Ohioans in Space Family Day
June 25, 2024

(Columbus, OH)- The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board will host a family-friendly event on Wednesday, July 24 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. to highlight the importance of Ohio’s role in space exploration. The Ohioans in Space Family Day will take place in the Atrium and Rotunda and is free and open to the public.
Attendees will enjoy a variety of activities:
Interactive Learning Stations: Partake in hands-on activities with collaborations from The Works, The National Veterans Memorial Museum, and the NASA Glenn Research Center’s Office of STEM Engagement.

Special Story Times: The Columbus Metropolitan Library will host space-themed story sessions at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Art Talks: Explore the connection between art and space with talks at 11 a.m. noon, and 1 p.m.

Special Exhibits: Learn about space exploration through exhibits provided by the Columbus Metropolitan Library and Motts Military Museum

Video: "Ohioans in Space" narrated by former astronaut Kathryn Sullivan.

The Capitol Café will be open from 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. for breakfast and lunch.

The Statehouse Museum Shop will be open from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., and has fun space-related items to purchase!
For more information, please contact Emily Volkmann at or 614-446-9335.