The Historic Odessa Foundation invites Members and guests to an opening reception for the exhibit, "Take Tea with Me, Gunpowder, Hyson or Bohea: Selections from the Rosemont House Collection of Tea Related Ceramics and Decorative Art."
Experience the 18th century in Odessa through the eyes of its children. What were their responsibilities? How were they educated? What did they do for fun?
Cost: $20, Members $15. Reservations are required.
Any fan of PBS’ Antiques Roadshow will be familiar with the mustachioed and pony-tailed Noel Barrett, the show’s resident vintage toy appraiser, who will be coming to the Historic Houses of Odessa on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 1:30 p.m. to present a free lecture on vintage toys and to examine the Historic Odessa Foundation’s collection of 19th and early 20th century toys.
Crisp air, brilliant color and crackling fires beckon... Members and guests are invited to join us hearthside in welcoming the Fall season.
Bring your antiques and family treasures for identification! Debbie Buckson, HOF Executive Director, Betty Fiske, HOF Contract Conservator, and Jack Jacobs, Independent Antiques Picker will be on hand to discuss your family heirlooms, their condition, and care.
HOF is offering an exciting line up of events for the month of September and program reservations are filling rapidly. Members are requested to please contact Jennifer as soon as possible to ensure their space.
Join us on the front lawn of the magnificent Corbit-Sharp House, overlooking the Appoquinimink River, for an old fashioned evening of fun, food, and great music.
Beginning this month foundation members will receive the HOF e-Newsletter the first of every month! Look for interesting articles about museum projects, new acquisitions, and exciting upcoming programs, and be sure to mark your calendar to attend the wide variety of exhibition openings, lectures, workshops, and special events offered FREE to members throughout the year.
Don't miss 2014 Christmas Holiday Tours! Historic Odessa Foundation continues its tradition of interpreting classic literature for the holiday and this year brings to life The Classic Fairy Tale: Little Snow White.