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Outreach Programs at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

Have Slides. Will Travel. Does your group need a speaker? The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum offers a wide variety of outreach programs! Each program is presented by a museum professional and includes illustrations to enhance the program. Please contact the individual speaker directly — contact information is included in each program description.

*A minimum of 10 people are required to book a presentation.

*Please note that for programs outside of Stark County a mileage fee of $.56/mile will be charged in addition to the indicated program fee.*

Speakers

Programs

Canton History

The following programs are based on Kim Kenney's book Canton: A Journey Through Time. Choose from a variety of themes exploring the unique history of Canton, or work with the author to custom tailor a talk for your group. Any combination of themes is possible. All lectures are illustrated with slides of vintage photos of Canton, from the Museum's collection.

General History of Canton
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Leisure and Recreation
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Canton's Pioneers in Flight
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

The Victorian Age
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Canton During Wartime
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Little Chicago
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Meyers Lake Revisited
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Influenza
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator
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William McKinley

The McKinley Years
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education

The McKinley Monument: A Tribute to a Fallen President
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education

The McKinley Presidency Through Film
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education
NEW!

Cemeteries

Canton's West Lawn Cemetery
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Unlocking the Secrets of the Cemetery
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Music

Origins of Christmas Carols
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education

Songs Without Words
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education

Music of the 1920s
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education
NEW!

Roaring Twenties Review
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education
NEW!

Holidays

Holiday Traditions
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education

Origins of Christmas Carols
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education

Christmas at the White House
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education
NEW!

Wartime

Canton During Wartime
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Letters Home: Stories from the Front
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

History

On the Move: The Early Auto Industry in Stark County
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education
NEW!

An Afternoon With George Gershwin
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education
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Woman's Suffrage: A Celebration of Persistence!
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator
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Funerals of the Rich & Famouse
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator
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Presidential Funerals
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education
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Mother's Little Helper-Shaping Gender Roles Through Toys
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator
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Roaring Twenties Review
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education
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The People's House: A History of the White House
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator
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Celebrate the Sixties!
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator
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Moving the President
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education
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Life in Miniature
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator
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Science

Ohio and the Ice Age
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Ohio's Early People
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Gardening for Wildlife
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Talking Trash
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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When Dinosaurs Ruled America
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Ohio’s Archeological Wonders
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Cryptids
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Marsh Madness
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Our Ecology
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Robots Among Us
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Children of the Night
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Mother Nature Mother Earth
Presented by Lynette Reiner, Science Director
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Staff Favorites

Accessorize!
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Sweet Stuff: The Story of Chocolate
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Through the Looking Glass: Highlights from the Glass & China Collections
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

I Thee Wed: A History of Bridal Fashion
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

Something Borrowed, Something Blue: A History of Wedding Traditions
Presented by Kimberly Kenney, Curator

What's Going On at the Museum?
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education

Ten Things You Didn't Know About the Museum
Presented by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education
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