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To See the World

During the Civil War, glasses with colored lenses were used to treat disorders and illnesses. Yellow-trimmed glasses were used to treat syphilis, blue for insanity, and pink for depression. Thus we get the term, “to see the world through rose-colored glasses.”

SECOND SATURDAY Family Day

Date: March, 9th 2013 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

“Women’s History Month”
This SECOND SATURDAY is all about HERstory! We’ll celebrate both the traditional and not so traditional roles of women & girls throughout history with women-centered activities and demonstrations will be going on throughout the museum. Kids Club members will learn a medieval dance and make flower garlands to wear in their hair!