News and Events

 at the Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

August Events:

Saturday, August 3
Free admission all day. The Great Humanitarian: Herbert Hoover, a conference, 2:00 - 5:30 p.m.

August 12, Macrame Workshop
You must pre-register, 6:30 p.m.

August 15, Genealogy Workshop
Bring your personal device for free help, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

August 16, West Branch Family Movie Night
Free movie, Pirates of the Caribbean, 6:30 p.m.

August 24, Red Tails, the movie
Archival talk followed by the movie, Red Tails, 1:00 p.m.


Collaborating Collectors: Herbert and Lou Hoover
May 18 - October 27, 2019
An exhibit of rarely displayed, unique personal items belonging to the Hoovers. Most people collect something, and Herbert and Lou Hoover were no different. The Hoover’s collections are made of up things they purchased or began collecting while traveling abroad, domestically, or from just around the corner. Rarely seen items on exhibit include: Chinese blue and white porcelain pairs, Southwestern art, furniture, Belgian flour sacks, paintings, and pieces of Mrs. Hoover’s jewelry.