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ARTifacts: Snakes of Ohio

ARTifacts: Snakes of Ohio

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Snakes are a much-maligned creature in Ohio. The vast majority that an Ohioan encounters are harmless. There are only three venomous species in Ohio.

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ARTifacts: Ohio Art Company

ARTifacts: Ohio Art Company

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Ohio Art Company Collection at the Ohio History Center is quite extensive with pieces from their earliest toys to those from the 1980s.

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ARTifacts: Ice Age Mammals in Ohio

ARTifacts: Ice Age Mammals in Ohio

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Giant beavers, which were the size of black bears, once roamed the lands of Ohio, along with mastadons and mammoths. Natural history curator David Dyer gives us some insight into these historic mammals and their prevalence in Ohio.

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Jubilee Museum

Jubilee Museum

| December 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Jubilee Museum in Franklinton holds the largest collection of diversified Catholic and liturgical artwork in the United States.

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Art in the Sanctuary: “We Three Kings”

Art in the Sanctuary: “We Three Kings”

| December 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Delaware, Ohio presents two shows a year during the Christmas and Easter seasons. Currently on view is “We Three Kings,” with works depicting the visit of the Magi to the Christ Child.

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ARTifacts: The Curtiss Model D

ARTifacts: The Curtiss Model D

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Curtiss Model D is the oldest plane in the Ohio History Center’s collection. It was built from 1911 to 1912 by Paul and Josh Wilbur, brothers from Norwalk, Ohio

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ARTifacts: Debris from the USS Shenandoah

ARTifacts: Debris from the USS Shenandoah

| November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Sept. 2, 1925, the U.S. Navy sent the USS Shenandoah was traveling across Noble County, Ohio, a violent storm sent it crashing to the ground, killing 14 of its 43 crew members. Ohio history curator Cliff Eckle shows us some artifacts from the crash site.

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New Wing of the Columbus Museum of Art

New Wing of the Columbus Museum of Art

| November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new wing at the Columbus Museum of Art opened last month. We’ll take you inside the Margaret M. Walter Wing (adding 50,000 square feet) and its two new exhibits: Imperfections by Chance features contemporary works by mid-century artist Paul Feely and Keeping Pace focuses on the impact gallerist Eva Glimcher had on the Columbus arts community.

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Destination Mansfield

Destination Mansfield

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

A vibrant cultural scene is returning to Mansfield, Ohio.

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ARTifacts: 1920s Clothes Dryer

ARTifacts: 1920s Clothes Dryer

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this periodic series, Broad & High delves into the seldom-seen archives of the Ohio History Center. With nearly 2 million items in its collections, not everything always gets to see the light of day. We go deep into the collections to shine a spotlight on some of our state’s hidden treasures. In this segment, [...]

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