2021 Exhibits & Virtual Exhibits

Who Are Presbyterians?

Reformation 500

From John Knox in Scotland to Presbyterians in the American Colonies, this semi-permanent exhibit explores all facets of Presbyterianism, including the impact of the Reformation. It features drawings, books, documents and more.

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Missions to Central America and Caribbean

Missions to Central America & the Caribbean

19th & 20th centuries

Exhibit traces the clashes with Presbyterian and Reformed Church missions and governments and the Catholic Church from Cuba to Latin America.

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women's suffrage

Centennial of Women's Suffrage

Presbyterians & Civil Rights

Exhibit traces the history of women's right-to-vote campaigns, since the mid-1800s, to final passage and ratification to the U.S. Constitution (1919).

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Virtual Exhibits

Child Labor Reform Exhibit

Cultures & Conflict:

The 350-year history of Native Americans and Presbyterian missions

Exhibit features rare period newspapers from the 18th & 19th centuries, artifacts, photographs, maps and more. The display tells the story of Presbyterian and Congregational mission efforts across the continent from New England to the Pacific Northwest.

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Fantasy & Fiction: C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, & Sayers

First editionw and documents, photos and more

Exhibit features a wardrobe like that of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardobe, as well as first edition copies of Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia, J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Dorothy Sayers' Lord Peter Wimsey detective novels.

Selected CS Lewis 2019 Conference Lectures/Interviews, plus Walk Through Video of Exhibit

Pictures from November 2019 Conference

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Dead Sea Scrolls

Archaeology in the Middle East

Ancient pottery & replica Dead Seas Scrolls

Biblical archaeology has changed the knowledge base of the Holy Land. From the Dead Seas Scrolls to important excavations, come to the exhibit and be enlightened. Discovered with the Dead Seas Scrolls, this replica Psalms scroll contains 11 of the 15 Songs of Ascent (Psalms 120-134). Pilgrims would sing these Psalms while they ascended to Jerusalem. It was in 1956 that a Bedouin discovered Qumran Cave 11 with these 1st century CE (Common Era) Psalms.

Open by late June