Alaska Airlines Aerospace Education Center

Museum of Flight Opens New Education Center on May 7

SEATTLE – On May 7, the Museum opens its new, $2.5 million Alaska Airlines Aerospace Education Center. The 5 to 9 p.m. event coincides with the Museum’s Space Day celebration and Free First Thursday.
The Center will be open every day …

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The Glass House Summer Party 2015

May 22, 2015 – 9:24 am | Comments Off

On June 13th from 12 noon to 4:00 PM, celebrate the start of the season by joining The Glass House as we host our annual Summer Party. Space is limited so buy your tickets now! Supported by Swarovski, the event features a festive picnic by Campagna, the restaurant of The Bedford Post Inn. Enjoy a performance by Lucky Dragons and listen to DJs Timo + Alan play the perfect blend of summer hits while trying your hand at classic lawn games like croquet and ping-pong. Stop by the Design Within Reach photo booth to capture the moment or lounge on one of their chaise lounges.

Liam Gillick, Recessed Discussion Stream, 2015. Plexiglas and MDF, 20 in. x 8 in. x 5 in. Edition of 30.

Liam Gillick, Recessed Discussion Stream, 2015.
Plexiglas and MDF, 20 in. x 8 in. x 5 in. Edition of 30.

If you are more leisure-minded, enjoy a glass of Taittinger champagne and explore the early paintings and graphic design work of Elaine Lustig Cohen in the Painting Gallery, or Highlights from the Sculpture Gallery, featuring Robert Morris’ Untitled (Nine Fiberglass Sleeves), 1967, on view to the public for the first time in Da Monsta.

The Summer Party will also see the launch of our first sculptural edition by Liam Gillick, Recessed Edition Stream, available with the purchase of a $5,000 VIP Friend ticket or table. If you can’t wait until June 13th to join in on all the fun, beginning on May 29th visit The Glass House’s Silent auction powered by Paddle 8, to bid on some beautiful works by Robert Indiana, Kehinde Wiley, John Chamberlain, Herb Ritts, and Jeff Koons along with luxury trip packages and many more unique items.

The Summer Party is kindly sponsored by Art in America and Moffly Media with special thanks to Aesop, Altamarea Group, BFA.com, Callari Auto Group, New Canaan Olive Oil, Juliska, Rockwell Art & Framing, Design Within Reach, Espresso Neat, Govino, Sperry Tents, and VOSS.

The Glass House | 199 Elm Street | New Canaan | CT | 06840

100 Days of Fun kicks off May 22 at Cincinnati Museum Center

May 19, 2015 – 4:56 pm | Comments Off

CINCINNATI – The weather has finally warmed up, school is winding down and the fountain is ready to be turned on at Union Terminal. All of that can mean only one thing: Cincinnati Museum Center is kicking off its 100 …

Last Flight of Navy Electronic Warfare Jet Will Be to The Museum of Flight

May 18, 2015 – 9:06 am | Comments Off
Grumman EA-6B Prowler jet

SEATTLE – The last active duty flight of this Navy electronic warfare Grumman EA-6B Prowler jet will be to The Museum of Flight on May 27, where it will be officially decommissioned and taken into the Museum’s permanent collection. Immediately …

Utah Museum of Fine Arts June 2015 Events and Exhibitions

May 17, 2015 – 8:24 am | Comments Off

Highlights of the Collection Tour
First Wednesday of every month | 6:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays | 1:30 pm
FREE with general Museum admission
Experience the UMFA galleries through a thirty-minute tour with a docent. No pre-registration necessary.
Third Saturday for Families: Painting Clay Plates
June …

River cruises on historic buy boat at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

May 17, 2015 – 8:15 am | Comments Off
Winnie Estelle

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle is now taking passengers out on the Miles River, with boat rides planned through October. The 45-minute, drop-in public cruises are available Fridays through Mondays, departing from the museum on the …

Spring is in full swing at the Michener. Upcoming adult programs

May 14, 2015 – 10:03 am | Comments Off

Curator’s Conversation
Lisa Tremper Hanover and Edward Vatza
Tuesday, May 19 · 1 to 2 pm
Lisa Tremper Hanover, Director & CEO, Michener Art Museum, leads a lively dialogue with Edward Vatza, Lehigh Valley-based photographer whose works are featured in the exhibition, Edward …

The 2015 Nassau County Museum of Art Ball Saturday, June 13 at 7 pm

May 13, 2015 – 5:46 pm | Comments Off
Museum of Art Ball

“Midnight in Paris,” Nassau County Museum of Art’s 2015 Ball, will be held on Saturday, June 13 at 7 p.m. The 2015 Ball celebrates the museum’s 25th anniversary year, honoring the Hon. Thomas S. Gulotta and the Hon. Edward P. …

Museum of Flight Lecture and Book Signing About “Hughes After Howard”

May 13, 2015 – 5:42 pm | Comments Off

SEATTLE – A May 23, 2 p.m. lecture and book signing with former Hughes Aircraft Company President Ken Richardson will look at the Hughes Aircraft Company after Howard Hughes left its helm in 1953. Author Ken Richardson rose through the …

Museum of Flight Wraps Aerospace Themed Geocache Contest

May 12, 2015 – 9:31 am | Comments Off
Richard Garriott de Cayeux

Private space explorer Richard Garriott de Cayeux helps kick off the event
SEATTLE – Space traveler and computer/video game designer Richard Garriott de Cayeux is the special guest speaker at the Museum’s May 16 Flightcache Design Challenge awards program and …

Watermen’s Appreciation Day at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

May 12, 2015 – 9:28 am | Comments Off

The Talbot County Watermen’s Association is bringing the 6th Annual Watermen’s Appreciation Day to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Sunday, August 9, with a few enhancements added to this year’s festival.
Highlighting these changes is the relocation of the festival’s …

Museum of Flight Berlin Airlift Photo Book Lecture and Book Signing

May 10, 2015 – 10:45 am | Comments Off
Navy and Air Force aircraft at Tempelhof Airport

SEATTLE – On May 16 at 2 p.m., the Museum celebrates Armed Forces Day with a presentation about a peaceful armed forces project, the Berlin Airlift. Author Bruce McAllister will discuss his newest photographic publication, “Berlin Airlift: A Bridge to …

Cincinnati Museum Center hosts 2015 Mini Maker Faire

May 6, 2015 – 4:03 pm | Comments Off
2015 Mini Maker Faire

CINCINNATI – Calling all inventors, tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts! Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back and once again will be under the iconic dome of Union Terminal. The event will take place at Cincinnati Museum Center on August 29 & …