The Changing Exhibit – The Birth of Pat Patriot

The Hall features an temporary exhibit gallery that changes annually to help ensure a fresh experience each time a guest returns. The Hall is currently featuring The Birth of Pat Patriots exhibit, which looks back at Phil Bissell’s 1960 original creation of Pat Patriot in a Boston Globe cartoon. Learn the history of Pat Patriot and the evolution of the Patriots logo. See Bissell’s incredible collection of drawings and game program covers. Learn about the attempts to sack Pat until he was finally replaced (but not forgotten) in 1993 with the transition to the Flying Elvis Patriots logo. Learn about the artist and the re-birth of Pat on Patriots merchandise. Watch a video interview Bissell in which relives Pat Patriot’s creation and his experiences with the team through the decades.