Featured Destination: The 1968 Exhibit
It was the year that rocked history. The 1968 Exhibit brings to life this pivotal American year through photographs, artifacts, vintage pop culture items and interactive. Explore the exhibit and see the events that changed Colorado and America forever. In 1968, the death toll in the Vietnam War reached a new high. Riots and demonstrations raged across the country, Apollo 8 orbited the moon, and the nation was transformed by the tragic assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy.The 1960s also charted a dramatic road in America’s pop culture. It was in 1968 that Hair opened on Broadway, Laugh-In debuted on television and Johnny Cash gave his famous performance at Folsom Prison.
An extraordinary year. An unforgettable journey. The 1968 Exhibit is an ambitious, multimedia experience that looks at how the events of the year have fueled a persistent, if often contradictory, sense of identity for the people who were there and those who came after.
Exhibit runs February 7 – May 10, 2015.
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