The Nature Center of Cape May and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, in cooperation with New Jersey Council for the Humanities, will examine water as an environmental necessity and an important cultural element, as it hosts “Water/Ways,” a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program. The traveling exhibit opened Nov. 25, and will continue through Jan. 6, 2020.

“Water is an important part of everyone’s life, and we are excited to explore what it means culturally, socially and spiritually in our own community,” said Gretchen Whitman, Nature Center director. “We want to convene conversations about water and have public programs to complement the Smithsonian exhibition.”

“For more than fifty years, our passengers have enjoyed the unparalleled scenic beauty of the Delaware Bay while traveling aboard the Cape May-Lewes Ferry,” said Heath Gehrke, director of Ferry Operations. “Water is such a critical resource for life, and we’re proud to be able to partner these great organizations to bring more attention to this beautiful bay and surrounding communities.”

The Cape May Ferry Terminal is one of six sites throughout New Jersey to host “Water/Ways,” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a collaborative effort to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations and the surrounding communities.