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State apprenticeship navigator visits the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

State apprenticeship navigator visits the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. February 13, 2019

Jane Sinclair, apprenticeship navigator for the Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, recently paid a visit to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., to meet several of its current Shipwright Apprentices. Pictured with Sinclair (far right), are CBMM apprentices Stephen North, Zachary […]

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Newly restored Putto with a Dolphin featured in “Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo” on view at the Palazzo Strozzi and Museo Nazionale del Bargello thanks to Friends of Florence

Newly restored Putto with a Dolphin featured in “Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo” on view at the Palazzo Strozzi and Museo Nazionale del Bargello thanks to Friends of Florence

. February 13, 2019

Exhibition will be on view in Florence, Italy, March 9‒July 14, 2019 before its presentation at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., September 29, 2019‒February 2, 2020 Florence, Italy – The Friends of Florence Foundation has underwritten the restoration of the Putto with a Dolphin (1470‒c.1475) a statue by Andrea del Verrocchio, for the […]

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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

. February 12, 2019

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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THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART PRESENTS MONSTERS & MYTHS: SURREALISM AND WAR IN THE 1930S AND 1940S

THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART PRESENTS MONSTERS & MYTHS: SURREALISM AND WAR IN THE 1930S AND 1940S

. February 12, 2019

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents the first major exhibition to examine how 20th-century European and American Surrealist artists used monsters and mythic figures to depict their experiences of war, violence, and exile. Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s includes 90 works by Salvador Dalí, Max […]

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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

. February 7, 2019

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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