WNYLRC currently has two traveling exhibits available to loan to members at no cost! Both exhibits will be available for loan beginning November 1st. These can be great complements for your library’s reading programs, supporting academic research and coursework, speaker programs and more!
Erie Canal Bicentennial Exhibit
“Two Hundred Years on the Erie Canal” was developed by the Western New York Library Resources Council, with grant funding from Humanities New York, to celebrate the Bicentennial groundbreaking of the Erie Canal in New York State.
The exhibit consists of four retractable banners, each measuring 3 feet wide by 6 feet tall
The exhibit also has a complementary, detailed online exhibition available.
The Erie Canal online exhibit is available at DPLA.
Women’s Suffrage Centennial Exhibition
“Recognizing Women’s Right to Vote in New York State” celebrates a hundred years of women having the right to vote in New York State, and was also developed with grant support from Humanities New York by the South Central Regional Library Council. The traveling exhibit explores different aspects of the Women’s Suffrage movement in New York, from pre-colonial times until the New York State referendum in 1917 and the 19th Amendment in 1920.
The exhibit consists of five retractable banners, each measuring 3 feet wide by six feet tall
The exhibit has a complementary, detailed online exhibition available.
The Women’s Suffrage Centennial online exhibit is available at NY Heritage.
WNYLRC’s traveling exhibits are available for one month loan periods. Requesting organization is responsible for the pick-up and return of the exhibits within the one month loan period. Loans can be extended if there are no immediate requests for an exhibit.