Art and Artifacts: Eighty-Six Reasons Exhibit Opening

Join us July 7th for our latest exhibit opening! Artist Kimberly Chapman’s work will be showcased at SOHC in companionship with artifacts from the Athens Asylum, which are part of our collections. Chapman’s Eighty-Six Reasons is an exploration of the way early asylums treated women. As this exhibit is centered on

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Exhibit Opening: Some of the People of Athens County 1967 to 1993

Friday, April 12, 2019 5:00 to 7:00 PM Join photographer Bob Devaney for an evening of stories and memories as we celebrate the opening of our latest exhibit, “Some of the People of Athens County 1967 to 1993.” From 1965 to 1969, Bob was a student at Ohio University. He

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Athens Photo Project Familiar Places

New artwork from the Athens Photo Project (APP) is coming to Uptown Athens this weekend! Join APP in the celebration of two major art exhibitions opening this weekend. Familiar Places – The Annual APP Juried Exhibition will open at the Southeast Ohio History Center (24 W. State St.) on Friday,

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Calling all bakers! The Southeast Ohio Gingerbread House Display and Competition is returning to the History Center!

Get your piping bags ready and your gingerbread in the oven! The Southeast Ohio History Center is proud to announce the new Southeast Ohio Gingerbread House Display and Competition. Click Here for Registration Form Rules: 1. Entries must be delivered to the Southeast Ohio History Center, 24 W. State Street,

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State Street Art Walk coming to the History Center

Join us Thursday, June 7th for the State Street Art Walk!  From 5:30pm to 8:30pm join us at the Southeast Ohio History Center to enjoy the art on display as well as art showing at Arts West, Casa Nueva and Passion Works Studio.  For more information go to Arts West

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“The Athens Asylum- 150 Years of a Healing Landscape” OPEN NOW!

For 150 years, the Athens Asylum has been one of our region’s most notable institutions and complex of buildings. Construction began in 1868.  The original cost of construction was $621,000 (equivalent to $15 million today). This facility was not just a hospital. It was its own small community consisting of

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Regional Brick Exhibit Showing Now

In the 1800’s, Bricks were the backbone of our region. Clay found in great abundance here in the Appalachian hills created the perfect location for brick factories, which sprung up in many places, with many faces. Made from Southeast Ohio is our new exhibit focused on all the different, unique

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