2024 Spring Film Series: Grave of the Fireflies

The Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA, United States

A poignant reflection on the human toll of war, this animated story tracks Seita (Tsutomu Tatsumi), a teen responsible for his younger sister, Setsuko (Ayano Shiraishi), following an American firebombing in WWII that separates them from their parents. Their survival story is both heartbreaking and realistic, as they depend on each other and fight against all odds to remain united and alive.

Dr. Cynthia Marshall Presenting “Chinese Jewelry-Ancient to Modern”

The Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA, United States

The Maridon Museum is pleased to announce the return of the popular “The Collectors” series. Join us on  Wednesday, May 15th to explore the captivating world of Chinese jewelry with Dr. Cynthia Marshall. This free lecture will delve into the rich history of adornment from ancient times to the modern era.

May Book Club: The Last Story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim

The Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA, United States

3:00 p.m., Thursday, May 30, 2024 The Last Story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim Download the complete book club flyer. "The Last Story of Mina Lee" is an unconventional novel that explores the profound impact of secrets in

Registration Closed: Introductory Class in Ikebana

The Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA, United States

Join The Maridon Museum as it hosts the Ikebana International Pittsburgh Chapter for an introductory class in Ikebana from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2024. The class will focus on studying the Sogetsu Ikebana style.

Registration Closed: Rue Snider Presenting “Pop-Up Books”

The Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA, United States

We have had such an interest in this program that we have reached capacity. If you did not get to register for this event, we hope you will consider attending our other two upcoming Collector events.

June Book Club: Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li

The Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA, United States

3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 27, 2024 Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li Download the complete book club flyer. "Number One Chinese Restaurant" by Lillian Li is set in the Beijing Duck House in Rockville, Maryland, a beloved Chinese restaurant.

Pat Gallagher Presenting “Vintage Pinball Machines”

The Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA, United States

The Maridon Museum is pleased to announce the return of the popular “The Collectors” series on Thursday, July 18th. Pat Gallagher will present machines from his extraordinary collection and share his knowledge about PINBALL MACHINES!!!

Jackie Totin Presents “The Art of Nintendo”

The Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA, United States

The Maridon Museum is pleased to announce the return of the popular “The Collectors” series. Join us on Thursday, August 15th, as Jackie Totin will present games and memorabilia from the extraordinary collection she started to amass when she was eight years old! She inherited her brother’s Nintendo Power Series, which sparked her interest. She loved the challenges, and the collecting began.

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