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Poster Exhibit: East Tennessee Showcase

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Title: East Tennessee Showcase Poster Exhibit Dates Showing: October 23, 2013 through the fall and winter Description: Four current Berea College students created poster displays about there chunk of the East Tennessee world for the East Tennessee showcase student event.  For a limited … Continue reading

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Dolly Parton Pinball Technical Problem

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Update July 24, 2014: The Dolly Parton Pinball has been repaired. 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 … 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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Why does the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College have a working, playable 1979 Dolly Parton pinball machine in the gallery? 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 Shown: June 7, 2013 through October 19, 2014 Description: This show explored the impact of one of the region’s first and most significant regional journals after … 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 of interest.  This map is … Continue reading

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