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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Rising Tide After-School Boatbuilding program expands

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Rising Tide After-School Boatbuilding program expands

. March 27, 2017

Due to an increase in attendance, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Rising Tide After-School Boatbuilding program is expanding from two to four days per week—Tuesday through Friday. Teaching middle school students in grades six to nine basic woodworking, boatbuilding, and related safety skills, the current session runs now through June. “It’s inspiring to watch these […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center partners with Xavier University to expand knowledge of Vikings

Cincinnati Museum Center partners with Xavier University to expand knowledge of Vikings

. March 24, 2017

Gallery talks enhance Vikings: Beyond the Legend exhibition CINCINNATI – The image surrounding Vikings for decades has been that of a ruthless and barbaric invader. However, the mysterious Norse are being redefined with the worldwide, ocean-spanning exhibition Vikings: Beyond the Legend at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC). Experts from Xavier University are joining the fray by […]

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Major Artifact Installed in New APOLLO Gallery at The Museum of Flight

Major Artifact Installed in New APOLLO Gallery at The Museum of Flight

. March 23, 2017

SEATTLE – Last week the Museum of Flight received a special delivery– a full-scale F-1 rocket engine, received on loan from the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. The F-1 engine remains the most powerful single-nozzle, liquid-fueled rocket engine ever developed. Standing 19 feet tall and 12 feet wide, the installation was a careful and collaborative […]

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BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ACQUIRES SIGNIFICANT WORKS BY MARK BRADFORD, PAUL CHAN, NORMAN LEWIS, AND ELLSWORTH KELLY

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ACQUIRES SIGNIFICANT WORKS BY MARK BRADFORD, PAUL CHAN, NORMAN LEWIS, AND ELLSWORTH KELLY

. March 23, 2017

First Works by Bradford Enter the BMA’s Collection to Coincide with the Artist’s Representation of the U.S. at the 2017 Venice Biennale BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) today announced the acquisition of major works by Mark Bradford, Paul Chan, Norman Lewis, and Ellsworth Kelly. Spanning a range of media, the acquisitions […]

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INDEPENDENT VISIONS: HELENE SCHJERFBECK AND HER CONTEMPORARIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF ATENEUM, FINNISH NATIONAL GALLERY

INDEPENDENT VISIONS: HELENE SCHJERFBECK AND HER CONTEMPORARIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF ATENEUM, FINNISH NATIONAL GALLERY

. March 23, 2017

Independent Visions: Helen Schjerfbeck and Her Contemporaries from the Collection of Ateneum, Finnish National Gallery, an exhibition presenting fifty-five works by four celebrated Finnish artists, opens at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America, in New York City, on April 29, 2017. The exhibition highlights the pioneering role of these artists at the end of […]

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May 13 brings 7th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race to Chesapeake Bay

May 13 brings 7th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race to Chesapeake Bay

. March 22, 2017

Launching early from Annapolis and ending in St. Michaels, Md., the 7th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race brings the centuries-old tradition of yacht racing back to the Chesapeake Bay on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The Classic Yacht Restoration Guild, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and Eastport Yacht Club are once again sponsoring the annual race, which […]

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Matthew Willman to Speak at Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu Opening Reception

Matthew Willman to Speak at Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu Opening Reception

. March 22, 2017

CINCINNATI, OH – South African documentary photographer Matthew Willman will speak at the opening reception of Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center this Friday, March 24, at 7:15 p.m. Willman was commissioned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation during the last 10 years of Nelson Mandela’s life. “This is the […]

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