Museum on Main Street is a collaborative project of the Smithsonian Institution, the Federation of State Humanities Councils, participating state humanities councils, and rural museums all across America. Museum on Main Street brings rural Americans one-of-a-kind access to prestigious Smithsonian exhibitions and first-rate educational programs. Most importantly, Museum on Main Street gives rural museums a chance to demonstrate their enormous talents and their meaningful contributions to small town life. Museum on Main Street is funded by the United States Congress.
Since 1994, Museum on Main Street exhibitions have reached millions of Americans living in or visiting more than 690 communities in 42 states and Guam. For more information on Museum on Main Street, visit www.museumonmainstreet.org.