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Deconstructing Decoys exhibition to open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Deconstructing Decoys exhibition to open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

A new exhibition in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Waterfowling building, Deconstructing Decoys: The Culture of Collecting, will open to the public on Saturday, April 13, 2019. What makes a decoy “collectible”? How do you distinguish a Susquehanna Flats duck from a Chincoteague carvers’ work? Buying and selling carved and painted wooden waterfowl—once used simply […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns coveted Charity Navigator 4-star rating

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns coveted Charity Navigator 4-star rating

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned the non-profit museum a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the third consecutive year CBMM has earned this top distinction. Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally […]

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Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire returns to Union Terminal

Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire returns to Union Terminal

CINCINNATI – Attention inventors, tinkerers, hackers and mad scientists! Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back at Union Terminal. Cincinnati Museum Center’s family-friendly showcase of imagination, design and ingenuity will once again take over Union Terminal on April 13. Part of MAKE Magazine’s Maker movement, Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is part science fair, part county fair, […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum honored with Maryland Preservation Award

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum honored with Maryland Preservation Award

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum was honored on Jan. 31, 2019, by the Maryland Historical Trust’s Board of Trustees at its 44th Maryland Preservation Awards. CBMM’s Edna E. Lockwood restoration project was one of 11 honored for its efforts in historic preservation, including education, restoration and revitalization projects, as well as individual leadership. The two-year […]

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