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Apr 18th, 2018

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Recap: Jonathan VanDyke Brings Art of Observance Art to Museum

In a time where art is viewed for an average of 17 seconds, the Columbus Museum is delighted to present a recap of The Patient Eye, a live performance and exhibition by artist Jonathan VanDyke. VanDyke is an internationally recognized visual and performing artist whose pieces often allude to the work week or make reference […]

Apr 10th, 2018

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Making Conversation: Museum Launches Oral History Project

    COLUMBUS, GA — The Columbus Museum has launched an exciting new oral history project with our neighbors at Warren Williams Homes, and all of the community is invited to participate. The goal of Making Conversation is to change the narrative of a place often unfairly viewed as impoverished and crime-ridden with little hope […]

Jul 6th, 2017

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Top 5 Things to Do at the Museum This Summer

1. Enjoy Live Music During our Summer Concert Series, we bring art and music together in one setting. Bands from around the region will perform live.  You can even grab tasty food trucks from our food truck vendors!  Who doesn’t like music, art, and food? >>LEARN MORE 2.  Plan a Picnic Picnics are fun in […]

Aug 31st, 2015

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Volunteer Spotlight: Lindy Burts

Here at The Columbus Museum, we do our best to make sure that all of our volunteers get the recognition they deserve.  We could not do the things we do without your helping hands! Lindy Burts has volunteered at The Columbus Museum since the inception of the Teen Advisory Group (TAG Team) in May 2014. […]

Aug 31st, 2015

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CSU Day of Service

This past Saturday, August 22nd,  we were able to participate in a community wide volunteer event hosted by CSU called Day of Service. The Columbus Museum was one of many participants in this event where CSU students came out to our location and provided us with hours of service to help us in our upcoming […]

Aug 24th, 2015

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The Museum’s Young Art Patrons Light up the Garden

The Museum’s Young Art Patrons Light up the Garden The Young Art Patrons (YAPs) successfully completed Museum’s first crowdfunding effort, Light up the Garden, this summer, raising more than $ 10,000 to help the Museum install landscape lighting in the Bradley Olmsted Garden. The YAPs, led by campaign chair, Willette Shalishali and the sponsorship committee: […]

May 26th, 2015

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ARTiculate

The Columbus Museum reaches out into the community in many different ways, but one of the most rewarding is being able to work with a special group of children who live on the autism spectrum. Our community outreach program, ARTiculate, is a focused initiative to help these kids explore art making and the Museum’s collection. At […]

May 4th, 2015

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May the Fourth Be with You.

May 4th is a holiday created by Star Wars fans to celebrate the films series, books, and culture. The date was chosen for the easy pun on the catchphrase “May the Force be with you”—”May the fourth be with you.”  In honor of Star Wars day, our staff has taken Darth Vader on a tour through the Columbus […]

Apr 3rd, 2015

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Najee Dorsey | Artist, Collector, CEO / Founder | Black Art In America™ (BAIA)

Najee Dorsey’s work has been exhibited in five museum shows in 2014, including his first major solo exhibition at the Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA, entitled: Leaving Mississippi — Reflections on Heroes and Folklore: Works by Najee Dorsey. In addition, Dorsey has shown his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions. He has been the recipient […]

Mar 19th, 2015

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Celebrating Women from Generation to Generation

Throughout the month of March we have the honor of celebrating women across the world and from every century in history! Today we are sharing with you some women we are currently recognizing at the Columbus Museum in the Troublemakers and Trailblazers exhibit! Who are some women that you would say have made or still […]

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