Smithsonian Exhibit, “Roots of Wisdom,” Opens Here on March 18th

Smithsonian Exhibit, “Roots of Wisdom,” Opens Here on March 18th

Roots of Wisdom exhibit logoRoots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science” will open on Monday, March 18, 2019, after Spring Break, at the Duane G. Meyer Library at Missouri State University, where it will be on view through Friday, May 24, 2019. 

The Smithsonian traveling exhibition explores the ways in which traditional knowledge of indigenous communities and cutting-edge Western science are being applied. This exhibit is free and open to the public.

Exhibit hours from March 18 to May 11, 2019, are Monday through Thursday, Noon to 8:00 p.m., Friday through Sunday, Noon to 6:00 p.m.  (Closed April 19 and 20, 2019.) Hours will be reduced from May 13 to May 24, 2019.  Group visits at other times are available by appointment. 

“Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science” was developed, produced and circulated by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibition is made possible with funds provided by the National Science Foundation. 

Here at Missouri State University, the “Roots of Wisdom” exhibit is supported by the College of Natural and Applied Sciences, the College of Humanities and Public Affairs, the Division for Diversity and Inclusion, and the University Libraries. 

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