Current Exhibitions

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Permanent Exhibit


The museum's permanent exhibition traces the fascinating history of papermaking from its earliest antecedents through the advanced thechology of today-- from ancient Sumerian cuneiform tablets and Egyptian papyrus scrolls to the watermarked papers of Italy to the high-tech machinery of the modern paper industry.

George Mead Education Gallery


"From Hand to Machine: The Evolution of Papermaking", is featured in the George W. Mead Paper Education Center. The exhibit details the evolution of science and technology in papermaking, showcasing artifacts from the 1300s to paper made in space aboard the space shuttle Columbia.

The Green Gallery


This exhibition explores the relationship between people, the environment, and paper.

Hanji Pilgrimage from Korea to Ohio: Dard Hunter to Aimee Lee, 1933-2014

April 13- August 11, 2017

This exhibit presents the images taken and artifacts gathered in Korea in 1933 by Dard Hunter alongside the still and moving images and artwork by Aimee Lee inspired by her research visits to Korea in 2008-2009 and 2014.