TC Steele State Historic SiteContact Info
Discover this hidden gem of Brown County! Attracted by its natural beauty, famed Hoosier Group impressionist artist Theodore C. Steele (1847-1926) was the first major artist to settle in Brown County, now the “Art Colony of the Midwest”.
The TC Steele State Historic Site offers regularly scheduled tours year round of Steele’s painting-filled studio and home. Examples of Steele’s artwork rotate.
The House of the Singing Winds boasts original furnishings and a unique view of Indiana life of a century past. Visitors can enjoy the site’s 211-acre grounds, including restored historic gardens, the historic Dewar Log Cabin, five hiking trails, and the 92 acre Selma N. Steele State Nature Preserve. Admission fee for building tours; grounds and trails are free.
TC Steele State Historic Site is open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Afternoon tours are offered every hour on the quarter hour. Final tours of the day begin at 4:15pm. The site is closed Mondays and most holidays. Open on Fourth of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day.