Faces of Cayuga County: 1880-1920
November 1 through December 29, 2013
Photo exhibit featuring portraits and photographs by the county’s various photographers from the turn of the century. Learn about the history of photography and discover how the “mirror with a memory” changed the way we see the world.
A Culture of Caring: Auburn Community Hospital Celebrating 135 Years
July 20 through December 29, 2013
Explore the hospital’s history through five lenses: Nursing, Maternity, Hospital’s Firsts, Physicians and Changes in Appearance.
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.
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.
Case Research Lab
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.