Water/Ways: Smithsonian Touring Exhibit

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Water/Ways: Smithsonian Touring Exhibit

January 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am - February 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Jefferson County Public Library has been chosen by Indiana Humanities as one of six Indiana communities to host Water/Ways, an exhibit created by the Smithsonian Institution that highlights the role that water plays in society, how it affects communities, and what can be done to improve the treatment of it. It is suitable for all ages. Attractions and events will also take place alongside the exhibition. The exhibit will open January 8, 2022 and will run until February 20, 2022. The exhibit will be open during normal library hours, as well as Sundays and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Free. Experience fun activities and dynamic programming in conjunction with this national exhibit. Enter through the automatic doors of the Auditorium of the Library seven days a week.

Library Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10a – 7p
Sat: 10a – 4p
Sun: Closed

Take a look at these special events occurring during the exhibit!

  • Art Show (Jan 8-Feb 20, 2022)

  • Afterhours Film ~ Madison, Miss Madison & Hydroplane History (Jan 11, 2022)

  • Water Wonders ~ Explore with Water (Jan 15, 2022)

  • Water Wonders ~ Build-A-Boat (Jan 22, 2022)

  • Water Resources of Jefferson County; A Geologist’s Perspective (Jan 25, 2022)

  • Crossing Barriers: Uncovering the Amazing Carter Family (Feb 1, 2022)

  • Water Wonders ~ Build-A-Bridge (Feb 5, 2022)

  • The Underground Railroad in Jefferson County, Indiana: An Interracial Partnership Ahead of Its Time (Feb 8, 2022)

  • Explore the Underground Railroad (Feb 12, 2022)

  • 1619 Project (Feb 24, 2022)


January 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am
February 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm


Madison Jefferson County Public Library
420 W. Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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