The Historic Odessa Foundation is proud to exhibit the picturesque paintings of the noted central Delaware artist H. Earl Abbott, Jr. The paintings are from the artist’s personal collection and many are exhibited publicly for the first time.
To reserve a tree for the 2019 Holiday Tour season or for more information on creating a tree with your family, club, or school visit, please download and submit the registration form via fax or email. The deadline for registration forms is November 8th.
On public display for the first time is a charming private collection of chalkwares to be discovered on display at the National Historic Register Wilson-Warner House. Don’t miss this petite display included with admission for the fall and Christmas seasons.
Every evening throughout the month of October the Historic Odessa Foundation’s buildings will be awash in pink light in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Visitors can stop by after dusk to view the landmarks in all of their pink splendor.
Delaware Shakespeare Festival returns to a world of specters and spirits this October with a performance of “Shakespeare, Poe & Friends: A Night of Readings from the Dark Side,” at Historic Odessa’s Stone Stable.
Explore the Collins sharp House as our costumed interpreters capture the flavors of authentic 18th century hearth cooking. Savor the sights and aromas of mouthwatering dishes cooked over an open fire using the tools, recipes and techniques used in colonial Odessa. Admission is included in the general tour.
Meghan will guide you through a Vinyasa Flow (breath linked movement) class each Tuesday evening in the beautiful Visitor's Center, 201 Main St., Odessa. Beginners are always encouraged to try their first class here in our non-judgmental and welcoming community.
Meghan will guide you through a Vinyasa Flow (breath linked movement) class each Thursday morning in the beautiful Visitor's Center, 201 Main St., Odessa. Beginners are always encouraged to try their first class here in our non-judgmental and welcoming community.
Children and adults alike, plan to come to the HOF Visitor’s Center to paint (glaze) an animal chalkware (ceramic) figure like the chalkware figures of the 19th century.
Join us for a school tour designed just for homeschoolers. Take your family back in time to explore the 18th century in colonial Odessa. Our tour offers a unique and well-documented picture of early American life, with interactive, hands-on educational workshops.
Come marvel at the wonderfully diverse collection of artworks created by members of The Artists’ Exchange of Delaware on view at the Historic Odessa Foundation.
Meet the talented professional artists of The Artists’ Exchange of Delaware and discover their diversity of contemporary artwork at the Historic Odessa Foundation’s Visitor Center.
Teachers and administrators are invited to a workshop showcasing the HOF’s new secondary program workshops.