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Previous Exhibits

Heroes of Freedom - February 4 through March 1, 2013
An exhibit featuring the stories of 8 individuals who fought to bring slavery to an end in the United States, including:
Frederick Douglass, From Slavery to Freedom: The Journey to New York City
A national touring exhibit from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History



Searching for Peace
- October 08, 2012 through December 14, 2012
An exhibit from photographer Peter Villon


Sky Full of Cranes- 
July 09, 2012 through September 28, 2012
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Windows and
Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan - April 2 through June 29, 2012
Sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee

Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War - January 9 through February 17, 2012
Organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs Office
Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Ever Green: The Environmental Political Cartoons of Herb Block - October 3 through October 28, 2011

Transforming Lives: The Work of Friends United Meeting - July 27 through December 16, 2011

Quaker Harmonies - March 14 through July 8, 2011


New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music - 
March 14 through April 12, 2011
Part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the Ohio Humanities Council

Putting on a Friendly Face: Quaker Images in Advertising - 
January 14 through March 4, 2011

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Quakers and the Political Process - 
October 11 through December 10, 2010
Courtesy of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting


Bridges of Friendship: How Children Understand Other Cultures - March 3 through October 1, 2010
In collaboration with the Wilmington College Peace Resource Center

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Friends in Film - 
January 14 through February 19, 2010

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The Quaker Tapestry - 
October 21 through December 11, 2009
Courtesy of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting


A House Divided: Quaker Responses to the Civil War - 
April 9 through October 9, 2009



A Time for Reflection - 
January 19 through March 27, 2009

The Children of Abraham - 
September 25 through December 12, 2008
Courtesy of the Ohio Humanities Council


Wilmington Yearly Meeting in Black & White: The Art of Marty Leigh - July 26 through September 12, 2008
Prints from this exhibit are available for sale. Email for more information!

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Quaker Women in the Ministry, Then and Now - 
April 6 through June 27, 2008



Beyond Birmingham: Friends and the Civil Rights Movement - 
January 21 through March 20, 2008
A traveling version of this exhibit is available. Email for more information!


This Little Light - 
October 17 through December 14, 2007

Treasures From Our Past: The Quaker Heritage Center Collections - 
July 14 through September 28, 2007

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Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes": John Woolman and Other Anti-Slavery Friends - 
April 1 through June 22, 2007
A traveling version of this exhibit is available. Email for more information!

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Silent Witness: Quaker Meetinghouses in the Delaware Valley, 1695 to the Present - 
January 16 through March 23, 2007
Courtesy of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting


Posters for Peace - 
October 18 through December 22, 2006


Let Your Life Speak - 
July 17 throughOctober 2, 2006

Eyes Wide Open - 
March 28 through April 2, 2006
Courtesy of the American Friends Service Committee


Beyond the River - 
February 6 through March 24, 2006

Episodes from the Modern Civil Rights Movement - 
January 16 through March 24, 2006

The Meriam R. Hare Collection - 
September 25 through December 16, 2005