Exhibitions

  

SPECIAL GALLERY – BUILDING GENEVA,  June 3 – August 26, 11 A.M. – 4 P.M. Tues.-Sat.

ADMISSION INCLUDES THREE GALLERIES: $3/Person, $2/Children ages 3-10, FREE/Museum Members

A hands-on children’s exhibit that introduces the concepts of architecture to children ages 3 to 8.  Activity zones provide the opportunity to plan, design and build through the exploration of architectural elements and various construction techniques with references to Geneva buildings and homes.  Children can become architects, interior designers, city planners, masons and builders.  Activities include: designing a floor plan, learning how to build brick patterns, constructing a life-size brick house or log cabin, exploring letters and shapes found in architecture and much more! Sponsored by the Fabyan Foundation and Geneva Ace Hardware with a partnership of the Geneva Public Library.

 

FEATURE GALLERY Inside & Out: Geneva’s Faces, Places & Spaces February 4 – November 4, 11 A.M. to 4 P.M. Tues.-Sat.

ADMISSION INCLUDES THREE GALLERIES: $3/Person, $2/Children ages 3-10, FREE/Museum Members

An exhibition highlighting the people who designed, constructed and lived in some of Geneva’s most interesting homes and buildings.  Featuring Frank Lloyd Wright, the Wilson Brothers, Walter Frazier, Howard Raftery, Jaques Brownson and Thomas Emma.  Vignettes of each of their unique homes will introduce the architects, the history of home ownership, building trends and artifacts from the Museum’s archives spanning the years 1906, 1931, 1949 and 1964.  Explore viewpoints of current architects through video interviews including Sean Gallagher, Dan Marshall, Tim Nelson, Alex Teipel and Steven Vasilion.

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MAIN GALLERY “Geneva’s Story” Geneva’s story is all around us.  It is shaped by the river, connected by the railroad, advanced by development, and enhanced by people who visit or call it home. Chapter by chapter, discover our evolving community.  We invite you to hear stories, explore objects, and share memories.  Explore oral histories, videos and more images on four iPad stations or sit and relax in the Fargo Theater to discover more of Geneva’s rich history.
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