Welcome to the Monroe County History Center
202 E. 6th St, Bloomington IN 47408
Museum Hours: Tues-Sat 10-4
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The Monroe County History Center in Bloomington, Indiana, is seeking a skilled education and public programs manager to develop multi-generational educational programs that fulfill the mission of the museum. Responsibilities include: working with staff to develop and implement creative public programs; collaborating with teachers to establish professional development workshops and incorporate the Center’s resources into the classroom; engaging with the community to reach all sectors of Monroe County with innovative history-based programs; working with interns and volunteers; collaborating on grant writing. Master’s degree in history, public history, museum studies, or education is desired; practical experience with public programming and working with diverse audiences is required. Must possess excellent communication skills – both written and verbal – as well as good people skills. Send letter of application, résumé/CV, and references to: Monroe County History Center, Attn: Education Manager Search, 202 E. 6th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by 8/15/2014. MCHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Special Announcement from the Indiana Historical Society for Monroe County History Center Members
Local History Partners Appreciation Days
In appreciation of our role as a Local History Partner member of the Indiana Historical Society, the Indiana Historical Society is offering free weekends to OUR members!
July 25, 26 and 27
Aug. 29 and 30
Visit on those dates and receive:
Free admission to the Indiana Experience
10% discount in the History Market
Just show this newsletter article and your Monroe County History Center membership card at the Welcome Center.
To find out more about the Indiana Experience and other programs and exhibits at the History Center, visit www.indianahistory.org.
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Free parking in lot at corner of New York and West streets.
The Monroe County History center follows the local public school system, Monroe County Community School Corporation (MCCSC), in regard to weather related closings. If MCCSC is closed, the History Center will also be closed.
FREE Parking for the first three hours of your visit if you use the city parking lot located between the Public Library and the History Center (6th and Lincoln), subsequent hours are only $0.50 an hour in this lot.
The Monroe County Historical Society welcomes you to beautiful Bloomington, located in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana. Our mission is to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of Monroe County’s history, culture, and natural environment. Our museum offers both permanent and rotating exhibits throughout the year, giving Monroe County residents and visitors of all ages a chance to experience what life in Monroe County was like for diverse kinds of people at different times, and to connect these stories with our lives today. We also offer a local history library, and a museum gift shop. Through our activities, the MCHS collects, preserves, researches, interprets and exhibits the genealogy, history, and artifacts of Monroe County, and helps fit the life of Monroe County into the story of the State of Indiana and of the United States as a whole.