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Easter Sunrise Service on the Miles River at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Easter Sunrise Service on the Miles River at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. March 12, 2019

The public is invited to attend Easter Sunrise Service on the Miles River at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. Coordinated and led by Bay Hundred Covenant Churches, the service is scheduled to begin at 6:15am on Sunday, April 21 at the historic Tolchester Beach Bandstand. Officiating at the service will be […]

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Bell Gallery at Brown University presents art exhibition examining effects of climate change on bird species

Bell Gallery at Brown University presents art exhibition examining effects of climate change on bird species

. March 6, 2019

The David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University is presenting Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson: The Only Show in Town, an exhibition featuring a selection of artworks made by the collaborative team in response to the plight of the saltmarsh sparrow. It is a reflection on their experience in June and July 2018, working alongside bird researchers from the […]

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Katelyn Kean joins Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Katelyn Kean joins Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. March 5, 2019

Katelyn Kean of Newtown, Conn., has joined the staff of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as the registrar for its collection of more than 70,000 Bay-related objects. In this role, she will help to maintain this collection and its corresponding records, and facilitate access to it. In 2016, Kean completed her undergraduate work in anthropology […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum restores tug Huntington’s pilot house

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum restores tug Huntington’s pilot house

. March 1, 2019

The pilot house of the tug Huntington recently returned to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum after extensive metal refurbishing and repair. All restoration work was performed by E. H. Harvey Metal Working Co. of Easton, Md., and included sandblasting the exterior, removing lead paint, and preparing the exterior for final painting. The pilot house is […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center and The Nature Conservancy open photography exhibition

Cincinnati Museum Center and The Nature Conservancy open photography exhibition

. February 27, 2019

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and the Ohio Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) are giving guests a look at one of the nation’s most biodiverse regions through the photographer’s lens and the researcher’s notebook. A Year on the Edge features photographs and scientific specimens, highlighting the nature preserve’s beauty and impact on ecological […]

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