Museum Musings is a weekly presentation, briefly covering topics from Mina Edison to Ford cars. Upcoming programs include:
- January 22: Did Edison really invent Portland cement? Join Chief Curator, Brent Newman, for some “heavy conversation” regarding Edison’s contributions to the cement industry.
- January 29: Glenmont Glory: Home Sweet Home. Collections Registrar, Matt Andres, leads a discussion about Edison’s main residence in New Jersey.
- February 5: Queenie Adams: The Wizard of Edison’s Kitchen. Come Join Site Historian, Maxine Surprise, as she provides the ingredients for a delightful discussion on one of Edison’s kitchen staff.
- February 12: George W. Carver & Henry Ford: A Unique Association. Join Chief Curator, Brent Newman, as he examines the friendship between the renown agricultural scientist and the automobile industrialist.
- February 19: Who was Lewis Latimer? Join Lead Site Historian, Eric Kahler, for an electrifying talk on the genius behind the man known as the “Wizard of Menlo Park.”
- February 26: Duchess of Dunbar: Dr. Ella Piper Join Collections Registrar, Matt Andres, as he reviews the life and career of one of Southwest Florida’s most remarkable women.
Offered Wednesdays – 11:30 a.m.
Cost: Edison Ford members: free; non-members: included with admission.