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MON: closed
TUES: 1 - 8 pm
                   (Free from 5 - 8 pm)

WED: 1 - 5 pm
THURS: 1 - 5 pm
FRI: 1 - 5 pm
SAT: 10 am - 5 pm
SUN: 1 - 5 pm

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With a STUDENT ID: $2
AGES 5-17: $2
UNDER AGE 5: Free
MUSEUM MEMBERS: Free

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PHONE:
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Chippewa Valley Museum
PO Box 1204
Eau Claire, WI 54702-1204

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Event

Pancake Breakfast and Free Family Fun Day

Saturday, Oct. 25 from 8:30-11:30 am

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Program

9th Annual National History Day Kick-Off

Tuesday, October 7 from 6:00-8:00 pm

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Program

Fall Folk Arts Workshop Series

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Exhibit

Changing Currents Feature No. 3

On his own at age 14 due to a cruel step-father, read the story of a real Chippewa Valley immigrant who headed to the woods to work as a "shanty-boy."

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Event

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live

Free Admission for All Participants Presenting a Museum Day Live! Ticket on September 27, 2014.

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EXHIBIT

Picture of Health: A New CVM Exhibit

Opens Friday, Sept. 26.

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Exhibit

Changing Currents Feature No. 2

Ever wonder how Ojibwe people ended up with reservations in Wisconsin? Or why the reservations are where they are? Read this to find out! 

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Exhibit

"A Piece of Hmong" Video Premieres

The Chippewa Valley Museum worked with local artist Mai Xee Xiong and the EC Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association to create a video showcasing Xiong's hat-making skills, as well as sharing her migration story.

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Exhibit

Changing Currents Feature No. 1

In November 1788, Ojibwe and Dakota hunting parties came face to face in a tense standoff at a British trading post along the Red Cedar River. Read about why it happened and how it ended.

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EXHIBIT

Museum-quality work

Animation students create game, video for Eau Claire exhibit

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Woo's Pagoda Salvage Effort Successful

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Blue Star Museums 2014

CVM offers free admission to military personnel and their families this summer.

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EXHIBIT

Animating the Past

UW-Stout Students Develop 3D Animation and Video Game For New Exhibit

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Exhibit

New exhibit officially named

Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey. With your help, our new exhiit has been officially named Changing Currents: Reinventing the Chippewa Valley. Click through to read about why we chose this name.

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Exhibit

Major Exhibit Changes at CVM!

In November the sun set on Paths and Settlement, and later this year Changing Currents will be the place under CVM's roof where we tell these stories.

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New Folk Arts Project

We've been awarded a Wisconsin Arts Board Creative Communities Grant for $5,637 to create a multimedia production and showcase the work of three regional folk artists in its coming exhibit Intersections.

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CVM Awarded Federal Grant for Community Engagement Project

CVM and community partners receive a $150,000 grant from the IMLS!

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Upcoming Museum Events

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH  |  6 – 8 PM

Picture of Health Opening Reception

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH  |  10 AM – 5 PM

Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live


History Portal

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Pancake Breakfast and Free Family Fun Day

 

Chippewa Valley Book Festival Luncheon at CVM

 

9th Annual National History Day Kick-Off

 

Fall Folk Arts Workshop Series

 

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