Changing Exhibits

Changing exhibits are an in depth look at a wide variety of subjects about how Chester County people lived, worked, and made choices. Gain perspectives on our world today with historical collections, contemporary oral histories, and hands-on learning.

On View!

Bayard Rustin's Local Roots

60 years ago on August 28, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom shown a spotlight on racial inequity. West Chester native Bayard Rustin organized the peaceful demonstration that filled the Mall. To commemorate this milestone, an exhibit about Rustin’s life is on display. 

It includes programs and memorabilia from the 1963 March and a new biographical video about Rustin with excerpts from oral history recordings. Materials from the Chester County Archives complement the biographical overview.

Open through November 11.