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Sam Hilgartner joins Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Sam Hilgartner joins Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. September 6, 2018

Sam Hilgartner of Baltimore, Md., has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as a shipwright apprentice. Hilgartner comes to CBMM from the Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding in Sausalito, Calif., where he was both an apprentice and an instructor. His work experience includes four years with the National Park Service at the San Francisco Maritime […]

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The Force is for Families on Star Wars Reads Day at the Museum of Flight

The Force is for Families on Star Wars Reads Day at the Museum of Flight

. September 6, 2018

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight joins thousands of Star Wars Reads Day celebrations around our planet on Oct. 13. Star Wars activities at the Museum include family arts and crafts under the Blackbird spyplane, plus storytelling in an Ewok village. Winners in the Empire Writes Back! story writing contest (entry deadline Oct.1) will also […]

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Bring your woodworking projects to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this fall

Bring your woodworking projects to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this fall

. September 4, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is inviting experienced and novice woodworkers to its Open Boatshop program on Wednesdays, Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Nov. 7, and Dec. 12. The program runs from 5:30-8:30pm., with participation limited and advanced registration needed. The program invites members of the public to CBMM’s Shipyard to work on a small woodworking […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces annual Fall Speaker Series

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces annual Fall Speaker Series

. September 1, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will begin its Fall Speaker Series on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and continue on select dates through Thursday, Nov. 8. All sessions take place in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium, and advance registration is encouraged. The upcoming speaker series is based around CBMM’s newest exhibition, Exploring the Chesapeake: […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU Programming

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU Programming

. August 31, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has announced featured programming to complement the latest exhibit MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU opening this Saturday, September 1. The upcoming exhibit, MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through photographs by South African documentary photographer […]

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