Happy Thanksgiving!

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

"I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual."  - Henry David Thoreau Our buildings will be closed to allow our staff and volunteers the time to celebrate with their families.

Buildings Closed

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

"I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual."  - Henry David Thoreau Our buildings will be closed to allow our staff and volunteers the time to celebrate with their families.

Small Business Saturday

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

Join us for Small Business Saturday in our Museum Gift Shop! Small Business Saturday is a national shopping day that takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, SBS kickstarts the holiday shopping season.  American Express founded Small Business Saturday in 2010. Since then, SBS has evolved into a Shop […]

Downtown Lorain Cookie Crawl

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

  Join us for the Annual Cookie Crawl!  Stop in at participating Downtown Lorain businesses, and enjoy a yummy holiday cookie!

The Art of the Nativity Creche

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

“The Art of the Nativity Creche” Dan and Dawn Bihary will provide a multimedia presentation that includes a brief history of “nativity scenes”, the current works overseas and in the United States. Additionally, an overview of the history and the process used to design and construct the Lorain Historical Society crèche will be presented. Reservations […]

Choral Spectrum Christmas Concert

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

Featured selections will be “Carols and Lullabies, Christmas in the Southwest” by Conrad Susa. This set of ten carols from Spain, Mexico, and Puerto Rico will be sung in Spanish with harp, marimba, and guitar. Tickets are $20 per person, and include a holiday dessert.  Tickets are available at the Carnegie Center, or by calling 440-245-2563. […]

Choral Spectrum Christmas Concert

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

Featured selections will be “Carols and Lullabies, Christmas in the Southwest” by Conrad Susa. This set of ten carols from Spain, Mexico, and Puerto Rico will be sung in Spanish with harp, marimba, and guitar. Tickets are $20 per person, and include a holiday dessert.  Tickets are available at the Carnegie Center, or by calling 440-245-2563. […]

Final Shopping Day!

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

Need a last-minute holiday gift? Stop in in today between 10 am - 3 pm and fill your stockings with Lorain-inspired treasures!

Merry Christmas!

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

We wish you a Merry Christmas!  Our buildings will be closed to allow our staff and volunteers the opportunity to celebrate the holiday season with their families. We will re-open on Thursday, February 2, 2023. “Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality.” – Washington Irving

Happy New Year!

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.” —Melody Beattie Happy New Year to all of you from our Staff, Board Members, and Volunteers.  See you in February, 2023!

Buildings closed for the month of January

Lorain Historical Society 329 W. 10th St., Lorain

During the month of January, our buildings will be closed to the public.  This will allow for staff development, program planning, collection review, and deep cleaning of the buildings.  We will re-open on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. We can be reached via e-mail at [email protected], or a voicemail can be left at 440-245-2563. Thank you […]

Teaching Lorain Institute

Carnegie Center 329 W 10th Street, Lorain, OH

Our new 2023 program, focusing on Race, Ethnicity, and Equity in Lorain begins with an all-day program.  For more information, or to register, contact Barb Piscopo at [email protected]