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Pleasures of the Cup: Mad for Martinis
Join in for Pleasure of the Cup Mad for Martinis. Take a step back into 1950s in this 21 and over event!
Mid-Ohio Food Collective Community Resource Fair
Mid-Ohio Food Collective, in partnership with the Columbus Museums for All initiative, will be hosting a community resource fair on Friday, August 19, 3–7 p.m. at The Ohio History Connection’s historic Ohio Village. This free event is welcome to all families looking to enroll and access resources throughout the Columbus provider networks. Come visit with […]
Crime and Corruption
Join us as we explore the seedy side of history with Crime & Corruption! Bring the entire family and engage with fun activities linked to Ohio’s diverse and unique criminal past.
Special Film Screening: Peerless City
Sat., Aug. 27, 2022 • 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Ohio History Center, Columbus Portsmouth, Ohio was once promoted as the “peerless city,” brimming with industry. Built upon the banks of the Ohio River, people came to Portsmouth for opportunity. Businesses named themselves after their location, and the city counted Peerless City Motors, Peerless City […]
Ohio Cup Vintage Baseball Tournament
Over the Labor Day weekend 25+ Vintage baseball Teams converge on the grounds of the Ohio History Center for some good old fashioned baseball games!
History After Hours: Night in the 1890s
Explore Ohio Village after hours as we relive the 1890s! This is a 21 and over exclusive event.
Victorian Sci-fi Weekend
Join us as we explore the bright future envisioned by those living in the Victorian Era!
Celebrando – A Dialogue on Latinx and Hispanic Communities
Sat. Sept. 17, 2022 • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Ohio History Center, Columbus Included with museum admission We are uniting with cultural organizations from around America to pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have enriched our nation and society. Join us as we learn about Latino heritage from the perspectives of […]
Ask a Curator: Quilts and Clothing
Sat. Sept. 24, 2022 • 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Ohio History Center, Columbus Included with general admission Fall officially arrives September 22, and as temperatures begin to cool you may find yourself reaching into your closet for the warm jacket you found at a vintage store or that cozy quilt that has been in […]
Weaving for Ages 55+
Thurs. Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10 & 17, 2022 Ohio History Center, Columbus $40/Participant $35/OHC member participant A beginners weaving class for folks 55 years young and older. During this eight-week course, participants will be instructed in the art of weaving, both in historical and contemporary styles. Participants will become proficient […]
Ohio Archaeology Day, 2022
Sat. Oct 1, 2022 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ohio History Center, Columbus Join us for a special day exploring Ohio archaeology! More information coming soon, please check back here for an updated list of the days programmed activities. The Greater Columbus Arts Council
White House Ghosts and Other D.C. Hauntings
Sat. Oct. 22, 2022 • 1 p.m. Ohio History Center, Columbus Included with general admission Why is there a British soldier still “lingering” around the White House? Is that William Henry Harrison rummaging around in the attic? Which First Ladies are sometimes “spotted” in the East Room or White House garden? Who was that “tapping” […]
Ask a Curator – Military Items and Photographs
Join our collections team as we help our visitors to determine what it is they think they have in their own personal collection.