Garst Museum closes, events cancelled


GREENVILLE – As a public venue, the Garst Museum is closely following the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) recommendations from the Ohio Department of Health and local health officials. The safety and health of our patrons, staff, and volunteers are forefront in their COVID-19 policies.

Currently, the Garst Museum is closed from Tuesday, March 17, 2020, through Sunday, April 5, 2020. Decisions regarding reopening on Tuesday, April 7 will be made with the best information available and in the interest of the safety and health of the community and staff.

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Garst Museum Scheduling Changes:

* March 22, Speaker Series event has been rescheduled to Oct. 18, 2 p.m.

* April 4, Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day has been canceled nationwide

* April 5, Darke County Genealogical Society speaker is postponed to a later date

* The Darke County Historical Society Annual Membership Meeting has been postponed. A new invitation will be mailed out to DCHS members in the upcoming weeks.

Annie’s Star-Spangled Gala on June 13 and the Gathering at Garst on July 25-26 are moving forward as planned.

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