The Morris Butler House Museum opens its next exhibit, Naturally Victorian, Friday, March 5, giving Hoosiers a chance to learn sustainability the Victorian way. In the modern world, with a slow economy, sustainability is becoming increasingly important and popular. Get a few tricks from the past starting this Friday, March 5 and going through December 30.
For the Victorians homemade was standard operating procedure. In today’s world, the do-it-yourself craze is becoming more and more apart of our daily life, but the Victorians knew little else. Find out more about how our ancestors were both frugal and environmentally friendly in the Indianapolis galleries of the Morris Butler House Museum. The Victorians can teach us a lot about being “green” in the twenty first century.
In today’s world, most household gadgets require nothing more than an outlet and an “on” switch. But during the Victorian era, many clever devices existed that used little automation and a lot of elbow grease. The Naturally Victorian exhibit at the Morris Butler House Museum features artifacts from the Victorian age that can teach us how to use less of our natural resources. The innovation of the late nineteenth century might just be the next fad in green living for the modern era. In addition, as the weather changes so will the exhibit offering seasonal inventions until the end of the year. So visit early and visit often.
The exhibit opens this Friday at 5:00 pm as part of the First Friday Art Walk, then runs during regular museum hours through December 30. Tickets to the exhibit are included with the price of admission to this Indianapolis museum. $5.00 for Indianapolis people, $4.00 for seniors and $3.00 for Indianapolis kids.
Head to Indianapolis downtown to take a peek at Naturally Victorian at the Morris Butler House Museum. After your learn the ways of the Victorians, support some local Indianapolis businesses. Grab dinner at these great Indianapolis restaurants and Indianapolis bars.
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March 5 to December 30, 2010
The Morris-Butler House Museum
1204 North Park Av
Indianapolis, IN 46202