first to view the new exhibit, The...

Family Trees: Workshop & Scan-a-Thon

Family Trees: Workshop & Scan-a-Thon
01:00 pm - 08/20/2017

At Irvington Historical Society

Learn how to identify and care for your special family photos at a free workshop at the Bona Thompson Memorial Center. Presenter Joan Hostetler, a historic photograph...

Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social
12:00 pm - 08/06/2017

At Irvington Historical Society

This year's Ice Cream Social promises to be even better than last year's! Bring the whole family and your appetite! First Sunday in August 12-4pm Admission...

Dine to Donate

Dine to Donate
04:30 pm - 05/02/2017

At Irvington Historical Society

Dine on the Legend's wonderful entrees and a portion of your purchase will benefit the Irvington Historical Society. Help us fill the Legend. Reservations recommended...

Courtroom Sketch Artist: Tina Hansford

Courtroom Sketch Artist: Tina Hansford
02:30 pm - 03/12/2017

At Irvington Historical Society

Hear about the unique career of courtroom sketch art from artist Tina Hansford. Many courtrooms prohibit cameras. Yet, the media demands images of newsworthy individuals....

Reception: Casserole: A Mixture of Photographic Thoughts

Reception: Casserole: A Mixture of Photographic Thoughts
05:00 pm - 01/27/2017

At Irvington Historical Society

“Casserole: A Mixture of Photographic Thoughts”, a fine art photography exhibition will open with a reception at the Bona Thompson Memorial Center. Featured...

IRV Historical Society Annual Ice Cream Social

IRV Historical Society Annual Ice Cream Social
12:00 pm - 08/07/2016

At Irvington Historical Society

Join us for this year's annual fundraising event for the Irvington Historical Society. Admission is FREE! Pre-sale tickets are available NOW at a discounted rate....

Historic Preservation and Fine Art Photography

Historic Preservation and Fine Art Photography
11:00 am - 03/12/2016

At Irvington Historical Society

Historic preservation and the fine art photography of historic building facades in Indianapolis will be the topic of a Saturday morning discussion at Bona Thompson...

SPECIAL RECEPTION Casserole: A Mixture of Photographic Thoughts

SPECIAL RECEPTION Casserole: A Mixture of Photographic Thoughts
06:00 pm - 01/22/2016

At Irvington Historical Society

The public is invited to a special reception at the Bona Thompson Memorial Center on Friday, January 22, from 6 to 9 p.m to meet the artists and enjoy refreshments...

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