'Modern Times'

New Shiloh Museum gallery chronicles growth, change

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 1 a.m.

It took the help of Craig Larson, who has 40 years of experience hanging wallpaper, to hang the large photo murals in the new Shiloh Museum gallery.

In the months she spent considering the latest new gallery at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, two words kept "bubbling up" for outreach coordinator Susan Young: Growth and change.

FAQ

‘Modern Times:

1950 To Present’

WHEN — Opening this weekend

WHERE — Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale

COST — Free

INFO — 750-8165

The new gallery includes a scene representing a modern-day chicken house, which can cost $250,000 and be controlled from a smartphone.

Shiloh Museum staffer Marie Demeroukas created fake food for a picnic in the new gallery, using Sculpey to make olive loaf and Crayola Model Magic to ...

In the tourism section, Young wanted to talk about the crafts fairs the area is known for and the artisans working here today, so she included a paint...

Terry and Paula Whitaker, parents of Shiloh staffer Rachel Whitaker, drove from Oklahoma to help build exhibit cases, including the central photo exhi...

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