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UPDATE: Freedom Center Joins Museum Center

It’s official. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) has been merged into the Cincinnati Museum Center‘s (CMC) corporate structure. It was approved by the CMC Board of Trustees late yesterday afternoon. Below is the press release issued by both institutions: June 28, 2012 Media contact: Elizabeth Pierce, Vice President, Marketing Communications Cell: (513) 368-2139 … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Museums Announce Merger

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) and the Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) have announced plans to merge the two institutions into one corporate structure. The Cincinnati Enquirer‘s feature, “Freedom Center Could Close” in December 2011 by Mark Curnutte, and its accompanying articles, were written over several months and meetings with Kim Robinson, NURFC President … Continue reading

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Ohio Museums Association: Call for 2012 Session Proposals

Planning for the Ohio Museums Association (OMA)‘s 2012 Annual Conference (April 15-16, 2012), hosted at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, is underway. The theme for this year is: Iconic Experiences: Museums As Cornerstones of Ohio Communities. Iconic artifacts and experiences – and the museums that house them – are indispensable cornerstones … Continue reading

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