Press Releases

Below you will find the most recent press releases from the Wisconsin Veterans Museum. If you have any questions, please contact Karen Burch.

For images of previous museum events, visit the museum's Flickr page. (Caption: Photo Courtesy of Wisconsin Veterans Museum).

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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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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,

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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

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WISCONSIN CIVIL WAR UNIT BATTLE FLAG RETURNS TO HOME STATE

September 22, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WISCONSIN CIVIL WAR UNIT BATTLE FLAG RETURNS TO HOME STATE MADISON, Wis. (September 22, 2016) – The Wisconsin Veterans

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FAMED BALD EAGLE MASCOT “OLD ABE” CONFIRMED AS MALE DNA TESTING OF MASCOTS FEATHERS ANSWERS 150 YEAR OLD DEBATE

July 14, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DNA TESTING OF MASCOT’S FEATHERS YIELD CONCLUSIVE RESULTS MADISON, Wis. (July 14, 2016) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum and

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WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM TO END 150 YEAR OLD DEBATE BY REVEALING RESULTS OF DNA ANALYSIS TESTING GENDER OF FAMED CIVIL WAR MASCOT “OLD ABE”

July 13, 2016 DNA TESTING OF MASCOT’S FEATHERS YIELD CONCLUSIVE RESULTS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What:       Wisconsin Veterans Museum to announce results of DNA

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MEDIA CONTACT

Karen Burch
Sr. Marketing Specialist
608.264.6086
Karen.Burch@dva.wisconsin.gov