Join in the Grand Opening Ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 for the Hometown Teams, How sports shaped America Smithsonian Exhibit at the Monroe Museum downtown. Following the opening ceremony, the Exhibit will remain open through Oct. 28. This exhibit has been made possible in Georgia by Georgia Humanities in partnership with the University of West Georgia and Monroe was one of just 12 communities in the state to receive this prestigious exhibit.
Hometown Teams is a part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and state humanities councils nationwide. Exciting events to go along with this exhibit also feature a sports reunions day with a performance by the Monroe Girls Corps.