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What’s Happening Today at the Ohio History Center?
Find out more about the timed programs happening this week at Ohio History Center.
The Tea Room
From Mentorship to Leadership…is a discussion between art advocate and educator, Bettye Stull and her mentee, Jessica Byrd, political strategist, Founder and Chief Doer of Three Point Strategies, LLC. Jessica worked as a gallery docent under Ms. Stull’s leadership at the King Arts Complex, while she was a student at Arts Impact Middle School. Their […]
Presidents Day, 2023
Included with general museum admission. Celebrate Presidents Day, 2023 at the Ohio History Center! Stop by to create your own campaign memorabilia and meet several 1st-person Presidential presenters on the museum floor. Other themed activities will be available throughout the day as well! Presidential presenters on the museum floor from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. […]
Night at the Museum
Here’s your chance to experience the Ohio History Center museum after hours and see whether our exhibits really do come to life! This family event promises to entertain children and adults alike. Dozens of different characters will be roaming the museum, and you can learn all about their unique place in Ohio history. Grab an […]
As A Matter of Black: Film Screening and Discussion
The film, As A Matter of Black is a documentary that chronicled the work of local artists during a time of civil unrest. After a viewing of the film, Donte Woods-Spikes, the filmmaker will talk about the motivation behind his work and will lead a discussion with artists that were featured in the film.
Book Talk: We Are the Troopers
Included with general museum admission. Over nine seasons from 1971 to 1979, one professional football team won seven championships, earning a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the Winningest Team in Pro Football History. In We Are the Troopers: The Women of the Winningest Team in Pro Football History, Toledo native Stephen […]
Pleasures of the Cup: Mayhem at the Museum
This program replaced the originally scheduled Pleasures of the Cup: Monocles & Brandy program. This is due to unforeseen circumstances in the Ohio Village. Pleasures of the Cup: Monocles & Brandy will be back in the future! Join us for a one-of-a-kind Pleasures of the Cup event! When a priceless object, a cast of a […]
55+ Creative Aging: African Inspired Handmade Beads Polymer Clay Class
Series will take place on Thursdays, Mar. 30 - Apr. 27, 2023. Learn how to create a beautiful assortment of imitative African style beads that look just like the real thing using polymer clay! Discover the origin, technique and language of these tribal beads, and make a variety of bead shapes, cane construction, color mixing, […]
Special Film Screening: International Incidents
Included with Museum Admission International Incidents, written and directed by Eric Weltner, chronicles Columbus’s three professional hockey teams that called the city home between 1966 and 1977. All three squads played in the International Hockey League. The documentary film covers their collective history, statistics and anecdotes. Former players, owners, broadcasters and league executives participated in […]
Included with general museum admission. Celebrate the end of winter and learn something new with the family this spring break! Join us at the Ohio History Center for a week of fun and interesting natural history programs from April 5th to April 9th. More information on programing coming soon!
War Maker-Peace Maker: The Dineh Tah’ Navajo Dancers and the Legacy of General William T. Sherman
Included with general museum admission. The Ohio History Connection is honored to present the Dineh Tah' Navajo Dancers as they perform traditional songs and demonstrations, as well as a presentation on General William T. Sherman’s role and legacy in the indigenous peace treaties of the late 19th century.
History After Hours: Totally 80s!
Dig out your crimper, grab your acid wash jeans and pop in your shoulder pads because Ohio History Connection is going back to the eighties! Join us as we jam to classic hits of the decade, play popular games of the era, enjoy toys and activities, and more! More program information coming soon!
Pleasures of the Cup: Drinks of the Speakeasy
Travel back to the 1920s &1930s to a world of bathtub gin, flappers and Speakeasys.
The Sporting Legacy of Neil Johnston
Neil Johnston was a three time NBA scoring champion, the first NBA player to master the hook shot and a member of 8 different “Hall of Fame’s”, including the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Yet, even in his hometown of Chillicothe, Ohio he is considered by many an obscure athlete. Join us Saturday, May […]