Established in 1976, Santa's Elves' have spent countless hours writing to children around the world, funded by the generosity of spirit and community donations.
For over 40 years, Santa Claus, Indiana's Jim Yellig spent his days as Santa Claus, answering letters from children and greeting guests at Santa Claus Land.
Since being introduced to the American culture in 1822, Santa Claus has come to represent not just the magic of Christmas, but also the personification of hope.
Founded in 1856, Santa Claus, Indiana, has received millions of letters from children for Santa. In 1914, postmaster James Martin started writing back.
Bloomington Lutenist, Scott Witzke, performs “Greensleeves” on an 8-course Renaissance lute built by Grant Tomlinson in Vancouver, B.C.
Bloomington Lutenist, Scott Witzke, performs “Dulci Jubilo,” as set by Esaias Reusner in 1645 on an 8-course Renaissance lute built by Grant Tomlinson.
Since 1962, IBEW 481 and the city of Indianapolis have joined together to transform the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument into the world’s largest Christmas Tree!
For over 20 years, the Whitetail Acres Christmas tree farm, in Brookville, Indiana, has been home to the most unlikely Hoosier residents, reindeer!
After being born and raised in Solsberry, local historian Larry Shute began a lifelong modeling project to preserve the history and heyday of his beloved town.
In 2015, the IU Art Museum acquired an infrared camera, OSIRIS, an indispensable conservation tool that allows a painting's "underdrawing" to become visible.