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African American Art in Columbus

It’s a big year for African American artists in Columbus as the city celebrates with a yearlong collaboration around the 100 th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, an artistic explosion of African American artists that began in New York and spread…

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Have a Beer with a Mummy at the Ohio History Center

The Ohio History Center's ancient Egyptian mummy, Amunet, is getting ready to make a debut. Over the past year, she has undergone a CT scan, and a team of researchers and artists have reconstructed her facial features. You can be among the first…

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Your Guide to the Country Living Fair

The pages of Country Living magazine come to life during the Country Living Fair, Sept. 13-15 at Ohio Village, on the grounds of the Ohio History Center. With hundreds of vendors selling the best in antiques and contemporary crafts, you're sure to…

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Ohio History Center Refreshes Controversy Exhibit

Controversy 2: Pieces We Don't Talk About is a thought provoking new exhibit at the Ohio History Center in Columbus, OH. The exhibit features five challenging objects from Ohio Historical Society collections that focus on the nature of stereotypes…

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Photo of the Week: Staring Down the Conway Mastodon

This photo of the week comes from Danielle Kline via Flickr. The Ohio History Center catalogs Ohio’s history, from the Ice Ages to the 1970s. The Conway Mastodon, found just miles from downtown Columbus, is a centerpiece of the collection, and was…

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