Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

Mapping the Classroom Exhibit

October 8, 2019 to February 22, 2020
Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
dual hemisphere map made by school girl in early 1800s

Stop by and view our latest exhibit: "Mapping the Classroom: Teaching Geography and History in 19th and 20th Century New England."

“Mapping the Classroom” examines the ways in which the young men and women of New England were taught the subjects of History and Geography in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries by bringing visitors into the classrooms of the era through photographs, teaching aids, textbooks, classroom maps and globes, games, and work created by students.


On view through February 22, 2020 Gallery Hours: Sunday/Monday: ClosedTuesday: 10am-4pmWednesday: 10am-4pmThursday: 10am-7:30pmFriday: 10am-4pmSaturday: 10am-2pm 

Contact Information

Hope Mowry
(207) 780-4850