April 11, 2023

African Art: Form, Function, and Fraught Histories Exhibit

Although often misunderstood by the West, African art had an enormous impact on the world. While Africans created objects for culturally specific functions, their aesthetics challenged Western society and shaped its perceptions. This exhibit presents the relationship between the cultural functions of African art objects and the historical context of their global influence. The exhibition […]

March 23, 2023

Special exhibit “Chasing Totality: The History and Science of Eclipses.”

On April 8, 2024, Spiegel Grove and the rest of Sandusky County will be plunged into total darkness as the moon completely blots out the sun. Astronomers have known about the 2024 North American Solar Eclipse for more than a century. You can find it predicted to the minute in the 1887 book “Canon of […]

February 23, 2023

Mother’s Day Tea Party

The Shaker Historical Society requests the pleasure of your company for tea and cakes on Saturday, May 13 at 11 a.m.! Make sure not to miss out on a teatime filled with coloring, flowers, and a celebration of (any) loving caregiver and their children. This event will include tea and other beverages, coloring pages, flowers, […]

February 13, 2023

Susan Cook’s Award-winning Quilt Exhibit

The McCook House Museum is featuring the talents of Susan Cook who lives in Orange Township of Carroll County. Her first connection with quilting came through observations made of a grandmother and aunt as they created colorful, heirloom quilts for their family. Susan is proficient in hand quilting and machine quilting. Thus far she has […]

February 3, 2023

2022 Art of Soul! Juried Art Show Awards and Closing Ceremony

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2022 Art of Soul! Juried Art Show! Best of Show Winner “Alpha Omega” – Steve Prince, Hampton, Virginia Second Place Winner “Love Our Women 3” – Morris Howard, Dayton, Ohio Third Place Winner “I and My Cukudu Calabash”- Bamazi Talle, Columbus, Ohio People’s Choice Winner “More […]

December 9, 2022

Hayes Train Special

This operating model train display runs through an intricate Victorian holiday scene. Interactive buttons allow visitors to control aspects of the trains’ movements along the winding, multi-tiered layout. Access to the “Hayes Train Special” is free, although donations will be accepted. Sponsored by Croghan Colonial Bank and the Gordon W. Knight Family.

December 9, 2022

Arctic Exploration Exhibit

For centuries, the Arctic was the ultimate unexplored frontier. Beginning with ancient quests for ultima thule, the “farthest unknown,” explorers tried to chart the shifting, icy landscape at the top of the world. Several expeditions set sail during the 19th century in search for the elusive Northwest Passage, some fated never to return. The Resolute […]

November 11, 2022

2022 Art of Soul! Juried Art Show

The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (NAAMCC) is proud to present its ninth annual national juried art show. The 2022 Art of Soul! Juried Art Show is open now through Sat., Feb. 25, 2023. Twenty-nine artists from across the United States exhibit 43 artworks in response to the theme of Black Love. The artwork […]

June 13, 2022

Behind the Mask: Black Power in Comics

Closing: Sat., Feb. 25, 2023                    Reopening Updated Exhibit: May 2024 Behind the Mask: Black Power in Comics explores the painful and triumphant history of African Americans in comic books. Behind the Mask delves into the history of black comic book characters. With a few exceptions, early […]

June 8, 2022

Hooked Rug Exhibit

This Civil War Museum will be resplendent in color and patterns through the artistic bent of local residents and their artistic ancestors. The community is known for its crafting abilities, as our extensive Fall Quilt Show of last year proved. The small town of Carrollton offers visitors a wonderful shopping experience and fine dining.