Current Exhibits at the Reece Museum
From The Collection
Suffrage in Southern Appalachia
From the Collection (Aug. 24-Sep. 25)
An exhibition featuring seldom seen artifacts from the Reece Museum’s 20,000+ artifact collection. An eclectic collection, some of these artifacts are rarely displayed. This exhibition celebrates the variety of the museum’s artwork and historical artifacts.
Suffrage in Southern Appalachia (Aug. 24-Jan. 22, 2021)
An exhibition that tells the story of women and the social movements they created in the time leading up to the passage and ratification of the nineteenth Amendment on August 18, 1920. The exhibition features Edwardian clothing, artifacts from the Reece Museum permanent collection and the Museum at Mountain Home, and historical photos and documents from the Archives of Appalachia and the Tennessee State Museum. Also included is art by muralist Ellen Elmes illustrating a Suffrage parade held in downtown Johnson City on October 7, 1916.