Archive for July, 2016

The Museum of Flight Closed for Sold Out Special Event July 15 – July 17

. July 13, 2016

Museum resumes normal operations and reopens to the public at 9 a.m. July 18, the Airpark will reopen on July 23 SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight will temporarily suspend its normal operations Friday morning July 15 through Sunday evening July 17 for an unprecedented three-day special event, which sold out within hours of announcement. […]

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Underground Railroad Escape Series Set for First-Ever Screening at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Underground Railroad Escape Series Set for First-Ever Screening at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

. July 13, 2016

Los Angeles – WGN America’s acclaimed series “Underground,” which follows a courageous group of American heroes who attempt a daring flight to freedom from slavery, has teamed with the 107th NAACP Annual Convention, July 17-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio. “Underground” creators, writers and executive producers Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, and stars Aldis Hodge, Alano Miller […]

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New name boards carved for Edna E. Lockwood at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

New name boards carved for Edna E. Lockwood at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. July 12, 2016

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s queen of the floating fleet, Edna E. Lockwood, recently received replacement name boards which were handcrafted by Winslow Womack of St. Michaels, Md. The painted name boards are relief carved out of New England white pine. Womack is a longstanding volunteer at CBMM, and has carved numerous name boards for […]

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Solar System Ambassador Shows Spacecraft Surprises at the Museum of Flight

. July 8, 2016

July 23 lecture looks at the first year of Pluto close-ups SEATTLE – NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador and Museum of Flight Educator Tony Gondola presents a retrospective look at NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto, one year after the historic fly-by. Gondola will talk about new Plutopian perspectives and the planetoid’s dynamic system of […]

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Kimono & Obi: Romantic Echoes of Japan’s Golden Age at The Baltimore Museum of Art

. July 6, 2016

Kimono & Obi: Romantic Echoes from Japan’s Golden Age, an exquisite selection of late 19th- and early-21st century kimono and obi never shown before, opens Sunday, July 10 in the Jean and Allan Berman Textile Gallery. To celebrate the opening, Japanese Textile Specialist Ann Marie Moeller will share her insights during a lecture about the […]

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