Press Releases

  • Museum Presents Two Fish Programs

    The recreational activities of area residents is strongly tied to the Lake Winnebago system. The Oshkosh Public Museum’s new enrichment program series explores two popular pastimes. Programs … more

  • Debra Daubert Demystifies Summer Clothing Styles

    “Oh, What Should I Wear?” at the Oshkosh Public Museum on Sunday, March 3 at 2:00 p.m.

    As people gathered to enjoy the halcyon days of summer with family and friends, the clothing they … more

  • New Exhibition shares Sporting History

    New Exhibition will share Oshkosh’s long Sporting History

    Dismantling of Logging & Lumbering gallery begins February 18

    Oshkosh has a rich and diverse sporting heritage and has produced … more

  • A World of Partings recounts Oshkosh daily life

    A World of Partings recounts daily life in Oshkosh during late-1850s and 1860s

    Local author interprets the experiences and lifestyle from the diary of Nancy Chandler Derby 

    The superb … more

  • Emily Rock Joins Museum as Registrar

    The Oshkosh Public Museum is pleased to announce that Emily Rock has joined the staff as Registrar. Emily earned her master’s degree in history with a certificate in museum studies from UW- … more

  • Museum presents "Dressed to Play!"

    Clothing, paraphernalia and historic photographs showcase memorable summer activities throughout the years.

    The weather outside may be frightful, but inside the Oshkosh Public Museum this winter … more

  • Domer presents Stories from Oshkosh's Past

    Book Talk at the Oshkosh Public Museum on Saturday, December 15, at 1:30 p.m.

    Local author Randy Domer’s newest book, We Shall Never Pass This Way Again, is another journey into Oshkosh’ … more

  • Deck the Halls at the Museum

    Make your holiday season a hygge one!

    The 2018 Deck the Halls holiday experience at the Oshkosh Public Museum is inspired by hygge, a Danish concept of savoring life’s simple pleasures. This … more

  • Menominee Clans Story coming to the Museum

    Dismantling of the existing Winnebago Room begins October 15

    A small gallery on the second floor of the Oshkosh Public Museum, referred to as the Winnebago Room, explores the topics of indigenous … more

  • WWI Centennial Symposium

    To commemorate the Great War’s centennial and explore the art, culture and history of World War I, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and the Oshkosh Public Museum are hosting a series of … more