Exhibit

Ever Gleaming: The Enduring Love Affair with the Aluminum Christmas Tree

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - Saturday, January 12, 2019

EnlargeSee Evergleams of all types and sizes in the museum's dazzling display.

Ever Gleaming: Aluming Christmas Tree Exhibit

Relive holiday memories, pose for pictures in a replica 1960s living room and see a wide array of shiny aluminum trees in all types, sizes, and colors.

Aluminum Christmas trees became popular in the 1960s and a Wisconsin business, The Aluminum Specialty Company, became the largest manufacturer of these trees. Their tree, the Evergleam, became a remarkable success, with more than one million making their way into American homes. Relive holiday memories, pose for pictures in a replica 1960s living room, and see vintage Evergleams of all types and sizes in this display of shiny aluminum trees.

Related Programming

Learn the history behind the Aluminum Specialty Company and its Evergleam trees with Society curator Joe Kapler on Tuesday, December 11 from 12:15-1 pm. Click here for more information.

Location

Wisconsin Historical Museum
Wisconsin Historical Museum, 30 N Carroll St
Madison, WI 53703

Location Information

Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store ― located on Madison's Capitol Square

Accessibility Information

The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.