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:


Join Indiana Humanities in these field trips co-led by scientists and humanities scholars that combine tours with literary readings in order to help participants think, read, and talk about how new frontiers of inquiry reshape perspectives on what it means to be human. Each trip concludes with a shared meal, beers, and discussion.

Upcoming Trips:

  • Explore the Final Frontier at Mooresville’s Link Observatory (July 28)
  • Consider What Separates Humans from Animals at the Indianapolis Zoo (August 25)
  • Investigate the Origins of Ecology at the Indiana Dunes (September 16)


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.