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Jeffersonville, OH 43128
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Arts & Museums
More than 10,000 items and artifacts honor and preserve African-American culture and history at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, one-half mile north of U.S. 42 and adjacent to Central State University. The museum's permanent exhibition, "From Victory to Freedom: Afro-American Life in the Fifties," explores African-American experiences in America's history from the period following World War II to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
The Clinton County Historical Society maintains this county museum which houses sculptures and paintings by world-renowned Quaker artist Eli Harvey, a collection of Quaker clothing dating back to 1820. Genealogies and histories important to the area are also housed in the former residence of General James W. Denver. Denver was known throughout America. After he left Clinton County he became a senator from California, secretary of state, and commissioner for Indian Affairs for President James Buchanan. Denver was immortalized in Colorado when the state capitol was named after him. No trip to Clinton County is complete without visiting Rombach Place.
Shirley-Jones Gallery "is dedicated to the presentation of stimulating and provocative art in diverse media done between the mid-60s and the present." Eight exhibitions are usually presented each year "with one each August dedicated to issues surrounding the pursuit of peace."
Located in the bathrooms of the Chamber of Commerce in Yellow Springs, Ohio, the Yellow Springs Arts Council-sponsored ChamberPot Gallery features a rotating selection of art.
More than 200,000 artifacts in the collection representing every facet of Clark County's history. Some of the treasures include the only surviving Union officers' tent from the Civil Way and the Ludlow-Symmes Surveying Compass.
Offers a fine collection of 19th and 20th-century American and European art, an extensive art library, seven galleries of changing exhibitions, and a gift shop of original and unusual artwork.