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2022 Cream of the Crop Entry Form

August 27 - September 30

The Southern Ohio Museum is pleased to invite area artists to participate in the summer exhibition entitled Cream of the Crop 2022. This is the nineteenth biennial juried exhibition of works by artists living and working within an 85-mile radius of Portsmouth and an exciting showcase for the finest art in the region. Eligibility Cream […]

SmART Talk Series

April 28 - November 11

Focusing on the Wertz Collection. Thursday, April 28, 6:00 pm“Scioto Pre-historical: The Ice Age and the Creation of the Ohio River, 750,000 BCE”Kurt Shoemaker, Ph.D., Professor of Geology at Shawnee State University will explore the deep prehistory of Scioto County prior to man’s arrival. Thursday, May 12, 6:00 pmPART 1: “Ancient People in Appalachian Ohio’s […]

The Carl Ackerman Collection of Historic Photographs

Permanent Collection is now online! Select to find link.

The Carl Ackerman Collection, with more than 10,000 historic local photographs, is an endless resource for thematic exhibitions in the Burton Room and other galleries. Cataloguing of the collection is ongoing, but more than 6300 images have already been digitized for direct public access. For researchers of local history, museum staff may be able to […]

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