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Quaker Heritage Center Presenting Exhibit Highlighting 100th Anniversary of World War I

Monday, July 21, 2014

The so-called “Great War” is featured in the latest Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center gallery exhibit. "The Pity of War: Words and Images of World War I" runs through Dec. 12.

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Quaker Heritage Center to Present Lecture by Historian/Author Paul Buckley

Friday, April 25, 2014

Renowned Quaker historian and author Paul Buckley will speak on the traveling Quaker preacher Elias Hicks (1748-1830) Wednesday (April 30), at 7 p.m., in the T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse at Wilmington College.

Quaker Heritage Center Unveils Two Civil Rights Era Exhibits

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Civil Rights Movement played a defining role in mid-20th century America and set the stage for change in subsequent decades that reached an apex with the election of an African-American president.

Quaker Lecture Presenter Christina Repoley to Address 'Coming Alive'

Monday, January 6, 2014

Christina Repoley will speak on her lengthy, personal process of spiritual discernment that came to fruition with the founding of Quaker Voluntary Service Jan. 30, 7 p.m., in Wilmington College’s T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.

Quaker Heritage Center to Hold Opening Reception Thursday for 'Journey Stories' Exhibit

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Wilmington College’s Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center will look at how mobility has shaped American culture in a new exhibit running from Wednesday (Jan. 8) through Feb. 7. An opening reception for “Journey Stories” will be held Thursday (Jan. 9), at 7:30 p.m.

Isaac Harvey Fund Recipients to Speak on Their Experiences

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Ten Wilmington College students and faculty members that received financial assistance to pursue travel and service experiences in 2013 will speak on their endeavors Wednesday (Nov. 6) at 7:30 p.m., in the T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.

College Holding Run for Congo Women

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

In connection with Lisa Shannon’s presentation, “A Thousand Sisters,” at this month’s Westheimer Peace Symposium (Oct. 16), Wilmington College is holding a 5-kilometer Run for Congo Women Oct. 19, at 10 a.m., at WC’s cross country course.

Annual Westheimer Peace Symposium to Highlight the Plight of Africa

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Wilmington College will place a spotlight on the extraordinary human rights challenges in regions of Africa at the 23rd annual Westheimer Peace Symposium Oct. 16. This year’s topic is “Africa’s Blood, Sweat and Tears: Nonviolent Solutions.”

New Quaker Heritage Center Exhibit Highlights Children of War

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College will present a gallery exhibit titled “A Show of Respect: A Body of Work Painted for the Children of War” Monday (Oct. 7) through Dec. 13. An opening reception will be held Oct. 8.

Quaker Heritage Center to Present "Inspired by Cranes" Art Exhibit

Monday, August 5, 2013

Visitors to the Quaker Heritage Center immediately notice the more than 1,500 origami paper cranes suspended from the gallery ceiling. Now visitors can witness how those cranes inspired one artist, in addition to having an opportunity to create their own artwork.

Crowds Enjoy Wilmington's Civil War Day

Monday, July 15, 2013

Downtown Wilmington was transformed into an exciting living Civil War museum Saturday (July 13) as the wide-rangling "Reflection of Time: A Southern Ohio Civil War Day" commemorated the 150th anniversary of Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan’s raid through Ohio.

150th Anniversary Civil War Exhibit Coming to Quaker Heritage Center

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Clinton County families have the opportunity to learn more about Ohio’s profound impact on the war in the coming weeks through a special traveling exhibit at the Quaker Heritage Center July 3 through 29.

Quaker Heritage Center Presenting 'Bridges of Friendship' Exhibit

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is hosting a display of dolls and books titled “Bridges of Friendship: How Children Learn about Other Cultures” through December.

Quaker Heritage Center Presenting 'We Travel to Learn' Exhibit

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is hosting an exhibit of images highlighting the work of the Isaac Harvey Fund through Aug. 5.

Quaker Heritage Center Presenting 'An Evening with the Lincolns'

Thursday, February 14, 2013

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is hosting a fundraising dinner featuring guests of honor Abraham and Mary Lincoln March 2 at the historic General Denver Hotel in downtown Wilmington.

Japanese-American Visitors Explore Peace Resource Center

Thursday, January 31, 2013

A dozen members of the Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati learned about a unique connection to their ancestors’ homeland that’s practically in their own back yard.

Quaker Heritage Center Exhibit Highlights Frederick Douglass

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College will feature the gallery exhibit, "Frederick Douglass, From Slavery to Freedom: The Journey to New York City," from Feb. 4 through March 1. An opening reception will be held Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

College to Host Community's Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Program

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

This year’s community Martin Luther King Jr. Day program at Wilmington College will recognize the 30th anniversary of the national holiday Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

Students to Speak on Experiences from Washington DC and South Dakota to Peru and Ethiopia

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Students and recent alumni that have benefited from unique travel experiences will speak on their journeys and how the Isaac Harvey Fund made these experiences possible Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.

Quaker Heritage Center Announces Two New Exhibits

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

"Searching for Peace" and "Broadside Prints from Volume IV: You Are Not My Enemy!" will open Monday (Oct. 8) with a special exhibit reception Wednesday (Oct. 10), at 7:30 p.m. The event is free of charge.

Christian, Jew and Muslim to Lead Discussion on Peace

Monday, August 27, 2012

Representatives of three of the world's major religions will lead a panel discussion about peace at Wilmington College Sept. 12, at 7 p.m., in the T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse, which is adjacent to the Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center.

Quaker Heritage Center Hosts 'Evening of Peace' on Hiroshima Anniversary

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

While the reason for gathering together was to remember victims of violence, the spirits of those present on this brilliant summer evening (Aug. 6) afforded a true “Evening for Peace.

Weikart Family Foundation Grants Help Expand Reach of ProjectTRUST

Monday, July 23, 2012

Wilmington College believes its character-building, education program known as ProjectTRUST is significantly improving the culture in local schools by addressing bullying. More than $20,000 in grants from the Weikart Family Foundation allowed ProjectTRUST’s reach to expand in 2012 to now include all four Clinton County school districts.

Wilmington's Civil War Festival Is One Year Out

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Information is being update. Please check back.

WC Prof's UMOJA Choir Wows Judges in World Choir Games

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

The unlikely lyrics, “Just forget about your worries, leave your troubles all behind,” rang out from inside the razor wire perimeter of Warren Correctional Institution July 3 as UMOJA Men’s Chorus unofficially opened the World Choir Games.

UMOJA Men's Chorus Releases New 19-Track Album

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Warren Correctional's UMOJA Men's Chorus’ third album, "Extend a Hand," was released this month in advent of the seventh biennial World Choir Games being held in Cincinnati in early July. UMOJA will compete in the Games’ most unique of categories, most notably those that cannot physically sing in Cincinnati.

Upcoming Events

Quaker Heritage Center Presents 'Friends Abroad: Wilmington Quakers in World War I'
Tuesday, September 30
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Westheimer Peace Symposium
Tuesday, October 14
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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