Revisiting World War I: One Hundred Years Later
Summer Craft 2017
- Revisiting World War I: One Hundred Years Later
- Summer Craft 2017
- Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race
In commemoration of the centennial anniversary of the United States entering the First World War (1914-1918) on April 6, 1917, the Reece Museum in partnership with the Museum at Mountain Home on the VA campus feature artifacts from this historic and also devastating conflict. Curated by John Griggs, a Reece Museum student worker who graduated in May of this year, this exhibition delves into the conflict focusing on local residents who supported the allied effort. Revisiting World War I: One Hundred Years Later opens May 29 and will continue through July 14.
Summer Craft 2017 is an exhibition featuring the members of the Northeast Chapter of Tennessee Craft. Various media will be represented from East Tennessee artists and artisans. The exhibition will open on June 19 and continue through July 21. A reception will be held on Saturday June 24 from 3 to 5 pm.
Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race is a traveling exhibition produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Through reproductions of photographs and documents, films, and survivor testimony, it traces how the persecution of groups deemed biologically inferior led to the near annihilation of European Jewry. It also challenges viewers to reflect on the present-day interest in genetic manipulation that promotes the possibility of human perfection.The exhibition opens July 31, 2017 and will continue through September 30, 2017.
For more information on the exhibition and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum please visit https://www.ushmm.org/information/exhibitions/traveling-exhibitions/deadly-medicine.
Programming and other events associated with Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race will be posted as they are developed.