Celebrate all things oyster October 30 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Celebrate all things oyster October 30 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

CBMM’s OysterFest features oysters served a variety of ways, along with other local fare, craft beer, and spirits; live music on two stages; scenic river cruises aboard 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle; cooking demonstrations, Chesapeake Bay retriever and oystering demonstrations; and children’s activities, and more. Festivalgoers can savor Chesapeake Bay wild and aquaculture oysters served steamed […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) New Presentation of African Art Collection and New Dedicated Galleries for Art of the Ancient Americas and Oceanic Collections

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) New Presentation of African Art Collection and New Dedicated Galleries for Art of the Ancient Americas and Oceanic Collections

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) today announced details for the reinstallation of galleries for art from Africa, Ancient Americas, and Oceania. In addition to reinterpreting the arts of Africa within its existing gallery spaces, the reinstallation includes creating—for the first time in the museum’s history—separate dedicated galleries for Oceanic art and […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art’s New Contemporary Wing Reinstallation Emphasizes Artists’ Voices and Social Themes Relevant to Audiences

Baltimore Museum of Art’s New Contemporary Wing Reinstallation Emphasizes Artists’ Voices and Social Themes Relevant to Audiences

BALTIMORE, MD On November 14, 2021, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) opens How Do We Know the World?, a major reappraisal of its contemporary collection that builds on the museum’s ongoing efforts to embrace an expansive range of voices and narratives within its holdings. Nine galleries featuring 56 objects center the way artists engage […]

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Duke Energy Holiday Trains celebrate their 75th anniversary at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Duke Energy Holiday Trains celebrate their 75th anniversary at the Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – The holidays are back at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC). The Duke Energy Holiday Trains continue to evoke childlike wonder in kids of all ages as they celebrate their 75th year. A blizzard of custom-built LEGO bricks returns, featuring whimsical scenes and characters from your favorite books and movies. Historic trains and new technology […]

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Wrightwood 659 Presents “Shahidul Alam: We Shall Defy”

Wrightwood 659 Presents “Shahidul Alam: We Shall Defy”

In keeping with its commitment to providing a platform for art that engages the critical issues of our time, Wrightwood 659 presents Shahidul Alam: We Shall Defy, an important exhibition of images and texts that illuminate the life and work of the renowned Bangladeshi photojournalist, teacher, writer, institution-builder, and activist Shahidul Alam, whose efforts on […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers youth boater safety course

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers youth boater safety course

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering another Maryland DNR-approved boater safety course, with a three-session course scheduled for Nov. 15–17 that is aimed at young adult boaters ages 10 and up. All sessions will be virtual, held via Zoom from 5–8pm, and led by qualified CBMM staff members. The cost to attend is $25 […]

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Restoration of Michelangelo’s Bandini Pietà completed with support from the Friends of Florence Foundation

Restoration of Michelangelo’s Bandini Pietà completed with support from the Friends of Florence Foundation

Florence, Italy…The restoration of Michelangelo’s Pietà dell’Opera del Duomo, better known as the Bandini Pietà, in the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Florence has been completed. Begun in November 2019 but delayed several times due to the Covid-19 health crisis, the restoration process provided a unique opportunity to gain a better understanding of the sculpture’s […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXVII

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXVII

From Friday–Saturday, Oct. 1–3, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will once again host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXVII. During the festival, CBMM guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small craft while enjoying CBMM’s waterfront […]

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Nancy Rubins Receives Artists’ Legacy Foundation 2021 Artist Award

Nancy Rubins Receives Artists’ Legacy Foundation 2021 Artist Award

The Artists’ Legacy Foundation today announced that Nancy Rubins (b. 1952)—celebrated for her innovative sculptural practice—is the recipient of its 2021 Artist Award. The unrestricted merit award of $25,000 is given to a visual artist whose primary medium is painting or sculpture in recognition of their professional achievements. Each year, ten artists are proposed for […]

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