Archive for October, 2015

National Underground Railroad Freedom Welcomes Award-Winning Author Jeff Hobbs

. October 15, 2015

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center welcomes the media to hear award-winning author and Yale University alumni Jeff Hobbs October 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Harriet Tubman Theater, where he will discuss his latest work, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center BatFest 2015

Cincinnati Museum Center BatFest 2015

. October 14, 2015

CINCINNATI – Get up close and personal with live bats and learn more about these incredible but misunderstood creatures during BatFest on Saturday, October 24. Join local experts and organizations for a day of hands-on activities, games, crafts and more as you learn the fact and fiction about bats. We’ve gone a little batty, but […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum A Broad Reach Exhibition

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum A Broad Reach Exhibition

. October 14, 2015

With artifacts ranging from gilded eagles to a sailmaker’s sewing machine, a log-built bugeye to an intimate scene of crabpickers, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s 50th anniversary exhibition, A Broad Reach: 50 Years of Collecting will be closing to the public on March 1, 2016, when the non-profit museum makes way for a new exhibition, […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center announces interactive companion gallery to The Art of the Brick

. October 13, 2015

CINCINNATI – The Art of the Brick features over 100 works of art made entirely out of LEGO® bricks by artist Nathan Sawaya. Such an incredible exhibition is certain to inspire visitors to create their own LEGO masterpieces and Cincinnati Museum Center is building a space where those imaginations can run wild. Brickopolis, an interactive […]

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Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed at the Manchester Museum

Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed at the Manchester Museum

. October 12, 2015

This exhibition will present and explore ancient Egyptian animal mummies, prepared in their millions as votive offerings to the gods. Gifts for the Gods will explain the background behind this religious practice in the context of life in ancient Egypt and the environment in which the animals lived. It will explore the British fascination with […]

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