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Public Exhibits & Events
The History of Blindness in Iowa traveling exhibit will be making appearances at different locations in the state in the coming months. As events are scheduled, details about the event will be listed below.
Traveling Exhibit Schedule
Since January 2012, an exhibit on the History of Blindness in Iowa has been traveling to public libraries across Iowa. Each library hosts the exhibit for one month and a presentation on the topic is also given.
The exhibit consists of display panels addressing these themes: Education, Employment, Community and Domestic Life, Advocacy, and Technology. Exhibit information is available in Braille and audio formats. Excerpts from selected oral histories is also available on audio players. Below is the exhibit schedule for the rest of 2013:
November 1, 2013 - December 1, 2013 - State Library of Iowa, Ola Babcock Miller Building, northwest corner of E. 12th and Grand Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50319
December 2, 2013 - December 6, 2013 - State Capitol Building Rotunda, 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Please direct questions concerning the History of Blindness in Iowa traveling exhibit to: