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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum draketail project wrapping up, summer splash anticipated

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum draketail project wrapping up, summer splash anticipated

. April 19, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn reports work continues in CBMM’s boatshop on the construction of the 25’ draketail Pintail. Construction began mid-January 2016 through CBMM’s Apprentice for a Day public boatbuilding program, with an early summer splash now anticipated. Pintail’s white oak duck walk, sapele coaming, sassafras oiled floorboards, marine plywood […]

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10th Anniversary Glass House Summer Party, June 10, 2017

10th Anniversary Glass House Summer Party, June 10, 2017

. April 18, 2017

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Glass House, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as we host our annual Summer Party on Saturday, June 10th from noon to 4 pm. With generous support by Crozier Fine Arts, the Summer Party features a festive picnic, champagne by Taittinger, lawn games, music, and auction […]

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James Pyman solo show to open at PEER London

James Pyman solo show to open at PEER London

. April 18, 2017

At the heart of James Pyman’s artwork is an investigation of how identity is defined by circumstance, geography and popular culture. His primary medium is drawing, which he presents within both historical and contemporary frameworks, often in relation to comic strips, children’s illustration and other genre narrative forms. This compendium of childhood interests and adolescent […]

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Public reception to celebrate opening of Robert de Gast’s Chesapeake at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Public reception to celebrate opening of Robert de Gast’s Chesapeake at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. April 17, 2017

Community members are invited to a public reception celebrating the opening of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s newest major exhibition, Robert de Gast’s Chesapeake, from 5 to 7 pm Friday, May 12, 2017. With free admission, music, and a cash bar, the reception will give people a look at Robert de Gast’s photographs of the […]

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Archbishops Tomb Found During Garden Museum Refurbishment

Archbishops Tomb Found During Garden Museum Refurbishment

. April 16, 2017

The remains of five Archbishops of Canterbury have been found beneath a medieval parish church next to Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s official London residence, during refurbishment of the Garden Museum. Builders found a hidden crypt containing lead coffins with remains believing to date back to the 1660s, four of these have been identified […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art Announces Accompanying Catalogue to U.S. Pavilion Exhibition at the 2017 Venice Biennale

Baltimore Museum of Art Announces Accompanying Catalogue to U.S. Pavilion Exhibition at the 2017 Venice Biennale

. April 15, 2017

Catalogue Features Original Essays by Zadie Smith and Anita Hill, Among Others BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art, the presenter of the U.S. Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale along with the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, today announced the publication of Tomorrow Is Another Day, the official catalogue accompanying the exhibition […]

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UK Museums Day 15 May 2017

UK Museums Day 15 May 2017

. April 15, 2017

NMDC and the Museums Association are working together on a day of nationwide political advocacy for museums this spring. Museums Day will take place on 15th May 2017 and will be a focal point for all museums to engage with local and national politicians to promote the impact that museums have across social, cultural, economic, […]

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