Old Economy Village News & Updates

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It’s History!: Old Economy Village

Old Economy Village will be featured on the Pennsylvania Cable Network's (PCN) It's History! onSeptember 1st at 8:00 p.m. The show will be exploring Old Economy Village and focused on Harmonist History, including  the daily life of the leaders and the industries they were involved in. You don't want to miss it! It’s History! offers tours of historic sites [...]

By | 2019-08-31T13:29:47-04:00 August 31st, 2019|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments

Project for Visitors with Vision Loss Launches at Pennsylvania’s Historic Sites/Museums

Harrisburg, PA – Beginning this summer, visitors to select state-owned historic sites who are blind or have low vision can access technology that uses their smartphones or special glasses to get free on-demand audio descriptions of individual objects, artworks, and even entire exhibits from remotely located professional agents. The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) [...]

By | 2019-08-02T09:29:41-04:00 August 2nd, 2019|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments

Home School Days

Old Economy Village in Ambridge, Pa. will be offering two Home School Days this spring. The first one will be on Wednesday, April 24 from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. The second one will be Friday, April 26 from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. This event will allow home school families to explore the Village [...]

By | 2019-03-22T14:45:00-04:00 March 22nd, 2019|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments

Scherenschnitte Class

A Scherenschnitte Class will be offered on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This German craft is the art of fancy paper cutting design. The instructor, Angela Gentile, has been doing Scherenschnitte for many years and has both demonstrated and taught it at Old Economy Village. This class is free, but space [...]

By | 2019-03-22T14:45:32-04:00 March 22nd, 2019|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments

Spring Garden Workshop

  Old Economy Village in Ambridge, Pa. will be having its annual Spring Garden Workshop on April 21st. The event will begin at 8 a.m., and runs until 4 p.m. Visitors are instructed to check in at the Old Economy Village Visitor Center. This event will feature speakers, presentations, lunch, and a small party at [...]

By | 2018-04-11T10:26:11-04:00 April 11th, 2018|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments

Old Economy Village Seeking Guides for School Tours

  Old Economy Village in Ambridge is seeking volunteers interested in becoming tour guides for school tours. Old Economy Village has several educational school programs ranging from pre-school to High School. Most programs last 2 hours and have both fun and educational activities for the students to perform. Training is simple and is done at [...]

By | 2018-04-05T15:47:41-04:00 April 5th, 2018|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments

Silk Reeling, Broom Making and Printing Classes at Old Economy Village

Old Economy Village in Ambridge will conduct several classes in April. Silk reeling will be featured on Saturday, April 14 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sandy Smailer has over 50 years of experience with textiles and fiber arts. She will discuss and demonstrate to participants how silk fiber is extracted from the silkworm cocoon [...]

By | 2018-04-05T15:43:37-04:00 April 5th, 2018|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments

Home School Days

Old Economy Village in Ambridge, Pa. will be offering two Home School Days this spring. The first one will be on Friday, April 27 from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. The second one will be Wednesday, May 2 from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. This event will allow home school families to explore the Village [...]

By | 2018-03-19T11:00:30-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments