Category Archive: News and Updates

2020 Spring Luncheon and Exhibition

The annual Spring luncheon and joint meeting of the Friends of the Panama Canal Museum Collection and the Panama Canal Society will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020, in the Smathers Library Building… Continue reading

A Well-Used Collection

This semester, three courses at the University of Florida are utilizing the Panama Canal Museum Collection in their curricula, exposing both graduate and undergraduate students to various portions of Canal Zone history. Professor… Continue reading

Updates and Introductions: Summer Bias

Hello, all! My name is Summer Bias and I am new to the PCMC team. I am a second-year Museum Studies graduate student concentrating on History here at UF. This semester I am… Continue reading

Updates and Introductions: Lynea Wilson

Hello! My name is Lynea Wilson and this is my first semester working with the Panama Canal Museum Collection. I am currently helping to prepare the upcoming exhibition all about food in the… Continue reading

Cookbook of Panama Canal Zone Cuisine Wins Award

Opening the Gates to Canal Cuisine, a cookbook created by the Panama Canal Museum with the help of many volunteers and published with the Library Press @ UF and the George A. Smathers… Continue reading

Updates and Introductions: Coral Dixon

Hello, everyone! My name is Coral Dixon and I’m so excited to join the PCMC team! I am a UF Museum Studies MA graduate student, concentrating in Communications and Public Engagement. I look forward to… Continue reading

Cruising the Canal, Save the Date!

Two upcoming opportunities to join Fundraising Cruises with Friends of the PCMC: February 17-25, 2018 and February 28-March 11, 2018. For more information, see the Cruises Flyer.

Updates and Introductions

Hello all! I’m Liz Bouton and I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I have been working with the Panama Canal Museum Collection since August 2016, and curated the Between Two… Continue reading

Panama Canal Society Survey

Have you taken the Panama Canal Society Survey? Click here to take the survey We invite you to follow the link and take 10 minutes to complete this short survey, which will help us understand how academic… Continue reading

Blog Posts are Transitioning to a Mon/Wed/Fri Schedule on May 4

As we begin to prepare for the end of our IMLS Grant project on September 30, 2015, we will be adjusting the posting schedule of new blog entries. Beginning on Monday, May 4,… Continue reading