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.

Summer Reading

Join us for a fun-filled Summer Reading Program! Crafts, Programs, prizes, and games for children of all ages! The program runs from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday mornings beginning June 13th!  

Thursday,

Kiwanis Story TIme

Kiwanis Storytime will be on June 27, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. Shannon DeLap will be reading “Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type" by Doreen Cronin. A copy of the book will be provided to each registered child that attends. To register for this event, please call 812-682-4806 or e-mail ibrarian@workingmensinstitute.org or director@workingmensinstitute.org.

Thursday,

Independence Day Celebration at Atheneum

Atheneum 401 Arthur St, New Harmony, IN, United States

Assistant Director of Historic New Harmony, Diane Sanders, will be the Keynote Speaker at the annual Independence Day Celebration. Ben Nicholson will be reading The Declaration of Independence.  This Event will be held at the Atheneum

Thursday,

Summer Reading

Join us for a fun-filled Summer Reading Program! Crafts, Programs, prizes, and games for children of all ages! The program runs from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday mornings beginning June 13th!  

Thursday,

Summer Reading

Join us for a fun-filled Summer Reading Program! Crafts, Programs, prizes, and games for children of all ages! The program runs from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday mornings beginning June 13th!  

Thursday,

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,

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.