Knowledge Grows: Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden


  • Categories: Art | Exhibit
  • Event posted: Feb. 22, 2012
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

On Friday, February 24, the Watkins Museum will open the exhibition Knowledge Grows: Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden, celebrating the Liberty Memorial Central Middle School’s garden project. The family-friendly event will run from 6:00-8:00 PM. Students and teachers from the Americana Music Academy will present musical selections throughout the evening. Hands-on activities and refreshments will be provided. The event is free and open to the public.

On view on the second floor of the Watkins Museum, Knowledge Grows features photos and recollections by students and volunteers that participated in the Central Smart Choices Garden. The exhibition explores the growth of the project and its role as an educational experience. Historic artifacts and photographs reveal how agricultural activities shaped the lives of young people in Douglas County in the past.

Event details:

  • Ongoing until Saturday, June 30, 2012
  • Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St., Lawrence


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