"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, Methods, and Medicine" will also be opening at the Mead this April. Start making your plans to see these new exhib its in 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 exhibit will tell the history of our area during the 1870's through the early 1900's when all nationalities of settlers and immigrants made their way to the Dakota Territory to purchase land and start their families.
"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 ask where certain pieces from the old location will be displayed. The East Wing will be the place you will see many artifacts from the next phase of Yankton's history after Lewis & Clark's discovery of the area p