Columbus Museum

photo: Jim Cawthorne

Columbus, GA



Master Printmakers, 1920 - 1940: Selections from the Collection of The Columbus Museum (5/21/16)

William Beckman: Drawings, 1967-2013 (6/23/14)

Annotations: George Cooke & Thomas Hope and the Influence of Antiquity (5/31/12)

Tracing the Nation: Recently Acquired American Drawings (9/17/07)

Artists for Hire in Antebellum Columbus (4/9/07)

The Chattahoochee: A River of History (8/25/06)

Two Columbus Legacies: Alma Thomas and Lamar Baker (11/23/04)

Tales from the Easel: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Narrative Paintings from Southeastern Museums, circa 1800-1950 (9/26/03)

Young America: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (9/19/00)

Impressionism in Print: Etching and Lithography by Childe Hassam (2/22/99)

American Impressionism from the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery (2/22/99)

Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection from the National Museum of American Art (1998)


As an American art and regional history museum, and the second largest general museum in Georgia, the Columbus Museum offers a diverse collection to the public. The Museum houses over 14,000 artifacts and objects that tell the story of the Chattahoochee River Valley's development, an American fine art collection from a host of renowned American artists, a hands-on gallery for children, and the finest traveling exhibitions from across the U.S.

Mission statement of The Columbus Museum:  The Columbus Museum brings American art and history to life for the communities of the Chattahoochee Valley. 

Please see the Museum's website for hours and admission fees.

[Museum information updated 5/21/16]

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