Community Outreach

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bringing Core Curriculum Outside of the Classroom

We just finished up a fantastic Fall season of our ever-popular Gallery Tales program! For our Fall semester Gallery Tales we welcomed 780 students from 10 schools in both MCSD and surrounding counties.  During the month of November alone, we served 338 students from 4 different schools as part of Gallery Tales: Westward Go! and […]

Scouts & Brownies Program 10.25.2014

The Columbus Museum offers many of opportunities for groups in the community to come and experience our collections while creating their own art in our studio. The Girls Scouts of America are a group that regularly comes to us for such an experience. We offer a class that is tailored to their needs by focusing […]

Family Fall Festival 2014

Fall Festival is one of the biggest events for families every year at the Columbus Museum.  Each year the museum, with the help of a wonderful corps of volunteers, reaches over 1,000 families.  This event is open to the public for five hours but preparation begins several months in advance.  Each year we plan different […]

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