2019 is the Year of Thurber!

The Year of Thurber is a year-long, community-wide celebration in honor of James Thurber’s 125th birthday and the 35th anniversary of Thurber House. We are excited to partner with a variety of arts and culture organizations to provide artistic experiences that celebrate the legacy and spirit of James Thurber, one of the foremost American humorists and cartoonists of the 20th century.

Click here to learn about our Year of Thurber partners.

Click here to discover upcoming Year of Thurber events.

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Celebrate with us using the hashtags #Thurber125, #ThurberHouse35, and #ThurberHouse.


The Year of Thurber is made possible by:


Thanks also to the Ohio Arts Council, the Greater Columbus Arts Council, The Columbus Foundation, and the City of Columbus for their ongoing operating support of Thurber House.