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Art Review: The Evolution of Columbus Art

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: The Evolution of Columbus Art

We’re at a point in our collective gallery calendars where the art of Central Ohio is front and center. In a New Light: Alice Schille and the American Watercolor Movement and Greater Columbus 2019 (both on view at the Columbus Museum of Art through September 29) have filled our summer with stunning, home-grown talent. Similarly, the […]

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Camp Chase Tour & Book Talk

Anne Evans Anne Evans Camp Chase Tour & Book Talk

Please join Columbus Historical Society and Central Ohio Civil War Round Table for a night to contemplate the history of Columbus’s own Civil War cemetery at Camp Chase. Hilltop Historical Society member Dick Hoffman and UNC-Wilmington History Professor Dr. Angela Zombek will share their insights on what led Columbus to have a Confederate cemetery and […]

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WWI Program Closing Address & Armistice Day Celebration

  WWI Program Closing Address & Armistice Day Celebration

Please join Columbus Historical Society to mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. We will gather in Memorial Hall’s atrium to view newly unveiled commemorative artifacts and then hear Dr. Julie Mujic discuss the historical significance of memorialization and CHS’s efforts over the last year to uncover Columbus memory about […]

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Columbus After WWI: Local Historians Consider WWI’s Impact at the Centennial

  Columbus After WWI: Local Historians Consider WWI’s Impact at the Centennial

Panel Moderator: Dr. Megan Threlkeld, Denison University Panelists: Nancy Recchie, Jeff Darbee, Barbara Powers, and Dennis Keesee This event features four prominent local historians, who will discuss the impact of WWI on the built landscape of Columbus. The event is free, but registration is required. THIS PROGRAM IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY OHIO HUMANITIES, […]

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Billy Ireland and World War I

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Billy Ireland and World War I

Billy Ireland, the cartoonist for the Columbus Dispatch from 1898 until his death in 1935, had a weekly illustrated Sunday commentary page titled “The Passing Show,” which both reflected and influenced public opinion in our community. Lucy Shelton Caswell, Ireland’s biographer and founding curator of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, will show examples […]

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“We Shall Remember Them”: How Columbus Remembered the Great War

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill “We Shall Remember Them”: How Columbus Remembered the Great War

The Columbus Historical Society is thrilled to announce a new program for Fall 2018. Events and exhibits will reveal the ways in which Columbus residents have memorialized World War I over the past 100 years. Coinciding with the centennial of the end of the war this fall, we hope you will join us for an […]

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WWI Exhibit Grand Opening

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Columbus Historical Society is thrilled to announce the Grand Opening & Reception for EIGHT new World War I Exhibits. We have been working hard on these exhibits and they shed light on the war in ways you have not seen before! Come explore the postwar world of Columbus, Ohio, and learn about […]

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