September, 2010

CBMM Hosts Maritime Maryland Book Signing on October 10

CBMM Hosts Maritime Maryland Book Signing on October 10

On Sunday, October 10, 2010 from 2–4 pm, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) welcomes author William S. Dudley for a reception and book signing of his latest work, Maritime Maryland. The reception includes dessert, coffee, and tea. The cost is $8 for CBMM members and $10 for non-members. The event and reception is hosted […]

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Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center Presents Art Comes Alive

A concert under the stars in historic Market Square, Art Comes Alive!, will feature performances by local reggae band, Transmitters, and Latin jazz group, San Kocho. Simultaneously, area artists inspired by the music will create impromptu works of art. A live auction of their pieces will conclude the evening’s festivities with all proceeds going to […]

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Hammer Museum Offers Free Admission  on Smithsonian Magazine’s 6th Annual Museum Day

Hammer Museum Offers Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine’s 6th Annual Museum Day

On Saturday, September 25, 2010, the Hammer Museum will participate in the sixth annual Museum Day, presented by Toyota on behalf of the redesigned 2011 Avalon. The Hammer will join 1,300 participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide to open their doors free of charge to all visitors who download the Museum Day Ticket from Smithsonian.com. […]

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Albany Museum of Art Presents The Indian Gallery of Henry Inman

The Albany Museum of Art Presents The Indian Gallery of Henry Inman, open through January 21, 2011. During the 1820’s, Eastern Native American tribes increasingly faced a government policy of removal to the West. In order to capture their vanishing way of life, Thomas L. McKenney, head of the newly-formed Bureau of Indian Affairs, commissioned […]

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Craft and Folk Art Museum Presents Daniel Lorenzetti, Linda Rice Lorenzetti The Birth of Coffee

Craft and Folk Art Museum Presents Daniel Lorenzetti, Linda Rice Lorenzetti The Birth of Coffee

The Craft and Folk Art Museum presents The Birth of Coffee exhibition, public lecture and book signing with the author and photographer at 3pm on September 26th. Exhibition open September 26th – January 9th, 2011. The Birth of Coffee documents coffee’s extraordinary journey from seed to cup. The photography exhibition, based on the book of […]

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Utah Museum of Natural History Presents Ground-Breaking Research to the Public

Giving the public a behind-the-scenes look into the world of a scientist, The Utah Museum of Natural History’s Scientist in the Spotlight continues to blossom into one of its more popular public programs. On the first and third Friday of every month, Scientist in the Spotlight provides Museum-goers a casual, one-on-one forum with a scientist […]

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Utah Museum of Natural History New Building Underway

Utah Museum of Natural History New Building Underway

The Utah Museum of Natural History is building a new home, to be called the Rio Tinto Center. The new Museum is expected to open in late 2011. The design for the new Natural History Museum, created by Polshek Partnership, embodies the Museum’s educational and scientific mission to inspire wonder and discovery of the natural […]

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York St Mary’s Presents Flood by Susan Stockwell

York St Mary’s Presents Flood by Susan Stockwell

A 21st century flood engulf’s the ancient space of York St Mary’s as part of a contemporary art installation, open through October 31 2010. Renowned artist Susan Stockwell’s work see’s a tower of computer components pouring from the roof of the medieval church, filling the nave with a brightly coloured pool of metal and wire. […]

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Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum