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Amending America: The Bill of Rights opens at the Branigan Cultural Center

Amending America: The Bill of Rights, an exhibit that explores the origins of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution (collectively known as the Bill of Rights) and illustrates how each amendment protects U.S. citizens, opens Saturday, April 6 at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. The exhibit will run through Saturday, May 25.

The exhibit features facsimile documents, reproduced artifacts, and interactives. Amending America invites visitors to connect directly with the people, places, and events that mark the evolution of the U.S. Constitution.

Amending America: The Bill of Rights is organized by the National Archives and Records Administration, and made available by the National Archives Traveling Exhibits Service (NATES). This exhibition was developed in collaboration with the National Archives’ National Outreach Initiative to commemorate the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights. The exhibition is presented in part by AT&T, HISTORY, Seedlings Foundation, and the National Archives Foundation.

The Branigan Cultural Center is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional information, visit the website at: http://las-cruces.org/museums or call 575/541.2154.