Archive for March, 2015

28th Antique & Classic Boat Festival comes to CBMM June 19-21

28th Antique & Classic Boat Festival comes to CBMM June 19-21

. March 13, 2015

Wooden classics, vintage race boats, and other antique and Chesapeake Bay-related boats are coming to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum June 19-21 for the 28th annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival. Hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society, this Father’s Day weekend event brings an era of by-gone days […]

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Morris-Jumel Mansion Presents Yinka Shonibare MBE: Colonial Arrangements

Morris-Jumel Mansion Presents Yinka Shonibare MBE: Colonial Arrangements

. March 13, 2015

New York, NY On May 1st, Morris-Jumel Mansion will open Yinka Shonibare MBE: Colonial Arrangements, a special, site-specific exhibition of work by English-born Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE (b. 1962). Shonibare’s art explores identity, race, gender and the cross-pollination of cultures through the use of life-sized mannequins adorned in period costumes rendered in Dutch wax […]

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Chautauqua Summer Series returns to St. Michaels this July

. March 13, 2015

From 7-9 p.m. on July 13, 14, and 15, the Chautauqua Summer Series returns in its second year to the waterfront campus of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. This Maryland Humanities Council series presents important historical figures through living history performances, and is offered free and open to the public to audiences of all ages. […]

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On March 25 Museum Celebrates 60th Birthday of Military Jet Age Giant

On March 25 Museum Celebrates 60th Birthday of Military Jet Age Giant

. March 13, 2015

Restoration now complete, historic Chance Vought XF8U-1 Crusader jet to make first appearance at ceremony at Paine Field with former Crusader pilots SEATTLE – March 25 marks the 60th anniversary of the first flight of one of the Museum’s most historic military jets–the Chance Vought XF8U-1 Crusader. The Museum will celebrate the date during an […]

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Girls Dreams Enhanced During “WomenFly” Event March 19-20

. March 11, 2015

Young women students meet aerospace mentors SEATTLE – On March 19-20 the Museum will host WomenFly, an annual, motivational event for young women interested in aviation and aerospace careers. Over 100 middle school and high school students from across the state will participate in inspirational and career-oriented workshops led by dozens of exceptional women working […]

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