MoC Talks, our version of Ted Talks, are brown bag lectures held at noon on the second Friday of each month. Bring your lunch and enjoy a casual learning experience free of charge! Programs will be on various topics but at least half of them with focus on potters, potteries, or related ceramic topics. Watch here, or on the Calendar for current programs.
Friday, September 13, 2019, 12:00 noon
Curtis Welch: East Liverpool Baseball
The story of East Liverpool baseball player Curtis Welch will be told by Craig Wetzel. Welch, a talented center fielder, played for the Toronto Blue Stockings, St Louis Browns, Cincinnati Reds and other teams during his 9 years in the major leagues.
Friday, October 11, 2019, 12:00 noon
Ohio River Petroglyphs
Hundreds of Native American carvings, or petroglyphs, adorned the rocks along the Ohio River from Midland Pa to Wellsville Ohio. Museum Director Susan Weaver will show the full size tracings of a dozen or more of these drawings and talk about their creation. The actual rock carvings are now under the water of the Ohio River.
Friday, November 8, 2019
Dr. Sam Sheppard
Michael Solterbeck will tell the story of Dr, Sam Sheppard, a Cleveland neurosurgeon, who was accused and convicted of killing his wife in 1954. The carnival atmosphere of the first trial prompted a re-trial at which Sheppard was acquited after 10 years in prison