Join the History Museum and Fleet Feet Sports Fox Valley for a fun summer of exploring local history by foot and bicycle. The program series occurs this summer and fall! 2017 schedule coming soon!


Visit the Get Up and Go webpage for more information, schedule, and registration. 

 Curator Emily Rock at 920-735-9370 x. 115 or emily@myhistorymuseum.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION

UPCOMING EVENTS

Lecture: Appleton as a Sundown Town
Saturday, April 1, 2017
11:00am
Free
 
Stella by Starlight, the Fox Cities Reads book of 2017, describes the experiences of Black Americans in 1930s North Carolina.  By contrast there were no Blacks in Appleton in the 1930s. Join Dr. Sabrina Robins for a talk about what occurred to make Appleton a “Sundown Town” in the 1930s and how that legacy slowly changed. Presented in partnership with
Fox Cities Reads.

Alexander Hamilton: A "Play" On History
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
6:30pm
Free
 
Discover the "real" Alexander Hamilton with historian and Constitution expert John P. Kaminski during a special discussion of the revolutionary's life. Learn how Kaminski's experiences as a historian writing about Hamilton differ from the playwright's experience creating the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, "Alexander Hamilton." Kaminski will also sign copies of his Wisconsin Historical Society Press word portrait, Alexander Hamilton: From Obscurity to Greatness (available for purchase). This event is co-hosted by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. Seating is limited; reserve your seat for this important discussion at emily@myhistorymuseum.org. 


Silent Film Series: Across to Singapore

​Monday, May 22, 2017

6:30pm, doors open at 6

​$7.00 per person


​It's romance and adventure on the high seas in this 1928 film starring Joan Crawford and Ramon Navarro. See a young Crawford before her famous feud. Film will be shown with live organ accompaniment by Frank Rippl. Refreshments available for purchase. Presented in partnership with the Packerland Theater Organ Society.


Lunchtime Organ Recital: Dr. David Bohn

​Wednesday, July 5, 2017

12:15pm

Free


​Organist Dr. David Bohn will perform a selection of pieces in this free concert. He will be playing the 1926 Austin theater organ in the museum's Ogilvie Hall. This program is part of the local summer Lunchtime Organ Recital series. 


Silent Film Series: Buster Keaton's Steamboat Bill, Jr.
​Monday, August 21, 2017
6:30pm, doors open at 6
​$7.00 per person

​A bumbling son joins his father to save the family riverboat business--and classic Buster Keaton shenanigans ensue! Come watch one of Keaton's most acclaimed films. Film will be shown with live organ accompaniment by Frank Rippl. Refreshments available for purchase. Presented in partnership with the Packerland Theater Organ Society.

Tuesday - Sunday

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI

920-735-9370