The Gathering at Garst 2013 Will Highlight Darke County
Updated 17 May, 2013
Planning is well underway for the third Gathering at Garst in Greenville, Ohio.
DCHS Presents Heritage Award to John and Karen Burkett
Updated 23 April, 2013
This year’s recipients of the Darke County Historical Society’s Heritage Award are a couple for all ages. The Burketts’ impact on teaching history as living history reenactors has been instrumental at the Garst Museum, in our community, and nationally. John and Karen Burkett were presented the 2013 Heritage Award during the Darke County Historical Society’s Annual Membership Meeting on March 26, 2013.
WBGU-TV Scenic Stops PBS Video Link
Updated 28 May, 2013
WBGU-TV Scenic Stops PBS show features Garst Museum and The National Annie Oakley Center as part of a tour of museums in northwest Ohio. The Scenic Stops episode can be viewed online.
Garst Museum Appreciates Volunteers
Updated 19 Mar, 2013
On Friday, October 26, 2012, the Garst Museum honored the many volunteers who faithfully give of their time so visitors will have an enjoyable and educational visit to the museum.
More Museum News
|The Gathering at Garst 2013
The Gathering at Garst: A Garden of Antiques and Art is returning to the Garst Museum grounds in Greenville, Ohio on July 27 and 28. The Gathering, held outside in the beautiful park-like setting behind the Garst Museum, will again be a quality, juried show that features vendors in the following categories; artists, antique vendors, skilled historical craftsmen, primitive folk- artists, garden exhibitors, farmers market, specialty, and food vendors. In partnership with the Darke County Park District, this year’s Gathering will feature a living history encampment that represents the time period from the French and Indian War through the Civil War.
Public admission to The Gathering at Garst is free. Regular admission prices to tour the museum apply. All proceeds will benefit the Garst Museum.
Event hours will be from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm on Saturday, July 27 and from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday, July 28.
The Gathering at Garst has a website where vendors can get applications and the public can access detailed information.
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Annie’s Wild West Gala
Thank you to all that attended the 2013 Annie’s Wild West Gala. It was a HUGE success thanks to you!
Museum in a Suitcase Programs
The Garst Museum is excited to announce an additional traveling Museum in a Suitcase program. The new program is specifically created for groups of children ranging from the second to sixth grades. Garst Museum docents will bring a suitcase of museum artifacts to your local group or classroom and present a unique program highlighting the Garst Museum. The forty-five to sixty minute programs are free and are available for schools and activities such as Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, or 4-H clubs.
Garst Museum also offers a Museum in a Suitcase program for local adult groups. Both Museum in a Suitcase programs are offered at no charge and include opportunities to handle museum artifacts and to learn and reminisce about times gone by.
For more information about either Museum in a Suitcase program, please contact the Garst Museum at 937-548-5250 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Annie Oakley Center Foundation
The purpose of the Annie Oakley Center Foundation is to promote the memory of Annie Oakley, to create and maintain exhibits in cooperation with the Garst Museum of Darke County, Ohio, to receive funds for the support thereof, to acquire and preserve Annie Oakley memorabilia and to conduct any and all activities in to further these objectives.
Garst Museum is proud to be a Distinctive Destination of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. We welcome all National Trust members to receive a discount of 10% off admission and gift shop purchases when visiting the Garst Museum.