In cooperation with the City of Santa Clara, host of the 2016 Super Bowl, the Triton Museum of Art joins the celebration by hosting the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s largest traveling exhibition in its history – Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The exhibit features hundreds of artifacts from the Hall of Fame’s collection and presents a panoramic view of the story of professional football-- from its humble beginnings in the early 20th century to the sports phenomenon it has become today.
Gridiron Glory is the most extensive and comprehensive exhibit ever done on America’s most popular sport. The Pro Football Hall of Fame has lent to the exhibition the best of its vast holdings of football artifacts, rare photos and one-of-a-kind documents. In addition, NFL Films has provided spectacular footage from its unparalleled film archives to illustrate the exhibit’s many themes and storylines. Throughout, the exhibit, the Hall of Fame has also created a series of interactive exhibits that challenge both mind and body.
Throughout the artifact-filled Gridiron Glory exhibition will be storylines focusing on such diverse subjects as the societal impact of the sport, to the science behind the game. Inspirational stories of the game’s pioneers, great players, coaches, and circumstances of play will unfold throughout. The 5,000 square-foot pro football exhibit will include more than 200 artifacts from the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s collection, rare documents, and award winning-photography.