Updates

Looking Back on History on a Fork

We had dinner in Luxembourg, Ireland, Germany, Romania, Mexico, Greece, Italy, Puerto Rico, and the Jewish…

Almost There! Dunham Fund Challenge Grant Update

Our recent Annual Fund Drive did well but still came a bit shy of our $25,000…

Images of Aurora by Perry Slade Available

Perry Slade makes incomparable images of Aurora.  And now we have them at The Aurora Shop. …

Aurora Story Treasure Hunt

We were so glad to see so many new and familiar faces at the March 2018 Museums…

Retired Wayne’s World Banners Available

Here's your chance to own an authentic (but retired) outdoor banner advertising Aurora Downtown's homage to…

Rachel Barton Pine: A Tribute To Maud Powell

Andy Aurora – Man About Town

Andy Aurora, the 1964 figure used by the city of Aurora to promote its image, is…

Aurora Museums After Dark

Aurora Museums After Dark welcomes visitors to downtown museums after hours on three Thursdays in 2018.…

Tanner House Holidays 2017: Room Decorating Contest Results

Favorite rooms at the Tanner House chosen by secret ballot of visitors. First Place: PARLOR  …

Vintage Aurora 2018 Calendar: Transportation

The annual calendar from the Aurora Historical Society is available at the society’s gift shop, The…

Aurora’s Favorite Donut: Harner’s Bakery

AURORA’S TOP DONUT IS FROM… Harner’s Bakery. Tied for second place in the taste-off on April…

Collections Spotlight: Ann Swan’s Map Sampler

By Jennifer Putzier, Curator. The article originally appeared in the Aurora Historical Society e-news, January 2010…