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Jet Blast Bash Festival Features  Blue Angels Thunder at the Museum of Flight

Jet Blast Bash Festival Features Blue Angels Thunder at the Museum of Flight

| July 23, 2016

Seafair airplanes, bands, food, beer and family activities all weekend Aug. 5-7 SEATTLE – The Museum celebrates Seafair and the Blue Angels’ 70th anniversary Aug. 5-7 with Jet Blast Bash, an outdoor three-day family festival next to the Blue Angels’ flight line. The festival offers the closest views of the Blue Angels’ thunderous takeoffs, and […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Board of Governors’ annual meeting and reception

| July 23, 2016

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recently hosted its Board of Governors’ Annual Meeting, which included a reception along CBMM’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, Md. The June 27 meeting included speakers addressing CBMM’s impact to students and the broader community, including presentations from CBMM President Kristen Greenaway and Director of Education Kate Livie. Topics included […]

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Build your own kayak, paddle at CBMM The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Build your own kayak, paddle at CBMM The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

| July 22, 2016

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting a nine-day workshop to teach the basics of building a skin-on-frame kayak and Greenland paddle from Saturday, September 24, to Sunday, October 2, with all participants taking home the kayak and paddle they built with the help of skilled craftspeople. Participants will work under the direction of Kiliii […]

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Olivins donates to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

| July 22, 2016

Olivins Fine Olive Oils and Vinegars of St. Michaels, Md. Owner and Operator Bill Acosta, right, recently presented a donation to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum President Kristen Greenaway in support of CBMM’s Annual Fund. The donation comes from the sale of Olivins’ Rosie Parks Balsamic Vinegar—a reserve cast of balsamic vinegar aged aboard its namesake, […]

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Woodland Park Zoo Curator Reveals How Snakes Travel on Planes at The Museum of Flight

Woodland Park Zoo Curator Reveals How Snakes Travel on Planes at The Museum of Flight

| July 21, 2016

SEATTLE On July 30 at 2 p.m., Martin Ramirez, Curator of Mammals at Woodland Park Zoo will share air cargo stories of how wild animals really get around. The presentation will be outdoors next to the FedEx Air Cargo exhibit in the Aviation Pavilion. Ramirez will also be showing shipping containers that are used by […]

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Wells Fargo Expands Educational Partnership with The Museum of Flight

| July 21, 2016

SEATTLE – At a luncheon ceremony held on July 15 at The Museum of Flight, Wells Fargo announced a new educational commitment–with a grant of $30,000–to The Museum of Flight, specifically for the Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS)–a combined online and onsite educational program designed to boost high school students’ STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) […]

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Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit makes giant leap from Cincinnati Museum Center to CVG

Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit makes giant leap from Cincinnati Museum Center to CVG

| July 20, 2016

Replica of Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit now on display as part of Curate My Community CINCINNATI – One of Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC)’s most popular objects is taking a small step out of Union Terminal and a giant leap into the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). On the 47th anniversary of the moon landing, CMC will […]

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