OMNIMAX Jerusalem

Final days to experience OMNIMAX® film Jerusalem at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – There are only a few days left to experience Jerusalem, the breathtaking OMNIMAX® film that takes you inside the sacred city like never before. Jerusalem leaves the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater February 12.
Sacred to half the …

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Jan. 31 Big Moving Day for Museum Airpark Aircraft

January 28, 2015 – 1:56 pm | Comments Off

Concorde, Air Force One join 787 in new Airpark next to Museum on Boeing Field, open to public Feb. 14, Museum opens hour early at 9 a.m. Jan. 31

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight Airpark is getting a new home, and moving day is Jan. 31. Three aircraft – the Concorde, Air Force One and Lockheed Constellation – will be towed across the street to join the Boeing 787 Dreamliner already parked next to the Museum.

Air Force One at The Museum of Flight. Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight, Seattle

Air Force One at The Museum of Flight. Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight, Seattle

Beginning Feb. 14 the Airpark will be conveniently adjacent to the Museum’s main entrance facing Boeing Field. A formation with the Concorde, Air Force One and Dreamliner will mark the new Airpark, while the Constellation will be stationed directly in front of the Museum’s front door.

The public is invited to watch the planes little journey across the street to their new home beginning at about 7:30 a.m. The Museum will open an hour early – 9 a.m. – for the occasion. The 787 Dreamliner, Concorde and Air Force One are now closed to the public until Feb. 14. Museum visitors from now until the opening of the Airpark will receive a rain check, good for admission to the Airpark anytime after it opens on Feb. 14.

For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org

Shuttle Astronaut Joan Higginbotham to Speak Feb. 7

January 28, 2015 – 1:52 pm | Comments Off
Joan Higginbotham

Family speaker program with third female African-American astronaut
SEATTLE – On Feb. 7 at 2:30 p.m., former space shuttle astronaut Joan Higginbotham will be at The Museum of Flight to give an inspiring presentation for students and families. Higginbotham is the …

Cincinnati Museum Center presents seventh annual Learning Through Play conference on March 7

January 28, 2015 – 1:47 pm | Comments Off

Event assembles childhood development experts for parents, educators and children
CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center recognizes how crucial early childhood development is and the impact that open-ended, hands-on learning can have on building the skills and education children need. On Saturday …

Museum Super Jet Gets New Moniker for Super Bowl

January 27, 2015 – 10:16 am | Comments Off
Douglas A-4F seahawk

Douglas A-4F Skyhawk becomes Douglas A-4F Seahawk
SEATTLE – Due to the extraordinary events that will be occurring on Feb. 1 in Phoenix, Ariz., The Museum of Flight will be temporarily renaming one of its iconic fighter jet aircraft for that …

Chesapeake Swan Song exhibition opens April 11 at CBMM

January 27, 2015 – 10:13 am | Comments Off

The story of the evolving relationship between the people and swans of the Chesapeake Bay will be told through a curated collection of decoys, photographs, and artifacts in a new exhibition at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Chesapeake Swan Song: …

Michener Art Museum Painting Selected for Exhibition at the State Museum of Pennsylvania

January 24, 2015 – 10:02 am | Comments Off
Over at Byram

Inaugural exhibit, featuring notable Pennsylvania artists, celebrates Tom Wolf’s inauguration
(Doylestown, PA) The James A. Michener Art Museum is pleased to announce that Over at Byram by renowned 20th century painter, Daniel Garber, from Lumberville, Pa, is on loan to the …

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Website Honoring Modern Day Abolitionists

January 24, 2015 – 10:00 am | Comments Off

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) and the US Department of State’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office announced today a new Heroes website, the TIP Global Heroes Network, that will raise public awareness of modern slavery. …

The Museum of Flight Participating in Seattle’s Feb. Museum Month

January 23, 2015 – 10:11 am | Comments Off
Granville Gee Bee replica

SEATTLE – Travelers staying in a participating downtown Seattle hotel during the month of February can enjoy half-off admission to The Museum of Flight. The famous aviation and space museum is one of more than 40 museums and cultural organizations …

Family-friendly concert at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum St. Michaels

January 22, 2015 – 9:34 am | Comments Off

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is inviting families with children of all ages to Chesapeake Songs, Music and Stories with Miss Janie on Saturday, March 7 from 2-3 p.m. in its Van Lennep Auditorium. Space is limited, with pre-registration encouraged.
Participants …

ArtBytes 3 Hackathon Marries Technology and Creativity at The Walters Art Museum

January 20, 2015 – 4:22 pm | Comments Off
The Walters Art Museum

Baltimore— Technologists, innovators, scholars and artists will coalesce into teams on the Sculpture Court of the Walters Art Museum at ArtBytes 3, Friday, February 6–Sunday, February 8, 2015. Participants will collaborate to design and build technologies that enhance the museum …

Upcoming Events at the Michener Art Museum this Winter

January 17, 2015 – 10:32 am | Comments Off

My OMEI: Observe, Meditate, Experience, Internalize
Sunday, January 18, 2015 · 3 to 4 pm
Offered on the first and third Sundays of the month, this innovative program was developed to cultivate the art of looking closely and feeling deeply through meditation …

Humpback Whales opens at Cincinnati Museum Center Feb 13

January 16, 2015 – 10:00 am | Comments Off
Humpback Whale

CINCINNATI – Swim alongside massive humpback whales on a journey beneath the waves and around the globe. Humpback Whales opens February 13 in the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater at Cincinnati Museum Center as part of the worldwide premiere …