Archive for December, 2017

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Commemorates Continuing Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Commemorates Continuing Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

. December 14, 2017

CINCINNATI, OH –The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host the 2018 King Legacy Awards Breakfast on Monday, January 15. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and the breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m. Tickets for the breakfast are $35 and seating is limited. To purchase tickets, call (513) 333-7706. RSVPs are requested by January 8, 2018. […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces education staff promotions

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces education staff promotions

. December 13, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has recently promoted three staff members in its education department. Jill Ferris of Stevensville, Md. is the new Director of Education; Allison Speight of Trappe, Md. is Volunteer & Education Programs Manager; and Matthew Engel of St. Michaels, Md. is Lead Educator. “Expanding CBMM’s education programs is critical to our […]

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THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART PRESENTS FIRST MAJOR EXHIBITION OF JACK WHITTEN’S SCULPTURES

THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART PRESENTS FIRST MAJOR EXHIBITION OF JACK WHITTEN’S SCULPTURES

. December 13, 2017

BALTIMORE, MD – This spring, The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) will present the first exhibition dedicated to sculptures by renowned contemporary artist Jack Whitten. Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963-2016, on view April 22 through July 29, 2018, reveals an extensive and entirely unknown body of the artist’s work. Co-organized with The Metropolitan Museum of […]

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Hair O’ The Dog supports Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum restoration efforts

Hair O’ The Dog supports Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum restoration efforts

. December 12, 2017

Hair O’ The Dog Wine and Spirits of Easton, Md., recently made a generous donation to support the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s restoration of 1889 bugeye Edna Lockwood. Through her re-launch at OysterFest on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, $3 of every bottle of Boatman Red Blend wine sold at Hair O’ The Dog will go […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art  to Present Exhibition Illustrating the Beauty of Birds in African Art

Baltimore Museum of Art to Present Exhibition Illustrating the Beauty of Birds in African Art

. December 7, 2017

BALTIMORE, MD — The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents approximately 20 works from sub-Saharan artists who drew inspiration from the birds that occupied their world in Beyond Flight: Birds in African Art. On view December 20, 2017 through June 17, 2018, this exhibition explores the varied roles of birds across 19th-and 20th-century African states, […]

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