2014 ANNUAL ONLINE AUCTION NOW OPEN FOR BIDDING

8 April
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The American Sign Museum Online Auction 2014 is now open. The auction will run from April 1, 2014 to April 26, 2014 (closes at 3:00 pm EST), with proceeds going to the American Sign Museum’s operating budget, and especially the acquisition and restoration of signs. Auction items include products and services, equipment and software that you use every day.  And for the product manufacturers, there are full-page ads in industry publications and booth space at sign shows. View the items from...

Calling all artists and Covington KY business owners: deadlines are fast approaching for participating in CoSign Covington!

8 April
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  CoSign is on its way to Covington!   From Soapbox Cincinnati:   “On March 27, the American Sign Museum launched its second round of its CoSign project in Covington. The project area is the 400-900 blocks of Madison Avenue, and Seventh and Pike streets between Madison and Washington. “The project will last six months, with the unveiling of the new signs on Art off Pike’s 10th anniversary on Sept. 28. “CoSign offers a unique opportunity for artists and designers to create...

CoSign Does It Again!

16 January
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CoSign 2013 Unveiling
  We’ve written extensively about the CoSign project (see our blog posts under the ’CoSign Project Report category), and won’t repeat ourselves.  Suffice it to say in 2013 we received funding from ArtPlace America to continue CoSign in 2013 (Northside community of Cincinnati) and again in 2014 (nearby Covington, Kentucky) and we couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome this past year! Using the lessons learned in 2012, CoSign launched in June by inviting business owners, artists, and fabricators to participate...

University of Cincinnati Students Bring ‘Neon Dreams’ to the American Sign Museum

16 January
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Man Under Light
Last Fall, University of Cincinnati (UC) students who were enrolled in classes in the 3D area of UC’s School of Art were offered a unique opportunity to create new artworks for an exhibition in the American Sign Museum’s back room. Undergraduate and Graduate students studying ceramics, sculpture and installation art visited the museum and were given unique access to the space and materials. A donation to the school by Cincinnati Red, Bronson Arroyo, supported student works, and the School and...

Calling All Auction Donations!

12 January
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Once again, the American Sign Museum will be holding its annual Online Auction to benefit our operating budget.  We have now completed our first full year in our new home, and as we continue to expand, our expenses also grow.  Support the museum by donating products, equipment and/or services to our 2014 auction. The auction – while online – is held in conjunction with the International Sign Association Expo in Orlando, Florida.  Online bidding will begin on Tuesday, April 1 (no foolin!)...