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April 13, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Building our Community: 100+ Years of Architecture and Design in Brown County to Open at the Neville Public Museum

Green Bay, WI---April 13, 2015---A new exhibit, Building our Community: 100+ Years of Architecture and Design in Brown County, will open at the Neville Public Museum on April 18, 2015. 
 
Established in Green Bay in 1898, Berners-Schober Associates has accumulated an archive of several thousand buildings, including some of the most recognizable landmarks throughout Brown County. This exhibit will feature the plans, drawings and photographs of the buildings that have shaped the neighborhoods we see today, along with the influential figures behind them and will incorporate a combination of artifacts, building biographies, original drawings, and interactive elements that will enhance the experience for visitors of all ages.
 
The Neville Public Museum staff worked collaboratively with a team from Berners-Schober to create the exhibit content and design, which will showcase more than 100 buildings in Brown County, covering the firm's major body of work: educational, commercial, municipal, religious, and residential structures.
 
Building our Community opens on April 18, 2015 and will run through March 13, 2016. 
 
The Neville Public Museum Foundation would like to acknowledge and thank all of the donors who helped to make this exhibit possible including the George Kress Foundation/Green Bay Packaging, Byron L. Walter Family Trust, Cornerstone Foundation of Northeastern Wisconsin, Inc., Schneider Foundation, K.C. Stock Foundation, Green Bay Packers Foundation, Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, the Joseph & Sarah VanDrisse Trust, Renco Machine Company, Inc., Scott & Nancy Armbrust, Associated Bank, Dr. Richard & Ellen Horak, Diane & Patrick Ford, Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Charles and Elizabeth Schrock, Little Rapids Corporation/Egan Family Foundation, US Bank, WFRV-TV5, Primum Bonum, and the NEW Charitable Trust.
 
Submitted by:
 
Rachel Patterson
Neville Public Museum Foundation
Patterson[email protected]
920-448-7874
210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI 54303
www.NevillePublicMuseum.org

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