“The Way We Worked” The Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit

May 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Burns Room
500 S Center St
Westminster, MD 21157
$5 Adults, $10 Family, $4 Seniors
Scott Holniker

The Smithsonian’s The Way We Worked traveling exhibit features stories, artifacts, and interactives related to how Americans have worked over time. Whether working from home, an office, on the land, or on the road, people of all races, genders, and ethnicities have contributed to our economy and culture.

“The Way We Worked” explores how work became a central element in American culture. It is offered in conjunction with two other exhibits on Carroll County Canneries and Carroll County’s Wormseed Industry at the Carroll County Farm Museum.

Exhibit Open May 26 thru July 14 only

Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays—Fridays

Noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays

Special exhibit hours of 9 a.m. to noon on May 27 and June 25.

Exhibit included in Museum Admission

Please join our Museum on Main Street Partners for their special events and programs centered on “The Way We Worked” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit. Please contact our partners for times and dates associated with their programs.

Taneytown History Museum

When: May 22, 2017 7 p.m.

What: “The Way We Worked In Carroll County”

Where: Grace United Church of Christ (parish Hall) 49 West Baltimore Street, Taneytown, MD(Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association General Meeting)

Contact: 443-918-8687



Gate House Museum of History

When: Thursday, June 8 or Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m.

What: ‘Life and Work in Sykesville 100 Years Ago’ Presentation — Explore how lifestyles and work have changed in Sykesville from 1917 to now

Where: 7283 Cooper Drive, Sykesville, MD 21784

Contact: 410-549-5150


Union Mills Homestead

When: June 10-11: Apprenticeship Program

What: Learn hands-on how to be a miller, blacksmith or woodworker

When: June 25 at 2 p.m.: Keynote Speaker (Mark Denny, Ph.D.) at the Tannery at Union Mills

What: How the waterwheel and associated technological advances in harnessing nature’s power has changed the world

Where: 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158

Contact: 410-848-2288