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Dickinson Museum Center Hosts Annual Holiday Open House
Post Date: Nov 22 2013
The Dickinson Museum Center invite the public to their 6th Annual Holiday Open House Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Joachim Museum, 188 Museum Dr. E., in Dickinson.
 
Live holiday music provided by Dickinson Strings, the DSU Chamber Singers and DSU Clarinet Quartet will fill the museum throughout the afternoon. There will also be a holiday craft project available for kids of all ages to make and refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.
 
The Joachim Museum’s exhibit, “Improving Our Photographic Memory,” will also be available for viewing. Part of a multi-year project to digitize and preserve the thousands of photographs and negatives in the Joachim Museum and Stark County Historical Society’s collections, this exhibit shows a sampling of the variety of images that have already been digitized. This is done through both a variety of canvas prints and digital slideshows. Historic photographic equipment is also included in the exhibit. Also on display is the exhibit, “Ralph R. Doubleday: Rodeo Photographer.”
 
The Dickinson Museum Center is a museum complex located in Dickinson, N.D. consisting of the Joachim Museum, The Pioneer Machinery Museum and Prairie Outpost Park. The Joachim Museum partners with the City of Dickinson, The Stark County Historical Society and others to create a greater understanding of the region by portraying its historical heritage. The Dickinson Museum Center collects, preserves, and interprets the history of southwestern North Dakota through its collections and public programs while promoting the arts, cultural tourism and historic preservation.
 
For more information about this event contact the Dickinson Museum Center at (701) 456-6225 or by email at info@dickinsonmuseumcenter.com or visit the Dickinson Museum Center website at www.dickinsonmuseumcenter.com.


 
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