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Quaker Heritage Center

Welcome to the Quaker Heritage Center

Our exhibits, programs, and special events help our students, faculty, staff, and community members to better understand what we mean when we say Wilmington is a Quaker college.

Learn more about the Quaker Heritage Center

Looking for more information? Give us a call at 937.481.2456 or email!

Gallery Hours

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturdays (November 5, January 28, February 25, March 25, and April 22), 12 noon to 5 p.m.

CLOSED November 23, 24, 25, December 26-January 2, January 16, and April 14


The Quaker Heritage Center is located in the Boyd Cultural Arts Center at Wilmington College.

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NOW ON DISPLAY: "Knick Knacks & Knowledge"

Who doesn’t love toys and games?! “Knick Knacks & Knowledge” is an interactive student-produced exhibit featuring a wide range of toys from the Quaker Heritage Center’s collection. Roll the dice, test your knowledge, and have some fun! New to the Quaker Heritage Center for this exhibit, we’re kicking off an exhibit loyalty card, thanks to our fantastic community partner, Kava Haus!

knick-knacks-qhc-pageDates: November 2, 2016, through April 28, 2017

Special Events:

  • Tuesdays in April at 8 p.m. – Toy-Themed Film Festival featuring YOUR top 4 picks! “Toy Story” on April 4, “Jumanji” on April 11, “Pinocchio” on April 18, and “Labyrinth” on April 25.
  • Saturday, April 22, 1p.m. – A special family-friendly showing of “Toy Story”!

Also on Display


QHC-SephiaIn 1828, the Walthall family, Quaker ancestors of Meriam Hare, decided to leave their home in Gravely Run, Virginia, and journey to Ohio.  In the late 1880s, almost 60 years after their journey, William Walthall recalled the trip he experienced as a child in his memoir.  Experience their journey through the words of William Walthall and the treasures of the Walthall family.


Affiliated Organizations

Museum Alliance