Hallo, Freunde!

Please be reminded that GAHC is closed both days on Easter weekend, April 19-20.  We look forward to welcoming all our members and friends to two new exhibits opening by April 25:
  • The World of Berta Hummel  --  Third Floor Gallery
  • 100 Years, 100 Stories - Celebrating the Centennial of the Quad City Symphony  --  First Floor Gallery


Looking for interesting events in the region with German connections?

Try these:


ZITHER FEST 2014 - featuring zither master TOMY TEMERSON

Sunday, April 27 at 2:30 pm

Society of the Danube Swabians

625 Seegers Road, Des Plaines, IL

$15 in advance or $20 at the door


Contact Janet Stessl
Phone: 773-631-2854

E-mail JanStessl@aol.com


Spring Open House of the Old Stone Church

hosted by The Friends of The Old Stone Church

Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.

Janet Phillips and Lori Carroll, volunteer organists

will be provide music on the pump organ from 1:00 to 2:30 PM.


Contact John Scott

Email: jscott@machlink.com

phone: 563-299-8205

The stone building was erected by the members of Pine Mills German Methodist Episcopal Church in 1868. Restoration to a usable condition by members of the organization was completed in time for a Christmas Service in December of 2011, commemorating the last previous service of Christmas of 1911.


Did the winter keep you by the fireside? Take a look at our events so far in 2014 and rejoice in the activities and enrichment your organization has to offer.


Hinges and Hearts Exhibit

Kautz Farms: A Living Legacy Exhibit

Open House / 48'er Film                                Jan. 6

Puppets and Pies                                             Feb. 7

Paul Cutting on German Immigrant Cabins*    Feb. 23

Mark Russell Smith on Mahler's 3rd**             Mar. 8

Basket Workshop                                Mar. 30

Scherenschnitte Papercutting Workshop          April 6


Scroll down to the bottom right on the Home Page and click on Jerry Lowe's Photo Album to catch up with what's been happening; your favorite photos are downloadable!                 


*GAHC is pleased to recognize support from the Sons of Norway and the Rotary Club of North Scott to make this program possible.

**Program made possible by the Quad City Symphony Orchestra. Danke!!

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