Smithsonian Institution Water/Ways Exhibit

Event Details

The Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibit Water/Ways is set to appear at the Old City Hall Museum in Denham Springs from August 11 – September 22.

The exhibition explores the many characteristics of water, the practical role it plays in American society and the calm, yet powerful force it possesses.

The Livingston Parish Library is pleased to be a community partner by hosting the following screenings and community discussions that will complement this exhibit:

Station 15: A Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) film and public discussion on the Great Flood of 2016 led by guest speaker Wesley Kinnebrew of the LP Gravity Drainage District.

Where: Denham Springs-Walker
When: Thursday, August 23 at 7:00 p.m.

Diversions: An LEH film and public discussion on flood control issues and solutions in surrounding areas led by guest speakers Dr. Craig Colten of LSU and Dietmar Reitscheir of the Amite River Basin Commission.

Where: Denham Springs-Walker Branch
When: Thursday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m.

Rising AboveAdin Putnam, local photographer and author of “Rising Above: The Great Flood of 2016” will be at the Livingston Parish Library for a special presentation and book signing

Where: Denham Springs-Walker Branch
When: Saturday, September 1 at 1:00 p.m.

Learn more about the Smithsonian Institution exhibit here.

 

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