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From Swords to Plowshares: Metal Trench Art from World War I

March 10, 2018 - July 15, 2018

From Swords to Plowshares: Metal Trench Art from World War I

decorated artillary shells from swords to plowshares exhibitThis exhibition at the Columbus Museum offers a glimpse into the dazzling array of objects known as “trench art,” which applies to any functional or decorative object made by soldiers, prisoners of war, or civilians from war material or any other material associated with armed conflict. Makers of trench art utilized artillery shells, bullets, shrapnel, aircraft parts, currency, and other miscellaneous metal scrap and applied materials.

The exhibition will be on view March 10 through July 15.

This exhibition is supported by a grant from Georgia Humanities.

 

 

Details

Start:
March 10, 2018
End:
July 15, 2018
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Website:
http://www.columbusmuseum.com/exhibition/swords-plowshares-metal-trench-art-world-war/

Venue

Columbus Museum
1251 Wynnton Road
Columbus, 31906 United States
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Phone:
(706) 748-2562
Website:
http://www.columbusmuseum.com/

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