December 7, 2022

Book Talk: Collective Chaos: A Roller Derby Team Memoir

Included with general museum admission. This presentation is part of our Champion of Sports series: check out Ohio: Champion of Sports before its gone! Since the 1930s, Roller Derby has thrilled audiences of all ages. This full-contact sport has a wild history and has pushed the boundaries of gender norms for decades. Hear Columbus’ own […]

November 13, 2022

Special Film Screening: Mohawk Monopoly

Included with Museum Admission Written and directed by Eric Weltner. The Mohawk Monopoly explores the Cincinnati Mohawks’ dominance of the International Hockey League while an affiliate of the dynastic Montreal Canadiens in the 1950s. The history is chronicled through motion footage, still imagery, motion graphics and player commentary (including 9-time Stanley Cup champion coach Scotty […]

September 30, 2022

Book Talk: Women’s American Football: Breaking Barriers On and Off the Field

Included with museum admission. Tackle football has been primarily viewed as a male sport, but at a time when men’s participation rates are decreasing, an increasing number of women are entering the gridiron-and they have a long history of doing so. Women’s American Football is a narrative history of girls and women participating in American […]

May 2, 2022

Raising the Bar: The Columbus Pacesetters

Women have played football in Ohio for decades. In 1965, women’s football teams from Akron and Cleveland began playing games across the Midwest.