Pop-Up Museum: Your D.C. Stories 1968–2018

Anacostia Library

Pop-Up Museum: Your D.C. Stories 1968–2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 12 p.m.

A Pop-Up Museum is a one-day show created by you. Share your stories, save your family treasures and learn about D.C. happenings in 1968.
 
You can bring your:
postcards T-shirts
flyers church bulletins
protest signs letters and correspondence 
buttons school yearbooks
concert posters newspapers
records and tapes scrapbooks
ticket stubs birthday and graduation photos
Don’t have an object to bring?
You can share your story, make your own poster with an artist in residence and add your memory to our community map. We will also offer scanning for photos, letters, etc. 


Can't make this date?
Catch the next Pop-Up Museum at Mt. Pleasant Library on May 19.

 

This event is presented in partnership with Dr. Marya Annette McQuirter of the dc1968 project, as part of a series of opportunities to learn about local history and preserve family treasures. 
 
About the People’s University 
The DC Public Library seeks to foster understanding and appreciation of what makes D.C. unique by connecting residents to the District’s past and present as well as providing access to experiences that support local history and culture. Throughout 2018, the People’s University will mark historic experiences that shaped D.C. and the nation and also celebrate the spirit of activism and education through a variety of talks, teach-ins, cultural events, preservation workshops, story-sharing and more. 
Learn more at dclibrary.org/1968.

Add to Calendar 07-04-2018 12:00:00 07-04-2018 13:00:00 Pop-Up Museum: Your D.C. Stories 1968–2018 A Pop-Up Museum is a one-day show created by you. Share your stories, save your family treasures and learn about D.C. happenings in 1968.   You can bring your: postcards T-shirts flyers church bulletins protest signs letters and correspondence  buttons school yearbooks concert posters newspapers records and tapes scrapbooks ticket stubs birthday and graduation photos Don’t have an object to bring? You can share your story, make your own poster with an artist in residence and add your memory to our community map. We will also offer scanning for photos, letters, etc.  Can't make this date? Catch the next Pop-Up Museum at Mt. Pleasant Library on May 19.   This event is presented in partnership with Dr. Marya Annette McQuirter of the dc1968 project, as part of a series of opportunities to learn about local history and preserve family treasures.    About the People’s University  The DC Public Library seeks to foster understanding and appreciation of what makes D.C. unique by connecting residents to the District’s past and present as well as providing access to experiences that support local history and culture. Throughout 2018, the People’s University will mark historic experiences that shaped D.C. and the nation and also celebrate the spirit of activism and education through a variety of talks, teach-ins, cultural events, preservation workshops, story-sharing and more.  Learn more at dclibrary.org/1968. false DD/MM/YYYY