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June 24, 2015

Why is the Lilly Martin Spencer exhibit called “The Power of Painting”?

Power of Painting: Lilly Martin Spencer is on exhibit at the Ohio History Center in Columbus June 10, 2015, through Aug. 14, 2016. Where did the exhibition get its name from and what does it have to do with the artist? For Lilly Martin Spencer, painting was more than merely depicting scenes of everyday life.  Spencer […]

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June 10, 2015

Shake Hands?

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May 19, 2015

Reflections of an Artist; Emerson Burkhart Exhibit Closing May 31st

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August 7, 2014

Prepping for Our Latest Exhibit, Reflections of an Artist: Emerson Burkhart

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July 25, 2014

Victorian Firescreen ID Challenge!

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January 22, 2014

“I Found a Photograph Marked Baker Art Gallery”

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October 23, 2013

Beautiful Fall Leaves…!?

Now that we've had our first light snowfall this morning and temperatures are dipping down to around freezing at night, leaves will start falling at a faster rate from the trees. So I thought it would be a good day to look at photos of some pretty fall leaves. But are they really leaves!? Look […]

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October 17, 2013

Another Use of the Natural History Collections

Written by Curator Emeritus Bob Glotzhober We have posted a few blogs over the past several months about how natural history collections can be useful, valuable and important in different peoples lives. I'm sure we have not fully exhausted the reasons, but let me briefly share this one. Last summer we got a request from […]