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OysterFest at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels on Oct. 28

OysterFest at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels on Oct. 28

. August 29, 2017

OysterFest, a celebration of the Chesapeake’s favorite bivalve, will return to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. The event features live music, an oyster stew competition, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters and other local fare, and cooking demonstrations, along with children’s activities, oystering demonstrations, harvesting displays, and more. In addition to […]

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Railway season wraps up at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Railway season wraps up at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. August 28, 2017

With days beginning to shorten and fall approaching, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s marine railway service season will soon be coming to a close. Led by Shipwright James DelAguila, and with the hard work of RPM Foundation Shipwright Apprentice Michael Allen and Seip Family Foundation Shipwright Apprentice Spencer Sherwood, CBMM’s Floating Fleet collection saw many […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum invites families to boatshop program

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum invites families to boatshop program

. August 24, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering three sessions of its Family Boatshop program this fall. Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, September 23, October 21, and November 18, CBMM invites families to join shipwrights in the boatshop for a woodworking project. […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum receives grant from Grayce B. Kerr Fund

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum receives grant from Grayce B. Kerr Fund

. August 23, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., recently received a $100,000 grant from the Grayce B. Kerr Fund, an Easton-based philanthropy that supports educational achievement and growth. “The Grayce B. Kerr Fund is pleased to support the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum,” said John R. Valliant, president of the fund. “Planning has always been […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Exhibition Schedule Redefines African American Identity and Representation in History and the Arts

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Exhibition Schedule Redefines African American Identity and Representation in History and the Arts

. August 23, 2017

Rare Art, Artifacts, Manuscripts and Currencies Will Illustrate the Black Experience in America CINCINNATI, OH –The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announces its upcoming exhibition schedule today, featuring The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection presented by Macy’s, opening November 4, 2017, and Confederate Currency: The Color of Money presented by BB&T, opening Spring […]

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