PROGRAM: Quantum Leap

Presented by:
Indiana Humanities
Local Partner: Museums, Other Subject: STEM, Varies Audience: All, Children and Families, Educators, Medical, Young Adult

Quantum Leap is an Indiana Humanities initiative that encourages Hoosiers to explore and celebrate the spirit of possibility and problem-solving that occurs when the humanities are connected with science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and medicine.

Initiative Highlights Include:


An ambitious statewide read offered in partnership with the Indiana State Library with highlights including “Frankenfest” at the Indiana Medical History Museum, “Examining Ethics” podcast, Indiana Sci-Fi and Horror Writers Festival (2018), and more.


A new monthly book club for the scientifically curious! This new group will meet monthly at Centerpoint Brewing in Indianapolis to talk about recent popular science books. A local scientist whose research relates to the book topic will join us to share insights and help guide the conversation.


INconversation is an Indiana Humanities signature series that pairs a thought-leader and local moderator for a candid, insightful, and often surprising discussion. For Quantum Leap, INconversation will offer an eclectic mix of conversations that explore the intersection of STEM and the humanities.


The Quest is designed to help Hoosiers think, read, and talk about Dr.King’s legacy through his 1964 Nobel Prize acceptance speech, “The Quest for Peace and Justice.”


Sound Bites is a biweekly series of five-minute-long audio stories that share moments of scientific discovery, creation, and innovation in Indiana’s past and present.