Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

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  1. 7327454177
  2. artsandhistory@co.middlesex.nj.us
Sun, February 23
12:00 pm — 4:00 am
Add to My Calendar 02/23/2020 12:00pm 02/24/2020 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

The Cornelius Low House Museum

1225 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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