History on Tap: Cleveland’s Haunted History

This event will explore Cleveland’s haunted history and highlight our Spiritualist past as well as tales from the Cleveland’s Other Side! Guests will enjoy local treats, craft beverages and themed activities like candlelit storytelling within the historic Hay-McKinney Mansion. The Cleveland History Center is partnering with area group Illumin8 to provide Tarot readings ($) and pop-up talks (free) by local experts.  Open bar wristbands are available online only, but drink tickets will be available to guests all night long.  Costumes not required, but strongly encouraged!

General Admission Prices

Adults | $10

Seniors | $9

WRHS Members | FREE

Open Bar Wristbands (Advance Purchase Only!)

General Admission | $25

WRHS Members | $15

Click here for a full list of upcoming History on Tap dates

History on Tap: Beerfest

Beerfest returns for its 3rd year to the historic Hay-McKinney mansion lawn. Guests will enjoy an early evening outdoors with flights of craft brews from local breweries.  Come immerse yourself in Cleveland’s brewing past—including the story of Cleveland’s famous widow brewer, Magdalena Baehr!

ONLINE TICKET SALES CLOSED | Tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of the event.

General Admission Prices

$5 draft pint

$7 draft tasting duo

$13 draft tasting flight

$15 Open Bar Wrist Band (WRHS MEMBER PRICING – ADVANCE purchase only)

$25 Open Bar Wrist Band Includes Admission (ADVANCE purchase only)

$50 History on Tap/Cleveland Brewing Bus Tour combo ticket

Click here for a full list of upcoming History on Tap dates

Special thanks to our Beerfest sponsors and partners!

Talk & Tours: The Story of Euclid Beach Park

The Story of Euclid Beach Park

Food, rides, and attractions. Why is Euclid Beach Park so very memorable? Join Carousel Volunteer & Training Coordinator John Frato to learn about its beginnings in 1895 and reminisce about its heyday, as well as its final days in 1969. Relive those special memories that Euclid Beach Park holds for Clevelanders, then embark on a short gallery tour to learn more about the real-life artifacts that inspired this program – including our Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

Interested in learning more about Northeast Ohio’s fascinating history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Talk & Tours: Eliot Ness’s Cleveland

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

This Talk & Tour: Eliot Ness’s Cleveland 

Step into post-prohibition Cleveland and learn about the forces that corrupted the city, causing the mayor to reach out to the then famously uncorrupt-able Eliot Ness to lead the city as Safety Director.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Talk & Tours: Eliot Ness’s Cleveland

Join us at 2:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

This Talk & Tour: Eliot Ness’s Cleveland 

Step into post-prohibition Cleveland and learn about the forces that corrupted the city, causing the mayor to reach out to the then famously uncorrupt-able Eliot Ness to lead the city as Safety Director.

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

Smithsonian Channel Screening: The Day We Walked on the Moon

1969, orbiting Earth, three astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, and Buzz Aldrin set out on a likely death mission that could only end in one of three ways: land, abort, or crash.

Join us Saturday, July 20th to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11  moon landing with a special screening of  Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon.

This special screening will be available for multiple viewings throughout the day and is free with museum admission.

 

New Exhibit Opening Party | Si Jolie! French Fashion in Cleveland

Celebrate the opening of the new exhibit, Si Jolie! French Fashion in Cleveland, with a Bastille Day party

in the historic Bingham-Hanna Mansion and Garden.

 

     Enjoy bubbly, French wine & hors d’oeuvres

 Experience the new exhibit in the Chisholm Halle Costume Wing

Tour the new exhibit with the curator

 Show off your garden party attire

Listen to Parisian music

 

This Bastille Day celebration will take place on Sunday, July 14th, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Ticket:

Non- Member | $50

WRHS Member | $40

 

About the exhibit:

Si Jolie! is about French fashion and all of the stories in between. It highlights how Paris fashion motivated Clevelanders to travel abroad, influenced local fashion, inspired the golden age of department stores, and how significant fashion was socially. Guests who visit this new exhibition will travel back in time and experience how fashion and travel have evolved over the years and how similar Clevelanders then were to those living here today.

 

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Talk & Tours: Suffragists of the Western Reserve

Join us at 3:00pm every Wednesday and Saturday from June through August at the Cleveland History Center to enjoy highlights from some our favorite Cleveland stories followed by a short gallery tour to learn more about some of the real-life artifacts that inspired these programs!

FREE with museum admission; Members FREE.

Dates not available: Parade the Circle 6/8 & Euclid Beach Park Day 7/20

This Talk & Tour: Suffragists of the Western Reserve

Come share in the history of strong women who have led the Western Reserve in independent thinking!

 

Interested in learning and hearing more about Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River or other fascinating pieces of Northeast history? Click here to book a Speaking of Cleveland program today.

History on Tap – Uncorked

Come enjoy a garden cocktail party in our historic Italianate gardens!

Explore Cleveland’s rich history in the fine arts and architecture with hands-on experiences and up close looks at original drawings from the architects who built our city. Craft cocktails, wine and beer will be available for purchase.  Purchase your open bar wristband online in advance and SAVE!

General Admission Prices

$4 Beer

$5 Wine

$7 Signature Cocktail

$15 Open Bar Wrist Band (WRHS MEMBER PRICING)

$25 Open Bar Wrist Band Includes Admission (ADVANCE NON-MEMBER PRICING)

$30 Open Bar Wrist Band Includes Admission (DAY OF NON-MEMBER PRICING)

 

Click here for a full list of upcoming History on Tap dates

HISTORY ON TAP: UNCORKED PARTNERS

THANK YOU TO THESE SPONSORS

Behind The Scenes: 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Thursday, June 6th marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France. The Allied invasion of occupied Europe marked a turning point in World War II and was a crucial step in the defeat of Nazi Germany. Join WRHS Chief Curator Eric Rivet for a discussion of the planning and preparations that made D-Day successful and the experiences of the men that fought the battle. You will also have an opportunity to examine and handle the kinds of uniforms and equipment used by the US Army on that fateful day.

This hands-on program lasts one hour and costs $15 / $5 for members (includes museum admission).