The International Wizard of Oz Club was founded in 1957 to bring together all those interested in Oz, its authors and illustrators, film and stage adaptations, toys and games, and associated memorabilia. Today it has members of all ages throughout the world.
The Oz Club is now represented year-round at the Oz Museum in Wamego, Kansas. Three cheers! This charming little town has become a destination for 30,000 Oz fans a year since it opened The Oz Museum in 2003. I’m delighted to think all those fans now will learn about our Oz Club when they visit. […]
Piqua-born “Royal Historian of Oz” Jack Snow will be honored at a memorial dedication and headstone unveiling on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. in Forest Hill Cemetery, 8660 North State Route 66 (Broadway Street), Piqua, Ohio. The ceremony is free and open to the public. The ceremony will mark the 110th anniversary of Snow’s […]
Oz, the National Convention will be held August 3-6, 2017, in and around Chicago. The International Wizard of Oz Club (IWOC) last met in the greater Chicago area in 2007. “Chicago is where The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was inspired, written, published, and first brought to the stage,” says Carrie Hedges, IWOC president. “As a […]