Calendar of Events

Blue Star Museums

The Center for History is joining with over 800 other museums across the country to offer free admission to all U.S. military personnel and their families as part of the Blue Star Museums program. The special offer is valid from Memorial Day to Labor Day. A military ID is required.
When: Mon May 26 10:00 AM - Mon September 1 5:00 PM
Where: Center for History

Insights in History - The History of Nuclear Physics at Notre Dame

Michael Wiescher, Frank M. Freimann Professor of Physics, chronicles the history of nuclear physics research at the University of Notre Dame. A tour of the exhibit "From Astrophysics to Zebrafish: 150 Years of Science at Notre Dame" is offered. Admission is $3 or $1 for members. Reservations are required by September 1.
When: Wed September 3 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Center for History

The Gallery After Dark - “Community of the Dead: Remembering the Great War”

Come to the dark side—meet the museum after hours and visit the exhibit World War I: The War to End All Wars. Hear Tom Murphy, Ph.D., IU South Bend, talk about the thousands of American soldiers who left their country for the very first time to fight on foreign soil—and who would never see their homeland again. Take a curator-led tour of “The Home Front” and “Memorial Wall,” offered by Kristie Erickson and Travis Childs. Experience a dramatic reading by Bill Svelmoe, along with a wine-and-cheese reception. $16/adults, $14/members. Reservations required. Call 235-9664, ext. 233 or go online at www.centerforhistory.org. Use “Your Key to History” to earn museum rewards at this event.
When: Thu September 11 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Center for History

Kidsfirst Grows

Kids can run, jump, and more when they explore nine stations of creative fun at this event taking place in Kidsfirst Children's Museum. As they learn about ways to be healthy, kids will create a toothbrush painting, design a custom pillow case, and hear about the lifestyles of pioneer youth from an 1820s "woodsman." Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $5/youth, free/adults, $3/members, and $12/family. Reservations are requested.
When: Sat September 13 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Center for History

White Glove Specialty Tour

On this exclusive, curator-led tour of the 38-room Oliver Mansion, you’ll view items not seen on regular tours. The curator will open closets, cupboards, drawers, cabinets, and more. Tour is limited. Reservations required; call 235-9664, ext. 233. $20/general; $15/members.
When: Sat September 20 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Center for History

Annual Dinner

6:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
7:30 p.m. - Dinner
Join the Center for History in honoring Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. The elegant evening will take place under a tent in the Historic Oliver Gardens of Copshaholm. Tickets are $275 per person or $3,000 for a table of 8. Reservations are required. Seating is limited.
When: Thu October 2 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Center for History

Mystery at the Mansion

When: Fri October 17 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Center for History

Mystery at the Mansion

When: Fri October 24 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Center for History