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Painting of Saint Roch by Bartolomeo della Gatta in Horne Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Painting of Saint Roch by Bartolomeo della Gatta in Horne Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

. July 18, 2019

Florence, Italy…Bartolomeo della Gatta’s 15th-century panel painting of Saint Roch has been returned to the Museo Horne in Florence following a multifaceted restoration process. The restoration by Valeria Cocchetti and Daniele Ciappi, under the supervision of the Soprintendenza di Firenze, was made possible thanks to donations by Donna Curry, Mary Mochary, and Donato Massaro through […]

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Museum of Flight Raises American Flag Atop Space Needle to Commemorate Launch of Apollo 11

Museum of Flight Raises American Flag Atop Space Needle to Commemorate Launch of Apollo 11

. July 17, 2019

TUKWILA, Wash – In honor of the July 16, 1969 launch of Apollo 11, representatives from The Museum of Flight—one fitted in a replica Apollo spacesuit—today raised an American flag on top of the Space Needle, Seattle’s famous landmark built in 1962 as a tribute to the new era of space exploration. Raising the flag […]

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Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary at Cincinnati Museum Center

Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary at Cincinnati Museum Center

. July 12, 2019

CINCINNATI – Celebrate the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the Moon at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) July 20. CMC’s celebration includes hourly screenings of Apollo 11: First Steps Edition in the OMNIMAX® Theater, programming throughout the building and the opportunity to see a moon rock and other artifacts from the historic mission. CMC’s […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum invites families to boatshop program

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum invites families to boatshop program

. July 8, 2019

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will offer another summer session of its Family Boatshop program on Saturday, Aug. 3. Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Families participating in this 9am–4pm program are invited to join carver and master model maker Ed Thieler to learn the basic skills needed to carve […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Announces Free Fun Friday

Museum of Russian Icons Announces Free Fun Friday

. July 2, 2019

Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation. The Museum opens one hour early at 10:00am to kick off this special day. Explore the Museum’s permanent collection, check out one of the special exhibitions, or do a craft in the auditorium. Docents are available to answer questions, and audio tours are available […]

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