Signs Point to Yes! Fortune Telling Past & Present

October 5 – November 29, 2017

What does the future bring? Ask the Magic 8 ball. Eat a fortune cookie. Let today’s horoscope be your guide. Or try a more traditional approach like palmistry, crystal-gazing, or tarot-card reading. You can even consult and interpret your tea leaves, where what you leave behind determines what may lay ahead.

Our desire to know the future is strong. It has been for millennia. And throughout, we’ve continued to devise methods, some incredibly elaborate, some remarkably simple, to help us divine the future.

In this exhibit are just a few ways we attempt to predict tomorrow in order to help us live our life today.