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CURATOR-LED EXHIBIT TOUR: THURBER'S COLUMBUS

  • OSU Thompson Library Gallery (Room 125) 1858 Neil Avenue Mall Columbus, OH, 43210 United States (map)

Curators Jolie Braun and Eric Johnson will lead a tour of OSU Thompson Library’s exhibit, Thurber’s Columbus.

How does our home shape who we are? James Thurber (1894–1961), one of the most popular writers and cartoonists of the mid-twentieth century, grew up in Columbus, Ohio. As an adult Thurber moved away from the city, yet his hometown left an indelible mark on his imagination and was a source of inspiration throughout his career. This exhibit explores Thurber’s early life, works inspired by his experiences here, and his legacy in Columbus and beyond.


The Ohio State University Thompson Library
Thompson Gallery (Room 125)
10:00 am

General Exhibit Hours:
Seven days a week from 11:00 am-5:00 pm

The closest parking garage is
Neil Avenue, but visitors can also park in the Ohio Union garages, North and South.