Big Bone Lick

Cincinnati Museum Center completes project with funding from R.C. Durr Foundation and Friends of Big Bone

UNION, KY – Something mammoth is going on at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site. The Big Bone Lick visitor center is getting a makeover as part of a revitalization project to vividly tell the site’s historic narrative in a …

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The Art of Wine is UNCORKED at the Michener Art Museum

July 3, 2015 – 11:25 pm | Comments Off on The Art of Wine is UNCORKED at the Michener Art Museum

Celebrate and support the Michener at the 5th biennial Art of Wine event! Come for a special Vintner’s Reception showcasing premier wineries such as Duckhorn Wine Company, Stag’s Leap, Louis Latour, Alain Blanchon Selections, and St. Francis Winery and Vineyards and enjoy exquisite hors d’oeuvres and silent auction bidding. Then take part in a formal seated dinner featuring exceptional wine pairings and a four course gourmet meal. A spectacular live auction featuring art, wine and unique event destination packages will be presided over by dueling auctioneers and wine aficionados Suzanne Perrault and David Rago, of Rago Arts and Auction Center. The pair has appeared as appraisers on Antiques Roadshow since its inception in 1996 and continue to be invaluable to the Art of Wine.

All of the funds raised through The Art of Wine will enable the Michener to continue to enrich lives through outstanding exhibitions and educational programming.

Join us for a memorable evening at the most highly anticipated wine and auction event in Bucks County!

Ticket and sponsor information can be found on the Benefit Events page. Please feel free to contact Laurie McGahey with any questions about sponsorship, tickets or the event itself. Space is limited — please reserve early!

More information: http://www.michenermuseum.org/join/benefit-events.php

The Contemporary Jewish Museum Announces Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait

July 3, 2015 – 9:23 am | Comments Off on The Contemporary Jewish Museum Announces Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait
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The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) presents the US premiere of Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait, a personal and intimate exhibition about Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse (1983–2011).
Co-curated by the Jewish Museum, London and Winehouse’s brother Alex and …

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Charity Boat Auction September 5th

July 3, 2015 – 9:20 am | Comments Off on Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Charity Boat Auction September 5th

Get ready to bid on the boat of your dreams this Labor Day weekend as the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts its 18th annual Charity Boat Auction on Saturday, September 5th. More than 100 boats—ranging in size and performance from …

James A. Michener Art Museum Launches Google Art Project Street View and Gigapixel Imagery

July 1, 2015 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off on James A. Michener Art Museum Launches Google Art Project Street View and Gigapixel Imagery
Wooded Watershed

(Doylestown, PA) The James A. Michener Art Museum announced today that it is launching Street View imagery of its galleries along with thirteen works viewable in super high resolution or ‘gigapixel’ photo capturing technology. Using the Street View feature, visitors …

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recognizes volunteers for generous service

June 30, 2015 – 9:14 am | Comments Off on Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recognizes volunteers for generous service

On June 18, 2015, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recognized a dedicated team of more than 275 volunteers for their combined 28,235 hours of service towards the museum over the last year. Several volunteers were recognized by CBMM staff for …

Humpback Whales and D-Day: Normandy 1944 set record-breaking week at Cincinnati Museum Center

June 29, 2015 – 11:05 am | Comments Off on Humpback Whales and D-Day: Normandy 1944 set record-breaking week at Cincinnati Museum Center
Humpback Whales

CINCINNATI – 2015 is the summer of OMNIMAX® as visitors of all ages flock to the five-story domed screen to swim alongside 55-foot humpback whales and witness the largest Allied operation of World War II. The OMNIMAX® Theater enjoyed its …

Diversity in Baseball Opens at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

June 26, 2015 – 9:20 am | Comments Off on Diversity in Baseball Opens at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

CINCINNATI, OH — Diversity in Baseball, the latest special exhibition opening at the National Underground Railroad Center on Friday, June 26, celebrates players who have broken barriers and changed the game, making it more inclusive and reflective of America’s diverse …

Museum of Flight Public Art Project Hits the Town

June 25, 2015 – 9:48 am | Comments Off on Museum of Flight Public Art Project Hits the Town
Astronauts on the Town

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight wrapped up deliveries today for its 50th anniversary public art project entitled “Astronauts on the Town,” featuring 25 unique, life-size, space-suited “astronaut” statues. These are not your average astronauts. Each began as a white …

Diversity in Baseball Media Preview at Freedom Center

June 25, 2015 – 9:38 am | Comments Off on Diversity in Baseball Media Preview at Freedom Center

Cincinnati, OH – On Thursday, June 25 from 1-3 p.m., the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center invites the media for a special preview of Diversity in Baseball, which opens to the public Friday, June 26. Through powerful stories and compelling …

Three World War II Aircraft Fly to Museum of Flight

June 25, 2015 – 9:36 am | Comments Off on Three World War II Aircraft Fly to Museum of Flight
North American AT-6 Texan

SEATTLE – Three World War II-era military training aircraft will fly to the Museum for public display on Saturday, July 11. The North American AT-6 airplanes will be flown to Russia this summer by the BRAVO 369 Flight Foundation, tracing …

Big Band Night & Fireworks are July 4 at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

June 23, 2015 – 9:52 am | Comments Off on Big Band Night & Fireworks are July 4 at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels
Big Band Night

July 4 brings Big Band Night and St. Michaels’ fireworks to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, along with The Shades of Blue Orchestra, who are returning for a live performance following their 2014 Big Band Night debut. The rain date …

Olivins ages Rosie Parks Balsamic Vinegar aboard skipjack at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

June 23, 2015 – 9:48 am | Comments Off on Olivins ages Rosie Parks Balsamic Vinegar aboard skipjack at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

In cooperation with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Olivins Fine Olive Oils and Vinegars is producing its 2015 reserve cast of balsamic vinegar that will age at an accelerated rate aboard its namesake, the skipjack Rosie Parks. With limited bottles …