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Chippewa Valley Museum
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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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Event

Historic Schlegelmilch House Open for Tours

Saturday, Aug 2, 11 am - 4 pm

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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 #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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Program

Summer fun for kids

Register now for this year's summer programs! Lots of different activities for ages 3-5 and 6-12.

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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

THURSDAY, JULY 31ST  |  10 – 11:30 AM

Farm Life Fun

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2ND  |  11 AM – 4 PM

Schlegelmilch Open House

History Portal

Rich resources for educators at all levels

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Museum News

Changing Currents Feature No. 2

 

Historic Schlegelmilch House Open for Tours

 

"A Piece of Hmong" Video Premieres

 

Changing Currents Feature #1

 

Summer Programs for Kids!

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Museum Explorers (ages 3-5)

Time Travelers (ages 6-12)

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