Archive for June, 2015

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recognizes volunteers for generous service

. June 30, 2015

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 their work in advancement and membership, boat restoration and maintenance, boat donations, buildings and grounds, […]

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

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

. June 29, 2015

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 highest one week attendance for June since at least 2001. Due to the continued popularity, […]

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Diversity in Baseball Opens at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

. June 26, 2015

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 make-up. The exhibit opens as thousands of baseball fans from across the country arrive in […]

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Museum of Flight Public Art Project Hits the Town

Museum of Flight Public Art Project Hits the Town

. June 25, 2015

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 fiberglass statue, then transformed with paint, lasers, plaid shirts and other materials into a colorful […]

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Diversity in Baseball Media Preview at Freedom Center

. June 25, 2015

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 illustrations, Diversity in Baseball highlights the unique history of America’s favorite pastime. This exhibit celebrates […]

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