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Dolly Parton Pinball Technical Problem

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The LJAC’s Dolly Parton pinball machine suffered a technical failure in March 2014.  We think it is either her heart (power supply) or her brain (main circuit board).  After a  surgery this summer, we hope Dolly will return for free … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Sarah’s Appalachia: Sevier County, Tennessee

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Title: Sarah’s Appalachia: Sevier County, Tennessee Dates Showing: November 21, 2013 through July 31, 2014 Description: This exhibition is a photovoice project.  Berea student Sarah Carr selected five images of places connected to her hometown, Sever County, Tennessee.  Carr’s evocative … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Dolly Parton Pinball, More Than Just A Game

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Dolly suffered a technical failure in March 2014.  We think it is either her heart (power supply) or her brain (main circuit board).  After a  surgery this summer, we hope Dolly will return for Fall Semester 2014. Title: The 1979 Dolly … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Made in Appalachia: Exploring Appalachian Material Culture Beyond Cabins, Crafts, and Coal

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Title: Made in Appalachia: Exploring Appalachian Material Culture Beyond Cabins, Crafts, and Coal Dates Showing: September 2, 2013 through June 30, 2015 Description: This exhibition explores Appalachian material culture beyond the artifacts stereotypically associated with the region.  It is part of … Continue reading

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Past Exhibit: All the Pretty Horses

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  Title: All the Pretty Horses: Works on Paper by Peter Josyph Celebrating Cormac McCarthy’s Novel Dates Shown: March 8, 2013 through May 31, 2013 Description: An exhibition of ten works on paper by New York artist Peter Josyph. Josyph … Continue reading

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Exhibit: 40 Years of Appalachian Heritage Magazine

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Title: “40 Years of Appalachian Heritage: A Literary Quarterly of the Southern Appalachians” Dates Showing: June 7, 2013 through February 15, 2014 Description: This show explores the impact of one of the region’s first and most significant regional journals after forty … Continue reading

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Standing Exhibit: “Exploring Appalachia”

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Title: “Exploring Appalachia” Dates Showing: Ongoing since 2006, but constantly changing. Description: Centered around a 12 foot square relief map of the region, this exhibit provides a nice introduction to the Appalachia for all levels.  The map is the backdrop … Continue reading

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