Archive for August, 2018

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU Programming

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU Programming

. August 31, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has announced featured programming to complement the latest exhibit MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU opening this Saturday, September 1. The upcoming exhibit, MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through photographs by South African documentary photographer […]

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Museum of Flight Lecture and Book Signing Recalls Alaska Airlines Jewish Refugee Rescue in 1948

Museum of Flight Lecture and Book Signing Recalls Alaska Airlines Jewish Refugee Rescue in 1948

. August 31, 2018

SEATTLE – On Sept. 8 author Darragh Metzger discusses her new book Alaska Over Israel, the story of how in 1948 a small, struggling Alaska Airlines began a dangerous and heroic adventure that helped thousands form a new nation. Operation Magic Carpet was the top-secret emergency airlift meant to rescue Jewish refugees from around the […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center to unveil new Torvosaurus dinosaur exhibit

Cincinnati Museum Center to unveil new Torvosaurus dinosaur exhibit

. August 31, 2018

CINCINNATI – When Cincinnati Museum Center’s new Dinosaur Hall opens in the Museum of Natural History & Science this November, it will feature a dinosaur that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world: a 30-foot-long Torvosaurus. The Torvosaurus was a giant carnivorous dinosaur that stalked the Late Jurassic, 153 to 148 million years ago. […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces build-your-own paddle workshops

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces build-your-own paddle workshops

. August 29, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting two build-your-own paddle workshops this fall for woodworkers, kayakers and stand-up paddle boarders. On Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 22 & 23, participants will join CBMM Shipyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn and volunteer John Aiken to construct their own cedar Greenland paddle, which is perfect for longer kayak trips, […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center awarded grant to catalog collection of World War I portraits

Cincinnati Museum Center awarded grant to catalog collection of World War I portraits

. August 28, 2018

CINCINNATI – The State Library of Ohio awarded Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) a grant totaling $4,999 to help catalog portraits of soldiers who served in World War I. The Library Services and Technology Act Grant will help complete the cataloging project, which will include a written finding aid and the creation of a searchable database […]

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