On Friday, December 2, 2022, the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum will be once again hosting the annual Holiday Open House from 6 – 8 PM. Featuring a meet and greet with Santa, cookies, punch, and beautiful decorations throughout the museum. This event is free to members and only $5 for non-members. The museum gift shoppe will also be open to find unique gifts.
Guests will also be able to view the new Keller Gallery exhibition “The Me Decade: A Look Back at the 1970s. The exhibition features clothing from the era, presented under a disco ball on a dancefloor in the center of the gallery, including bell bottom jeans, halter tops, hot pants, and more. The exhibition also includes artifacts from the decade from the museum’s permanent collection, such as Fisher-Price toys, a Coronamatic typewriter, a CB radio, a Westinghouse Electric tabletop radio, kitchen appliances made by The Hoover Company, a Panasonic microwave, box purses, platform shoes, and commemorative items from the nation’s bicentennial celebration in 1976. The exhibition also features a recreation of a 1970s dining room, complete with an orange shag rug and retro floral wallpaper.
Tickets can be purchased on our website at mckinleymuseum.org or at the door.