2229 East 59th Street
Anderson, IN 46013
Phone: (765) 649-3000
Fax: (765) 649-3850
Arts & Museums
Community arts center located in the historic 1905 Carnegie Library building. Exhibits & permanent collections, hands-on children's gallery, tours - gift shop and room rentals.
Founded in 1954, the Hett Art Gallery and Museum commemorates the Modern Spiritualist Movement that took place in the country in the late 19th Century. It features artifacts and memorabilia of the Camp Chesterfield community that is steeped in over a century of history. On display are portraits, photographs, artwork and documents that give an insight into one of the pioneering establishments of its kind. There are also rooms for meditation and seminars.
History awaits you with a hands-on experience of this collection of yesterday and today's great war machines. You'll see half-tracks, trucks and tanks from World War I to the present. Open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 1 - 4 p.m. General admission is charged and group tours can be arranged by appointment. Meeting space is also available.
Paintings, sculptures, prints, ancient glass, and more created by art masters such as Rembrant, Edgar Degas, and Winslow Homer are showcased at this museum.
Here children can enjoy fun activities such as starring in a cartoon with Garfield, dressing up as a railroad engineer and being a conductor on a train, and they can become a paleontologist and dig for dinosaurs. There are many more exciting and educational programs and activities.
The museum tells the story of flying model aircraft, from bow-powered helicopters that predate the Wright brothers to modern control line, free flight, and radio controlled aircraft. Hands-on exhibits allow visitors the opportunity to try to fly a radio controlled helicopter or aircraft while the movie theater, showing the short film "All Because of Model Airplanes,
The Hamilton County Art Center is the epicenter of the art & cultural scene in Noblesville. This center welcomes emerging and established artists who can showcase their works, get recognized and network with each other. The Birdie Gallery within pays homage to a number of visual arts spanning across sculptures, paintings and ceramics. Enroll in one of their art workshops or pick up a souvenir on the way home.
Found in a historic landmark building, this museum's exhibits include authentic memorabilia of film star James Dean, Garfield creator Jim Davis, and community history. A gift shop is on site. The museum is closed December, January and February.
The exhibits at this museum including thousands of James Dean items including films, high school yearbooks, a rare Warner Brothers life-mask, original movie posters, and much more. Also features hundreds of tribute and novelty items. Open daily 10 to 5.