Archive for May, 2018

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum master Plan to bring new buildings, growth to museum

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum master Plan to bring new buildings, growth to museum

. May 10, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., has announced the completion of a new Master Plan, which will create increased space for CBMM’s core museum offerings—including exhibitions, education, and Shipyard. CBMM’s Master Plan process began in mid-2017, under the leadership of President Kristen Greenaway. “CBMM’s Master Plan is a vision for CBMM’s campus […]

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Ta-Nehisi Coates on Black Panther and Afrofuturism free at the The Baltimore Museum of Art

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Black Panther and Afrofuturism free at the The Baltimore Museum of Art

. May 9, 2018

Ta-Nehisi Coates—author of Marvel Comic’s Black Panther series, National Book Award winner, and national correspondent for The Atlantic—talks with BMA Director Christopher Bedford on alternative futures unapologetically rooted in black culture and technology. This is the second event in the BMA’s conversation series, The Necessity of Tomorrow(s). The evening features free entry to the ticketed […]

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Boats, BBQ & more at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum September 1 Charity Boat Auction

Boats, BBQ & more at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum September 1 Charity Boat Auction

. May 5, 2018

This Labor Day weekend, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting the 21st annual Charity Boat Auction on Saturday, September 1. More than 100 donated boats and watercraft—ranging in size and performance from luxury boats to dinghies—will be in the water and on land to be auctioned off to the highest bidders. ”Because this is […]

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Giant, Moving Insects Invade Philly When  Xtreme Bugs Opens May 26 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Giant, Moving Insects Invade Philly When Xtreme Bugs Opens May 26 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

. May 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A new exhibit making its debut this month at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University features the mind-boggling behaviors and extreme characteristics of some of the earth’s most fascinating creatures—in the extreme. Xtreme Bugs, opening Saturday, May 26, features nearly 20 giants, moving, hissing, clicking insects from around the world. Picture […]

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San Miniato Basilica Celebrates 1000th Anniversary with Restoration of 15th c. Chapel thanks to support of Friends of Florence

San Miniato Basilica Celebrates 1000th Anniversary with Restoration of 15th c. Chapel thanks to support of Friends of Florence

. May 5, 2018

Florence, Italy – The basilica of San Miniato al Monte, a Romanesque masterpiece established a thousand years ago as a basilica by Bishop Ildebrando, celebrates its millennial anniversary with the meticulous restoration of its Chapel of the Crucifix. The project was funded by the Friends of Florence, a nonprofit devoted to cultural heritage preservation in […]

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