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Provocative exhibit launches Feb. 29 in Columbus
The Ohio Historical Society (OHS) in Columbus is sparking international interest as it prepares to launch yet another dramatic Controversy exhibit. Controversy 2: Pieces We Don’t Normally Talk About opens Wed., Feb. 29 and runs through Dec. 2012.
Last year, OHS opened the exhibit Controversy:
Similar to the inaugural Controversy exhibit, all objects will be highlighted by a brief and stark description, with more in-depth information found at the end of the exhibit. Visitors will again be urged to discuss with one another the issues triggered by each display. Guests also are encouraged to write down personal reflections about what they saw and felt as a result of experiencing Controversy 2: Pieces We Don’t Normally Talk About.
Key topics from Controversy, including race and stereotypes, are also highlighted in a new exhibit at COSI. COSI's RACE exhibit just opened Jan. 28 and is included with general admission or a COSI membership. RACE explores differences among people and races, asking the question “Are we so different?,”
Columbus is a city unlike any other. Vibrant and alive, Ohio’s capital city is known for its unique style: an uncommon blend of neighborhoods, events, attractions and accommodations. Free visitors guides, maps and complete information about visiting Columbus are available from Experience Columbus, the region’s convention and visitors bureau, by calling (866) 397-2657 (1-866-EXP-COLS)