See the village’s ever changing downtown through reproduced images courtesy of the Montague Historical Society Archive. This self-guided storefront exhibition is an open invitation to think about local, regional and national changes in “doing business” in rural America. At participating restaurant and retail stores in downtown Turners Falls including: LOOT, Breakdown Records, The Shea Theater, The Rendezvous, Responsive Classrooms, Buckingham Rabbits Vintage, The Five Eyed Fox, LOOT, Swanson’s Fabrics, Turners Falls Pizza, Great Falls Harvest, Upper Bend, and Rist Insurance.
“Crossroads: Change in Rural America” will be on view at the Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A in Turners Falls from February 5 to March 18, 2023. The exhibition is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Mass Humanities. Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress.
“Crossroads: Change in Rural America” is a collaboration between Department of Conservation and Recreation, RiverCulture, Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center, the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Montague Public Libraries, and New England Public Media.