It Has Been a Terrific Summer at the Sheerar

It Has Been a Terrific Summer at the Sheerar

It has been a terrific summer at the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar.  Our visitor numbers remain strong and we have already surpassed 2017 total visitation numbers with over 8,588 center visits.  On our museum level we continue to attract new visitors and are pleased to share that July brought in our 2,000th visitor for 2018 and people keep coming. 

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Cool Classics are Back

Cool Classics are Back

With of the heat of July setting in, it is time to enjoy the annual Cool Classics series.  This will be the 12th season of this summer tradition bringing cool musical relief to the long summer months when Stillwater’s arts and culture scene is just a little quieter. All concerts within the series take place on July 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th. Each concert will start at 7:30 and will be approximately one hour in length. Admission is completely free, but seating will be limited to the first 200 people in attendance.

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What I Learned from Our Third Graders

What I Learned from Our Third Graders

Each spring the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar and the Oklahoma Wondertorium partner for our award winning 3rd grade program “How Oklahoma Began.” Each year we host around 600 students from area elementary schools.  As we approach the half-way point for this year’s program, it is a great time to talk about some of our experiences with the 3rd graders. 

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We Owe It All to a Simple Button

We Owe It All to a Simple Button

Forty-four years after the museum’s founding, it is nice to see the museum’s first collection can still be viewed with new eyes.  If you haven’t looked closely at the museum’s buttons in a while, please stop in and take a fresh look.  We are sure there is still more to discover and remember in the words of Mike and Molly Sheerar “we owe it all to a simple button.”

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