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The American Penny Scale

The American Penny Scale

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Christopher Steele takes pride in his unique collection of penny scales.

At one time, these coin-operated weighing machines stood on street corners and in public places and provided people with an opportunity to weigh themselves without having to go to a doctor’s office

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The Huntington Holiday Train at the Main Library

The Huntington Holiday Train at the Main Library

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Huntington Holiday Train has rolled into the Main Library. We visited the library during the two days it took to set up this 600-square-foot display, which features six miniature trains, more than 280 feet of track, and buildings modeled off the likeness of structures in Germany.

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Guitars: Roundups to Rockers

Guitars: Roundups to Rockers

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Guitars: Roundups to Rockers” is an exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, Indiana. The show features over one hundred guitars that span from 1793 to the present.

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Egyptian Mummy Re-created in Ohio

Egyptian Mummy Re-created in Ohio

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the most memorable exhibits at the Ohio Historical Society has been an Egyptian mummy.

Technology has allowed curators to now re-create her features using forensic reconstruction techniques so that for the first time, we can all see what she — perhaps — looked like

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Columbus Museum of Art Renovations

Columbus Museum of Art Renovations

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Columbus Museum of Art is beginning its final phase of expansion and Executive Director Nannette Maciejunes gives us a preview.

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Ohio Historical Society – Lustron Home

Ohio Historical Society – Lustron Home

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Travel back to the 1950’s and step into a Lustron Home – a fully metal home manufactured here in Columbus, Ohio.

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George Bellows at CMA

George Bellows at CMA

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Art’s newest exhibition showcasing the work of hometown hero George Bellows.

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Poetics of Pattern – Riffe Gallery

Poetics of Pattern – Riffe Gallery

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 13 Ohio based artists in Poetics of Pattern explore the process of design-making through a variety of scales, media, forms and colors. Through their repetitive processes, we find a language of beauty and meaning that seeks to create order and connection in our increasingly complex lives. Poetics of Pattern at the Riffe Gallery Now [...]

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Mark Rothko at CMA

Mark Rothko at CMA

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Columbus Museum of Art celebrates one of the world’s most influential and best-known artists of the 20th century, Mark Rothko with an exhibition drawn largely from the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

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Ohio Historical Society Appalachia Photographs

Ohio Historical Society Appalachia Photographs

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

During the 1890s and early 1900s Ohio photographer Albert Ewing traveled southeast Ohio and central West Virginia photographing people and their surrounding environment. He created an enduring record of Appalachian life at the turn of the of the last century.

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