Regularly scheduled Sunday open houses begin September 18 and continue through December 4, with the exception of November 20 and 27.

German Christmas Open House with Guided Tours on Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec 4 from 1-4 p.m. The 19th century Greek Revival Kempf House will be decorated to reflect a German-American musical family’s celebration of Christmas in the late 1800’s with a tree, music, and holiday cookies. Admission free, donations appreciated.

Also, don’t miss out on our Christmas Carol Sing, Sunday Dec. 4 from 4-5 p.m. Gather around our historic Steinway piano with accompanist Sue Dempsey. Songsheets and handbells provided. Holiday cookies and juice. Admission free, donations appreciated.

Fall 2016 Noon Lecture series
Wednesdays, Noon to 1:00 P.M. Free, but donations are appreciated.

October 19   A Stroll Around Moscow
Nina Dmitrieva Mayer, Moscow native

Nina contrasts the architecture of Moscow with that of other European cities, and then describes some of the more interesting buildings in Moscow, their history, and the stories of the people who live there.

October 26     Designed in Ann Arbor, Made in Dongsheng Town: How and why your garden tools are made in China
Bruce Baker, founder of Radius Garden

Learn how China has structured its economy to encourage labor-intensive manufacturing and why it works so well for them at this time in history. See inside the factories that make our garden tools. Develop a new understanding of what it means to make simple consumer products.

November 2    Forty Years of Community Music Enrichment
Steve Osburn, Owner of Oz’s Music

Steve has been a long-time music educator in Ann Arbor. He runs the Know Obstacles summer camp, a music-enriched environment helping special needs children and adults.

November 9    Legendary Locals of Ann Arbor
Susan Nenadic, author and historian

Susan tells us about her new book, which includes the stories of creative artists, inspiring educators, dedicated public servants, and determined business owners.




Kempf House Museum Calendar 2016