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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Joins Smithsonian Magazine Annual Museum Day

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Joins Smithsonian Magazine Annual Museum Day

. September 19, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH — The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, September 22, 2018, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes new volunteer docents and greeters

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes new volunteer docents and greeters

. September 18, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., recently held an ice cream social for docent and greeter volunteers to kick-off the fall tour season. Fourteen new volunteers recently completed a five-week-long training course, and will now assist CBMM as docents leading guided tours of the campus, exhibits, and artifacts for adults and children […]

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Library Adds Xiomaro’s George Washington Headquarters Photographs to its Collection

Library Adds Xiomaro’s George Washington Headquarters Photographs to its Collection

. September 16, 2018

A portfolio of fine art photographic prints of George Washington’s Headquarters has been acquired by Morristown and Morris Township Library for their North Jersey History and Genealogy Center. The photographs were selected from a collection that is on exhibit now until December 28, 2018 at the Morristown National Historical Park museum. The National Park Service […]

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WORLD’S LARGEST VIKING SHIP TO SAIL INTO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY MARITIME MUSEUM ST.MICHAELS

WORLD’S LARGEST VIKING SHIP TO SAIL INTO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY MARITIME MUSEUM ST.MICHAELS

. September 15, 2018

[ANNAPOLIS, MD] – Norwegian Viking ship, Draken Harald Hårfagre (Draken), today announced St. Michaels, Maryland as the next stop official stop on its Expedition America: East Coast Tour 2018 presented by Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The tour, which launched in July 2018, will bring the world’s largest operating Viking ship to Annapolis for […]

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MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART RECEIVES GRANT FROM NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES FOR COLLECTION REINSTALLATION

MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART RECEIVES GRANT FROM NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES FOR COLLECTION REINSTALLATION

. September 15, 2018

The Mississippi Museum of Art (MMA) has been awarded a $275,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant was given in support of the MMA’s reinstallation of its permanent collection and the creation of accompanying public programming and publications that focus on the art and stories of Mississippi. The reinstalled permanent […]

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