History/Tourism

The Hayes Train Special Exhibit, A Holiday Tradition

18 Nov , 2020  

By 1808Delaware

As our readers know, we occasionally share news from Fremont, home to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. As a center for celebrating the life and legacy of Delaware’s native son, as well as former resident Lucy Webb Hayes, many Delawareans are keenly interesting in all things Hayes.

A holiday tradition is returning this year to the Library and Museums, The Hayes Train Special.

This intricate, multi-tiered display that winds several trains through a Victorian winter wonderland reminiscent of President Rutherford B. Hayes’ day will open on Saturday, November 28. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Ross Art Museum Returns

18 Jul , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum will reopen to the public Aug. 20 with a continuation of “From the Studio,” an exhibition of works created by six OWU fine arts faculty members. “From the Studio” will be on display from August 20 through October 13 at the Ross, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

According to the show’s artist statement:

“Here you will find a diversity of voices, but also a united sense of purpose and a common goal. For the OWU studio faculty, the art that they produce in their respective studios, and in some cases further afield, is an ongoing exploration of the particular aspects of the visual that intrigue them, much as a scientist might undertake a program of experimentation or as a historian might examine different aspects of a moment in time. … The common goal is in presenting works that are not only visually engaging but also eloquent representatives of the processes of investigation behind them.” More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Faculty Exhibition Opens This Coming Week At the Ross Art Museum

22 Feb , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s fine arts faculty will share their latest creations and expertise in “From the Studio,” a new exhibition on display from February 25 through April 5 at the university’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum. A free, public reception with the OWU artists will be held at 5 PM on February 26 at the museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

In explaining their 2019-2020 biennial exhibit, the artists state: More…

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