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July 2019

Teen Zither Workshop

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join musician Anne Prinz for this fun teen zither workshop! Be introduced to the soothing sounds of this unique instrument - the zither! All supplies provided. Pre-Registration & Pre-Payment Required. Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spots today by calling us at 563-322-8844 Scholarships are available thanks to the generosity of the HAVLife Foundation - call to inquire!

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Summer Zither Concert

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us on Sunday, July 21st for the Davenport Zither Ensemble's annual summer concert. The Davenport Zither Ensemble will hold their summer zither concert at the German American Heritage Center. Come and hear the soothing sounds of this traditional German instrument. Listen to traditional folk-songs, or maybe a more contemporary piece you're more likely to recognize. The group is the largest Zither group in the Midwest and is sure to entertain! $5 suggested donation!

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Teen Printing Workshop

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join artist Joseph Lappie for this fun teen printing workshop! Be introduced to this unique and versatile art medium. All supplies provided. Pre-Registration & Pre-Payment Required. Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spot today by calling us at 563-322-8844 Scholarships are available thanks to the generosity of the HAVLife Foundation - call to inquire!

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August 2019

25th Anniversary Scherenschnitte Workshop

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Keith Bonnstetter joins us on August 3rd with the art of paper design cutting! Enjoy two designs, one 2-D and the other 3-D, inspired by GAHC's 25th Anniversary. 2D Session: 10-11am | 3D Session: 11:30-1pm Members: $15 | Non-Members: $20 Members Only Deal: Both Sessions for $25 Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spots today by calling us at 563-322-8844

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25th Anniversary Celebration

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us on Sunday, August 4 from 12-5pm as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the German American Heritage Center & Museum! At this celebration we will look back on the last 25 years and look forward to many more. The day's festivities will include some words from those involved with the GAHC from the beginning, Kaffee und Kuchen, a performance by the Davenport Zither Ensemble, and more! This event is free and open to the public. Program of events…

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Teen Photography Workshop

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join photographer Kevin Schaefer for this fun teen photo collage workshop! Be introduced to this creative and versatile art medium. All supplies provided. Members: $15 | Non-Members: $20 Pre-Registration & Pre-Payment Required. Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spot today by calling us at 563-322-8844 Scholarships are available thanks to the generosity of the HAVLife Foundation - call to inquire!

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Iowa City Beer Riots of 1884

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us on Sunday, August 11 at 2pm for a presentation by Dr. Glenn Ehrstine about the Iowa City Beer Riots of 1884. On 13 August 1884, violence broke out at the trial of Iowa City brewers Conrad Graf and John Dostal, who were charged with having violated the state's New Prohibition law. Local Czechs, Germans, and Irish were not about to give up their drink without a fight, and before the day was out, a rampaging mob had severely…

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Innovations of Engineering

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us on Sunday, August 18th at 2pm for "Innovations of Engineering," a child-friendly, hands-on program presented by educators from the Putnam Museum! Engineers work together to solve the major challenges of our time and shape the world of today and tomorrow. Participants will be introduced to the engineering design process using a design challenge that promotes teamwork, critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving. This program is Free, but space is limited! Call 563-322-8844 or RSVP on Eventbrite.com to reserve…

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