Monday, September 29, 2014
Wilmington College’s 24th annual Westheimer Peace Symposium will explore aspects of health care in America — while recognizing that all persons deserve access to quality, affordable health services — during an all-day event Oct. 14.
Friday, September 19, 2014
The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College will open its doors for special hours, from noon to 5 p.m., on Saturday (Sept. 27) as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live!
Monday, September 15, 2014
Neil Snarr, emeritus professor of sociology at Wilmington College, will give a presentation on the young men from Clinton County that participated in the World War I relief effort Sept. 30, at 7 p.m., in Wilmington College’s T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.