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    Education Center

January 25, 2020

"Construction continues at Mead for more permanent and temporary exhibits to go up in 2020.  Pictured here is newly finished temporary exhibit space that will feature a temporary exhibit for the upcoming summer.  A permanent exhibit "Yankton State Hospital: Minds, Meth...

January 18, 2020

"The framing and insulation installation has begun for the second floor East Wing at the Mead Cultural Education Center.  This wing will eventually hold the exhibit: "The Great Dakota Boom", scheduled to be completed by no later than 2025.  The Great Dakota Boom exhibi...

January 3, 2020

"Work has begun on the east wing on our first floor.  Scraping, painting, and adding insulation are just some of the ways that the space is being transformed.  Eventually, this space will house several phases of the telling of Yankton County's history.  People often as...

December 28, 2019

"Our Vintage Christmas event was a huge success thanks to the Yankton Community!  We will have our vintage toys exhibit up for just a little while longer, so there's still a chance for you to come see our collection, our beautiful Hall of Trees, and the lovely holiday...

December 20, 2019

"This week at the Mead, our team has been busy installing UV filtering window films.  The museum has UV filtering shades installed on all of our windows already, but we take the preservation and care of our archival pieces very seriously.  We are going the extra mile b...

December 7, 2019

At the Mead, our Registrar and Graphic Designer, Sara Kruse, has been hard at work designing not only our flyers and posters for upcoming events, but also many pieces for our next exhibit.  "Yankton State Hospital: Minds, Methods, and Medicine" is set to open in  Sprin...

September 23, 2019

The Mead Cultural Education Center (MCEC) is hosting a workshop called “Care of Collections at Home: Documents” on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. The workshop, which runs from 2-4pm at the MCEC, will give participants the skills they need to preserve documents like wills, land...

September 16, 2019

Progress continues on the third floor of the Mead Cultural Education Center.  It won’t be long before our conference rooms will be ready for meetings. With so much changing throughout the building, where has the year gone? We have a lot of great things coming up. Ticke...

September 9, 2019

The workers at the Mead Cultural Education Center are getting ready for another large collection move this month. This will not be the final move, but we are getting close to being moved out the West Side Park location. We truly appreciate everyone’s support during thi...

August 31, 2019

In keeping with historic preservation, workers at the Mead Cultural Education Center recently replaced a corner piece on the second floor veranda. They did such an excellent job that you would never know it replaced a badly damaged piece. The Yankton County Historical...

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