Where Past Meets Present

Statues in the Tallman House

Uncovering Tallman’s Treasures

Have you ever been on a tour of the Lincoln-Tallman House and wondered about the art hanging on the walls? Are they originals? What stories do they tell?

Walk the halls with a glass of wine and hear all the answers to these questions with Art History professor Mark Pohlad, PhD. Pohlad teaches Art History at DePaul University in Chicago, where his courses include American art history, the History of Design, and classes on topics such as Abraham Lincoln and Chicago architecture.

Tours are very limited with only 10 spots available per tour and only offered 8 times throughout the year.  Tours will be offered on Thursday, May 12th at 5:00pm and 7:00pm and on Sunday, May 15th at 1:00pm and 5:00pm. Additionally, tours will resume in September on Thursday, September 15th at 5:00pm and 7:00pm and on Sunday, September 18th at 1:00pm and 5:00pm. Tours will begin at the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center located at 426 N. Jackson St. in Janesville.

RCHS Members will be able to purchase tickets for the May tour one week in advance of online public ticket sales. Tickets for RCHS Members will be available during the dates of April 25-29. Tickets will open to the general public on May 2nd and will run until the tour begins. RCHS Members may purchase their advanced tickets by calling the RCHS at 608-756-4509, or visiting the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center at 426 N. Jackson St.  Public ticket sales will be available online at www.rchs.us/tallman-tours/.

For questions regarding the tour and ticketing, please contact Keighton Klos at kklos@rchs.us or 608-756-4509 ext. 305.

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