Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition looks at the remarkable life and achievements of one of America’s most beloved personalities. Besides serving his country as a skillful diplomat and negotiator, Benjamin Franklin was a scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, humorist and philanthropist whose wisdom and wit continue to inspire and entertain us more than three hundred years after his birth. Franklin was dedicated to making the world a better place and himself a better person.  His is the quintessential American success story. For more information, please contact the Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation

March 1–
May 24, 2023
Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation
901 East 15th Street
Plano, TX 75074


Map of event location
Benjamin West, Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky, ca. 1816. Philadelphia Museum of Art.