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Special Exhibits

News Item ThumbnailThe Way We Worked

September 18 – November 21, 2010 Over a Century’s Worth of American Labor History Visits the Museum! Work and the workplace have gone through enormous changes between the mid-19th century, when 60 percent of Americans made their living as farmers, … Continue reading 

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In Focus ExhibitIn Focus: National Geographic Greatest Portraits

December 12, 2009 – April 18, 2010 Created by National Geographic and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, In Focus reveals that it is possible to portray the essence of people and places in two dimensions. From Steve McCurry’s … Continue reading 

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nativewords-nativewarriorsNative Words, Native Warriors

July 25 – October 4, 2009 This newest exhibit will focus on how Native Americans used their language to aid American military efforts in both World Wars. The Smithsonian Community Grant program, funded by MetLife Foundation, is a proud sponsor … Continue reading 

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Our Current Exhibits

The GeneralThe Great Locomotive Chase Railroads ExhibitRailroads: Lifelines of the Civil War Glover FactoryGlover Machine Works Family Fun in the Education CenterThe Jolley Education Center Special ExhibitSPECIAL: "1864" (May 3-July 20)