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SmART Circuit to Make Route in Franklinton

 Taijuan Moorman SmART Circuit to Make Route in Franklinton

In partnership with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC), Smart Columbus will host an art circuit on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring four artists depicting visions of Columbus’ future. The SmART Circuit will transport groups to stops along the Smart Circuit self-driving shuttle’s special summer festival route. Groups will get […]

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National Veterans Memorial and Museum Grand Opening and Dedication

  National Veterans Memorial and Museum Grand Opening and Dedication

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. the National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) will host a dedication and grand opening ceremony. The ceremony will feature distinguished veterans whose stories are highlighted in the museum, military leadership and appearances or performances by men and women of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air […]

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First Look: National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: National Veterans Memorial and Museum

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum will celebrate its grand opening this weekend on Saturday, October 27. The dedication and grand opening ceremony starts at 2 p.m. and will feature remarks from United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie and a keynote address by General Colin Powell. The ceremony will also feature veterans, military […]

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Museum Director Announced for National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Museum Director Announced for National Veterans Memorial and Museum

With its opening coming this fall, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) has found a Museum Director in Samir Bitar, the former Director of Visitor Experience for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. Bitar comes to the NVMM with more than 10 years of museum management experience. While at the Smithsonian, he incorporated strategies to […]

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Founding CEO & President of National Veterans Memorial and Museum Announced Today

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Founding CEO & President of National Veterans Memorial and Museum Announced Today

With the National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) nearing completion, the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) have announced who’ll lead as its founding CEO & President. Lieutenant General Michael Ferriter (U.S. Army, Retired) has been appointed and begins his position immediately. His duties include spreading awareness about the new museum, building the team that will […]

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Hard Hat Tour: National Veterans Memorial & Museum

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hard Hat Tour: National Veterans Memorial & Museum

The National Veterans Memorial & Museum is starting to take shape on the Scioto Peninsula. The unique building’s concrete shell is now in place and the surrounding land is being shaped to eventually hold 250 trees, a reflecting pool and a network of walking paths. Amy Taylor of the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC), which […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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