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Eclipsing History at the Wood County Museum

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd, Bowling Green, Ohio

In conjunction with the podcast series 'Eclipsing History,' museums across Western Ohio will host a physical exhibit about the history of eclipses in the region in connection to the main themes explored in the podcast series. This exhibit will also feature replicas of historical astronomy objects. Hosting museums include the Wood County Museum, Fort Meigs Historic Site, and the Hancock ... Read More

Manifestation of Light Exhibit

Shaker Historical Society and Museum 16740 S Park Blvd, Shaker Heights, Ohio

Inspired by the 2024 solar eclipse, 'Manifestation of Light: Exploring the Shakers' Celestial Inspiration' is an ambitious exhibition that delves into the Shaker religious sect's use of celestial light sources, such as the sun, moon, and stars, in their artwork, writings, and worship. This exhibition is on view at the Shaker Historical Society from March 8 through August 11, 2024. ... Read More

Sustaining Museums for Future Climates– OMA 2024 Conference

Sawmill Creek Resort 400 Sawmill Creek Dr W, Huron, Ohio

The Ohio Museums Association will hold its 2024 annual conference, 'Sustaining Museums for Future Climates,' April 13-15, 2024 in Sandusky. In so many areas of our regular life the climates are changing from what was usual in the past. In the museum world, sustainability and shifts in climates are happening too, and encompass a broad range of topics and impacts. ... Read More

Self-Determination Strategies of Free Black Communities in the Old Northwest

Virtual

For the final installment of the lecture series, Migration and Removal: Documenting the Historically Underrepresented Voices of Westward Expansion, the Litchfield Historical Society is excited to be hosting Jill Rowe for a virtual discussion on her book, Invisible in Plain Sight: Self-Determination Strategies of Free Blacks in the Old Northwest on Sunday, April 14th at 3:00 p.m. on Zoom. Rowe’s ... Read More

WeREAD Book Discussion: New Kid (part 2)

Westerville Public Library Uptown 126 South State Street, Westerville, Ohio

Read the graphic novel New Kid by Jerry Craft, then dive into rich conversations about racial identity, code-switching, marginalizing behaviors, and the emotions associated with them. The first session will cover the first half of the book. The second session will cover the second half of the book. Attendance is welcome but not required for both sessions.  Register for this event here. ... Read More

Online WeREAD Book Discussion: New Kid (part 2)

Virtual

Read the graphic novel New Kid by Jerry Craft, then dive into rich conversations about racial identity, code-switching, marginalizing behaviors, and the emotions associated with them. The first session will cover the first half of the book. The second session will cover the second half of the book. Attendance is welcome but not required for both sessions.  Register for this event here. ... Read More

Virtual Author Visit with Jerry Craft

Virtual

After discussing the book New Kid all this month, enjoy a virtual chat with Jerry Craft, the author!  Register for this event here. Space may be limited. Brought to you by WeRISE for Greater Westerville.About this Initiative: WeREAD is a community-wide read initiative with the goal of bringing our community together through dialogue and activities while also inspiring us to advance WeRISE for Greater Westerville’s mission ... Read More

Humanities Happy Hour

Ohio Humanities 541 W Rich St, Columbus, Ohio

Calling all humanists! Stop by the Ohio Humanities office at 541 W Rich St in Franklinton to enjoy a happy hour drink and network with humanities professionals from across Central Ohio on Thursday, April 18 from 4:30-6:00pm. Humanities Happy Hour is a quarterly gathering hosted by Ohio Humanities. Anyone who is passionate about the humanities is welcome to attend, including ... Read More

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2024 Ohioana Book Festival: Celebrating Ohio’s Books

Columbus Metropolitan Library Main Library 96 S Grant Ave, Columbus, Ohio

The 2024 Ohioana Book Festival will be the 18th annual celebration of reading, writing, and Ohio literature. The festival, first presented in 2007, is free and open to the public. More than 120 Ohio authors and illustrators will take part. Programming will be include panel discussions and live podcast recordings, a book fair; plus story times and activities for children ... Read More

Cannabis Americana Exhibit Opening

Cannabis Museum 16050 Canaanville Road, Athens, Ohio

Visit the Cannabis Museum in Athens, Ohio for the opening of their exhibit, "Cannabis Americana: The Golden Age of Cannabis Medicine & The End of the Hempire" on April 20th!

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541 West Rich Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Office: 614.461.7802

ohc@ohiohumanities.org


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