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Event Dates: July 13, 2017

Randy Hedgepath, TN State Naturalist, presents an entertaining, multimedia exploration of the watershed of Tennessee's namesake river, including natural, historical, and cultrual highlights.

7:00 pm, Warriors' Path State Park Rec Building on Duck Island, Kingsport

The event is part of a weekly series of public programs in conjunction with the Water|Ways exhibiton tour of select TN State Parks.

Event Dates: July 6, 2017

Using TVA's historic photo collection, Patricia Bernard Ezell, TVA historian, will explore the impact of the TVA on the region since the 1930s and how the future is reflected in the TVA currently.

7:00 pm, Warriors' Path State Park Rec Building on Duck Island, Kingsport

The event is part of a series of public programs in conjunction with the Water|Ways exhibition tour of select TN State Parks.

Event Dates: August 3, 2017

Gary Barrigar, environmental educator and former president of the Boone Watershed Partnership, discusses how federal and state agencies, local municipalities and nonprofits partner to improve the quality of and access to water.  The event is part of Warriors' Path State Park's weekly Water|Ways public programs.

7:00 pm, Warriors' Path State Park, Rec Building on Duck Island

Event Dates: July 20, 2017

Jennifer Light, of the historic Netherland Inn, discusses regional history from the 1770s to the present day with water as the central theme, including settlement, old King's Port, industry, and recreation. The event is part of Warrior's Path State Park's weekly Water|Ways public programs.

7:00 pm, Warriors' Path State Park, Rec Building on Duck Island

Event Dates: June 29, 2017

Dr. Jay Franklin, ETSU professor of archaeology, leads a discussion of marine artifacts that address social and political relationships among ancient towns in Southern Appalachia. The event is part of Warriors' Path State Park's weekly Water|Ways public programs.

7:00pm, Warriors' Path State Park, Rec Building on Duck Island

Event Dates: June 24, 2017 - August 6, 2017

Warriors' Path State Park is the first of six parks across Tennessee to host Water|Ways, a multimedia exhibit that explores the significance of water to our history, our communities, and our environment.

Each park will also host a range of public programs that focuses on this vital resource and their locally and regionally.  For a full exhibit tour itinerary, click here.

Event Dates: June 24, 2015

Join local leaders in business and higher education to consider the changing nature of the job market, and potential senarios of future employment landscapes.  Thediscussion is part of the opening events for The Way We Worked, as Smithsonian traveling exhibit exploring work in the uS since the 19th century.

Wednesday, June 24, 5:30-7:30pm, green|spaces, 63

East main Street, Chattanooga

Event Dates: June 20, 2015 - July 19, 2015

The Smithsonian exhibit, "The Way We Worked," will be on view at green|spaces in Chattanooga, June 20th-July 19th. 

Event Dates: June 6, 2015 - July 19, 2015

The Greeneville-Greene County History Museum hosts "Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964," a bilingual exhibit exploring the US's largest guest worker program with Mexico. 

Event Dates: May 30, 2015

"The Way We Worked" Smithsonian exhibit is now on view at the Martha O'Bryan Center. On Saturday, May 30th, between 11 am and 3 pm, middle school students in the Thrive! program will provide tours of the exhibit and lead interactive acitvites. 

The Martha O'Bryan Center is located at 711 S 7th St, Nashville, 37206. 

Event Dates: May 9, 2015

Join the Martha O'Bryan Center for a screening a select short films from the Nashville Docujournal centering on work and jobs in Nashville in conjunction with the exhibition The Way We Worked. The filmmakers will facilitate a discussion following the screening. To find out more about the films click here.

Saturday, May 9, 1-2pm at the Martha O'Bryan Center, 711 South 7th Street, Nashville

Event Dates: May 9, 2015 - June 13, 2015

What would life be like without teachers, doctors or firefighters? Every day Americans are hard at work on farms, f

Event Dates: April 23, 2015

Part of a series of public programs in conjuction with the Smithsonian's The Way We Worked exhibit, Dr. Lee will discuss the evolution of work in the tri-cities as the area became urban.

Thursday, April 23, 6:30-8pm, in the Jones Meeting Room at the Johnson City Public Library.  The Way We Worked is on view at the library through May 2, 2015.

Click here for the complete series of programs.