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Mueller Museum Donating Art to Decatur Area Arts Council for Fundraiser

The Hieronymus (HAIR-on-i-mus) Mueller Museum of Decatur, IL is partnering with the Decatur Area Arts Council to showcase a selection of museum founder, Jane Mueller’s personal art collection. The show will be up April 1-23 in the Anne Lloyd Gallery at the Decatur Area Arts Council. All of the art will be for sale, with proceeds supporting the Arts Council. Learn more at DecaturARTS.org.

Taste of History

A progressive evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres returns! Tickets go on sale September 1.

The Taste of History event returns this year Saturday, October 1 from 5-9pm. During this event, you’ll explore five of Decatur’s history sites while enjoying delicious hors d’oeuves and drinks at each location.

Decatur Attorney Loves History

June 29, 2020
Learn more about Decatur and Hieronymus Mueller’s history in this short video by Gary Geisler!

Decatur Magazine: Living The American Dream

Decatur Magazine, June 1, 2020
Visit the Hieronymus Mueller Museum and you’ll step into the rich story of a man heralded as a creative genius, prolific inventor and community champion. Chapters, as viewed through Mueller Company’s lens, are historical snapshots only Decatur can share.

Herald & Review: Mueller Breaks Fresh Ground

Herald & Review, October 29, 2019

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Mueller Museum Donating Art to Decatur Area Arts Council for Fundraiser

The Hieronymus (HAIR-on-i-mus) Mueller Museum of Decatur, IL is partnering with the Decatur Area Arts Council to showcase a selection of museum founder, Jane Mueller’s personal art collection. The show will be up April 1-23 in the Anne Lloyd Gallery at the Decatur Area Arts Council. All of the art will be for sale, with proceeds supporting the Arts Council. Learn more at DecaturARTS.org.

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Taste of History

A progressive evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres returns! Tickets go on sale September 1.

The Taste of History event returns this year Saturday, October 1 from 5-9pm. During this event, you’ll explore five of Decatur’s history sites while enjoying delicious hors d’oeuves and drinks at each location.

read more

Decatur Magazine: Living The American Dream

Decatur Magazine, June 1, 2020
Visit the Hieronymus Mueller Museum and you’ll step into the rich story of a man heralded as a creative genius, prolific inventor and community champion. Chapters, as viewed through Mueller Company’s lens, are historical snapshots only Decatur can share.

read more

WAND-TV: A portrait of the American dream

WAND-TV, November 6, 2017
Hieronymus Mueller moved to the United States in 1832. Through hard work and dedication, Mueller helped change the gas and water industry. Mueller was a German immigrant and an inventor and businessman.

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PBS: Heartland Highways

PBS, January 31, 2014
The Cross at the Crossroads in Effingham is seen by many, and we’ll share the story behind the big symbol. We’ll take you inside the Mueller Family museum in Decatur; started by German immigrant Hieronymus Mueller in the late 1800s, the Mueller Company became famous for fire hydrants, butterfly valves and much more.

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Upcoming Events

Taste of History

A progressive evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres returns! Tickets go on sale September 1.

The Taste of History event returns this year Saturday, October 1 from 5-9pm. During this event, you’ll explore five of Decatur’s history sites while enjoying delicious hors d’oeuves and drinks at each location.

read more

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Mueller Museum Donating Art to Decatur Area Arts Council for Fundraiser

The Hieronymus (HAIR-on-i-mus) Mueller Museum of Decatur, IL is partnering with the Decatur Area Arts Council to showcase a selection of museum founder, Jane Mueller’s personal art collection. The show will be up April 1-23 in the Anne Lloyd Gallery at the Decatur Area Arts Council. All of the art will be for sale, with proceeds supporting the Arts Council. Learn more at DecaturARTS.org.

read more

Decatur Magazine: Living The American Dream

Decatur Magazine, June 1, 2020
Visit the Hieronymus Mueller Museum and you’ll step into the rich story of a man heralded as a creative genius, prolific inventor and community champion. Chapters, as viewed through Mueller Company’s lens, are historical snapshots only Decatur can share.

read more

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