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Cartoon Art Museum Launches Future Crowdfunding

Cartoon Art Museum Launches Future Crowdfunding

. April 6, 2018

The Cartoon Art Museum, a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit, kicks off its most ambitious and intensive online fundraising campaign to date starting April 4, 2018 through the nonprofit crowdfunding platform YouCaring. The fundraiser aims to finish the remaining $200,000 of the museum’s $1.2 million capital campaign, Creating a Fantastic Future. The capital campaign is financing the […]

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UMFA presents Christa Clarke: Arts of Africa

UMFA presents Christa Clarke: Arts of Africa

. April 5, 2018

Christa Clarke, a specialist in historic and contemporary African art, is senior curator, Arts of Global Africa, at the Newark Museum, where she has organized numerous exhibitions on topics ranging from Nigerian modernism to men’s fashion. Her book Representing Africa in American Art Museums: A Century of Collecting and Display (co-edited with Kathleen Berzock; 2010; […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum awarded grant from RPM Foundation

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum awarded grant from RPM Foundation

. April 5, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the RPM Foundation for the second straight fiscal year. This grant supports CBMM’s shipwright apprentice program, specifically RPM Foundation Shipwright Apprentice Michael Allen, who has been part of the team restoring CBMM’s 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood since […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts  Behind The Color of Money with John W. Jones

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts Behind The Color of Money with John W. Jones

. April 5, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH. – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host Behind The Color of Money with John W. Jones Saturday, April 7 at 1:30 p.m. The program is in conjunction with Confederate Currency: The Color of Money and is included with general admission. Artist John W. Jones researched and documented over 126 images of […]

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Gallery Tour on Miraculous Icons of the Orthodox Church and Beyond at the Museum of Russian Icons

Gallery Tour on Miraculous Icons of the Orthodox Church and Beyond at the Museum of Russian Icons

. April 4, 2018

What is a miraculous icon and the “powers” that believers feel the icons possess? Docent Michael Popik answers these questions, discusses the role of miraculous icons in daily life, and offers examples of miraculous icons in both the Orthodox and Catholic Churches. Thursday, April 19, 1:00pm Free with admission. Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union […]

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