Programs


The Working Men’s Institute hosts a wide variety of adult and children's programs, lectures and workshops throughout the year.  The Friends of the WMI Lecture Series, children's story times, craft workshops and STEM activities are just a few of the diverse offerings that can be found at the Working Men’s Institute. Visit our calendar regularly to view our upcoming events.

Many of our past programs, including the Friends of the WMI Lecture Series are available for viewing.  Click here to view them in our Video Archives.

New Harmony Farmer's and Artisan's Market Presented by the WMI
Saturday, September 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
New Harmony Farmer's and Artisan's Market Presented by the WMI
Saturday, September 21, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
STEM Story Time
WMI Events

STEM Story Time

Join us for an exciting session where Tamara Allison and Jean Kares will read a captivating STEM-related story, and engage you with other fun-filled and creative activities. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and have fun at the same time!

Thursday, October 3, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Quarterly Membership Meeting
Tuesday, October 15, 12:00 am
Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Thursday, October 17, 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
STEM Story Time
WMI Events

STEM Story Time

Join us for an exciting session where Tamara Allison and Jean Kares will read a captivating STEM-related story, and engage you with other fun-filled and creative activities. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and have fun at the same time!

Thursday, November 7, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FWMI Lecture Series-Zach Garcia
Friends of the Working Men’s Institute

FWMI Lecture Series-Zach Garcia

Wesselman Woods: A Beacon of Hope for the Future.

Zach is a native of Northwest Indiana. He joined Wesselman Woods in 2019 and in January 2022, he became Executive Director.
He is a UW-Michigan and Yale School of Environment graduate. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nepal for three years. Zach has a son. They have a beagle, a papillon, tarantula, and bees at home.

Thursday, November 14, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Thursday, November 21, 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
***CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING***
Thursday, November 28, All Day
Christmas Open House
Friday, December 6, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Thursday, December 19, 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
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Community Events


While you can easily fill an entire day or even a weekend here at the Working Men’s Institute, there’s much more to do in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.  Look here to see a calendar of upcoming events and learn more about other places to visit while you’re in town.