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Orbis MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital at Museum of Flight for Tours

Orbis MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital at Museum of Flight for Tours

. July 17, 2018

SEATTLE – A former FedEx MD-10 cargo plane converted into the world’s only flying eye care teaching hospital will make its first visit to Seattle and be stationed at the Museum for tours on July 28-29 and Aug. 4-5. The Flying Eye Hospital is operated by Orbis, an international non-profit organization that flies the plane […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Extends  Confederacy Exhibitions

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Extends Confederacy Exhibitions

. July 13, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is extending Confederate Currency: The Color of Money, sponsored by BB&T, and Confederate Memory: Symbols, Controversy & Legacy through Sunday, July 15. Confederate Currency: The Color of Money investigates the significance of slavery in the economy of the South. Artist John W. Jones researched and documented […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum receives National Heritage Program grant

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum receives National Heritage Program grant

. July 12, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. recently received a grant from the National Maritime Heritage Program to support a Bay-wide heritage tour of Edna E. Lockwood in 2019. The National Park Service collaborated with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration to fund more than 34 Maritime Heritage education and preservation projects, […]

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Jennie C. Jones: RPM (revolutions per minute) at The Glass House

Jennie C. Jones: RPM (revolutions per minute) at The Glass House

. July 11, 2018

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Jennie C. Jones: RPM (revolutions per minute) brings together newly commissioned audio collages and works on paper that extend the artist’s ongoing engagement with visual and sonic abstraction. Throughout her work, Jones has mined histories of American Modernism – focusing on Minimalism, avant-garde music, and their corresponding cultural, social and political […]

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Museum of Flight Awards $143,000 in Educational Scholarships

Museum of Flight Awards $143,000 in Educational Scholarships

. July 11, 2018

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight’s Boeing Academy for STEM Learning awarded a total of $143,000 in scholarships to nine Seattle area high school students. Each of the nine students was the first to receive one of the Museum’s five new annual scholarships, made possible through generous endowments established by Jim and Sue Johnson, Alaska […]

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