Archive for May, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum floating fleet gets spring spruce-up

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum floating fleet gets spring spruce-up

. May 20, 2017

Under the guidance of Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Shipwright James DelAguila, the maintenance season for CBMM’s floating fleet of historic vessels is once again in full swing, with all work done in full public view. As is typical this time of year, work proceeds with the most-used and popular vessels, including the 1920 buyboat Winnie […]

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Hermes and the Glass House present Centered Rhyme

Hermes and the Glass House present Centered Rhyme

. May 19, 2017

Hermès and the Glass House are honored to introduce Centered Rhyme, a limited-edition 90x90cm silk twill scarf featuring a design by the late American artist Elaine Lustig Cohen (1927-2016). The design is based on a large-scale 1967 painting by the artist. To purchase, please contact the Glass House Design Store via phone at 203-594-9884 x0 […]

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UMFA Events June 2017

UMFA Events June 2017

. May 18, 2017

While UMFA galleries remain closed for remodeling, the Museum is hosting films and artist talks in our Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium and Third Saturdays for Families in our education classroom. The Museum Café and Museum Store are open for business Monday through Friday. UMFA galleries will reopen the weekend of August […]

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Secure Your Spot on the  Contemporary Arts Center Venice Trip

Secure Your Spot on the Contemporary Arts Center Venice Trip

. May 17, 2017

Venetian Art & the 57th Venice Biennale – October 14–19, 2017 Heavenly Venice, whose marble palaces seem to float atop her luminous lagoon, is a city of dreams. We invite you to join us for four extraordinary days in La Serenissima, coinciding with the 57th Venice Biennale. TRIP HIGHLIGHTS ATTEND the 57th Venice Biennale with […]

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Contemporary Jewish Museum Presents Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid

Contemporary Jewish Museum Presents Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid

. May 17, 2017

Fourteen diverse contemporary artists act as modern maggids—interpreting traditional Jewish folktales and characters in new, commissioned works inspired by the rich Jewish tradition of stories that incorporate cautionary tales, traditional wisdom, and the supernatural. The Hebrew concept of maggid has multiple meanings and layers. The most basic definition is that of a religious teacher and […]

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