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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. 

Collins-Sharp House
Jun 2, 2024 1:00PM

Visitor Center at Collins-Sharp House – Sunday, June 2nd

The Charlese Phillips exhibit, will be closed this Sunday, June 2nd, 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!

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.

Brewfest 2024 cheers
Sep 7, 2024 12:00PM

Save the Date: 11th Annual Odessa Brewfest

The annual Odessa Brewfest comes to historic Odessa on Saturday, September 7th, 2024. 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.

ARTISAN CRAFT WORKSHOP SERIES: Hooked Rugs
Aug 17, 2024 10:00AM

ARTISAN CRAFT WORKSHOP SERIES: Hooked Rugs

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.

ARTISAN CRAFT WORKSHOP SERIES: Floorcloths
Oct 19, 2024 10:00AM

ARTISAN CRAFT WORKSHOP SERIES: Floorcloths

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.

ARTISAN CRAFT WORKSHOP SERIES: Marbleized Paper
Sep 21, 2024 10:00AM

ARTISAN CRAFT WORKSHOP SERIES: Marbleized Paper

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.

ARTISAN CRAFT WORKSHOP SERIES: Bandboxes
Jul 20, 2024 10:00AM

ARTISAN CRAFT WORKSHOP SERIES: Bandboxes

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.

ARTISAN CRAFT WORKSHOP SERIES Basket Weaving
Jun 22, 2024 10:00AM

ARTISAN CRAFT WORKSHOP SERIES: Basket Weaving

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.

The Paintings of Laussat Richter Rogers
Sep 3, 2024 10:00AM to Oct 27, 2024 4:30PM

Art Exhibit: An Artist for all Seasons: The Paintings of Laussat Richter Rogers (1866-1957)

Rediscover the plein air paintings by the multi-talented early 20th century New Castle, Delaware artist Laussat Richter Rogers on exhibit from private collections from across the state and some on display publicly for the first time. 

Collins-Sharp House
Apr 17, 2024 10:00AM

Visitor Center at Collins-Sharp House – Wednesday, April 17th

The showcase, Odessa High School AP Art and Design, will be closed this Wednesday, April 17th, 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!

Book Sale April 20th
Apr 20, 2024 10:00AM to Apr 21, 2024 4:00PM

Book Sale: HOF Celebrates Library Month

HOF Celebrates Library Month with Book Sale