That DOES Belong in a Museum!

That DOES Belong in a Museum!

That DOES Belong in a Museum! And we need YOUR help to make it happen! By Tamara Lange, Curator of Collections & Exhibits One of the most interesting and often challenging parts of my job is guiding the addition of objects to the Museum’s object collection. There...

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Important Programming Updates for the Summer

Important Programming Updates for the Summer

A Programming Update from Program Coordinator Chloe Seider May 8, 2020 I hope that this finds you all safe and healthy during this crazy, unprecedented time we are living in. We wanted to reach out to let you know of changes that we have had to make to the programming...

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Kids Say the Darndest Things

Kids Say the Darndest Things

Education Programming Blog Kids Say the Darndest Things Angela Hullin, Education Program Coordinator   Now that the 2019 Holiday Memories exhibit is just a memory, our museum halls, galleries, and classroom are once again filled with students 2-3 days a week. In...

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I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas

I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas

I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas Thanks to the sponsorship of Clear Captions, the Sheboygan County Historical Museum was able to host our first ever Senior Holiday Night Out on December 19, 2019! This highly anticipated event quickly sold out spots, and was a huge...

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Reflections on a Summer in Sheboygan by Summer Graduate Intern Rebecca Schnabel

Reflections on a Summer in Sheboygan by Summer Graduate Intern Rebecca Schnabel

Over the summer, I interned with the Sheboygan County Historical Society and Museum in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. I was hired specifically to serve as the Museum Curator Tamara Lange’s summer intern. As well as assisting with everyday operations, I was assigned the project of writing, designing, and installing a new permanent exhibit for the museum. The Museum choose to remove an exhibit which had been in place since the 1990s, replacing it with one that featured the Sheboygan based, nationally known 1950s quartet, the Chordettes (most famously known for singing Mr. Sandman and Lollipop) called Harmonizing Heroines: Sheboygan’s Chordettes.

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Classic Movies, Under the Stars, in a Historic Setting

Classic Movies, Under the Stars, in a Historic Setting

The Sheboygan County Historical Museum hosted it’s first ever Outdoor Movie Night on July 12, 2019. There was so much anticipation leading up to the night and we were thrilled with the turn out! All ages and generations came out to enjoy Singin’ in the Rain (1952), including families with younger kids and teens, young couples on dates – cue the aww factor! Everyone enjoyed popcorn while watching cartoons and our feature film in front of the historic 1864 Weinhold Log Cabin. In this blog, Chloe will share more information, and a lot of fun facts about the film!

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