Images from “Our Nation’s Generations”

“Our Nation’s Generations” is an annual exhibit in which the Museum collaborates with local students to create an exhibit and provide an engaging lesson in the interesting and important nature of history.

Did you notice something interesting while you were visiting the exhibit that you’d like to see again, or miss the exhibit while it was here? This gallery contains a selection of images of and from past years’ “Our Nation’s Generations” exhibits for your perusal. Click on an image to enlarge it and for more information. Press the escape button to return to the page after enlarging an image.

Our Nation’s Generations 2010

Students from the Unquowa School picked an individual from some point in the past and wrote a series of letters from that figure’s perspective in an effort to better understand individual perspectives throughout history. [nggallery id=5]

Our Nation’s Generations 2011

Students from New Beginnings Family Academy in Bridgeport worked together to create a “story quilt” modeled on the work of artist Faith Ringgold. The project centered around the theme, “Who has been a positive influence in my life?” The students also chose a family object of significance to them to be displayed in the Museum. [nggallery id=6]