Mini Photo Exhibit: 50 Years Ago — Aurora in 1969

David L. Pierce Art & History Center 20 East Downer Place, Aurora

Located in the display case on the first floor of the David L. Pierce Art & History Center, the mini photo exhibit shows scenes from Aurora in 1969.

Free

Photo Exhibit: Aurora Then & Now in Photographs

David L. Pierce Art & History Center 20 East Downer Place, Aurora

Located within the Aurora Story exhibit on the second floor of the David L. Pierce Art & History Center, this photo exhibit displays historic scenes from around Aurora and their present-day setting.

Free

Museums After Dark (August 2019)

David L. Pierce Art & History Center 20 East Downer Place, Aurora

Aurora Museums After Dark welcomes visitors to downtown museums after hours on three Thursdays in 2019.

Free

Tanner House Tours – Geared for Children 4-10

Tanner House Museum 304 Oak Avenue, Aurora

Built in 1857, this Italianate-style house was the home to prominent merchant William Tanner and his family.  The family owned the home until 1936 when it was donated to the Aurora Historical Society.  The house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

The house features high ceilings, oak grained woodwork, ornate plaster decoration, and antique furnishings.  Visit us and take a step back into the Victorian era.

Free

Tanner House Tours – 2019 Season

Tanner House Museum 304 Oak Avenue, Aurora

Built in 1857, this Italianate-style house was the home to prominent merchant William Tanner and his family.  The family owned the home until 1936 when it was donated to the Aurora Historical Society.  The house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

The house features high ceilings, oak grained woodwork, ornate plaster decoration, and antique furnishings.  Visit us and take a step back into the Victorian era.

Free

2nd Annual Ukulele Fest

David L. Pierce Art & History Center 20 East Downer Place, Aurora

The David L. Pierce Art & History Center will be open during the 2nd Annual Ukulele Fest. Visit our Gift Shop, the mini photo exhibit on the first floor, explore…

Free

Tanner House Tours – Geared For Children 4-10

Tanner House Museum 304 Oak Avenue, Aurora

Built in 1857, this Italianate-style house was the home to prominent merchant William Tanner and his family.  The family owned the home until 1936 when it was donated to the Aurora Historical Society.  The house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

The house features high ceilings, oak grained woodwork, ornate plaster decoration, and antique furnishings.  Visit us and take a step back into the Victorian era.

Free

Exhibit: Quilts — Art, History, Community

David L. Pierce Art & History Center 20 East Downer Place, Aurora

An exhibit of historic quilts from the collection of the Aurora Historical Society will be on display.

The visiting curator for the exhibit, Erin Howard, says that of the numerous quilts owned by the society, the two dozen she has chosen reflect some aspect of art, history or community.

Free

Members-Only Event

One of the perks of being a member of the Aurora Historical Society is members-only private events.

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