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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THE WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM JOINS SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE’S 13th ANNUAL MUSEUM DAY LIVE!

September 15, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Wisconsin Veterans Museum Joins Smithsonian magazine’s 13th Annual Museum Day Live!  Free Admission, explore the new World War I Centennial Exhibit, and receive 20% off in-store purchase on September 23, 2017, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket MADISON, Wis. (September 15th, 2017)

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MOST SIGNIFICANT CIVIL WAR ACQUISITION YET FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM

May 1, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MOST SIGNIFICANT CIVIL WAR ACQUISITION YET FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM Circuitous Journey for 1860 Flag Reads Like Detective Novel, Back of Flag Produces Remarkable Surprise MADISON, Wis. (April 25, 2017) – It was the evening of July 4, 1860. During an annual ball, the

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WORLD WAR I STORIES FROM A CENTURY AGO TOLD IN VETS’ OWN WORDS IS A FIRST FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM

March 23, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WORLD WAR I STORIES FROM A CENTURY AGO TOLD IN VETS’ OWN WORDS IS A FIRST FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM MADISON, Wis. (March 23, 2017) – The most powerful storytelling is first-person, unfiltered, heartfelt, and, at times, heart-wrenching. In days leading up to the

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