Breweriana: Preserving the History of the American Brewing Industry
JHM’s special exhibit portrays America’s brewing past through industry packaging and advertising over the past 130 years. The term “Breweriana” refers to any article containing a brewery name or brand name, particularly collectibles. Hundreds of breweries will be represented by a wide array of objects from tin signs and trays to cans, bottles, coasters and taps. Most of the breweries are long gone, but visitors will recognize the names of the cities and small towns where they once thrived. The diversity of items will quench your thirst for beauty, history, wit and comedy.