Upcoming Events

Children's Vintage Art MAterials
Jul 13, 2021 10:00AM to Sep 14, 2021 4:00PM

Petite Exhibit: Children's Vintage Art Materials

Remember your first watercolor paint set and how the brilliant colors flowed effortlessly off the soft brush onto the white paper? 

Paintings & Prints by Richard Clifton
Aug 31, 2021 10:00AM to Oct 31, 2021 4:30PM

Exhibit: THE WONDERS OF WILDLIFE: Paintings & Prints by Richard Clifton

The Historic Odessa Foundation is honored to present the photo realistic wildlife paintings and prints of the nationally acclaimed Milford, Delaware artist Richard Clifton. 

Sep 9, 2021 6:00PM

Outdoor Walking Tour

Join us the second Thursday of every month for an evening outdoor tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

Sep 11, 2021 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Saturdays at the Hearth: From the Larder

Bring the whole family and explore the role of children in the colonial kitchen and garden.

Odessa Brewfest participant toast
Sep 11, 2021 12:00PM

Save the Date: 8th Annual Odessa Brewfest

The annual Odessa Brewfest comes to historic Odessa on Saturday, September 11th, 2021. All attendees have access to food & merchandise vendors, live bands, sponsor tables, and more! Your ticket to the Odessa Brewfest gets you unlimited sampling of beer during the full duration of the festival.

Richard Clifton Reception
Sep 16, 2021 6:00PM

Reception: Meet the Artist, Richard Clifton

The public is invited to be introduced to the national award winning wildlife and waterfowl artist whose realistic acrylic paintings and prints are on display at the Historic Odessa Foundation Visitor Center. 

Sep 17, 2021 10:00AM to Nov 5, 2021 5:00PM

2021 Storybook Trees Registration Ends November 5th

The Historic Odessa Foundation celebrates children’s literature and a love of reading by showcasing holiday trees decorated by community and school groups in the National Historic RegisterCorbit-Sharp House.  The exhibit will run from November 16th through December 30th and will be open as part of “Christmas in Odessa” on December 4, 2021.  Storybook Trees registration form go out to former participants and local schools/daycares and youth groups.  Forms will also be available to the general public at the HOF Visitors Center and on the HOF website.

Collins-Sharp House
Sep 22, 2021 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Open House: Wet Your Whistle, Collins-Sharp House

Join us this summer, as we welcome visitors for the third of our 3-month tour series.