Archive for June, 2014

“Historic Ships of Delmarva” exhibit now at CBMM

| June 27, 2014

A “Historic Ships of Delmarva” photography exhibit has opened in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) Van Lennep Auditorium and will continue through September. The display features images of regional ships by photographers Frances Borchardt and Carol Donahue. The Delmarva Peninsula includes the state of Delaware, and the areas of Maryland and Virginia to the […]

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New aquarium opens in Duke Energy Children’s Museum June 28

New aquarium opens in Duke Energy Children’s Museum June 28

| June 27, 2014

Cincinnati Museum Center welcomes collection of turtles and fish home with ribbon cutting ceremony CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center is unveiling a new aquarium in the Duke Energy Children’s Museum on Saturday, June 28. The Duke Energy Children’s Museum will be hosting family-friendly activities including watercolor mural painting from 10 – 11 a.m. before special […]

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Model Rocketry Day Launches July 5

Model Rocketry Day Launches July 5

| June 27, 2014

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight and the National Association of Rocketry celebrate model rocketry with rocket launches, exhibits, family workshops, and a special presentation by Vern Estes, founder of Estes Industries–whose name is synonymous with American model rockets since the 1950s. Members of the National Association of Rocketry will lead family workshops where participants […]

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Ohio Statuary Hall Commission announces semi-finalists for Edison statue

| June 27, 2014

Field of 30 applicants narrowed to six CINCINNATI – Today the Ohio Statuary Hall Commission (OSHC) announced six artists have been selected as semi-finalists for the commission of a sculpture of Thomas Edison to be placed in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol. Edison, inventor of the phonograph, kinetoscope and first practical incandescent light bulb, […]

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Eagle Scout project helps uncover Ice Age fossils

Eagle Scout project helps uncover Ice Age fossils

| June 27, 2014

Local scout works with Cincinnati Museum Center to process fossils CINCINNATI – Local Boy Scout Ryan DiMisa recently led a group of 14 youth and adults through a one-day, intensive project to uncover Ice Age fossils from buckets of gravel that the Geier Collections & Research Center at Cincinnati Museum Center had collected more than […]

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ARTPLACE AMERICA INVESTS AN ADDITIONAL $14.7 MILLION IN THE FIELD OF CREATIVE PLACEMAKING

| June 25, 2014

55 grants to organizations working in 79 communities across 31 states will further position the arts as a core sector of community planning and development ArtPlace America (ArtPlace) Executive Director Jamie L. Bennett announced $14.7 million in 55 grants to creative placemaking projects that will work in 79 communities of all sizes across 31 states. […]

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National Trust for Historic Preservation joins voices supporting restoration of Union Terminal and Music Hall

National Trust for Historic Preservation joins voices supporting restoration of Union Terminal and Music Hall

| June 25, 2014

CINCINNATI – The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today that Cincinnati’s Union Terminal and Music Hall were named to 2014’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. This annual list spotlights important examples of the nation’s architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage. This is the […]

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