Michener Art Museum Reopens February 5, 2021 with Reinstalled Galleries and Brand New Exhibition

Michener Art Museum Reopens February 5, 2021 with Reinstalled Galleries and Brand New Exhibition

DOYLESTOWN, PA – The Michener Art Museum will reopen to the public FEBRUARY 5, 2021 with the new exhibition Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley. On view through August 15, 2021, this major exhibition is curated by the Michener’s Curator of American Art Laura Turner Igoe, PhD, and Curatorial Assistant Tara Kaufman, […]

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CENTER FOR ART AND PUBLIC EXCHANGE AT MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES SHANI PETERS AS 2021 ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

CENTER FOR ART AND PUBLIC EXCHANGE AT MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES SHANI PETERS AS 2021 ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

Mississippi Museum of Art’s Center for Art and Public Exchange (CAPE) today announced Shani Peters (b.1981) as its 2021 national artist-in-residence. Starting in early spring 2021, Peters—a multidisciplinary artist and educator based in Harlem—will embark on a multi-part project, Collective Care for Black Mothers and Caretakers. Incorporating aspects of her multi-faceted community-based practice, Peters’ public, […]

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Children to mix art with science at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this winter

Children to mix art with science at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this winter

On four Saturdays this winter, young mariners ages 4–9 are invited to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., to participate in CBMM’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Team. Class sizes are limited, with advanced registration needed. Each week, STEAM Team participants will join an experienced educator in a hands-on exploration incorporating […]

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New e-publication Americana Insights focuses on American Folk Art and Americana

New e-publication Americana Insights focuses on American Folk Art and Americana

Americana Insights, a new nonprofit e-journal and multi-faceted resource center, was launched today by Jane Katcher, Americana and American folk art collector, in collaboration with David A. Schorsch, a leading authority on American antiques and folk art. The digital publication is supported by a distinguished advisory board of museum and art-world professionals and edited by […]

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Learn electronic navigation with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Learn electronic navigation with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

From 10am–noon on Saturday, Jan. 23, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a virtual version of its annual Electronic Navigation for Non-Technical People workshop. Registration is required at cbmm.org/electronicnavigation. Participants will join Capt. Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, via Zoom as he provides short non-technical descriptions of how GPS, GPS […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces reduced winter admission

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces reduced winter admission

For the third year in a row, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a reduced daily admission fee of just $5 per guest through the end of March. CBMM members enjoy free general admission all year long, as well as Museum Store discounts, free and reduced program fees, and more. […]

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Freedom Center honors legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Freedom Center honors legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

CINCINNATI – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting its annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. virtually this year. After a year marked by racial violence and increased calls for social justice in a deeply divided nation, the Freedom Center looks to the example of Dr. King to unite people around the […]

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Michener Art Museum Hosts Virtual Discussion “Black Owned Farms and Gardens: Agriculture as Activism, Community, and Healing”

Michener Art Museum Hosts Virtual Discussion “Black Owned Farms and Gardens: Agriculture as Activism, Community, and Healing”

DOYLESTOWN, PA – The Michener Art Museum proudly presents the virtual program Black Owned Farms and Gardens: Agriculture as Activism, Community, and Healing, THURSDAY, January 14 from 6:00-7:00PM. Inspired by the exhibition Syd Carpenter: Portraits of Our Places, this virtual panel conversation will unpack the complex histories, oppressive forces, and contemporary motivations behind African American […]

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Museo di San Marco opens Fra Angelico Room with new layout and enhancements made possible by Friends of Florence

Museo di San Marco opens Fra Angelico Room with new layout and enhancements made possible by Friends of Florence

Reinstalled display of the most important collection of Fra Angelico panel paintings in the world caps yearlong celebration of Museum’s 150th anniversary Florence, Italy…The Italian Ministry for Cultural Assets and Activities and Direzione Regionale Musei della Toscana announced the opening of the new Fra Angelico Room in the Museo di San Marco, which has been […]

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