Presidential Library & Museum

Keller Gallery

Something is always changing in the Keller Gallery, our temporary exhibition space! We develop several exhibits a year, mostly focused on the museum’s extensive artifact collection. We also host traveling exhibitions from the Smithsonian and other institutions. Sometimes we even focus on local art and history. The Keller Gallery exhibits are always changing so check back here for the latest schedule of exhibits often.

ON VIEW NOW: The Pan-American Exposition: Triumph and Tragedy in the Queen City

While shaking hands at the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, President McKinley was shot.  This exhibition explores what happened in the eight days between the assassination and McKinley’s death.  It also examines the Exposition itself, what it was, why it was held, and what new technologies were on display.

The exhibit is on view through February 20, 2018.

Upcoming Keller Gallery Exhibitions:

Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior

March 2-April 29, 2018

Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior, a traveling exhibition exploring the design of Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses, features reproduction drawings, photographs, and photographic murals that explore what many consider Wright’s greatest architectural accomplishment.  The exhibition illustrates the myriad—both obvious and subtle— ways Wright created the visual character of interior space and objects within it, each an essential detail of the larger whole. Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior is on view at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum from March 2 through April 29, 2018.

Under Cover:  Highlights from the Hat Collection

May 11-October 21, 2018

This exhibition, guest curated by curatorial volunteer Kathy Fleeher, features the Museum’s vast collection of 20th century hats.  Under Cover will explore millinery design elements, such as flowers and feathers, as well as iconic hat styles like the cloche, pillbox, and much more.  Under Cover:  Highlights from the Hat Collection will be on view May 11 through October 21, 2018.

Inverted Intersections

November 2-May 12, 2019

Based on Archivist Mark Holland’s popular lecture series Inverted Intersections, this exhibition will feature images of downtown Canton intersections taken by Timken photographer Robert H. Hildebrand in 1956.  The exhibition will feature selected stories that emerged from the history of the buildings included in there rare photographs. Inverted Intersections will be on view November 2 through May 12, 2019.