The Smithsonian traveling exhibit “Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science.” will open on Monday, March 18, 2019 at the Duane G. Meyer Library at Missouri State University and be on display through Friday, May 24, 2019.
The exhibition explores the ways in which traditional knowledge of indigenous communities and cutting-edge Western science are being applied. This exhibit is free and open to the public.
March 18 – May 11, 2019
Monday-Thursday, 12:00-8:00 p.m., Friday-Sunday, 12:00-6:00 p.m.
(Closed April 19 and 20, 2019 due to university Spring Holiday.)
May 13 – May 24, 2019
Monday – Friday, 12:00 Noon – 6:00 p.m.
Group visits are welcome and available by appointment.
“Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science.” was developed, produced and circulated by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibition is made possible with funds provided by the National Science Foundation.
The exhibit’s time at Missouri State University is supported through a collaboration of the College of Natural and Applied Sciences, the College of Humanities and Public Affairs, the Division for Diversity and Inclusion, and the University Libraries.
Contact our Special Collections & Archives department at 417-836-5428 with questions or for additional information.