PRESENTATION-Kolakowski & Admiral Rucker

On Wisconsin – a New Meaning!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Madison, WI (April 19, 2022) – Yesterday at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison, the USS Wisconsin Association accepted a piece of the SSBN 827 Wisconsin, to be commissioned USS Wisconsin upon completion, from Rear Admiral (select) Jonathan Rucker on behalf of Governor Tony Evers and the

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Wisconsin Was There Art Exhibit

Veteran Art Exhibition Opens 3/16/22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wisconsin Veterans Museum to Open Veteran Art Exhibition in Conjunction with the Southern Graphics Conference International Hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wis. (March 3, 2022) — On March 16, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum will open a new exhibit, “Wisconsin Was There: Sharing the Legacies of Printmakers

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Smithsonian Chooses Museum for Community Engagement Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wisconsin Veterans Museum to Collaborate with Smithsonian and International Coalition of Sites of Conscience on Year-Long Community Engagement Initiative   MADISON, Wis. (Feb. 10, 2022)  This Smithsonian Institution has selected the Wisconsin Veterans Museum to participate in the Fostering Critical Conversations with Our Communities program. The museum

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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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