Indiana State Museum Engagement Team

Indiana State Museum Engagement Team


Educational Theater & Outreach Performances


Program Description

Participate in interactive live theater performances at the Indiana State Museum or in your own classroom. Your students might even find themselves in the thick of the action!


PreK – Grade 2

Fred the Mastodon
In this lively puppet show meet Fred the Mastodon, an Ice Age mammal, who wanders the Indiana landscape searching for his herd. Audience members have a chance to participate in the show


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Program Detail

Program type: Workshop/Class (In-School), Workshop/Class (Out-of-School)
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage, Multi-Discipline, Music, Storytelling, Theatre, Visual Arts
Subject: Fine Arts: Music, Fine Arts: Theatre, Fine Arts: Visual Arts, History, Science, Social Studies
Population Served Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Adults, Students with Disabilities
Bilingual: Yes
Available dates:

In-museum dates: Offered Tues. – Fri., from Sept. 2018 through May 2019; Outreach dates: offered Mon. – Fri., year-round (except Dec.)

Length of :Program 60 minutes
Fees / Ticketing:

In-museum cost: $4 per student or minimum $60; Outreach cost: $150/show; additional performances $100 for the same performance plus travel fees (30-60 miles $20; 60-90 miles $40; 90+ miles $60)


Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

Supporting Materials

PreK-12 Education Program Guide



Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes