Archive for August, 2018

Union Terminal looks at two years of restoration

Union Terminal looks at two years of restoration

. August 28, 2018

CINCINNATI – Union Terminal celebrated two years of active construction in its first full structural restoration. Since the restoration began in July 2016, crews have rebuilt the National Historic Landmark’s iconic fountain, restored the clock that punctuates the façade, cleaned and repaired over 6,500 square feet of historic glass tile mosaics and much more. For […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces Emancipation Day Programming

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces Emancipation Day Programming

. August 28, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH – On September 22, 2018, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center joins the statewide commemoration of President Abraham Lincoln’s preliminary emancipation proclamation to abolish slavery in 1862. Visitors can experience dramatic readings of the African American folktale The People Could Fly, participate in a conversation with the museum’s senior historian Carl Westmoreland, and […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum certifies and expands Shipwright Apprentice Program

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum certifies and expands Shipwright Apprentice Program

. August 28, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Shipwright Apprentice Program has recently received certification as a registered, four-year apprenticeship program by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation. CBMM has had a two-year apprenticeship program in place since 2001, with more than 50 graduates to date. Now, CBMM will offer […]

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Secret CIA Flights from Taiwan Revealed in Museum of Flight Lecture

Secret CIA Flights from Taiwan Revealed in Museum of Flight Lecture

. August 24, 2018

SEATTLE – On Sept. 1 the Museum will present the story of how CIA pilots of the Republic of China Air Force (Taiwan) “Black Bat Squadron” flew a daring nighttime mission to deploy secret surveillance equipment near a Chinese nuclear weapons base in 1969. Aviation historian Li Wang, Art Winn (son of Black Bat Officer […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center Receives Best Practices Award

Cincinnati Museum Center Receives Best Practices Award

. August 24, 2018

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) recently received the prestigious Best Practices Award from the Association of Midwest Museums (AMM). The competitive award, given to CMC at AMM’s annual conference, recognized CMC’s Curate My Community initiative that placed over 700 museum objects at locations across the community. As Union Terminal prepared to undergo a two-and-a-half-year […]

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