• 12

    May, 17

  • UNDERSTANDING WORLD CULTURES: Antique Eastern Prayer Rugs

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    May 12 @ 11:00 am - July 23 @ 4:00 pm

    Prayer rug design emerged early in the history of Islam.   It is usually a small rug used to kneel on during prayer.  However, the design of these rugs developed into a popular genre of carpet.   Learn about them and the culture that inspired them.   Prayer rugs displayed will be from the museum’s collection, as well […]

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  • 28

    Jun, 17

  • A Trip To Turkey

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Join Judy Kalich on a reminiscence of her trip to Turkey; with a slide presentation and a display of objects she brought back representing the culture of this extraordinary place. Judy offers an excellent presentation, covering the culture, geography and economy of the places she visits. Reservations required. FREE!

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  • 06

    Jul, 17

  • Old-Time Children’s Games in the Garden

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Rolling Hoops, Game of Graces, Jaxs, Marbles; enjoy the merriment of these old fashioned games – an excellent family program. Please note these programs are weather dependent. Phone the museum at 603 352-0460 if weather is questionable.  FREE!

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  • 12

    Jul, 17

  • The Art of Antique Eastern Prayer Rugs

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Join Peter Pap for a presentation on the design, construction and symbolism of Islamic prayer rugs. Peter has been dealing in antique oriental rugs for over 37 years and is recognized internationally by collectors and decorators as one of the country’s foremost experts in antique oriental rugs, carpets and tribal weavings. With galleries in San […]

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  • 20

    Jul, 17

  • Old-Time Children’s Games in the Garden

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Rolling Hoops, Game of Graces, Jaxs, Marbles; enjoy the merriment of these old fashioned games – an excellent family program. Please note these programs are weather dependent. Phone the museum at 603 352-0460 if weather is questionable.

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  • 02

    Aug, 17

  • UNDERSTANDING WORLD CULTURES: Hinduism

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    August 2 @ 11:00 am - September 17 @ 4:00 pm

    An exhibit of antique Hindu objects from the museum’s collection,  as well as items on loan from the Mariposa Museum.   The exhibit will include an overview of this rich and ancient spiritual belief. The exhibit can be viewed Wednesdays through Sundays from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. FREE

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  • 17

    Aug, 17

  • AN EVENING OF CANDLELIGHT CROQUET

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    A revival of the garden party, featuring 3 garden croquet courts, Japanese lanterns, and lemonade ; all under candlelight in the museum’s beautiful city garden.  Add to the fun by wearing vintage clothing or garden party hats (optional). Please note this program is weather dependent; call the museum at 603 352-0460 if weather is questionable. […]

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  • 19

    Aug, 17

  • JANMASHTAMI

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    In India, the birthday of Lord Krishna is marked with great devotion and enthusiasm in late summer. All over India this day is celebrated with devotional songs and dances, pujas, arti, blowing of the conch and rocking the cradle of baby Sri Krishna.  Join local Artist Bijaya Paul for traditional songs, dance and a puppet […]

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  • 08

    Sep, 17

  • Return of the Cougar

    September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

     Join Antioch University and the Horatio Colony House Museum & Nature Preserve as we celebrate 30 years of partnership by welcoming Sue Morse, the founder of Keeping Track®, a highly regarded wildlife expert and tracker in North America. Sue has been featured on PBS Window to the Wild. She will share her findings and award […]

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  • 09

    Sep, 17

  • WILDLIFE HIKE WITH SUE MORSE

    September 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

     Join Sue Morse, founder of Keeping Track®, for a group hike at the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve. Sue will guide the group to identify wildlife tracks and other signs, explaining in detail how the signs came into being and the wealth of detail they reveal about the animals that leave them. Meet at the preserve […]

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