Souvenirs of Service Exhibit Opens 11/5

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSUEM OPENS “SOUVENIRS OF SERVICE” EXHIBIT Wisconsin servicemembers have been collecting souvenirs since the Civil War. Learn the stories of the things they kept beginning Nov. 5.   MADISON, Wis. (Oct. 18, 2021) —On November 5, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum will open “Souvenirs of Service: The Things They Kept,”

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CEMETERY TOURS BACK IN-PERSON, WILL FOCUS ON WOMEN’S STORIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CEMETERY TOURS BACK IN-PERSON, WILL FOCUS ON WOMEN’S STORIES Talking Spirits Cemetery Tours set for October 9, 10 August 26, 2021 —The Wisconsin Veterans Museum has announced that the 23rd annual “Talking Spirits Cemetery Tour” will again be conducted in-person this fall, with candlelight tours on

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WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM TO RE-OPEN JULY 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM TO RE-OPEN JULY 1 New Exhibits to Highlight Diversity   MADISON (June 8, 2021) — Just in time for Independence Day, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum will re-open July 1 with enhanced exhibits and an increased focus on diversity and inclusion, accompanied by new branding

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Cemetery Tours Continue Virtually, Share History with Broader Audience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MADISON, WISCONSIN, September 23, 2020 —For a 22nd year, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum will continue its renowned “Talking Spirits Cemetery Tours,” but with a different spin. The “Talking Spirits Cemetery Tours: Myths and Realities” will be presented as a 360-degree virtual tour, launching October 15, 2020 at

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Fall Event Schedule Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Virtual Events Schedule Fall 2020 MADISON, WIS, September 23, 2020 — Although the Wisconsin Veterans Museum (WVM) remains closed for the safety of our communities, the museum staff invites the public to participate in WVM’s intriguing and informative programming through virtual platforms. “Despite being closed, we can

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NEW TRAVELING EXHIBIT: I AM NOT INVISIBLE EXHIBIT UNVEILING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2019   GOV. TONY EVERS, WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM UNVEIL ‘I AM NOT INVISIBLE’ EXHIBIT HIGHLIGHTING WOMEN VETERANS MADISON, Wis. – On Thursday, November 7th, The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs’ (WDVA) Wisconsin Veterans Museum and Gov. Tony Evers today unveiled a unique educational exhibit highlighting the

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MEDIA COVERAGE OF NEW EXHIBIT–”IN MY SPARE MOMENTS: THE ART OF HAROLD F. SCHMITZ”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MADISON, Wis. (June 14, 2019) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum has received the following media coverage for the new exhibit – “In My Spare Moments: The Art of Harold F. Schmitz.” Wisconsin Regional Arts Blog , May 15, 2019 Isthmus, March 15, 2019 Isthmus, June 6, 2019

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NEW ART EXHIBIT: IN MY SPARE MOMENTS, THE ART OF HAROLD F. SCHMITZ

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2019   NEW EXHIBIT: IN MY SPARE MOMENTS: THE ART OF HAROLD F. SCHMITZ FEATURES MILWAUKEE NATIVE’S DRAWINGS COMPLETED WHILE SERVING IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC DURING WORLD WAR II. MADISON, Wis. (March 11, 2019) – On Friday, March 15th, Wisconsin Veterans Museum visitors will have the

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WDVA’S VETERANS HOME AT KING TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM’S JAMES MEGELLAS GALLERY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 18, 2018 Contact: Carla Vigue (608) 266-0517 Carla.Vigue@dva.wisconsin.gov WDVA’S VETERANS HOME AT KING TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM’S JAMES MEGELLAS GALLERY KING – Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary Daniel J. Zimmerman and Wisconsin Veterans Museum Director Michael Telzrow are pleased to

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WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM AND PARTNERS TO HOST “WORLD WAR 100: A CENTENNIAL SYMPOSIUM”

Contact: Karen Burch Senior Marketing Specialist  (608) 264-6086 karen.burch@dva.wisconsin.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM AND PARTNERS TO HOST “WORLD WAR 100: A CENTENNIAL SYMPOSIUM” Conference marks centennial observance of WWI; National and international scholars examine Great War’s legacy MADISON, Wis. (Sept. 26, 2017) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum today

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