Indiana State Museum needs photos for Veteran’s Day exhibit

Photo from exhibit at Indiana State Museum in 2015

Photo from exhibit at Indiana State Museum in 2015

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indiana State Museum is requesting veteran’s pictures for a special exhibit for Veteran’s Day.

Indiana’s veterans and active military personnel will be honored in the museum’s Heroes from the Heartland exhibit from November 1 through Veterans Day, November 11.

Hoosiers are invited to submit photos of themselves, friends and family members who have served or are currently serving in any branch of the military. Photographs received will be printed and posted on a photo mural at the museum. Photos will also be viewable electronically through the Indiana State Museum’s Facebook page.

“We hope to honor the men and women who serve the United States and the state of Indiana with tremendous courage and selflessness. Our photo mural display celebrates veterans and active duty military personnel, thanking them for all that they do to secure our safety and freedom,” said Katelyn Coyne, gallery and public programs developer.

Submit your photos via email by October 21 to and include the following information: name, date of service, military division, hometown and nominator’s name.

You can also include special stories with your submission (i.e., service member was part of D-Day in World War II).

Admission to the museum is free for active military and veterans with identification; discounted admission will be offered to their families.

The Indiana State Museum is located at 650 W. Washington Street in Indianapolis. Exhibition gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.