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Community Events - Calendar of Upcoming Events

OHA’s Second Annual Ghost Talk Believe Them or Not!
October 25, 2:00pm and 7pm, Syracuse University Warehouse Auditorium

Scammers, schemers, charlatans and swindlers from the Salt City’s Past!  These tricksters are a treat!  Experience these past Ghostwalk rogues again, or for the first time,  in the comfort of the Syracuse University Nancy Cantor Warehouse Auditorium in Armory Square!   ‘Do the Talk  without the Walk!’  Reservations made by October 17th:  OHA Members $10, Non-Members, $12; After October 17th:  OHA Members $12, Non-Members $15.  For more information and reservations, please call Karen at (315) 428-1864 x312.   If calling for reservations on the weekend, please call (315) 428-1864 x321.

Gallery Talk: Its In Our Very Name: The Italian Heritage of Syracuse.
October 26, 2:30PM OH Museum

Dennis Connors, OHA's Curator of History, will offer a guided talk through OHA’s newest exhibition, Its In Our Very Name: The Italian Heritage of Syracuse. Participants with local Italian heritage will be invited to add comments from their own family experiences.  Free and open to the public.

Thinkin' 'Bout Lincoln Gallery Talk
October 30, 4:00PM, OH Museum

Thomas Hunter, OHA's Curator of Collections, will discuss the objects inside the 'Thinkin' 'Bout Lincoln' exhibition case, and will show and discuss other items pertaining to the exhibition that are in OHA's collections. Free and open to the public.

Our Glorious Workplaces
November 15, 6-10 pm, TERACAI & CXtec
In honor of TERACAI & CXtec’s history, Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) is proud to announce that its 18th annual fundraising gala, Our Glorious Workplaces, will be celebrated at TERACAI & CXtec on Saturday, November 15, starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $195.  Tables of 10 and sponsorships are also available.  For reservations or more information, call Lynne at (315) 428-1864 x 314. No tickets will be mailed - your PayPal email is your confirmation. Check-in the day of the event.



OHA  Book Club.
November 22, 11:30AM-1:00PM, OH Museum

The  OHA book club will meet to discuss Salt by Mark Kurlansky.  Free and open to the public.

Thinkin' 'Bout Lincoln Gallery Talk
December 4, 4:00PM, OH Museum

Thomas Hunter, OHA's Curator of Collections, will discuss the objects inside the 'Thinkin' 'Bout Lincoln' exhibition case, and will show and discuss other items pertaining to the exhibition that are in OHA's collections. Free and open to the public.

Indigenous Perspectives on Museums & Cultural Centers. December 4 and 5
December 4, 12:00PM-5:00PM, Killian Room, 500 Hall of Languages, Syracuse University

December 4, 6:00PM, Dinner Reception at Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center

December 5, 8:00AM-2:00PM, Killian Room, 500 Hall of Languages, Syracuse University

A collaborative symposium that will bring together highly respected scholars and community organizers. In a series of panels and events, participants will discuss how to effectively communicate an Indigenous perspective on the history of museums as well as in cultural centers. Over the last several decades there have been efforts to transform museums into institutions that help support revitalization of Indigenous Nations and Peoples. Co-sponsors: Onondaga Historical Association and the Skä•noñh-Great Law of Peace Center

Lecture: How Did Syracuse Get Its Name?.
December 7, 2:00PM, OH Museum

Dennis Connors, OHA's Curator of History, will offer an illustrated lecture about why Syracuse was named after an ancient city in Sicily  Free and open to the public.

OHA  Book Club.
December 13, 11:30AM-1:00PM, OH Museum

The  OHA book club will meet to discuss Holiday Pot Luck Stories/Books.  Free and open to the public.

OHA  Book Club.
January 24, 2015, 11:30AM-1:00PM, OH Museum

The  OHA book club will meet to discuss Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, An American Slave.  Free and open to the public.

OHA  Book Club.
February 28, 2015, 11:30AM-1:00PM, OH Museum

The  OHA book club will meet to discuss The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race by John Stauffer.  Free and open to the public.

OHA  Book Club.
March 28, 2015 11:30AM-1:00PM, OH Museum

The  OHA book club will meet to discuss Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull by Barbara Goldsmith.  Free and open to the public.

Evening at the Museum In the spirit of GHOST WALK pay a visit to the Onondaga Historical Association for Evening at the Museum. OHA has collected innumerable stories from Syracuse and Central New York for 150 years. Now you have the opportunity to explore our past in a fun and unique way.   Accompany our knowledgeable night watchman to experience our exhibits in a new light and see who comes out of the woodwork to bring Salt City history to life. Minimum fifteen people, $10 per person.  Please organize your own groups of fifteen.  Please call 428-1864 x312 for more information and reservations.


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Onondaga Historical Association Museum, Research Center & Gift Gallery
321 Montgomery St.,  Syracuse, NY. 13202
Phone 315-428-1864, Fax: 315-471-2133