Archive for July, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIV comes to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum St. Michaels

Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIV comes to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum St. Michaels

. July 29, 2017

On Saturday, October 7, and Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at the 34th annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival. During the festival, CBMM guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small […]

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Arts Council to fund Wessex Museums

Arts Council to fund Wessex Museums

. July 28, 2017

The Wessex Museums Partnership are to receive Arts Council Funding and become one of the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations. The four partner museums, namely: Poole Museums, Dorset County Museum, Salisbury Museum and Wiltshire Museum, will receive £1.3m over four years from 2018 to support a range of innovative projects delivered by the partnership […]

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Lighthouse overnights at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Lighthouse overnights at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

. July 27, 2017

Youth groups can now reserve fall dates for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Lighthouse Overnight Adventures program. Dates include select Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 1 through Oct. 28, with advanced reservations needed for groups of 12 to 18 children and their chaperones. Under the guidance of a museum educator, adventure participants can travel back in […]

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Living oyster bed created at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Living oyster bed created at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. July 27, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., now has its own living oyster bed, thanks to a generous donation from a local oyster farm dedicated to building a sustainable oyster population in the Miles River. Mudgies Oyster Farm donated the oysters and labor to CBMM to help build a foundation for a living […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns TripAdvisor 2017 Certificates of Excellence

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns TripAdvisor 2017 Certificates of Excellence

. July 25, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recently received two TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence awards. These awards celebrate excellence in hospitality and are only given to establishments consistently achieving great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. In addition to winning for CBMM as a whole, the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse was also recognized this year. “TripAdvisor’s Certificate of […]

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