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Welcome
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Landis Valley
Village & Farm
Museum

OPEN Thursday through Sunday

The State Museum to Pennsylvania German History, Heritage, Lifeways, and Farming

Upcoming Events and Classes

Winter Training 2024 - All About Taverns

02/28/2024

In this session, Nancy will provide us with an overview of taverns and their importance...

Class is Sold Out - Home School Class 2024 - Let's Go Fly a Kite

02/29/2024

This class is now sold out Explore the various uses of kites throughout history. Make...

Home School Class 2024 - The Birds and the Seeds

03/07/2024

Designed as an introduction to gardening. Learn about garden tools and how to plan a...

Beginning Theorem Painting

03/09/2024

Rescheduled from 2/10/24   Attendees will be taught history and techniques of this Early American...

Winter Training 2024 - Why Start a Museum?

03/13/2024

This session will explore why the brothers started the museum. It will include answers from...

Winter Training 2024 - The History of PA Germans through Their Gardens

03/19/2024

In this power point presentation, learn about what the various gardens at Landis Valley can...

Winter Institute 2024 - From Fleece to Fabric - Sold Out!

03/22/2024 - 03/24/2024

This Class is now sold out. Learn how to process wool into fabric by hand...

Winter Institute 2024 - Wool drying basket:

03/22/2024 - 03/23/2024

Prerequisite: This is an advanced class. Students must have taken 5 classes with the instructor,...

Winter Institute 2024 - Blacksmithing

03/23/2024 - 03/24/2024

Learn about shop safety, techniques for lighting and maintaining a coal fire, hammer control, drawing...

Winter Institute 2024 - Hearth Cooking

03/23/2024

Would you like to hone your hearth cooking skills? Join our intermediate class where you...

Winter Institute 2024 - Tape Weaving: History and A Hands on Weaving Experience - Sold Out!

03/23/2024 - 03/24/2024

This Class is now Sold Out! In this two day class you will learn the...

Landis Valley Winter Institute Introduction to Theorem Painting with History of the Art 3/23/2024

03/23/2024

Historical Presentation: Discover the history and traditional techniques of Theorem Painting, a unique early 19th...

Winter Institute 2024 - The Unseen Landis Valley Tour

03/23/2024

When you visit Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum, have you ever wondered what was...

Winter Institute 2024 - Tree Grafting

03/23/2024

Grow your own orchard from apples you graft yourself. Learn how to take a living...

Winter Institute 2024 - Redware Sgraffito Ornaments:

03/24/2024

The workshop taught by Redware artist Denise Wilz of Wilz pottery will focus on the...

Blacksmithing Class

04/06/2024

Learn about shop safety, techniques for lighting and maintaining a coal fire, hammer control, drawing...

Redware Pie Plate Workshop

04/07/2024

Taught by Redware artist Andrew Loercher, students will use the rolled slab method for construction....

Redware Sgraffito Plate Workshop

04/20/2024

The workshop taught by Redware artist Denise Wilz of Wilz pottery will focus on the...

Beginning Tatting, Needle Tatting

04/27/2024

Learn the basics of this lost art! Taught by Karen Wattai, make a tatted bookmark...

2024 Herb & Garden Faire

05/10/2024 - 05/11/2024

Gardeners rejoice! The 2024 Herb & Garden Faire will be held Friday, 10 May and...

2024 CIVIL WAR WEEKEND 7/20 & 7/21

07/20/2024 - 07/21/2024

Join us the weekend of July 20th & July 21 for our annual Civil War...

2024 HARVEST DAYS OCTOBER 12 & 13

10/12/2024 - 10/13/2024

Mark your calendars! A culmination of a year’s worth of hard work, Harvest Days is...

Redware Sgraffito Plate Workshop

10/19/2024

The workshop taught by Redware artist Denise Wilz of Wilz pottery will focus on the...

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