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New Exhibit at Jacksonville Public Library's Main Library: MOSH Neighborhoods

MOSH Neighborhoods Exhibit

 

Jacksonville Public Library Displays ‘Neighborhoods’ MOSH Exhibit 

 

Neighborhoods help define Jacksonville as a city and many residents engage with the city on a neighborhood level. To mark the 50th anniversary of Jacksonville’s consolidation, the Museum of Science & History (MOSH) hosted a signature exhibit, Neighborhoods, showcasing the city’s many neighborhoods. 

The exhibit features a set of large, illustrated text panels mounted in custom “doorframes” that outline the historical development of Jacksonville’s many and varied neighborhoods, from early river communities to automobile-based suburbs. The exhibit underscores the importance of vibrant, healthy neighborhoods to the city’s identity and well-being. 

This exhibit, supported by many local organizations and individuals, was originally shown at MOSH from September 2018 to May 2019. It is traveling around Duval County thanks to a gift from an anonymous champion of Jacksonville’s diverse and storied neighborhoods. The exhibit is currently on display in the Makerspace Gallery at the Main Library. 

 

 

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Jacksonville Public Library