Archive for January, 2018

Museum of Flight Lecture Presents Emergency Volunteer Airlift Operations in the Northwest

Museum of Flight Lecture Presents Emergency Volunteer Airlift Operations in the Northwest

. January 9, 2018

On Jan. 20, leaders from Washington state’s Disaster Airlift Response Team (DART) will discuss how local aviation groups, volunteer pilots and aircraft owners will help with relief efforts during natural disasters. FEMA estimates that a major earthquake in the Northwest could devastate the normal transportation infrastructure, while the all-volunteer DART could play a vital role […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Announce Rushnyky: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles Exhibition

Museum of Russian Icons Announce Rushnyky: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles Exhibition

. January 3, 2018

Opening February 15, 2018, the exhibition celebrates and explores Ukrainian culture through one of its most ancient and valued traditions. A rushnyk is a long, rectangular cloth, typically made from linen or hemp, which is woven in one solid piece and sometimes adorned with bright, intricate patterns. They are traditionally made by women, who start […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces Dion Brown as New President

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces Dion Brown as New President

. January 3, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) has named Dion Brown as its new president effective February 26, 2018. Brown is currently the founding executive director of the National Blues Museum in St. Louis, Missouri. “It’s an honor to join and lead the Freedom Center at this point in my career,” says […]

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