Flying Over Time: The Spirit of St. Louis Exhibition – A Glimpse into History Through the Lens of Donald A. Hall, Sr.

Black and White photo of the Spirit of St Louis in FlightThe Flying Over Time: The Spirit of St. Louis Exhibition is a unique and educational traveling exhibition that blends historical narrative, art, and aviation science. The exhibition features large prints of the 1927 photos of Donald A. Hall, Sr., Chief Engineer and designer of the Spirit of St. Louis, as well as original art by Nova Hall, his grandson. The exhibition also includes children’s art workshops, award ceremonies, paper-airplane competitions, special private events, and the first opening at Arizona State University of a successful theatrical play written by Nova Hall about his grandfather.

The black and white photography in the exhibition is a rare and valuable glimpse into the construction and design process of the iconic Spirit of St. Louis airplane. The photos

were taken by Donald A. Hall, Sr. himself, and they offer a unique perspective on the creation of this historic aircraft. The large prints of the photos are unlike anything that any museum has seen before, and they offer a truly immersive experience for visitors.

The exhibition is a must-see for anyone interested in aviation history, art, or STEM education. The combination of historical narrative, art, and aviation science makes the exhibition a truly unique and educational experience. Whether you are a child or an adult, you are sure to learn something new from this fascinating exhibition.

Donald A. Hall Sr. at work

Visit the exhibition’s website to learn more and plan your visit today!

Photo by Donald Hall, 1927