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The Indiana State Library creates in-house exhibits highlighting its vast and varied collections, as well as sponsors traveling exhibitions. All exhibits are free and open to the public. Group tours are available by request.
Terrific Ten: Remarkable Races in Indy 500 History (Exhibit)
Take a drive down memory lane with the Indiana State Library this April 19th through June 30th as we highlight the Indianapolis 500’s greatest races. Terrific Ten: Remarkable Races in Indy 500 History is a free exhibit that examines ten noteworthy years from the race’s history: 1911, 1936, 1946, 1964, 1965, 1977, 1982, 1992, 2006, and 2011.
The exhibit is open to the public from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday through Friday in the Indiana State Library’s Exhibit Hall. Visit IN.gov/library/500.htm to learn more about this unique exhibit, including a complete exhibit narrative, online resources and collection holdings.
Indianapolis 500 Chief Historian Donald Davidson will kick-off the exhibit during a lunchtime discussion scheduled for Friday, April 19th from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (EDT). The event is free, but space may be limited so register today.