Past Exhibitions
  • “We Had Faces!” Stars from Old Hollywood

    Today, in an era when actors can be photographed by any fan with a cell phone, glamorous, classical Hollywood studio photographs may seem oddly alien. These perfect, precisely arranged, and frequently retouched photographs were extremely...

  • From Flying Aces to Army Boots: WWI and the Chattahoochee Valley

    Once thought of as the war to end all wars, World War I ushered in a new era of global military engagements. The United States’ entry for the last 18 months of the war also...

  • Between the Lines

    The Columbus Museum’s excellent collection of American drawings, which includes original works produced with graphite, charcoal, watercolor, pastel, and cut paper, will be the focus of Between the Lines: American Drawings from the Columbus Museum. The exhibition will highlight recent...

  • Common Grounds

    Columbus residents today know the South Commons as home to the Civic Center and Golden Park, but they might not realize that the city was once surrounded by a public greenbelt. This exhibition utilizes maps,...

  • Troublemakers & Trailblazers

    This exhibition presents the more colorful characters of the Chattahoochee Valley, people who were criticized or ostracized for being outside the mainstream or going against dominant power structures. Race, class, gender, and sexuality are the topics...

  • Reflections : African American Life from the Myrna Colley – Lee Collection

    Featuring 50 works including paintings, works on paper, photographs, and fabric works, Reflections presents the lives, traditions, and environments of African Americans from the 20th century to the present. It tells a highly personal story...

  • Legacy: 20 Years of Collecting by Museum Director Tom Butler

    Charles Thomas Butler was appointed Director of the Columbus Museum in 1994, and during the twenty years of his leadership the Museum’s permanent collection has grown from some 5,000 objects to more than 10,000. The quality...

  • Civic Spirit

    Using artifacts from the Museum’s permanent collection, as well as objects from local residents and the Columbus State University Archives, this exhibition examines the growth of civic-minded organizations in 19th-century Columbus and their contemporary counterparts....

  • Gordon Parks : Segregation Story

    On September 24, 1956, against the backdrop of the Montgomery bus boycott, Life magazine published a photo essay titled “The Restraints: Open and Hidden.” Staff photographer Gordon Parks had traveled to Mobile and Shady Grove,...

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