Sixth Floor Museum 25th Anniversary Celebration

Sixth Floor Museum
Courtesy of Sixth Floor Museum

25 years after opening its core exhibit, “John F. Kennedy and the Memory of a Nation,” the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza will commemorate how far it has come and its transformation from a short-term exhibit into one of the city’s most significant and visited historical sites.

The Museum will kick off its yearlong commemoration of the milestone with a day of special presentations and offerings, including:

  • The Museum’s Dealey Plaza cell phone tour will be offered free with Museum admission
  • Associate Curator Stephen Fagin will present a history of the Museum based on his recent book, Assassination and Commemoration: JFK, Dallas and The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, at 11 am; a book signing will follow.
  • Curator Gary Mack will present “From Outsider to Insider,” an inside look at the early days of The Sixth Floor Museum, followed by a Q&A, at 2 pm.
  • Videos highlighting the Museum’s collections, its ongoing Oral History Project and upcoming Living History programs will be shown throughout the afternoon beginning at 12 pm.
  • The Museum’s Reading Room will be open to the public between 1 and 3 pm showcasing some of its many research resources.
  • Guests can enter to win one of two Museum Anniversary Gift Baskets, to be given away at noon and 3 pm.
  • All guests are invited to enjoy anniversary cake in the Museum Store + Café (across from the Museum at 501 Elm Street) at 3 pm, while supplies last.

All presentations will take place on the Museum’s seventh floor and are included with Museum admission. No purchase is necessary to enter the gift basket drawings.

Event Details

When

2.20.14 | 11:00 am

Where

411 Elm St.
Dallas, TX 75202

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Ticket Info

Events are free with museum admission.