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National Park Service at Weir Farm Exhibits Xiomaro’s Photo Ceramics

National Park Service at Weir Farm Exhibits Xiomaro’s Photo Ceramics

. October 1, 2017

Connecticut’s Weir Farm National Historic Site presents the debut exhibition “Photo Ceramics by Xiomáro: An Homage to J. Alden Weir and the Tile Club,” a collection of photographs fused on black ceramic tiles by the park’s Visiting Artist, Xiomáro. The collection of 22 photo ceramics will be on view at its Visitor Center and Museum […]

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Free “Exploration Expo” Showcases Museum of Flight Education Programs for All Ages

Free “Exploration Expo” Showcases Museum of Flight Education Programs for All Ages

. September 29, 2017

Museum admission free Oct. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. and includes Annual Exploration Expo SEATTLE – The Museum is free on Oct. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. and will showcase a variety of innovative education programs around the subjects of aviation, space and robotics for explorers of all ages during its annual Exploration […]

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Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake to open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake to open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. September 27, 2017

Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake, a photography exhibition featuring both black and white and color images, will open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Running in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium through June 3, 2018, it showcases iconic photos of life on the Chesapeake Bay, and […]

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The Museum of Flight Announces Largest Bequest

The Museum of Flight Announces Largest Bequest

. September 27, 2017

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight has received the largest bequest in its 52-year history, a donation of more than $17 million from the estate of Betty Houston, widow of Frank “Sam” Houston. The gift will establish the Frank “Sam” and Betty Houston Education Endowment to provide educational opportunities to young people exploring aerospace and […]

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Shipwrights start next phase restoration of Edna E. Lockwood at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Shipwrights start next phase restoration of Edna E. Lockwood at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. September 25, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatyard Manager Michael Gorman reports that a major step has been made in the historic restoration of 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood, with her existing topsides lifted by crane to sit directly above her new nine-log hull. Edna Lockwood represents the last of her kind, as the oldest historic log-hull bugeye […]

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