Archive for September, 2014

Michener Art Museum Brings Its Masterpieces to Google Art Project

Michener Art Museum Brings Its Masterpieces to Google Art Project

. September 19, 2014

(Doylestown, PA) The James A. Michener Art Museum announced today that it is adding ninety high-resolution art works to the Google Art Project enabling people throughout the world to explore its paintings, sculptures, prints and photographs online. A diverse collection of ninety works of art were selected to be part of the initiative, which include […]

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Astronaut Speaks On Orion Program Launch and NASA’s Future

. September 13, 2014

Prelude to Dec. 4 Orion Mission SEATTLE – Nicholas Patrick, former NASA Shuttle Astronaut, will present on the Orion Program, its differences from the shuttle, and the future of NASA’s manned space exploration. The event is a prelude to the live feed of the December 4th Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle mission. The presentation will take […]

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Nautical Mosaic Workshop at CBMM October 10-12

Nautical Mosaic Workshop at CBMM October 10-12

. September 12, 2014

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting a three-day stained glass mosaic workshop beginning on Friday, October 10 from 4-7 pm. and continuing Saturday, October 11 from 9-4 pm. and Sunday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will join stained glass mosaic artist Jen Wagner in the museum’s boatshop as they are guided […]

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Chesapeake oyster harvest discussed at CBMM October 17

. September 12, 2014

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting journalist and NPR guest commentator Rona Kobell for a discussion on Chesapeake oystering beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 17 in its Van Lennep Auditorium. The public is invited to attend, with limited seating and pre-registration needed. Participants will join Kobell as she talks about her experiences […]

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Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor Explores Rare Weaponry of Ancient Culture at the Katonah Museum of Art

Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor Explores Rare Weaponry of Ancient Culture at the Katonah Museum of Art

. September 12, 2014

The Katonah Museum of Art hosts the nationally-touring and critically-acclaimed exhibition, Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor, at its final stop on an extensive tour. Comprised of a dramatic array of objects and garments worn by the Samurai, an elite warrior class dating to the twelfth century, the exhibition exposes the remarkable beauty and craftsmanship […]

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