PROGRAM: Hometown Teams

Presented by:
Kansas Humanities Council
National Partner: Smithsonian – Museum on Main Street Local Partner: Museums, Nonprofits Subject: History, Other, Professional Development Audience: All, Rural Communities

Hometown Teams explores the way sports build and unite communities. The enthusiasm and dedication of fans, athletes, and coaches bonds us across time, cultures, generations, and geography. By engaging with photographs, audio and video clips, and hands-on components, visitors to the Hometown Teams Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition will learn how sports continually shape American culture and society. From the little leagues to the big leagues and everywhere in between, sports are a significant part of our national narrative.