Upcoming Events

Upcoming events

    • 03 Sep 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 18
    Register

    Let your day slow down every Tuesday afternoon during the months of September and October in Ruthmere's garden. Watch the butterflies chase the dragonflies while you sip your tea. Bring your own favorite tea cup, or borrow one of ours. Meet your friends, make new friends, or enjoy a quiet seat alone to read a book. Light tea foods will be served. Cost is $10 per person with very limited seating. 

    • 07 Sep 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Arts Reference Library
    Register

    Marty Weber, docent, will present a Gallery Talk about Camille Claudel on Saturday, September 7th at the Robert B. Beardsley Arts Reference Library at 11am. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history. Gallery Talks are free and open to the public. 


    • 10 Sep 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 20
    Register

    Let your day slow down every Tuesday afternoon during the months of September and October in Ruthmere's garden. Watch the butterflies chase the dragonflies while you sip your tea. Bring your own favorite tea cup, or borrow one of ours. Meet your friends, make new friends, or enjoy a quiet seat alone to read a book. Light tea foods will be served. Cost is $10 per person with very limited seating. 

    • 17 Sep 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 20
    Register

    Let your day slow down every Tuesday afternoon during the months of September and October in Ruthmere's garden. Watch the butterflies chase the dragonflies while you sip your tea. Bring your own favorite tea cup, or borrow one of ours. Meet your friends, make new friends, or enjoy a quiet seat alone to read a book. Light tea foods will be served. Cost is $10 per person with very limited seating. 

    • 21 Sep 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    Register


    Cocktails on Beardsley is a two-mansion progressive cocktail party for the ages. Seating is extremely limited and reservations are required.

    Ticket to attend is $150 per person. Underwriting opportunities available at $2,500 and $1,000 levels.  Underwriters may purchase additional guest tickets for just $100 per person. 

    For questions, contact Bill Firstenberger, Executive Director, at 574-264-0330 ext. 105 or email bfirstenberger@ruthmere.org.

    • 22 Sep 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • Ruthmere Game Room & AMC movie theater
    • 3
    Register

    Please join us for a Downton Abbey themed afternoon tea held in Ruthmere's elegant Game Room. When tea is finished we will all join together at AMC Classic 14 to view the movie opening weekend! $30 per person includes both tea and movie. Costumes are strongly encouraged!
    Hurry! Seating is limited. 
    • 24 Sep 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 20
    Register

    Let your day slow down every Tuesday afternoon during the months of September and October in Ruthmere's garden. Watch the butterflies chase the dragonflies while you sip your tea. Bring your own favorite tea cup, or borrow one of ours. Meet your friends, make new friends, or enjoy a quiet seat alone to read a book. Light tea foods will be served. Cost is $10 per person with very limited seating. 

    • 28 Sep 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 57
    Register

    Ruthmere Museum is proud to announce the Second Annual Robert B. Beardsley Piano Prize Competition on Saturday, September 28 in the Ruthmere Game Room. In what is sure to become a new cherished Ruthmere tradition, Ruthmere seeks to discover the next piano virtuoso in the music world. Come listen to our six finalists compete for our panel of distinguished judges. Tickets are available to the general public for just $5 a person. Doors open at 11am. The competition will begin at Noon. Individual artist performance time are yet to be determined.

    The Beardsley Cup, composed of sterling silver and manufactured in 1907 in London, resides in a new custom built display case with the names of the winners of the Beardsley Competition. Please contact Ruthmere Museum at (574) 264-0330 ext. 107 if you have any questions regarding the competition.



    • 01 Oct 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 20
    Register

    Let your day slow down every Tuesday afternoon during October in Ruthmere's Game Room (unless weather permits outdoors). Bring your own favorite tea cup, or borrow one of ours. Meet your friends, make new friends, or enjoy a quiet seat alone to read a book. Light tea foods will be served. Cost is $10 per person with very limited seating. 

    • 02 Oct 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Havilah Beardsley House
    Register

    Martin Mullins, a family history consultant, will present a Gallery Talk about genealogy on Wednesday, October 2nd at the Havilah Beardsley House at 11am. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history. Gallery Talks are free and open to the public. 


    • 03 Oct 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Register

    Autumn End of Quarter Cocktail party will be French Cognac & Brandy on Thursday, October 3rd at the Havilah Beardsley House. Admission for members and their guests is $10 per person; Bronze Patron members and higher get complimentary admissions to each EOQ event. We encourage Business Members to attend these events as a great networking opportunity!




    • 08 Oct 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 20
    Register

    Let your day slow down every Tuesday afternoon during October in Ruthmere's Game Room (unless weather permits outdoors). Bring your own favorite tea cup, or borrow one of ours. Meet your friends, make new friends, or enjoy a quiet seat alone to read a book. Light tea foods will be served. Cost is $10 per person with very limited seating. 

    • 10 Oct 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ruthmere Game Room
    • 63
    Register

    The winner of our Beardsley Piano Prize Competition, will be our featured entertainment for the evening of October 10, 2019. 

    Ticket pricing for the 2019 Fall Concert Series is as follows: Single concert non-members $40 per seat. Single concert Ruthmere Members $25 per seat. Season Pass for all four concerts with reserved seating is $100 per seat (available ONLY to Ruthmere Members).  Note: Non-member Fall Concert ticket price includes a 10-day trial membership. Ruthmere Fall Concerts are considered private party events.
     
     For more information, or to make reservations call Ruthmere at 574-264-0330 ext. 104. All concerts begin at 7pm and seating is limited on a first come, first seated basis.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The first three concerts are on a Thursday, and the last one, a Friday.

