The two new exhibits, “West Across the Skies,” and “Paper or Plastic?” are two-dimensional exhibits that consist of photographs, illustrations and text.
“West Across the Skies,” discusses the history of early aviation in Wyoming from 1911 to 1950. The exhibit includes 40, 16X20 inch and 20X24 inch panels of historic photographs. This exhibit is currently available.
“Paper or Plastic?” examines the history of the retail sales of food in Wyoming from the late 19th century to the present. This exhibit includes 30, 16X20 text and historic panels of historic photographs. This exhibit is available November 1.
The Wyoming State Museum makes a variety of traveling exhibits available to venues statewide. Borrowers are encouraged to use materials and objects from their own collections and community to augment the exhibits.
There is no charge for this program, but borrowers are responsible for paying shipping costs and provide reasonable security for the traveling exhibits.
For more information about this and other Wyoming State Museum traveling exhibits, please contact Manny Vigil at 307-777-7025.