The Great War in the Capital City: Reflections on World War, 100 Years Later

Exhibition Website

- Dec 17 2018

McKissick Museum

Columbia, SC

Opening for the centennial of U.S. involvement in World War I, this exhibition will discuss the importance of WWI at the University of South Carolina, as well as in the greater Columbia community. The Great War in the Capital City explores the use of art as propaganda, the ways in which material culture provides a glimpse into the past, and the ethics of rewarding wartime service. The exhibition will feature items from the collection of Army Chaplain and USC alumnus George K. Way, wartime sheet music and posters, and various commemorative medals, among other objects.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website

  • Various Media
  • American
  • Various artists

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