    • 10 Oct 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ruthmere Game Room
    • 65
    Register

    The 2019 Ruthmere Fall Concert Season

    CLICK ON THE GREEN "REGISTER" BUTTON BELOW LEFT TO PURCHASE SPONSORSHIPS OR SEASON TICKETS.

    October 10 - Winner of the 
    Beardsley Piano Prize

    October 24 - The Goshen Faculty Trio

    November 7 - Matthew Graybil

    November 29 - Nicholas Roth


    NOTE: Sponsors receive both reserved seating and admission to the pre-concert  Artist's Preview Reception for each concert date.  This reception is held in the Robert Beardsley Arts Reference Library at 6pm and feature champagne toast, paired hors d'oeuvres, and an opportunity to meet the artist.

    Season Ticket holders receive reserved seating.

    For more information, or to make reservations call Ruthmere at 574-264-0330 ext. 104. All concerts begin at 7pm and open seating is limited on a first come, first seated basis behind reserved seats.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The first three concerts are on a Thursday, and the last one, a Friday.


    • 13 Oct 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 40
    Register

    Back by popular demand is our Witches Brew Tea! Eye of Newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog- Adder's fork and blind- worm's sting, lizard's leg and howlet's wing. Spooked yet? Climb on your favorite broom and fly over to Ruthmere for our fall Witches Brew Tea. Adults $25, Students $10, Members $20. Reservations required with advance purchase or call 574-264-0330 ext. 104. Ages 4 and up. Registration ends October 4th, so don't wait!   



    • 15 Oct 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 20
    Register

    Let your day slow down every Tuesday afternoon during October in Ruthmere's Game Room (unless weather permits outdoors). Bring your own favorite tea cup, or borrow one of ours. Meet your friends, make new friends, or enjoy a quiet seat alone to read a book. Light tea foods will be served. Cost is $10 per person with very limited seating. 

    • 22 Oct 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 20
    Register

    Let your day slow down every Tuesday afternoon during October in Ruthmere's Game Room (unless weather permits outdoors). Bring your own favorite tea cup, or borrow one of ours. Meet your friends, make new friends, or enjoy a quiet seat alone to read a book. Light tea foods will be served. Cost is $10 per person with very limited seating. 

    • 24 Oct 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ruthmere Game Room
    • 65
    Register

    The Goshen Faculty Trio will be performing on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 7pm.

    Ticket pricing for the 2019 Fall Concert Series is as follows: Single concert non-members $40 per seat. Single concert Ruthmere Members $25 per seat. Season Pass for all four concerts with reserved seating is $100 per seat (available ONLY to Ruthmere Members).  Note: Non-member Fall Concert ticket price includes a 10-day trial membership. Ruthmere Fall Concerts are considered private party events.

    For more information, or to make reservations call Ruthmere at 574-264-0330 ext. 104. All concerts begin at 7pm and seating is limited on a first come, first seated basis.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The first three concerts are on a Thursday, and the last one, a Friday.

    • 29 Oct 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Ruthmere
    • 20
    Register

    Let your day slow down every Tuesday afternoon during October in Ruthmere's Game Room (unless weather permits outdoors). Bring your own favorite tea cup, or borrow one of ours. Meet your friends, make new friends, or enjoy a quiet seat alone to read a book. Light tea foods will be served. Cost is $10 per person with very limited seating. 

    • 07 Nov 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Ruthmere
    Register

    Randy Roberts, Assistant Curator at Midwest Museum of American Art, will present a Gallery Talk about the Hudson Valley School on Saturday, November 7th at Ruthmere at 11am. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history. Gallery Talks are free and open to the public. 



    • 07 Nov 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ruthmere Game Room
    • 65
    Register

    Matthew Graybil will be performing on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 7pm.

    Ticket pricing for the 2019 Fall Concert Series is as follows: Single concert non-members $40 per seat. Single concert Ruthmere Members $25 per seat. Season Pass for all four concerts with reserved seating is $100 per seat (available ONLY to Ruthmere Members).  Note: Non-member Fall Concert ticket price includes a 10-day trial membership. Ruthmere Fall Concerts are considered private party events.

    For more information, or to make reservations call Ruthmere at 574-264-0330 ext. 104. All concerts begin at 7pm and seating is limited on a first come, first seated basis.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The first three concerts are on a Thursday, and the last one, a Friday.

    • 29 Nov 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ruthmere Game Room
    • 65
    Register

    Elkhart favorite son Nicholas Roth will treat Ruthmere patrons with his annual "Black Friday Concert, " the Friday evening after Thanksgiving, what a way to celebrate the holiday!  Nicholas is Professor of piano at Drake University. Don't miss Nicholas Roth for this once in a lifetime performance!

    Ticket pricing for the 2019 Fall Concert Series is as follows: Single concert non-members $40 per seat. Single concert Ruthmere Members $25 per seat. Season Pass for all four concerts with reserved seating is $100 per seat (available ONLY to Ruthmere Members).  Note: Non-member Fall Concert ticket price includes a 10-day trial membership. Ruthmere Fall Concerts are considered private party events.

    For more information, or to make reservations call Ruthmere at 574-264-0330 ext. 104. All concerts begin at 7pm and seating is limited on a first come, first seated basis.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The first three concerts are on a Thursday, and the last one, a Friday.

    • 06 Dec 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Havilah Beardsley House
    Register

    This month's Gallery Talk will be about Bonneyville Mill and presented by Courtney Franke, Interpretor, on Friday, December 6th at the Havilah Beardsley House at 11am. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history. Gallery Talks are free and open to the public. 



    • 08 Jan 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Register

    January's End of Quarter Cocktail party will be "New Year's Resolution: Try Something New" on Wednesday, January 8th.  Admission for members and their guests is $10 per person; Bronze Patron members and higher get complimentary admissions to each EOQ event. We encourage Business Members to attend these events as a great networking opportunity!





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