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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces 2017 Picture Freedom Art Contest

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces 2017 Picture Freedom Art Contest

. April 10, 2017

Winning Art to Be Featured In Special Exhibition Sponsored By Toyota Summer 2017 CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is now accepting entries for its Third Annual Picture Freedom Art Contest —a nationwide student art competition sponsored by Toyota. Picture Freedom challenges students to create works of art capturing America’s struggle for […]

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In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art: Allison Smith and Christina Zetterlund

In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art: Allison Smith and Christina Zetterlund

. April 10, 2017

The Contemporary Jewish Museum repurposes the centuries-old practice of havruta—the study of religious texts by people in pairs—for the contemporary art community. Bay Area-based artist Allison Smith collaborates with craft and design historian Christina Zetterlund in the next installation of the exhibition series, In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art. Smith has created a number […]

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Kutiman: offered offline at The Contemporary Jewish Museum

Kutiman: offered offline at The Contemporary Jewish Museum

. April 10, 2017

Kutiman (b. 1982) is an Israeli musician, composer, producer, and video mixologist on the cutting edge of contemporary composition. He is well known for his projects that knit together pieces of audio and video from the internet into seamless and exquisite works of art. Kutiman extends the traditions of assemblage, appropriation, and found art into […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Board of Governors welcomes new members

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Board of Governors welcomes new members

. April 5, 2017

The Board of Governors of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., has welcomed seven new members to the museum’s governing body. Joining as new governors are David Blitzer, William Boicourt, Len N. Foxwell, Elizabeth C. Moose, and Enos Throop. Returning for their second six-year term as governors are Bruce A. Ragsdale and […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum participates in Project Clean Stream

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum participates in Project Clean Stream

. April 3, 2017

Through the Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy’s coordination and as part of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Project Clean Stream, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosted a team of volunteers on Saturday, April 1, to clean up “Heron Haven”—running through CBMM’s property and feeding into St. Michaels Harbor and the Miles River. This is the museum’s […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art Book-Making Workshop on April 6

Baltimore Museum of Art Book-Making Workshop on April 6

. April 3, 2017

Join artist and co-founder of Ink Press Productions Amanda McCormick for a special book making event in the BMA Studio. Bind your own book, sip on spirits, chat with fellow creatives, and enjoy after-hours access the new exhibition Off the Shelf: Modern and Contemporary Artists’ Books. All supplies, tools, and refreshments are provided for this […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Creative Director Awarded American Alliance of Museums Fellowship

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Creative Director Awarded American Alliance of Museums Fellowship

. March 31, 2017

Kramer Will Attend Annual Meeting & Museum Expo in St. Louis, Missouri CINCINNATI, OH – National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Creative Director Jesse Kramer has been awarded an American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Fellowship for the AAM Annual Meeting & Museum Expo in St. Louis, Missouri, May 7-10, 2017. The AAM Fellowship Program is designed […]

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