Celebrate the Holidays at Historic Odessa!
Holiday Exhibit: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
For the past 30 years the Historic Odessa Foundation has celebrated children’s literature by recreating scenes from the classics. In honor of the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, the period rooms of the National Historic Register, Wilson-Warner House have been transformed into fantastic vignettes adapted from Lewis Carroll’s classic tale. Read More »
When: Through Dec. 31
Demonstration: Festive Foods
Top off your holiday tour at the Collins-Sharp House as the Historic Odessa Foundation hearth cooks prepare a sumptuous holiday feast. While parents are enjoying the sights and smells of hearthside cooking, children are invited to create their own “Alice in Wonderland” holiday ornament. Read More »
When: Saturday, Dec. 12 and 19, 10am-3pm
Lecture: 150 Years of Wonderland
Carolyn Vega, curator of the "Alice: 150 Years in Wonderland" exhibit at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City, presents an engaging account of the genesis, publication, and enduring appeal of Lewis Carroll's classic tale. Read More »
When: Wed, Dec. 16, 6:30pm
Holiday Candlelight Tour
Get into the Christmas spirit by attending a special evening candlelight guided tour offered by the curator of the Christmas exhibit, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The curator will describe the inspiration and process behind the furnishings and decorations for each room vignette.
At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House. Read More »
When: Thurs., Dec. 17, 7 to 8:30pm
Also in December...
Dec 13 - Workshop: Illustrate Alice
Dec. 17 - Curator Christmas Exhibit Presentation
Dec. 20 - Lewis Carroll's Christmas Greetings