Lecture Series

Select Dates, Free Event

Explore themes within the Museum’s collection and exhibitions through engaging talks by local and regional history and arts professionals. Each program is offered during the week and on weekends, and is free and open to the public.

Contact:  edu@columbusmuseum.com for more information.


NOON – 1 P.M.

Fashioned for FLOTUS: The Alma Thomas-Michelle Obama Quilt
Featuring: Cathy Fussell
In 2016, master quilt maker Cathy Fussell was asked by the Congressional Club in Washington, D.C. to make a quilt to be presented to First Lady Michelle Obama at the annual First Lady’s Luncheon. The quilt was inspired by the art of Columbus native Alma Thomas, a favorite of the former First Lady. In this session Cathy will share her inspiration, process, and trip to Washington for the presentation of the finished piece.

If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch, please contact the Education Dept. at edu@columbusmuseum.com by Monday, November 13.

This program is held in conjunction with And Still We Rise.
Sponsored by the 10”x10” Art for Education Fund.


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