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January 14, 2019 / Red Skelton Museum launches “Year of the Pledge” celebration VINCENNES, Ind. - Legendary comedian Red Skelton broadcast his stirring rendition of “The Pledge of Allegiance” on the Red Skelton Hour on January 14, 1969. Using the persona of his grade school principal, Mr. Lasswell, Skelton meticulously explained every line of the Pledge, which remains as poignant...

November 26, 2018 / Skelton Museum offers 2 days of holiday family fun VINCENNES, Ind. - A holiday concert featuring “Silver Bells and Diamonds” and an afternoon of family-friendly fun will help ring in the holidays season Dec. 15 and 16. The events are provided by the Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy and will be held at Vincennes University’s Red Skelton Performing Arts...

  November 30, 2017 / Red Skelton Museum Gift of Giving exhibition opens Dec. 5   http://redskeltonmuseum.org/ VINCENNES, Ind. - The Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy will host its inaugural Gift of Giving exhibition, featuring items donated to the Museum from the collection of Isaac “Ike” Murphy of Vincennes. The exhibition opens Dec. 5 and will run through...

November 10, 2017 /  Nominations sought for Red Skelton comedy award VINCENNES, Ind. - According to the legendary comedian Ed Wynn, “A comic says funny things. A comedian says things funny.” The late Red Skelton embodied the spirit of a true comedian, engaging and entertaining audiences for decades through beloved characters, physical comedy, corny jokes, and the humor found in...

October 20, 2017 /  Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy upcoming events LINK to News Photos, click HERE LINK to VU Online Newsroom, click HERE VINCENNES, Ind. - The Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy is sponsoring a number of events and adventures for all ages and the public is invited to attend. On October 29, children ages 6 through 16 are...