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Panel Exhibitions

With the support of generous partners, the Museum of the White Mountains has sponsored the production of several travelling panel exhibitions on various White Mountains subjects.  Each of these panel exhibitions has been curated by experts and designed by professionals and meets the standard of excellence for all MWM exhibitions.

Learn more about each project and view each complete panel exhibition by clicking on the linked title.

These panel exhibitions are available for loan to organizations or venues outside the MWM.  If your organization or venue is interested in renting one of these panel exhibitions, please email museum.wm@plymouth.edu or call (603) 535-3210.

The Great Blowdown: The Effects of the Hurricane of 1938 in Northern NewEngland

Location: Weather Discovery Center in North Conway

Date: September 20, 2013 - September 20, 2013

Opening Reception: Weather Discovery Center the night of the opening from 5:00-7:00 pm.

The Great Blowdown is a panel exhibition inspired by curator Dr. Lourdes Aviles’ new book Taken By Storm, 1938, A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane.

To the Extremes: The Geology of Adventure in the White Mountains

Location: Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center

Date: March 28, 2013 - September 18, 2013

Organized by the Museum of the White Mountains and curated by New Hampshire-based writer and science educator Sarah Garlick, the exhibition features 24 photographic and text panels that detail the connections between geological history and recreation in the White Mountains.

Protecting The Forest: The Weeks Act Of 1911

Location: Silver Center for the Arts, Lobby Gallery

Date: March 3, 2010 - April 11, 2010

Opening Reception: March 3, 4–6 p.m.

Panel exhibition celebrating the Weeks Act. The 1911 Weeks Act created a truly national forest system, authorizing the federal government to purchase and maintain land in the eastern U.S. as national forests.

Beyond Brown Paper

Location: Silver Center for the Arts, Lobby Gallery

Date: October 15, 2008 - December 12, 2008

Opening Reception: October 15, 4-6 p.m.

The Brown Company Photographic Collection documents the history of the Brown Company paper mill of Berlin, NH from the late 19th century through the mid-1960s. Much of the collection chronicles the social, cultural, and recreational lives of the workers, their families, and the place of these people in the life of the city of Berlin. The images, which are accessible from the Web site, allow viewers to add written content about the photographs, or to share information about the paper mill by telephone.