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Museum on the Lawn to bring exhibits outdoors


Make plans to spend some time outdoors and engage in some learning in the process.

The History Museum at the Castle will bring its mission to its green space on Friday, Aug. 28. During “Museum on the Lawn,” visitors will be able to experience pop-up exhibits staged on the museum’s front lawn that offer historic context to contemporary  issues. 

It’s free and open to the public.

Visitors will experience We Stand on their Shoulders: A History of Wisconsin Women and Voting, Bridging the GAP Years, 1969-2019, (In)visible, Homelessness in Appleton, and Stone of Hope: Black Experiences in the Fox Cities. 

Enhanced safety measures will be in place at the History Museum for the Museum on the Lawn. Visitors will need to wear a mask and maintain social distancing protocols while viewing the outdoor exhibits. If you’re looking to connect even more with local history, the museum will offer half price admission. Head inside and enjoy the remainder of the museum’s exhibitions.

Museum on the Lawn will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.The event is sponsored by Wisconsin Public Radio and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Appleton for sponsoring the event. The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Wisconsin Historical Society, League of Women Voters of Appleton, African Heritage, Inc., Pillars, Inc., and COTS partnered with the museum in the creation of the exhibits.

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