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Events Calendar 2014 - 2015

For more information about any of the events listed below please call the Museum at 319-643-5301 or email hoover.webmaster@nara.gov.

There is a new fee policy for special programming and events held at Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum. Programs held in the Figge Auditorium during regular business hours will be free with paid Museum admission. This change will not affect events staged outside the building, Hoover Hometown Days, Summer Movie Nights and Christmas Past.

Shakespeare Christmas
November 15, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Annual holiday exhibit featuring 20 trees decorated with Shakespeare themes.
The History of Civil Rights in Iowa
January 19, 2015
2:00 p.m. in the Hoover Auditorium, historian Michael Zahs presenting, The History of Civil Rights in Iowa.

The Signature of Baseball
January 24, 2015 - March 22, 2015

In honor of Herbert Hoover’s love for baseball this exhibit will include The Kaplan Collection (signed baseballs from world leaders and heads of state); along with the baseball memorabilia of Herbert Hoover and memorabilia of past baseball heroes and local legends.
How Iowa Met Baseball
February 16, 2015
2:00 p.m. in the Hoover Auditorium, Professor John Liepa will speak, How Iowa Met Baseball.
Saturday Movies
March 7, 14, 21, 2015
2:00 p.m. in the Hoover Auditorium. Each Saturday will feature a different baseball movie. Moneyball, Field of Dreams and The Final Season.
The Making of the Great Humanitarian
April 18, 2015 - October 25, 2015
Learn how World War I dramatically altered the life of Herbert Hoover from successful mining engineer to “The Great Humanitarian.”
Kites Over Hoover Park
April 25, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 180 Go! a team of quad-line stunt kite fliers will perform. Bring your kites!
The Millionaires' Unit
May 2, 2015
 This film tells the story of the service and sacrifice of the great untold story of early American aviation in World War One.
Eastern Iowa Brass Band
May 25, 2015
2:00 p.m. Brass band concert.
Eastern Iowa Brass Band
July 4, 2015
2:00 p.m. Brass band concert, outdoors, weather permitting.
Christmas at the Hoover Museum
November 21, 2015 - January 3, 2015
A Christmas tree exhibit.
West Branch, I-80 exit 254 The Museum is open from 9-5 daily (closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Days). For more information please call (319) 643-5301.

 



Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
P.O. Box 488
210 Parkside Drive
West Branch, IA 52358
319-643-5301