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Spring 2014 Programs at the Glass House

Glass House Presents is an ongoing series of public programs – including conversations, performances, and gatherings – that sustains the site’s historic role as a meeting place for artists, architects, and other creative minds.
Before each event, visitors will enjoy the …

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Summer sailing classes begin June 16 at CBMM

April 18, 2014 – 8:35 am | Comments Off

Kids can explore the Miles River and learn maritime skills in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) summer sailing program, where new and experienced sailors gain the confidence to sail a small boat in a fun, safe, and encouraging environment.

sailing classWeekly morning and afternoon classes are offered June 16 through August 8 for participants 8 years of age and older. Offering instruction for sailors at basic, intermediate, and advanced sailing levels, the classes include limited classroom time and three hours of on-the-water experience. Two-day adult and teen sailing classes are offered on weekends, with both classes utilizing a fleet of 15-foot JY sailboats.

Participants learn sailing and teambuilding skills including water safety, rigging, boat handling, and docking. The week ends with a family picnic and awards ceremony, where student accomplishments are celebrated. Pre-registration is needed, with a CBMM member cost of $200, or $250 for non-members.

Hourly, private sailings lessons are also available by reservation. For class schedules as well as information about monthly boater safety courses, visit Space is limited in all classes. To register, contact Helen Van Fleet at 410-745-4941.

Cincinnati Museum Center celebrates Earth Day with a weekend of activities

April 18, 2014 – 8:32 am | Comments Off

Animals, experiments and art highlight the natural world around us
CINCINNATI – As technology rapidly advances the great outdoors is more often experienced through an Instagram photo than it is by one’s own eyes. Yet there is so much the outdoors …

Area 51 Revealed in April 26 Lectures and Book Signings

April 18, 2014 – 8:30 am | Comments Off
black bird aircraft

Aviation writers, special tour of M/D-21 Blackbird spyplane
The realities of the Area 51 secret Air Force flight facility at Groom Lake, Nev. will be discussed during a day of lectures and book signings at the Museum on April 26. Presenters …

Mana Quartet perform at CBMM June 4

April 18, 2014 – 8:20 am | Comments Off

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) Miles River waterfront will be the backdrop for a live performance of the Mana Saxophone Quartet on Wednesday, June 4. Beginning at 6pm at the Tolchester Beach Bandstand, the concert is free and open …

Charlie Russell’s wild side in new Jackson Hole art exhibition

April 16, 2014 – 7:50 am | Comments Off

Charles M. Russell’s Wild Side Revealed in New “Harmless Hunter” Show National Museum of Wildlife Art debuts tour of cowboy artist’s animal artwork in May

Jackson Hole, Wyoming – America’s favorite cowboy artist will be featured in a new show, “Harmless …

International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum to co-present documentary film “Finding Vivian Maier”

April 16, 2014 – 7:47 am | Comments Off

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum (IPHF) is proud to partner in the presentation of the St. Louis debut of the documentary film Finding Vivian Maier on Friday, April 25th at Landmark Theatre’s Plaza Frontenac Cinema.
Finding Vivian Maier …

Proceeds from 2013 Cincy ComiCon events benefit the Hall of Justice

April 16, 2014 – 7:45 am | Comments Off
2013 Cincy ComiCon

Cincy ComiCon presents check to Cincinnati Museum Center and announces 2014 convention dates
CINCINNATI – The best superheroes often have the best teams. When Batman finds himself in a pickle, he can count on Robin to help him out. If Superman …

ARTIST TALK: Yossi Klein Halevi on Like Dreamers

April 15, 2014 – 8:24 am | Comments Off

Awarded the Jewish Book Council’s 2014 Book of the Year Award, Shalom Hartman Institute scholar Yossi Klein Halevi’s Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation interweaves the stories of a group of …

Katonah Museum of Art Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Diamond Jubilee

April 15, 2014 – 8:22 am | Comments Off

Cocktails & Auction followed by Dinner & Dancing, Saturday, May 10 at 6:30 pm
Now in its 60th year, the Katonah Museum of Art (KMA) is celebrating with a spirited Diamond Jubilee on Saturday, May 10. Join art lovers and collectors, …

Baltimore Museum of Art announces upcoming exhibitions and events

April 15, 2014 – 8:20 am | Comments Off

EXHIBITION – On Paper: Figure Drawings from the Benesch Collection
April 20 – September 14, 2014
Revealing there are as many approaches to the human figure as there are artists, this exhibition in the BMA’s Contemporary Wing features a selection of 10 …

Art Gallery of Ontario spring/summer talks and lectures

April 14, 2014 – 8:28 am | Comments Off
Art Gallery of Ontario night

Scott McFarland
Wednesday, May 21, 7–8:30pm
Art Gallery of Ontario, Jackman Hall
Toronto-based photographer Scott McFarland will discuss the photographs from the last five years that are included in his current exhibition at the AGO.
Presented in association with the exhibition Scott …

Beatrix Ruf appointed Director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

April 14, 2014 – 8:21 am | Comments Off

Beatrix Ruf has been appointed as the new Director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, the largest museum of modern and contemporary art and design of the Netherlands. Ruf is currently Director of the Kunsthalle Zürich.
The museum’s Supervisory Board speaks very …