The Park City Museum is an interactive museum located on historic Main Street. Park City Museum has exhibits on Park City’s history from the silver mining town it once was in the late 1800′s to the mid 1900′s to the ski resort area that it is today.
The suburban backyard is an American original—an invention so familiar it hardly seems invented at all. Patios, Pools, & the Invention of the American Backyard explores the mid-century backyard from the rise of the suburbs and tract houses, to the beauty of postwar garden design, and the birth of the environmental movement. Filled with vintage photographs, historic drawings, and fun period advertisements, the exhibition reveals how these spaces became such an integral part of American popular culture. Patios, Pools, & the Invention of the American Backyard is presented by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Smithsonian Gardens’ Archive of American Gardens. The exhibit will be displayed at the Park City Museum from June 15, 2019 until November 20, 2019.
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