Archive for June, 2015

James A. Michener Art Museum Awarded Major Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

James A. Michener Art Museum Awarded Major Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

. June 20, 2015

(Doylestown, PA) The James A. Michener Art Museum is pleased to announce a generous grant award of $300,000 from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form (March 19 – July 22, 2017), a ground-breaking exploration of Sheeler’s fashion and portrait photography for Condé Nast between 1926 and […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Exhibit Emancipation Proclamation

. June 19, 2015

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today that they have received a rare, signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation — the document penned by President Abraham Lincoln and issued on January 1, 1863, declaring “that all persons held as slaves” within Confederate states free. The document, signed by President Lincoln, co-signed […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes new Board members, Flying Cloud presentation

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes new Board members, Flying Cloud presentation

. June 18, 2015

At its June 15 annual meeting, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Board of Governors elected a new executive committee, along with new, second term, and Emeritus governors. Earlier in the year, the Board also elected four new board members to the museum’s governing body. During the meeting, a half-hull model of the Rosie Parks was […]

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Utah Museum of Fine Arts July 2015 Events and Exhibitions

. June 18, 2015

Summer Class | Making Art: Mom, Dad, and Me July 7–10 | 10 am–12 pm | Ages 2–5 A class for parents and their preschoolers or pre-preschoolers, ages 2–5! Join us at the UMFA for hands-on art studio experiences inspired by art from our collection. We will create one-of-a-kind paintings, masks, sculptures, and frames for […]

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Rare, Historical Freedom Document to be Exhibited at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

. June 18, 2015

Cincinnati, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will announce the arrival and exhibition of a rare, historical freedom document on Thursday, June 18, at an 11:00 am press conference. The document will go on exhibit the following day, Friday, June 19, the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth. Following the announcement, there will be a […]

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