A Closer Look at a History of Healing: Community Responses

Wed, May 11, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Wednesday, May 11

A CLOSER LOOK AT A HISTORY OF HEALING: COMMUNITY RESPONSES

Online Event, Streaming on the Museum of the Grand Prairie Facebook & YouTube pages, 10-10:30 a.m.

Get a sneak preview of some of the content you will see in the Museum of the Grand Prairie’s newest special exhibit, “A History of Healing: Infectious Diseases and Community Responses to Defeat Them,” set to debut May 22, 2022. Katie Snyder, Education Program Specialist, and Pat Cain, Public Programs/Visitor Services Coordinator, will discuss the historic influence of such diseases as polio, HIV, and AIDS. Katie and Pat will pay particular attention to ways local community members responded to these influential diseases throughout the area’s history. Tune in to see artifacts, images, and stories that will be part of this special exhibit opening soon. FREE. For more info: (217) 586-2612 or pcain@ccfpd.org 

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