Archive for June, 2012

Village Closing for the Weekend of June 30 and July 1

Due to the EXTREME this weekend Heritage Village will be closed for the weekend of Saturday June 30 and Sunday July 1. We are sorry for any problems this may have caused. The Village will open back up on Wednesday July 4-the same day as the Endangered Cincinnati Exhibit!

Train Station Exhibit


Heritage Village is currently displaying an exhibit about Chester Park Train Station in the Hayner House ballroom. THe exhibit includes photographs and newspaper articles about the station. It is open Wednesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from 1pm to 5pm.

Quilt Raffle

The Village Quilters are currently making a quilt for a quilt raffle to be held on December 16, 2012. The price for 1 ticket is $1.00 and for 6 tickets it is $5.00. To purchase a ticket(s) or if you have any questions please call the office at 513-563-9484.

Some reminders

  • For those of you who missed the first Summer Paint Out don’t fret there are two more left this summer! The next Summer Paint Out is July 21st from 8:30am to 5:00 pm. Come take advantage of the (hopefully) nice weather and paint the beautiful historic buildings in the Village. No reservations required and it is FREE for all adult artists and high school art students.
  • Are the kids bored already with summer vacation? Why not sign them up for day camp? Heritage Village still has two summer day camps left. The first is Doll Camp, running from July 9-13 and Pioneer Camp frunning July 23-27. Call the office at 513-563-9484 for any questions!

Endangered Cincinnati Exhibit

We here at the Village received more information from the Cincinnati Preservation Association about the Endangered Cincinnati exhibit. Some of the buildings included in the exhibit will be :St. Bernard  B&O 1880s-the former Baltimore and Railroad station has been recommended for listing on the National Historic Register, but has no desigination. The Former Art Academy Building-this buliding was built by the same architect as the Cincinnati Art Museum. The Moore-Knight House located in East Price Hill is also featured in the exhibit. The Moore-Knight house is a major African-American heritage site.

The exhibit opens July 4th and runs until August 26th the cost of admission is $2.00

Endangered Cincinnati Exhibit

Did you know that Cincinnati’s historic culture is slowly being destroyed through the destruction of its buildings and communities? Come join us at HeritageVillagefor our new exhibit, Endangered Cincinnati, to learn about the latest conditions of historic preservation in Cincinnati. The exhibit will open July 4, 2012 and close on August 26, 2012. The cost of admission is $2.00 and the exhibit is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.



(The Gamble House is in danger of being torn down)

Summer Paint Out-June

Summer Paint Out-June

The first of three Summer Paint Outs took place on Saturday June 16th. 8 painters came to the Village and had the opportunity to paint our historic buildings. Their paintings will be featured in Heritage Village Museum’s Art Show in November.

New Date for Shadow Wars Program

Heritage Village Museum has rescheduled the date for the Shadow Wars Program for August 15, 2012. We will be sending out other reminders through other media outlets (Facebook, email and the website).


Tonight’s program Shadow Wars has to be rescheduled for a later date. Heritage Village Museum is sorry for any problems this may have caused. Please keep checking our blog, website, or Facebook page for a new date.

Jessica Mincha as Eleanor Roosevelt

Jessica Mincha as Eleanor Roosevelt

Jessica Michna presented her final first-person program in conjunction with the First Ladies of Fashion exhibit. On June 8, 50 people enjoyed meeting “Eleanor Roosevelt” Afterwards guests spent the rest of the evening eating cheesecake, talking with friends, and with Eleanor Roosevelt.