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Museum of Russian Icons Announces  Lecture The Ancient of Days: Depicting God the Father in Orthodox Iconography with Christopher Helali

Museum of Russian Icons Announces Lecture The Ancient of Days: Depicting God the Father in Orthodox Iconography with Christopher Helali

. July 22, 2019

This presentation focuses on depictions of God the Father, the fountainhead and source of the Holy Trinity, in Orthodox Christian iconography. Since God the Father is neither incarnate nor comprehensible to the limited human mind, how can he be iconically depicted by humans? Orthodox Christian iconographers, informed by Eastern Orthodox theology and philosophy, used various […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Announces First Sunday: Free Museum Admission and Craft

Museum of Russian Icons Announces First Sunday: Free Museum Admission and Craft

. July 22, 2019

Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation. Explore the exhibition Wrestling with Angels and head downstairs to the auditorium to make your own angel-inspired craft. Sunday, September 1, 11:00am-5:00pm Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union Street Clinton, MA 01510 Website: https://www.museumofrussianicons.org/event/first-sunday-12/

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Lighthouse overnights offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels this fall

Lighthouse overnights offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels this fall

. July 19, 2019

Youth groups can now reserve fall dates for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Lighthouse Overnight Adventures program. Dates include select Fridays and Saturdays, Aug. 30 through Oct. 26, with advanced reservations needed. Under the guidance of a museum educator, adventure participants can travel back in time to explore the life of a late-19th-century lighthouse keeper, […]

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Painting of Saint Roch by Bartolomeo della Gatta in Horne Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Painting of Saint Roch by Bartolomeo della Gatta in Horne Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

. July 18, 2019

Florence, Italy…Bartolomeo della Gatta’s 15th-century panel painting of Saint Roch has been returned to the Museo Horne in Florence following a multifaceted restoration process. The restoration by Valeria Cocchetti and Daniele Ciappi, under the supervision of the Soprintendenza di Firenze, was made possible thanks to donations by Donna Curry, Mary Mochary, and Donato Massaro through […]

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Museum of Flight Raises American Flag Atop Space Needle to Commemorate Launch of Apollo 11

Museum of Flight Raises American Flag Atop Space Needle to Commemorate Launch of Apollo 11

. July 17, 2019

TUKWILA, Wash – In honor of the July 16, 1969 launch of Apollo 11, representatives from The Museum of Flight—one fitted in a replica Apollo spacesuit—today raised an American flag on top of the Space Needle, Seattle’s famous landmark built in 1962 as a tribute to the new era of space exploration. Raising the flag […]

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