Tag Archives: Museum on Main Street

Preserve Your Public Humanities Programs

  As you’ve likely seen, the proposed federal budget calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). NEH and the Alabama Humanities Foundation play vital roles in American and Alabama culture and civic life by reaching into communities to support local cultural organizations, museums, and schools. Last year, AHF — with funding from NEH — […]

Smithsonian, local exhibits draw crowds in Pell City

Despite a rainy Saturday morning, more than 100 people attended the July 19 ribbon cutting and official opening ceremony of the Smithsonian exhibit, The Way We Worked, at CEPA, the Center for Education and Performing Arts. The night before, more than 100 more got a ‘sneak peek’ at the exhibit at a reception honoring donors, including […]

Museum on Main Street is heading to Ashland

ASHLAND – Ashland is the next destination point for an historic traveling exhibit from Washington, D.C. that begins Nov. 2 and runs through Christmas Day. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Old Adams Drugstore on the square in downtown Ashland. In conjunction with the exhibit, the […]

Red Bay’s Smithsonian exhibit has successful run

Click here to view the original article in Franklin County Times. by Kellie Singleton, Franklin County Times RED BAY – After the six-week run of the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibit “They Way We Worked” came to a close this past weekend, event coordinators said the exhibit was more successful than they had ever imagined. At final count, […]

Museum on Main Street heading to Alabama

Red Bay, Ashland, Andalusia, Fairhope, Northport and Wetumpka. No, they aren’t stops along the old Silver Comet’s train route, but they are destination points for an historic traveling exhibit from Washington, D.C. All six Alabama towns and cities have been chosen for The Way We Worked exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution in 2013-14 as part […]

A Smithsonian exhibit is coming to Andalusia

By Michele Gerlach, Andalusia Star News Andalusia is one of six Alabama cities that will host The Way We Worked exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution in 2013-14 as part of the Museum on Main Street project. Alabama Humanities Foundation executive director Armand DeKeyser spoke to the Andalusia Rotary Club about the exhibit and the AHF on […]