Category Archives: Programs

Two New Dates for Behind the Scenes Tours

Our “Behind the Scenes” tour of Civil War collections is booked for June, but we have added two more dates in late July! Although most of the American Civil War was fought outside of Ohio’s borders, more than 300,000 Ohioans … Continue reading

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Stay Cool on Saturdays in June at the Ohio Historical Center

If you are looking for a way to beat the heat in June, visit the Ohio Historical Center. In addition to our new exhibit, Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See, there will be staff talks on the museum floor every … Continue reading

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Staff Talks at the Historical Center Continue in May

Our series of staff talks continues! Come to the Ohio Historical Center on Saturdays in May to learn more about archaeology, history and preservation. Programs are free with admission and start at 2:30 PM on the museum floor. Here are … Continue reading

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Traveling Exhibit: Ohio & the Civil War, 150 Years Later

How did a song shape the Civil War? Which Ohioan was almost single-handedly responsible for the Union Army’s financial stability? The Civil War 150th Anniversary traveling exhibit, Ohio & the Civil War, 150 Years Later is a new exhibit produced … Continue reading

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Saturdays are Hopping at the Historical Center

If you are looking for something to do on a rainy April afternoon, stop by the Ohio Historical Center. In addition to our new exhibit, Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See, there will be programs or discussion sessions every Saturday … Continue reading

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Civil War Commemoration Kicks Off on April 10

The Ohio Civil War 150 Committee and the Ohio Historical Society cordially invites you to attend the kick-off celebration of Ohio’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. There will be a muster event held on Sunday, April … Continue reading

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New Exhibit Opening April 1

Controversy: Pieces that You Don’t Normally See Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See is opening Friday, April 1, 2011, at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio. The exhibit is an innovative departure from previous exhibits in that it focuses … Continue reading

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Bring Your Hard Hat

The McCook House is undergoing major renovations. Take a behind the scenes tour with project architect Chris Buchanan to see what is being done to preserve this historic home. Date: Saturday, January 22 Time: 2 PM Location: 15 S. Lisbon … Continue reading

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Vote OHS for Best Museum in Columbus

The Ohio Historical Society has been nominated as a contender for best museum in Columbus by Columbus Alive! Take the poll and vote for us. Voting goes through February 28. Pass it on to your family and friends and ask … Continue reading

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It’s Official!

The Ohio Historical Society has been reaccredited by the American Association of Museums. Six OHS historic sites and museums have been accredited for the first time: Adena Mansion Gardens in Chillicothe Armstrong Air & Space Museum in Wapakoneta Campus Martius … Continue reading

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