Current Exhibits

In the Penrose Library 3rd floor display case: “Community and Culture: The Diverse Roots of Early Walla Walla

Grant Rommel ‘15 and Emma Philipps ‘17 use artifacts from both the Maxey Museum and the Whitman College and Northwest Archives to explore the histories and legacies of the French-Canadian, Chinese, and Italian communities in Walla Walla.

Ouside room 108 in Maxey Hall: "Whitman College in the 1950s"

Madeline Duppenthaller ‘16 and Brenna Two Bears ‘17 offer a glimpse of campus culture in the middle of the last century, highlighting life in the dorms, social clubs, rules for women, and the football team.

In the Maxey West Foyer: "Hand & the Machine (Maxey Edition)"

At the Sheehan Gallery’s The Hand & the Machine exhibit, the work of contemporary artists provoke questions about how, in this digital age, art is and can be made. In the spirit of cross-campus collaboration, student curators at the Maxey Museum use artifacts from the Museum’s collections to explore a related set of historical, cultural, and material questions.

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