(Image of 2017 setup provided by Exhibit Columbus.)
COLUMBUS and INDIANAPOLIS -
The 2018 Exhibit Columbus National Symposium kicks off Wednesday with tours of the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields and an evening conversation with Columbus-based Cummins Foundation Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mary Titsworth Chandler. The four-day event will head to Columbus Thursday for arts, design and cultural programming at some of the architecturally-gifted city's iconic sites.
This year's J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize recipients -- Agency Landscape + Planning, Bryony Roberts Studio, Frida Escobedo Studio, MASS Design Group and SO-IL -- will be featured throughout the National Symposium and will provide their perspective on the event.
You can connect to more about this year's National Symposium by clicking here. It is a partnership between Docomomo US and Exhibit Columbus and includes collaboration from the American Institute of Architects Indiana and Kentucky Chapters and Newfields.
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