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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces education staff promotions

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces education staff promotions

. December 13, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has recently promoted three staff members in its education department. Jill Ferris of Stevensville, Md. is the new Director of Education; Allison Speight of Trappe, Md. is Volunteer & Education Programs Manager; and Matthew Engel of St. Michaels, Md. is Lead Educator. “Expanding CBMM’s education programs is critical to our […]

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Hair O’ The Dog supports Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum restoration efforts

Hair O’ The Dog supports Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum restoration efforts

. December 12, 2017

Hair O’ The Dog Wine and Spirits of Easton, Md., recently made a generous donation to support the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s restoration of 1889 bugeye Edna Lockwood. Through her re-launch at OysterFest on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, $3 of every bottle of Boatman Red Blend wine sold at Hair O’ The Dog will go […]

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Visiting apprentices learn from Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum shipwrights

Visiting apprentices learn from Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum shipwrights

. December 2, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recently had the opportunity to strengthen its international connections and share knowledge of traditional boatbuilding skills with an even broader audience. Thanks to a partnership with Skol ar Mor, a maritime school in France, two shipwright apprentices—Martin Bogaerts and Emeline Marc—spent five weeks in St. Michaels under the tutelage of […]

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Historic Huguenot Street Welcomes New Executive Director, Liselle LaFrance

Historic Huguenot Street Welcomes New Executive Director, Liselle LaFrance

. December 2, 2017

NEW PALTZ, NY – Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) is pleased to announce the hiring of its new Executive Director, Liselle LaFrance. Ms. LaFrance is an award-winning museum professional and has served as the Director of Historic Cherry Hill in Albany for 26 years. In this role, she oversaw development of a long-range interpretive plan, including […]

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Santa’s Airplane Lands and Caspar Babypants Sings at Museum of Flight Holiday Party

Santa’s Airplane Lands and Caspar Babypants Sings at Museum of Flight Holiday Party

. December 1, 2017

SEATTLE – Santa is letting his reindeer rest up for Christmas Eve, so he and Mrs. Claus will fly a plane to the Museum’s annual holiday party on Dec. 16 with an arrival at 9:45 a.m. After greetings outside, festivities continue in the galleries with Santa listening to wishes, holiday music by the Boeing Concert […]

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