Archive for January, 2019

Opening Reception Konstantin Simun: The Sacred in the Profane at the Museum of Russian Icons

Opening Reception Konstantin Simun: The Sacred in the Profane at the Museum of Russian Icons

. January 24, 2019

Please join us as we celebrate the opening of Konstantin Simun: The Sacred in the Profane, presented in partnership with the Fitchburg Art Museum. The Sacred in the Profane, curated by Fitchburg Art Museum Curator Lisa Crossman, offers a survey of Simun’s unique capacity to find iconographic forms in molded plastic and other consumer objects. […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host beginners Shipyard programs this March

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host beginners Shipyard programs this March

. January 19, 2019

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will be hosting programs introducing participants to basic woodworking and rope splicing this spring. Both workshops will be held in CBMM’s Shipyard, and advanced registration is required. Intro to Woodworking will be held from 9am–4:30pm on Saturday & Sunday, March 2–3. Seip Family Foundation Shipwright Apprentice Zack Haroth will lead […]

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Sea Glass Festival gets larger, waterfront venue at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Sea Glass Festival gets larger, waterfront venue at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. January 18, 2019

The 8th annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival in St. Michaels, Md. will now have a larger, waterfront location at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. The festival takes place at CBMM on Saturday, April 6 from 10–5 pm. and Sunday, April 7 from 10-4 pm. The new venue also expands the festival—which […]

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Curator’s Talk with Lisa Crossman at the Museum of Russian Icons

Curator’s Talk with Lisa Crossman at the Museum of Russian Icons

. January 17, 2019

Join Fitchburg Art Museum Curator Lisa Crossman for an engaging look at the art of Konstantin Simun in his latest exhibition The Sacred in the Profane. In his work, Simun poses the question “trash or treasure?” when speaking about his sculptures. Explore why Simun asks the viewer to see spiritual images in everyday plastic objects […]

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Upcoming events at the Museum of Russian Icons

Upcoming events at the Museum of Russian Icons

. January 17, 2019

Farewell Tour, Corncobs to Cosmonauts Saturday, January 26, 1:00pm Free with Admission Join Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt for a special farewell tour of the special exhibition From Corncobs to Cosmonauts: Redefining the Holidays in the Soviet Era. Pop-up Makerspace: Plastics! Tuesday, February 19 – Sunday, February 24, 11:00am-5:00pm Free with Admission Recycle your used plastic (milk […]

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