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WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM LAUNCHES TRAVELING EXHIBITS PROGRAM

October 27, 2014

UW-Platteville and UW-Whitewater kick off program with exhibits beginning Oct. 28 and Nov. 11

MADISON, Wis. (Oct. 27, 2014) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum today announced the
launch of the Marching Across the State traveling exhibits program, which features four unique exhibits that help bring the stories and sacrifices of Wisconsin’s veterans to life.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

October 7, 2014

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MADISON, Wis. (Oct. 7, 2014) – This November, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum celebrates Veterans Day all month long with exciting programs to help connect visitors to the unique stories of Wisconsin’s service men and women. From musical presentations and book signings, to a special Veterans Day commemoration ceremony and event, the museum’s programs honor our brave Wisconsin veterans. All programs are free and hosted at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum second floor Education Center at 30 W. Mifflin St., unless otherwise noted below.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM AWARDED GRANT BY INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES

September 18, 2014

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MADISON, Wis. (Sept. 18, 2014) - The Wisconsin Veterans Museum today announced that it has been awarded a $31,757 grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The museum will use the grant to fund a project that will digitize the museum’s collection of Civil War images.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF FALL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

September 10, 2014

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MADISON, Wis. (Sept. 10, 2014) – Each season, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison offers a variety of events, activities and presentations to bring visitors even closer to the unique stories of Wisconsin’s past and present service men and women. Fall 2014 programs feature an exciting mix of educational and entertaining events, from guest lectures and book signings to a live bald eagle visit and talking spirits cemetery tour. All programs are free and hosted at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum second floor Education Center at 30 W. Mifflin St., unless otherwise noted below.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN, HOSTS BOOTH AT EAA AIRVENTURE IN OSHKOSH

July 15, 2014

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MADISON, Wis. (July 15, 2014) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison has launched a four-week advertising campaign with billboards and radio focused in the Fox Cities market. The campaign, which runs through Aug. 3, features four Wisconsin veterans on four billboards, each representing a branch of the military. The billboards are along Highway 41 in Appleton, Oshkosh and Green Bay.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES SMITHSONIAN AFFILIATION

May 2, 2014

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MADISON, Wis., (May 2, 2014) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison recently announced its new designation as a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate.  This significant title gives the Museum access to the Smithsonian’s unparalleled collections, scholarship and exhibits.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM KICKS OFF 2014 WITH NEW EVENTS AND SPEAKERS

February 28, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MADISON, Wis. (Feb. 27, 2014) From new art exhibits and prints, to guest lectures on the Civil War and Vietnam, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison has a large array of new events and happenings not to miss this spring. The best part – all museum programs are free and open to the public. Come for a night of history and storytelling to enrich your mind and learn something new. 

JEFFERSON RESIDENT’S MEDAL OF HONOR ADDED TO THE WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM

December 20, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MADISON, Wis. (Dec. 19, 2013) – When the Gruennert family of Jefferson, Wis. heard about The Wisconsin Veterans Museum’s new Medal of Honor display profiling the stories and medals of four Wisconsin veterans, they knew something was missing. It was the Medal of Honor of Kenneth E. Gruennert.

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The Wisconsin Veterans Museum is an educational activity of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs.