CULTURAL AND HERITAGE COMMISSION
The Traveling Museum
Omnibus is a unique lending collection of portable exhibits, media programs, extension workshops and public talks. Omnibus is an outreach project of the Cornelius Low House , Middlesex County Museum and Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
Programs may be scheduled for a site within MIDDLESEX COUNTY, such as local elementary, middle and high schools; municipal sites; libraries; local historicsocieties; senior citizen and community centers; scout groups and local nonprofit organizations and more.
The exhibits consist of mounted images and text, historical artifacts, photographs, posters and drawings packaged in easy to carry kits or displayed on light-weight kiosks. They are easy to handle and perfect for school groups or otherorganizations wishing an educational display. Media presentations are formatted as slides or VHS video.
Some of the Omnibus projects are interactive workshops, suitable for students. These are conducted by staff, at your site. A limited number are available. Museum staff will travel to your site, conduct hands on workshops, lead discussions and answer questions.
Home Front USA: New Jersey 1940-1945 (exhibit and media presentation)
Lenape Myth and Tradition (workshop/kit)
Indians of Lenapehoking (media presentation)
I Like Me ( workshop teaching diversity and self esteem) This is the ONLY Omnibus suitable for Pre-School children and youngsters up to and including grade 2.
Raritan Landing: An Archaeology Excavation (exhibit, media presentation)
New Jersey Legends and Lore (workshop/kit)
Time of Turmoil, Revolutionary War Soldier's Trunk (workshop/kit)
Thomas Alva Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park (media presentation)
Somebody to Cheer For, Black Baseball in NJ : display, mural, educational guide, uniforms, workshop materials)
LARGE TYPE Printed Materials
Sign Language Interpreters
Contact us to receive a detailed information sheet on the program of your choice (be sure to specify) OR request an Omnibus brochure.
And be sure to ask about our free lending library of historical books, town histories and publications relating to the management of non profit organizations, historic properties and local museums.
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The Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission is funded in part by theNew Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the ArtsNew Jersey Historical Commission, a Division of Cultural Affairs in the Department of State
Middlesex County Cultural & Heritage Commission 703 Jersey Ave New Brunswick, NJ 08901-3605(732) 745 4489 FAX (732) 745 4524 Email [ firstname.lastname@example.org] TTY users only call (732) 745 3888