Public Programs

Check out all of the opportunities for entertainment, learning, and family fun at Ruthmere for the year.

Upcoming Ruthmere events

    • 28 Oct 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ruthmere Game Room
    • 6
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    We are welcoming back Nick Susi to our Fall Concert Series. Susi won the second annual Robert B. Beardsley Piano Prize competition. 

    Ticket pricing for the 2021 Fall Concert Series is as follows: Single concert non-members $40 per seat. Single concert Ruthmere Members $25 per seat. Season Pass for all four concerts with reserved seating is $100 per seat (available ONLY to Ruthmere Members).  Note: Non-member Fall Concert ticket price includes a 10-day trial membership. Ruthmere Fall Concerts are considered private party events.

     For more information, or to make reservations call Ruthmere at 574-264-0330 ext. 104. All concerts begin at 7pm and seating is limited on a first come, first seated basis.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The first three concerts are on a Thursday, and the last one, a Friday.

    • 03 Nov 2021
    • 11:00 AM
    • Ruthmere
    • 28
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    Carolyn Bonanno, Communications Coordinator, will present a Gallery Talk on the "Queen Victoria's Daughters (personal lives & style)" on Wednesday, November 3rd, at 11 am. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history. 

    Our Gallery Talks are sponsored by 1st Source Bank and are free and open to the public.


    • 11 Nov 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ruthmere Game Room
    • 10
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    Frank Huang is a Steinway Artist and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Piano at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Previously, he was a faculty member at The College of Wooster and The Cleveland Institute of Music. Dr. Huang’s performances have led him throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

    An avid chamber musician, he also enjoys performing with others as he has collaborated with members of the Cleveland Orchestra and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in recitals. Equally active as a soloist with orchestra, he has performed with the Sammamish Symphony, Northwest Philharmonia, Peru National Symphony, Wooster Symphony Orchestra, Central Ohio Symphony, and Sichuan Symphony Orchestra. 


    Ticket pricing for the 2021 Fall Concert Series is as follows: Single concert non-members $40 per seat. Single concert Ruthmere Members $25 per seat. Season Pass for all four concerts with reserved seating is $100 per seat (available ONLY to Ruthmere Members).  Note: Non-member Fall Concert ticket price includes a 10-day trial membership. Ruthmere Fall Concerts are considered private party events.

     For more information, or to make reservations call Ruthmere at 574-264-0330 ext. 104. All concerts begin at 7pm and seating is limited on a first come, first seated basis.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The first three concerts are on a Thursday, and the last one, a Friday.

    • 26 Nov 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ruthmere Game Room
    • 7
    Register


    Elkhart favorite son Nicholas Roth will treat Ruthmere patrons with his annual "Black Friday Concert, " the Friday evening after Thanksgiving, what a way to celebrate the holiday!  Nicholas is Professor of piano at Drake University. Don't miss Nicholas Roth for this exceptional performance!

    Ticket pricing for the 2021 Fall Concert Series is as follows: Single concert non-members $40 per seat. Single concert Ruthmere Members $25 per seat. Season Pass for all four concerts with reserved seating is $100 per seat (available ONLY to Ruthmere Members).  Note: Non-member Fall Concert ticket price includes a 10-day trial membership. Ruthmere Fall Concerts are considered private party events.

     For more information, or to make reservations call Ruthmere at 574-264-0330 ext. 104. All concerts begin at 7pm and seating is limited on a first come, first seated basis.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The first three concerts are on a Thursday, and the last one, a Friday.

    • 02 Dec 2021
    • 11:00 AM
    • Ruthmere
    • 35
    Register

    Bob Cross, President of Haselrick and Cross, will present a Gallery Talk on  "Decorative Stencil, Gilding, and Wall Covering Restoration" on Thursday, December 2nd, at 11 am in Ruthmere's gameroom. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history. 

    Our Gallery Talks are sponsored by 1st Source Bank and are free and open to the public.


    • 05 Dec 2021
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 0
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    Come celebrate the holiday season at Ruthmere at our Tea with Mrs. Claus. Come hear the secrets that only the wife of the 'jolly ole' elf ', himself would know. The tables are set with our best china and linens, and our young ladies and gentlemen enjoy sweet tea, cookies and tea sandwiches made for little fingers while our grown-up guests are served an assortment of fine teas, sweets and savories. 

    Make reservations early, she will only be here one day! (She will need to get back to help the old guy!) Come in your most festive attire and bring your lists, too! Adults $25, Students $10, Members $20. Reservations required with advance purchase or call 574-264-0330 ext. 104. Ages 4 and up.   


(574)-264-0330

(888)-287-7696


302 E. Beardsley Ave.

Elkhart, IN 46514

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