Current Exhibits

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CLICK! Exploring the History & Science of Cameras

February 16, 2016 – January 29, 2017

From the first image captured in 1826 through the digital revolution, cameras have become a part of nearly every facet of life. Visitors can explore the art, history, and science of photography through a collection of historic cameras and hands-on activities about how they work.

Curated by Dr. Delena Gatch, Jessica Hines, and Jeremy Wilburn. Special thanks to Santanu Majumdar and his students for design and fabrication.

Opening Reception: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Museum
Come visit with the curators! Light refreshments will be served.

Archaeology of Camp Lawton

October 10, 2010 – still on display [Come see the latest artifacts recently uncovered and learn about the ongoing research]

Rediscover a unique chapter in Civil War history through the historical research and archaeological finds made by Georgia Southern University Department of Sociology and Anthropology students and faculty working at the site of the former Camp Lawton, a Confederate Prisoner of War camp located in nearby Jenkins County, Georgia.

Curated by the archaeology students of Georgia Southern University with the cooperation of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

For more exciting details on this important discovery, visit
For Press Release, October 5, 2010, click here
For Press Release, August 19, 2011, click here
For Press Release, October 5, 2012, click here
For Press Release, October 11, 2012, click here

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Last updated: 2/16/2016

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