Wreath Making Workshop


History of Halloween Talk

Williams Halloween Talk - Glencoe (1)

Lecture on Victorian Culture of Death

“The Soul Shall Find Itself Alone”
Exploring Victorian Ways of Death and Mourning

B. Scott Crawford

B. Scott Crawford

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
5:30 pm
Glencoe Mansion

As a special addition to the new exhibit on Victorian death and mourning at the Glencoe Mansion, B. Scott Crawford will give a talk on the culture of death in the Victorian Era. Crawford will focus on the Victorian mourning practices as reflected through the arts and historical record.  From post-mortem portraits to mourning jewelry, and from the introduction of embalming practices to security coffins, Crawford will bring the history of death in 19th century America alive through this engaging presentation.

Everyone is welcome. No admission charge.

Click Funeral Exhibit to learn more about the Special Exhibit.

Quiet in Our Parlour

Woman at Grave. Courtesy Original Frameworks

Woman at Grave. Courtesy Original Frameworks

Death and Mourning in the Victorian Period

Special Exhibit on display

October 3 — November 3, 2017

Explore the history of funerals and mourning during the Victorian Period. There will be a funeral set up in the parlor as it was when Nannie Wharton died at the Glencoe Mansion in 1890. The exhibit will feature period coffins, objects of mourning and postmortem photographs.

To learn more click Funeral Exhibit

Everyone is welcome. No admission charge.

Gallery Opening Reception

Frank_Herzog_PaintingJoin us as we celebrate the opening of the newest Gallery exhibit– “Something Old, Something New!” featuring the works of Frank Herzog.

Tuesday, September 19
5:00 to 7:00 pm

Glencoe Mansion
Museum & Gallery

Everyone is welcome. No admission charge.

The works will be on display through the end of October.

Memorial Day Hours

FlagIn observance of Memorial Day, we will be closed
Sunday, May 28 through Monday, May 29.

We will resume normal operating hours
10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 30.

Have a safe Holiday!


Glencoe Mansion Rededication

April 4_Mini Poster

Weather Closing

snowflakeDue to inclement weather,
we will be closed Saturday, January 7.


Gallery Opening Reception


Blue//Gray by Knic Umstead

Thursday, January 12
5:00 to 7:00 pm
Glencoe Museum & Gallery

Join us for the first Gallery show of 2017 as we take a look back at all the great art of 2016. We have the works of nine talented artists, whose works range from painting to photography.

  • Jeni Benos
  • Rose Mary Cornett
  • Lucy Gilmore
  • Leslie Roberts Gregg
  • R. Mack Hilton
  • Joyce Sims
  • Knic Umstead
  • Jim Wheeler
  • Tom Wilkinson


    Just Ducky at Mabry Mill by Joyce Sims

Holiday Hours

hollyWe will be closed the following for Christmas.

Friday, December 23
Saturday, December 24
Sunday, December 25

We will resume normal operating hours at 10:00 am on Tuesday, December 27.

Merry Christmas!