We Owe It All to a Simple Button

We Owe It All to a Simple Button

Forty-four years after the museum’s founding, it is nice to see the museum’s first collection can still be viewed with new eyes.  If you haven’t looked closely at the museum’s buttons in a while, please stop in and take a fresh look.  We are sure there is still more to discover and remember in the words of Mike and Molly Sheerar “we owe it all to a simple button.”

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What Happening at the Sheerar?

What Happening at the Sheerar?

This Saturday’s program is one of my personal favorites: History Mysteries.  “History Mysteries” is a game of clues in which the audience attempts to figure what objects are and what they were used for.  Each time I run this program, I am surprised by how children respond.  Sometimes an object will be recognized right away, from their grandparent’s house or a museum experience, and other times I get some very creative answers, which never fail to make me smile at their originality. Occasionally, I manage to stump the entire crowd, and this is where the fun begins. 

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