Archive for May, 2017

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Summer Hours Begin

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Summer Hours Begin

. May 23, 2017

Museum Open Six Days A Week Memorial Day through Labor Day Weekend CINCINNATI, OH — The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today that it will be open on Sundays throughout the summer, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., beginning May 28. The museum will also be open to the public on Memorial Day from 11:00 […]

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Contemporary Arts Centre Announces  Jane Benson: Half-Truths

Contemporary Arts Centre Announces Jane Benson: Half-Truths

. May 23, 2017

Organized by the Contemporary Arts Center; Curated by Steven Matijcio. Opens July 15, 2017 The story of two Iraqi brothers who escaped from Baghdad in early 2002 becomes a vehicle for British-born, NY-based artist Jane Benson (b. 1975) to explore the social reverberations caused by geo-cultural separation. Benson uses music to tell this story in […]

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Contemporary Arts Centre Presents Njideka Akunyili Crosby: The Predecessors Exhibition

Contemporary Arts Centre Presents Njideka Akunyili Crosby: The Predecessors Exhibition

. May 23, 2017

Organized by the Contemporary Arts Center & Tang Museum, Skidmore College; Co-curated by Ian Berry & Steven Matijcio. Opens July 15, 2017. When Njideka Akunyili Crosby (b.1983) left Lagos for the U.S. at age 16 she detoured from her initial plan to be a doctor to pursue painting and fulfill the urge to tell another […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announce Navy Point goes nautical June 16-18

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announce Navy Point goes nautical June 16-18

. May 22, 2017

More than 60 juried maritime artists and craftsman will be at the waterfront Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Antique & Classic Boat Festival June 16-18 when The Arts at Navy Point returns to St. Michaels, Md. In addition to traditional maritime artists and craftspeople from throughout the United States, a number of marine tradespeople will also […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers free admission for military families this summer

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers free admission for military families this summer

. May 20, 2017

For the 7th consecutive year, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is participating in the national Blue Star Museums program to offer free, general admission to all active-duty military personnel and their immediate families from Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 through Labor Day, September 4, 2017. Blue Star Museums represents a collaboration […]

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