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Category Archive: Museum exhibits

Great things are happening on the third floor of the Heritage Discovery Center in the Johnstown Children’s Museum! Many of our visitors may have noticed changes as we work to provide even more fun and engaging museum and play experiences …

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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race is coming to the Heritage Discovery Center. The exhibition examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public …

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JAHA is planning a new temporary exhibit, “Johnstown: The Way We Work,” and is seeking public input at a workshop scheduled for Thurs., Jan. 24 at 7:00 pm at the Heritage Discovery Center.

“Johnstown’s work heritage is a significant part of …

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August 8, 2018 10:45 am

Rooftop Garden renovations begin

The Rooftop Garden, part of the Johnstown Children’s Museum, will be closed for about a month for renovations and improvements! We’re excited about the opportunity to refurbish this wonderful outdoor exhibit that is designed to educate kids about Pennsylvania native …

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The Heritage Discovery Center’s second floor galleries are now displaying an exhibition of historic photos of the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra! Founded in 1929, the JSO is a key part of Johnstown’s cultural landscape. The photos trace the symphony’s history from …

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Under the direction of Paul Rosenblatt, Principal architect of Springboard Design, Leah Wulfman has begun working with JAHA Curator Kaytlin Sumner to continue planning the new exhibition for the Johnstown Flood Museum. Springboard Design, a Pittsburgh-area architecture …

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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association has gotten a significant boost to our $2.5 million campaign, “For The Future: A Campaign for the Johnstown Flood Museum,” with the endorsement of David McCullough, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author!

McCullough, who first rose to prominence …

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