Past Exhibits

These are examples of exhibitions previously featured at the Sullivan Museum and History Center

Round.

Round, an exhibit at the Sullivan Museum

Through May 2014

This exhibit brings together objects based on their circular shape. Ranging from familiar items, such as a uniform button, to oddities like a foot-powered dentist’s drill, this playful random sampling of the museum’s collection highlights the diversity of the Norwich experience.

These Honored Dead: Private and National Commemoration

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April 8-Dec. 20, 2013

This is the third in our series of exhibits marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. We explore the contributions made by Norwich alumni during the pivotal year of 1863. The exhibit also considers mourning rituals in 19th-Century America.

View a brochure of the exhibit. (pdf)

Useful and Elegant Accomplishments

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Jan. 14-June 30, 2013

An exhibit of 19th-Century landscape drawings

Read a brochure of this exhibit. (pdf)

1861-1862: Toward a Higher Moral Purpose

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Aug. 13, 2012 – April 13, 2013

The second in a series of exhibits on Norwich University and the Civil War

Read a brochure of this exhibit. (pdf)

“Russian Only Please”

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March 22, 2012 – Jan. 2013

A History of the Norwich University Russian School (1968-2000)

Read a brochure of this exhibit. (pdf)

The Challenge and Compromise of Slavery

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Oct. 2011 – July 2012

The first in a series of exhibits on Norwich University and the Civil War

Strike Up the Band

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2011- March 2012

An exhibit of musical instruments and the history of the Norwich Band

Touch the Sound

April 6 – Sept. 31, 2011

An exhibit exploring the use of sound across Norwich disciplines

Building and Beyond

Feb. 14 – March 25, 2011

A history of architecture at Norwich and projects by current architecture students

The Role of Remembrance

Oct. 10, 2010 – Jan. 31, 2011

An exhibit on World War II and Norwich University

Face to Face

March 3-Aug. 31, 2010

An exhibit of portraiture from the Norwich University collection

NU and the Buffalo Soldiers

2010-2011

Hooked on Hockey

2009-2010

An exhibit celebrating 100 years of Norwich Hockey

Ice Pilots

2009

Norwich and the U.S. Antarctic Program

Inspired by Stories: Artists Reflect on the Historical Collection of the Sullivan Museum

May-August 2009

Arctic Visions

2008

An exhibit of Inuit art from the collection of Dr. Robert Christie (NU’44)

NU Visions Abroad

2008

A multimedia exhibition of NU students working with communities overseas

Climb to Conquer

2007

60 Years of Mountain Cold Weather (1947–2007)

Scholars, Citizens, Soldiers

2006

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