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Baltimore Museum of Art  to Present Exhibition Illustrating the Beauty of Birds in African Art

Baltimore Museum of Art to Present Exhibition Illustrating the Beauty of Birds in African Art

. December 7, 2017

BALTIMORE, MD — The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents approximately 20 works from sub-Saharan artists who drew inspiration from the birds that occupied their world in Beyond Flight: Birds in African Art. On view December 20, 2017 through June 17, 2018, this exhibition explores the varied roles of birds across 19th-and 20th-century African states, […]

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Visiting apprentices learn from Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum shipwrights

Visiting apprentices learn from Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum shipwrights

. December 2, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recently had the opportunity to strengthen its international connections and share knowledge of traditional boatbuilding skills with an even broader audience. Thanks to a partnership with Skol ar Mor, a maritime school in France, two shipwright apprentices—Martin Bogaerts and Emeline Marc—spent five weeks in St. Michaels under the tutelage of […]

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Historic Huguenot Street Welcomes New Executive Director, Liselle LaFrance

Historic Huguenot Street Welcomes New Executive Director, Liselle LaFrance

. December 2, 2017

NEW PALTZ, NY – Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) is pleased to announce the hiring of its new Executive Director, Liselle LaFrance. Ms. LaFrance is an award-winning museum professional and has served as the Director of Historic Cherry Hill in Albany for 26 years. In this role, she oversaw development of a long-range interpretive plan, including […]

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Santa’s Airplane Lands and Caspar Babypants Sings at Museum of Flight Holiday Party

Santa’s Airplane Lands and Caspar Babypants Sings at Museum of Flight Holiday Party

. December 1, 2017

SEATTLE – Santa is letting his reindeer rest up for Christmas Eve, so he and Mrs. Claus will fly a plane to the Museum’s annual holiday party on Dec. 16 with an arrival at 9:45 a.m. After greetings outside, festivities continue in the galleries with Santa listening to wishes, holiday music by the Boeing Concert […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recognized for Maryland’s Best Media and PR Campaign

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recognized for Maryland’s Best Media and PR Campaign

. December 1, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. was recently honored at the annual Maryland Tourism Awards Ceremony of the 37th Annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit. Held November 8-10 at the newly opened The Hotel at The University of Maryland, the summit was sponsored and managed by the Maryland Tourism Coalition, and drew […]

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