Ruthmere presents Gallery Talks the first Thursday of each month at 11am. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history. Gallery Talks are free and open to the public.
February 1 - Gallery Talk 11am - The Czar Nicholas II & Collections at Ruthmere -Carolyn Bonanno, Communications Coordinator, and Victoria Johnston, Outreach Curator - Ruthmere Museum
March 7 - Gallery Talk 11am - Staffordshire Dog Statue -Jennifer Johns, Curator - Havilah Beardsley House
April 5 - Gallery Talk 11am - Steuben Glass -Joy Olsen, Collections Manager - Ruthmere Museum
May 4- Gallery Talk 11am - Nine Greek Muses -Mark Doddington, Membership Coordinator -Havilah Beardsley House
June 2- Gallery Talk 11am - Hearths at the Havilah Beardsley House -Victoria Johnston, Outreach Curator -Havilah Beardsley House
July 3- Gallery Talk 11am - Conversation Chair -Bill Firstenberger, Executive Director -Ruthmere
August 1- Gallery Talk 11am - Summer Kitchens -Jennifer Johns, Curator -Havilah Beardsley House
September 6- Gallery Talk 11am - Rodin Sculptures -Marty Weber, Docent -Ruthmere
October 5- Gallery Talk 11am - Elkhart Railroads and the Beardsley Family Connection -Steve Barton, Docent -Havilah Beardsley House
November 7- Gallery Talk 11am - Presidential China - Karen Nicholson, Docent - Ruthmere 3rd floor* NOTE: requires climbing steep staircase.
December 4- Gallery Talk 11am -History of the Christmas Tree -Havilah Beardsley House