The Over-the-Rhine Museum is delighted to announce the next installment in our lecture series, “Three Acts in Over-the-Rhine” on Thursday, April 4, at First Lutheran Church, 1208 Race Street in Over-the-Rhine. Doors will open at 6 PM and the program will begin at 6:30 PM. Tickets can be reserved at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/three-acts-the-changing-places-of-over-the-rhine-tickets-59277121466
The Over-the-Rhine Museum is thrilled to announce the next installment in our quarterly lecture series, “Three Acts in Over-the-Rhine” on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at Chatfield College, 1544 Central Parkway in Over-the-Rhine.
In partnership with the Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival, our next Three Acts event will be a twist on our usual three short talks featuring three short films with a question and answer period for film makers and participants.
The hot and sticky Cincinnati summers have led to some wonderful diversions. Join us for three short talks about the revelry and playful pastimes that have seen Over-the-Rhine’s residents through the summer heat. This next “Three Acts in Over-the-Rhine” will be on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at The Over-the-Rhine Community Center, 1710 Race Street in Over-the-Rhine.
We all know Over-the-Rhine is changing fast. As new residents arrive, established groups are working to maintain and expand the communities they have built. The Over-the-Rhine Museum is thrilled to welcome three community builders to share their stories. Please join us for our tenth Three Acts in Over-the-Rhine Program: Community Building in Over-the-Rhine, on Thursday, March 15 at Chatfield College, 1544 Central Parkway.
What would holiday season be without hot chocolate, cookies, and candy canes? Just in time for Christmas, we will explore Over-the-Rhine’s legacy candy businesses and the neighborhood’s sweet new arrivals at our ninth Three Acts Program. Come out and learn more about the stories of Maverick Chocolate, Doscher’s Candy, and Velveteen Chocolate!
At our very first History Harvest, the Over-the-Rhine Museum is seeking stories and documents to help tell the stories of Over-the-Rhine’s past. Visitors will be able to talk with historians in an informal setting, share their personal and family documents with the museum, and record stories of Over-the-Rhine’s past.
The Over-the-Rhine Museum is excited to offer our Oral History interviewer training! Our board member Dann Woellert will show you how to use our recording equipment, how to deal with permission forms, and what kind of questions to ask during interviews.
The Over-the-Rhine Museum is excited to announce the eighth in our Three Acts Lecture Series: Mapping Over-the-Rhine. Before the smart phone GPS and location technology, we used good old fashioned maps to get around and orient ourselves. This event will take place on Thursday, September 7, at Graydon on Main at 1421 Main Street.
We have all heard about the amazing history above ground in Over-the-Rhine. But there are many tantalizing tales that exist below ground, in the neighborhood’s secret beer tunnels, its crypts and forgotten burial sites like Washington Park, and in the sewage system and privies. Our next “Three Acts Under-the-Rhine” will take place on Thursday, June 29, 2017, at St. Francis Seraph Church at Liberty and Vine Streets in Over-the-Rhine.
The Over-the-Rhine Museum is thrilled to announce our “Three Musical Acts in Over-the-Rhine” on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the historic Woodward Theater, 1404 Main Street. It will be a night of music and stories with three amazing local performances – Molly Sullivan, Katie Laur with Ma Crow, and Jake Speed and the Freddies.
Would you go to the Over-The-Rhine Museum? What do you expect to see at the Over-The-Rhine Museum? These are the types of questions we need answers to as we consider the future of the museum. This is a session to train you on the survey instrument. Actual surveys will be conducted on Saturday March 18 and Saturday March 25 between 10 am and 2 pm.
If you are interested in talking with Over-The-Rhine residents, past and present, about their experiences in the neighborhood, this is the event for you! We will be hosting an Oral History best practices training on Saturday Feb. 25th at 10am at Graydon on Main to equip you with the tools to conduct interviews with current and former neighborhood residents.
This time we're focusing on Feeding Over-The-Rhine. Join the Over-the-Rhine Museum for an engaging evening of conversation about building community through food. Our featured speakers are: Marvin Smith, owner of Ollie's Trolley, Joe Tucker, son of long-time Tucker’s operators, and Kate Zaidan, owner/operator of Dean's Mediterranean Imports.
On May 16th Over-the-Rhine Museum will be presenting at the Fuel the Fire event. This is a crowd sourced funding event sponsored by Fuel Cincinnati held at MadTree Brewing. It's $20 to attend (if you buy your ticket in advance) and that money goes to fund the winning project. Click image to find out more!
Doors open at 6pm; event lasts from 6:30pm until 8pm; light refreshments will be available. The presenters include Jennifer Summers and Larry Fogle of the Peaslee Neighborhood Center, Dr. Christine Anderson, an Associate Professor of History at Xavier University and Dr. Eric Jackson, an Associate Professor of History at Northern Kentucky University.
Calling all preservationists and history buffs! We are marching in the Bockfest Parade! Come hang out with us and represent Historic Preservation in our city and the heritage in Over-the-Rhine. We will be joining our friends, Cincinnati Preservation Collective, for a critical mass of preservationists.
Cincinnati’s new Over-the-Rhine Museum will host nationally celebrated museums expert, Ruth Abram to speak in Cincinnati on Friday, January 22, 2016. Ms. Abram’s talk on “Museums as Vehicles for Social Change,” will take place at Cincinnati’s Mercantile Library. We look forward to exposing our local audience to Ruth’s innovative museum work, particularly at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.
The second of a quarterly series. Three short lectures reveal histories of tenement experience and local heritage in Over-the-Rhine. Michael Henson will explore the Appalachian presence in Over-the-Rhine, from the 1950s through the 1970s. Rob Gioielli’s discussion will explore how the story of the pig helps us understand the place of Cincinnati, and Dann Woellert will share stories on the German immigrants who founded the Turnverein Gymnastics clubs in Over-the-Rhine.
In the 19th century, Cincinnati had the second most densely populated neighborhood in the country, just behind New York City. Cincinnati also had more tenement buildings than Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and St. Louis combined. The tour explores tenements in Cincinnati, delving into a few specific buildings, their residents and how their lives were shaped by their dense urban homes.