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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 – Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 noon

CLOSED September 4, November 22-24


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

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NOW ON DISPLAY: “Cooperation Means Prosperity: Marshall Plan Posters for Post-WWII European Recovery”

Marshall PlanFeaturing original prints of the 25 award-winning posters used on construction sites throughout Europe during the height of the Marshall Plan, the exhibit explores the Wilmington College connection to this important part of Cold War history.

June 5 through December 8, 2017

Special Events

October 10 through October 27

Red Cross Supply Drive with the Wilmington College Center for Service & Civic Engagement

Tuesday, October 24, 6:30 p.m.

“The Atomic Cafe” Film Showing & Discussion
Co-hosted by the Wilmington College Peace Resource Center


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