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Afya Baltimore students learn about the Bay at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Afya Baltimore students learn about the Bay at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. March 28, 2017

Nine students and two teachers from Afya Public Charter School in Baltimore spent a recent weekend at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum learning about the history, environment, and people of the Chesapeake Bay. The students spent time exploring CBMM’s St. Michaels campus, working on a dugout canoe, tonging for oysters, and trying their hand at […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Rising Tide After-School Boatbuilding program expands

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Rising Tide After-School Boatbuilding program expands

. March 27, 2017

Due to an increase in attendance, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Rising Tide After-School Boatbuilding program is expanding from two to four days per week—Tuesday through Friday. Teaching middle school students in grades six to nine basic woodworking, boatbuilding, and related safety skills, the current session runs now through June. “It’s inspiring to watch these […]

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BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ACQUIRES SIGNIFICANT WORKS BY MARK BRADFORD, PAUL CHAN, NORMAN LEWIS, AND ELLSWORTH KELLY

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ACQUIRES SIGNIFICANT WORKS BY MARK BRADFORD, PAUL CHAN, NORMAN LEWIS, AND ELLSWORTH KELLY

. March 23, 2017

First Works by Bradford Enter the BMA’s Collection to Coincide with the Artist’s Representation of the U.S. at the 2017 Venice Biennale BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) today announced the acquisition of major works by Mark Bradford, Paul Chan, Norman Lewis, and Ellsworth Kelly. Spanning a range of media, the acquisitions […]

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INDEPENDENT VISIONS: HELENE SCHJERFBECK AND HER CONTEMPORARIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF ATENEUM, FINNISH NATIONAL GALLERY

INDEPENDENT VISIONS: HELENE SCHJERFBECK AND HER CONTEMPORARIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF ATENEUM, FINNISH NATIONAL GALLERY

. March 23, 2017

Independent Visions: Helen Schjerfbeck and Her Contemporaries from the Collection of Ateneum, Finnish National Gallery, an exhibition presenting fifty-five works by four celebrated Finnish artists, opens at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America, in New York City, on April 29, 2017. The exhibition highlights the pioneering role of these artists at the end of […]

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May 13 brings 7th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race to Chesapeake Bay

May 13 brings 7th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race to Chesapeake Bay

. March 22, 2017

Launching early from Annapolis and ending in St. Michaels, Md., the 7th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race brings the centuries-old tradition of yacht racing back to the Chesapeake Bay on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The Classic Yacht Restoration Guild, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and Eastport Yacht Club are once again sponsoring the annual race, which […]

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Matthew Willman to Speak at Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu Opening Reception

Matthew Willman to Speak at Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu Opening Reception

. March 22, 2017

CINCINNATI, OH – South African documentary photographer Matthew Willman will speak at the opening reception of Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center this Friday, March 24, at 7:15 p.m. Willman was commissioned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation during the last 10 years of Nelson Mandela’s life. “This is the […]

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30th annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival is June 16-18 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md.

30th annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival is June 16-18 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md.

. March 22, 2017

Wooden classics, vintage racers, and other antique and Chesapeake Bay-related boats are coming to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum June 16-18 for the 30th annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival and the Arts at Navy Point in St. Michaels, Md. Hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society, this Father’s […]

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