Ask the Curator is a weekly presentation, covering topics from Mina Edison to Ford cars. Upcoming programs include:
Ask the Curator Wednesdays – 11:30 a.m.
August 14: Tell me more about Ford’s “Chuckwagon.” James Moss, Automotive Curator, provides detailed information on one of the most interesting vehicles in the museum.
August 21: “Bee there or Bee Square!” Horticulture Director, Debbie Hughes, shares her knowledge of honey bees and other key pollinators at Edison Ford. (August 17 is National Honey Bee Day)
August 28: Tell me more about Edison’s car. Join Automotive Curator, James Moss, for a discussion on one of the most popular vehicles in our collection. James will also demonstrate how to start the car.
Sept. 4th: Electrifying Endeavor, Shocking Results! Please join Chief Curator, Brent Newman, as he commemorates the opening of Edison’s Pearl Street Station.
Sept. 11th: Edison’s Electric Idea: Today’s vehicles, yesterday’s concept. Join Automotive Curator, James Moss, as he highlights Edison’s work on the world’s earliest electric vehicles. (Presentation will be based around the collections electric tractor)
Sept. 18th: The Fordson Tractor, Agriculture’s Model T. Come join Collections Registrar, Matt Andres, as he examines Ford’s agricultural vision.
Sept. 25th: Edison the Scientist! Eric Kahler, Lead Site Historian, shares his knowledge about Edison and his accomplishments within the field of science.
Cost: Edison Ford members: free; non-members: included with admission.