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Third Street Gallery Exhibit - “Stuff: What We Collect and Why”

November 19, 2018 (Moscow, Idaho) — A speaker series for the Third Street Gallery exhibit titled “STUFF: What We Collect and Why” will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Moscow City Hall (206 East Third on the 2nd floor). A poetry reading by Susan Hodgin, the City of Moscow Poet Laureate will begin at 5:15 p.m.; followed by the guest speaker Sonya Meyer, Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Idaho, starting at 5:30 p.m. Sonya will speak on “Care of Heirloom Textiles”. The reception is free and open to the public. 

"Nearly everyone is a collector. It is a universal impulse and humans have been assembling groupings of like items for thousands of years. What we collect and why, however, varies tremendously. In STUFF, we explore just a few of the reasons why people right here in our community have amassed boxes of things, from promotional pens to science fiction figurines to old bank notes," Dulce Kersting-Lark, Executive Director at Latah County Historical Society. 

The exhibit runs through Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Third Street Gallery is located on the second and third floors of Moscow City Hall at 206 East Third Street Moscow, ID. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Gallery will be closed for:
  • Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22, 2018 and Friday, November 23, 2018
  • Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018
  • New Year's Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019


Story Contact: DJ Scallorn, Administrative Specialist
Phone: (208) 883-7000 x 7204

City of Moscow

206 E Third Street
Moscow, ID 83843
Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone - 208.883.7006
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