Upcoming Events

A Storied Past Book Cover
Jul 1, 2023 10:00AM to Dec 31, 2024 4:30PM

Press Release: A Storied Past: Collections of Historic Odessa

Book Highlighting Historic Odessa Collections Now Available! A Storied Past: Collections of Historic Odessa brings to light for the first time an extraordinary array of 100 decorative and fine arts from the Foundation’s collections

Exhibit The Corbit – Sharp House, 250th Anniversary, 1774 – 2024
May 14, 2024 10:00AM to Oct 27, 2024 4:30PM

Exhibit: The Corbit – Sharp House, 250th Anniversary, 1774 – 2024

Celebrate the momentous occasion of the 250th Anniversary of The Corbit – Sharp House (1774-2024) by examining numerous Corbit family objects lovingly displayed throughout the National Historic Landmark house.

Tinware Collection
May 28, 2024 10:00AM to Jul 28, 2024 4:00PM

Petite Exhibit: “Cut, Shaped, Soldered & Used: A Tinware Collection”

Artisans in early America called tinsmiths crafted affordable tinware for the general public that included anything from kitchenware to lighting ware to storage ware. 

Photography by Erin Farrell
Jul 2, 2024 10:00AM to Sep 1, 2024 4:30PM

Exhibit: Finding Beauty in the Ordinary: Photography by Erin Farrell

This photography exhibit entitled Finding Beauty in the Ordinary showcases a captivating collection of photographs that reflect Erin Farrell’s twenty year journey of becoming a seasoned professional photographer. 

Photography by Erin Farrell
Jul 11, 2024 6:00PM

Photography Exhibit Reception: Erin Farrell

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to meet the talented professional photographer Erin Farrell. Engage with Erin as she shares her insights and answers your questions about her remarkable ability to capture beauty in the ordinary through her stunning collection of photographs.

Collins-Sharp House
Jul 13, 2024 10:00AM

Visitor Center at Collins-Sharp House – Saturday, July 13th

The Charlese Phillips exhibit, will be closed this Saturday, July 13th, for a private event. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Tickets for tours of Historic Odessa, can be purchased at the Collins-Sharp House (pictured) down the street from the Visitors Center and Cantwell's Tavern.

Thank you!

Jul 20, 2024 10:00AM


Immerse yourself in a monthly American craft workshop series where participants will create an artform using traditional materials and methods taught by experts in each craft to include baskets, bandboxes, hooked rugs, marbleized paper, and floorcloths.  Take home a wonderful hand crafted keepsake.