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Posted on February 8th, 2024 in Blog by nmneuman

Please join us in celebrating Dr. Ruth Reichmann’s life at the Athenaeum (401 E. Michigan Street in Indianapolis) on February 25, 2024 from 3-5p.  There will be a host of speakers honoring Ruth and her legacy.

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Posted on January 22nd, 2024 in Blog by nmneuman

With sadness, the Max Kade Center shares the passing of Dr. Ruth Marion Reichmann on January 6.  Dr. Reichmann was an integral part of the Hoosier German-American community, serving on the board of Indiana German Heritage Society, as its president, and as its newsletter editor for many years.  She provided incredible support to the Max …

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Posted on January 8th, 2024 in Blog, Featured by nmneuman

Over the past year, the Max Kade Center with the VHS Köln executed a year of programming based upon the grant we received together from the Urban X-Change Network.  This resulted in the project, KO:IN Pride, which looked to support and connect the LGBTQIA+ communities in both Indianapolis and Cologne, Germany (Indianapolis’ sister city).  You …

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Posted on March 20th, 2023 in Blog by nmneuman

The Max Kade Center, with the Volkshochschule Köln (Cologne), and with the support of our city partners–Freundeskreis Köln-Indianapolis and Indianapolis-Cologne Sister City Partnership Committee–received a grant to participate in the Urban X-Change Network through September 2023. Funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, MKC, VHS, and our community partners will spearhead events meant to foster …

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Posted on January 23rd, 2023 in Blog by nmneuman

KO:IN Pride, a Max Kade Center-partnered project calls all artists to submit artwork that centers queer themes or is by queer artists.  Submissions due Feb. 28, 2023.  More information below.  Circulate broadly!

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Posted on April 13th, 2022 in Blog by nmneuman

Max Kade (1882 – 1967) was a successful pharmaceutical entrepreneur and philanthropist. Born in Steinbach, Germany (near Schwäbisch Hall) in 1882, he immigrated to New York in 1905 and founded a pharmaceutical company through which he built his fortune. In 1944, Max Kade and his wife Annette Marie Baudais, set up the Max Kade Foundation …

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