Broad and High

Mathias Armbruster & the Armbruster Scenic Studio Collection

Clip: Season 1 Episode 25 | 4m 9s

In 1875, German-born Mathias Armbruster opened the first scenic design company in the United States: The Armbruster and Sons Scenic Studios on S. Front Street in Columbus. During the early 1900s, the studio flourished and was considered the second largest provider of stage scenery in the country.

Aired: 04/02/14

Rating: NR

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Major funding for Broad & High is provided by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, with contributing funding from the Bill & Mae McCorkle Foundation.