Staunton, VA- The second exhibit, “President Electric” celebrating the Wilson 100 Commemoration opens to the public on October 25, 2012 at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library. Using multimedia content, hands-on interactive experiences, and authentic artifacts, this traveling exhibition explores scientific and technological advancements during the Progressive Era through the eyes of the first family.
There will be one remaining exhibit that will travel from another Wilson site for a display at WWPL. The artwork of Ellen Wilson, President Wilson’s first wife, will open in Spring 2013. The Wilson Presidential Library owns seven of the First Lady’s paintings two of which are currently on loan to other sites.
The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum in Staunton is open for interpretive tours of Wilson’s restored birthplace, self-guided tours through a museum and period garden, and a President’s Shop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Saturday, and 12 – 5 p.m. on Sundays. Its archival collections are accessible through its e-Library or by appointment. For additional information, visit www.woodrowwilson.org or call 540-885-0897.