Water/Ways, an exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street
Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum
December 4, 2021 to January 5, 2022

Water/Ways, an exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street, explores the relationship between people and water. It explores the centrality of water in our lives including its effect on the environment and climate, its practical role in agriculture and economic planning, and its impact on culture and spirituality. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a unique collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), state humanities councils across the nation, and local host institutions. To learn more visit www.museumonmainstreet.org.


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This Smithsonian Institution Museum on Main Street (MoMS) Water/Ways tour is part of the BHP-funded project, Coastal Impacts: An Integrated Approach for Community Adaptation, Understanding, and Planning, which assists local communities to build intergenerational coastal literacy through community conversations around books, film, and exhibitions, fostering greater understanding of and support for coastal restoration. projects. Support for MoMS has been provided by the U. S. Congress. This program is funded under a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional local funding for programming and marketing has been provided by the Cane River National Heritage Area (CRNHA) and Friends of Louisiana Sports and History (FLASH).

Image courtesy of Keeper of the Mound


Associated Exhibition Programming at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

Water/Ways Exhibition Opening Receptions | Sat., December 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Keeper of the Mound Film Screening & Panel Discussion |  Tues., December 7 at 6 p.m.
The Red River Great Raft with Dr. Gary D. Joiner |  Tues., December 14 at 6 p.m.
Water and Inspiration: A Hands-On Art Program | Sat., January 8 at 2 p.m.