Breaking Bread: Food, Culture and What’s on Your Plate
September 11 – December 30, 2015
Old is New: Recent Donations to Our Collection, 2014-2015
On view on the second floor
Both Sides of the Wall: Auburn and Its Prison
What is now called Auburn Correctional Facility is the oldest continually-operating prison in the U.S. The history of the prison and the city that grew up around it cannot be separated. Through scores of photographs and artifacts, this exhibit tells the story of the most influential of all American prisons.
A Child’s World
Growing out of 4th graders’ requests to see more about children in our museum,
this exhibit explores what’s changed and what remains the same in the ways in which we raise our children – care, education, work and more.
The Birthplace of Talking Movies!!
Theodore Case converted the green house on the family estate into the Case Research Lab in 1916. He then set out on a scientific journey that changed the way we see and hear the world. Come see how the CRL developed the first commercially successful system of sound on film.
Untold Stories: Treasures from the Seward Family Collection
June 7 – August 30, 2015
*Collaborative exhibit with the Seward House Museum
People Helping People: Celebrating 50 Years of Community Action
April 3 – May 24, 2015
*Collaborative exhibit showcasing the Cayuga Seneca Community Action Agency
February 6 – May 24, 2015
Local Links: Notable People with Cayuga Connections
February 6 – March 22, 2015
Contemporary Heirlooms from the Cayuga Lake Quilt Guild
November 7 – December 30, 2014
September 19 – October 26, 2014
May 23 – August 31, 2014
Discover the stories of men from Auburn’s West End who served together throughout World War II and were among the first to hit the beaches on D-Day; through tales of first-hand experiences, photographs, flags, and much more.