Archive for June, 2018

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES TWO EXHIBITIONS OF AFRICAN ART SUBVERTING BEAUTY: AFRICAN ANTI-AESTHETICS AND KUBA: FABRIC OF AN EMPIRE

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES TWO EXHIBITIONS OF AFRICAN ART SUBVERTING BEAUTY: AFRICAN ANTI-AESTHETICS AND KUBA: FABRIC OF AN EMPIRE

. June 23, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is opening two new exhibitions of African art this summer. Subverting Beauty: African Anti-Aesthetics, on view July 15, 2018–June 2019, presents nearly two dozen works from sub-Saharan Africa’s colonial period (c. 1880–c. 1960). This focus exhibition highlights how artists used unattractive or disturbing visual characteristics to […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Exhibit The Columbus Crossing Borders Project

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Exhibit The Columbus Crossing Borders Project

. June 22, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will exhibit The Columbus Crossing Borders Project, sponsored by Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio, from June 26-August 19. “This exhibit comes to the museum as the nation grapples with the recent investigative reporting exposing the separation of families at our borders,” says Dion Brown, President of the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXV

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXV

. June 21, 2018

On Saturday, October 6, and Sunday, October 7, 2018, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXV. During the festival, CBMM guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small craft while […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Operating Hours

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Operating Hours

. June 20, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH. – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced new operational hours starting July 1, 2018. The new hours of operation are Sunday – Monday: Noon – 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The museum will be closed on Mondays, October – February. “I can’t think of a better […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum partners with St. Michaels Art League to paint Edna Lockwood

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum partners with St. Michaels Art League to paint Edna Lockwood

. June 19, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has partnered with the St. Michaels Art League to sponsor a contest that will name the official painting of the 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood, currently under restoration through her October 27, 2018 re-launch at CBMM’s OysterFest. The project began in early spring, with eight artists creating paintings of Edna […]

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