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June 2019

Glory of Germania Lecture by Reinhard Andress, PhD

June 2 @ 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, June 2nd for a talk by Reinhard Andress, PhD of Loyola University Chicago. Some 25 feet high, 14 feet wide, and consisting of over 1,000 tiles, the "Glory of Germania" is a huge porcelain wall painting made by the Royal Porcelain Factory in Berlin and sent by the German Empire to the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago, where it was seen by millions. In it, the goddess Germania reigns supreme as a manifestation of…

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Basket Weaving Workshop with Tracy!

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Tracy Welch returns to the GAHC for another basket weaving workshop! Each student will weave an 8x11 rectangular basket featuring a solid woven base, woven sides, round and dyed reeds, and handles on each side. All materials and tool will be supplied. This class is good for beginners and veterans alike! This workshop will occur Sunday, June 16 from 1-5PM. Cost: $40 for Members $45 for Nonmembers RSVP ONLY at 563.322.8844 SPACE IS EXTREMELY LIMITED

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2nd Annual Best of the Wurst Sausage Competition

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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$5

Join us on Saturday, June 22 from 11am-3pm for our second annual Best of the Wurst Sausage Competition! Sample sausage from local vendors, purchase delicious food, enjoy an ice cold beer, music by the Guttenberg German Band, and vote for the "Best of the Wurst!" Tickets are $5. Children under 12 are free!

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Meet the Schumanns

June 29 @ 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 Saturday, June 29th at 2pm for a lecture by Jacob Bancks. She was Europe's greatest pianist; He was a leading musical thinker with a dark side. Her father forbade their marriage; He took her father to court and won. Come meet Robert and Clara Schumann, the Nineteenth Century's most celebrated musical couple. This program is included with general admission: Adult: $5 | Senior: $4 | Child: $3 | Member: Free

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Kaffee und Kuchen

June 30 @ 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, June 30th at 2pm for a special double presentation. Wake up with a history of coffee presented by Greg Wolf of the Quad City Botanical Center followed by a presentation on "Kaffee & Kuchen" in Germany and Switzerland by Suzanne Tanner of Suzanne's Swiss Bakery. Samples of Melitta coffee and Suzanne's Swiss Bakery Berliners available! Supply Limited! This program included with general admission: Adult: $5 | Senior: $4 | Child: $3 | Member: Free

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