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Events Calendar 2017

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

Programs held in the Figge (Hoover) Auditorium during regular business hours will be free with paid Museum admission.

C-SPAN'S American Presidents:
Life Portraits
May 13 - October 29, 2017

A presidential portrait exhibit created by C-SPAN. Portraits by Chas Fagan and biographical sketches and objects from all of the U.S. presidents.
Smart About Presidents
Children's Program
August 10, 10:00 am
Grades 4-6. Guided tours of the American Presidents exhibit and play presidential games.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Remembered
Sept. 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

Author and storyteller Marie Tschopp will present, Mary Ingalls: The College Years a powerpoint presentation.

Naturalization Ceremony
September 15, 2017, 1:30 pm

In celebration of Constitution Day, candidates will take the oath of allegiance to the United States of America in a ceremony on the grounds of the Hoover National Historic Site.

Museum Day Live!
September 23, 2017
Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration by Smithsonian magazine. Participating Museums offer free admission for two people, download your ticket here.
Book Talk
October 15, 2017, 2:00 p.m.

Author Kenneth Whyte will discuss his new book, "Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times."

Tales of the Sea
Nov. 18 - Jan. 7, 2018

An exhibit of Christmas trees.

Christmas Past Celebration
The Young Footliters
Dec. 1 & 2, 2017

The Young Footliters, an Iowa City children's acting group, will perform on the stage at the Hoover Museum.

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-Museum
P.O. Box 488
210 Parkside Drive
West Branch, IA 52358 | 319-643-5301