Upcoming April 2019 Events

This April the Historic Odessa Foundation is hosting two artist receptions open to the public. Interested in touring our historic houses? Reserve a group or school tour for the spring any time Tuesday through Sunday, 10am - 4:30pm.

Artist Receptions

The Odessa Paintings of David Ohlerking

In celebration of the prolific plein-air artist David Ohlerking, the Historic Odessa Foundation invites members and Odessans to a small reception to view the results of this “Pop-up” exhibit on Wednesday, April 3 at 5pm. To RSVP contact Jennifer at 302-378-4119. Learn more »

Middletown HS Advanced Placement Studio Art 

An Opening Reception for the Middletown High School Advanced Placement (AP) Studio Art Exhibit will be held to meet and greet the talented student artists and their inspiring art teacher over some light refreshments on for Friday, April 5 from 6pm to 8pm. FREE to the general public. Learn more »

FREE Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Historic Odessa's annual Easter Egg hunt takes place Sunday, April 14 at the Wilson-Warner House. The hunt is for toddlers to 5th graders—join in the fun! Space is limited and reservations are required, please call (302) 378-4119. Learn more »

Saturdays at the Hearth

Explore the Collins sharp House as our costumed interpreters capture the flavors of authentic 18th century hearth cooking on Saturday, April 13 at 10am. 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. Learn more »

Workshop: Sweet Spring Treats

Join our hearth cooks as we fire up the outdoor oven for a day of baking sweet spring fruit tarts on Tuesday, April 30 at 11am. Space in the oven is limited so make your reservations early by calling 302-378-4119. Learn more »


Your complimentary guided tour, guest passes, discounts, and invitations await when you renew your membership today. Become a member — your gift affords you not only access to the Historic Houses and surrounding gardens, but also helps to preserve, enhance, and share Odessa with visitors, scholars, and students all year long.