Past Exhibitions

Dining In, Dining Out (1999-2001)

  Dining In, Dining Out (1999-2001) Dining In, Dining Out traced how we use traditions involving food to build and sustain our families and communities. Received a Certificate of Commendation from the American Association of State and Local History....

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Paul Robeson: Bearer of a Culture (1998-1999)

Paul Robeson: Bearer of a Culture (1998-1999) Paul Robeson: Bearer of a Culture marked the 100th birthday of a pivotal American cultural figure who was born and raised in New Jersey. (From the Paul Robeson Foundation)...

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Up on the Boardwalk, Down By the Sea (1998-1999)

Up on the Boardwalk, Down By the Sea (1998-1999) Up on the Boardwalk, Down By the Sea captured 100 years of Atlantic City life in photographs, diaries and maps. (From the Atlantic City Historical Museum, photographs from the Corbis...

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Teenage New Jersey 1945-1971 (1997-1998)

Teenage New Jersey 1945-1971 (1997-1998) Teenage New Jersey looked at how teen culture in New Jersey defined what it meant to be a teenager in the United States from the 1940s until the 1970s. Named the best exhibition of 1998 by the American Association of Museums...

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Urban Oasis: Newark’s Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (1993 – 1994)

Urban Oasis: Newark's Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (1993 - 1994) This show explored Newark’s Mt. Pleasant Cemetery — the city’s first "rural cemetery" through paintings, prints, objects, and contemporary photographs, looking at such issues as Victorian notions of mourning,...

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Resource-Full New Jersey

Resource-Full New Jersey September 18, 2000 - May 2003 Fertile soil for fruits and vegetables. Finely-grained sand for glass. Rich deposits of ore for iron. The brute force of water for power - and more. The exhibition Resource-Full New Jersey traces the stories of...

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