Contemporary Heirlooms from the Piecemakers Quilt Guild
November 17 – December 30, 2016
The Auburn System: Photographs by Joe Librandi-Cowan
October 7 – December 30, 2016 | Second Floor
Pressing Ahead: Publishing in 19th Century Auburn
March 3 – May 28, 2017
Becoming American: the Italian Immigrant Experience in Cayuga County
June 9 – September 24, 2017
Women’s Protest: Two Sides of the Fight for Suffrage in New York
October 6 – December 30, 2017
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.
*The Museum received grant funding from the Museum Association of New York (MANY) to re-design Both Sides of the Wall. The updated exhibit will open in late October 2016.
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.
A Living Legacy: Arts of the Haudenosaunee
September 15 – November 6, 2016
The Painter on Perry Street: Works of Mike Evangelista
July 17 – September 4, 2016
Cops and Robbers: Law Enforcement and Sensational Crimes
May 13 – September 4, 2016
February 11 – April 24, 2016
Old is New: Recent Donations to Our Collection, 2014-2015
Through April 24, 2016 | Second Floor
Breaking Bread: Food, Culture and What’s on Your Plate
September 11 – December 30, 2015
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.