Archive for September, 2016

The Baltimore Museum of Art Announces Matisse Diebenkorn Exhibition

. September 24, 2016

More than 90 paintings and drawings by Henri Matisse (1869-1954) and Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) show the French modern master’s enduring influence on one of the greatest post-war American painters. Diebenkorn’s long engagement with Matisse’s work is among the most productive instances of one painter looking at another’s paintings in the history of 20th-century art. This […]

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The Force Captures Museum of Flight on Star Wars Reads Day

The Force Captures Museum of Flight on Star Wars Reads Day

. September 22, 2016

SEATTLE – Disney Publishing Worldwide and its publishing partners hold the fifth annual Star Wars Reads Day on Oct. 8. The Museum of Flight joins hosts of Star Wars authors and costumed volunteers participating in over 2,000 Star Wars Reads Day events across North America. Activities include educational programs, arts and crafts, and a creative […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Becomes New Home of Cincinnati’s Last Free Standing African American Bookstore

. September 21, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today that they are the new home of Cincinnati’s last free standing, black-owned African American bookstore—Smith & Hannon, formerly located in Bond Hill. Museum admission is not required to visit the bookstore. Located on the first floor of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Smith […]

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Nelson graveyard and homestead restoration underway

Nelson graveyard and homestead restoration underway

. September 20, 2016

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Office of Engagement and Lifelong Learning, the Crisfield Heritage Foundation, and The Crisfield Story Project are partnering to rehabilitate, document, and map the Nelson graveyard plot and homestead in Hopewell, Md. UMES students will work to clear brush and grounds, clean and reposition fallen headstones, and paint the wrought iron […]

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Museum of Flight Announces Free First Flights for Girls

. September 17, 2016

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight is offering free first flights in small planes to girls and young women on Sept. 24-25, 11 a.m to 5 p.m. The First Time Fliers program provides 15-minute rides in light planes to girls and women ages 8-17 to promote interest in aviation, space and STEM professions (not to […]

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