Check out all of the opportunities for entertainment, learning, and family fun at Ruthmere for the year.
Let your day slow down every Tuesday afternoon during September and October in Ruthmere's garden (unless inclement weather, it will be moved into the Game Room). 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.
September's End of Quarter Cocktail party will be a Beyond Wedgwood Blue exhibit close-out party on Thursday, September 30th. We will be offering a beer tasting by Wedgewood Brewing, from Middlebury, Indiana. Event will be held 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!
Jennifer Johns, Curator, and Bill Firstenberger, Executive Director, will present a Gallery Talk on the acquisition and conservation of a painting depicting a rope ferry on Tuesday, October 5th, at 11 am at the Havilah Beardsley House. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history.
Our Gallery Talks are sponsored by 1st Source Bank and are free and open to the public.
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 6th, so don't wait!
Ruthmere Museum will have the winner of the Fourth Annual Robert B. Beardsley Piano Prize kicking off the 2021 Ruthmere Fall Concert Series.
Ticket pricing for the 2021 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.
We are welcoming back Nick Susi to our Fall Concert Series. Susi won the second annual Robert B. Beardsley Piano Prize competition.
Carolyn Bonanno, Communications Coordinator, will present a Gallery Talk on the "Queen Victoria's Daughters (personal lives & style)" on Wednesday, November 3rd, at 11 am. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history.
Frank Huang is a Steinway Artist and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Piano at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Previously, he was a faculty member at The College of Wooster and The Cleveland Institute of Music. Dr. Huang’s performances have led him throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
An avid chamber musician, he also enjoys performing with others as he has collaborated with members of the Cleveland Orchestra and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in recitals. Equally active as a soloist with orchestra, he has performed with the Sammamish Symphony, Northwest Philharmonia, Peru National Symphony, Wooster Symphony Orchestra, Central Ohio Symphony, and Sichuan Symphony Orchestra.
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 exceptional performance!
Bob Cross, President of Haselrick and Cross, will present a Gallery Talk on "Decorative Stencil, Gilding, and Wall Covering Restoration" on Thursday, December 2nd, at 11 am in Ruthmere's gameroom. Gallery Talks feature a twenty-minute discussion on an object/artwork within the Ruthmere collection or a person or event in local history.
302 E. Beardsley Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46514