Snoopy Presents: Lucky Dogs and Presidential Pets
June 30, 2016 through February 19, 2017 | Upstairs Changing Gallery
Did you know that President John Quincy Adams had an alligator living in the White House? Hundreds of pets have lived alongside American presidents, including a hyena, a goat, a raccoon, and even a one-legged rooster! Enjoy photos and fun facts about presidential pets and items on special loan from Presidential libraries, such as the collar and leash of President Franklin Roosevelt’s dog, Fala, and a painting of Rex, the Reagan family dog.
Peanuts and the Picture of Health
August 31, 2016 through March 12, 2017 | Strip Rotation Gallery
Charles Schulz’s careful study of health issues informed many Peanuts plotlines. From physical fitness to mental well-being, Peanuts highlighted a range of topics regarding personal health. Schulz grew up playing baseball, football, and ice hockey, and later took up jogging, tennis, and even rollerblading—all pursuits that found themselves playfully depicted in the panels of Peanuts.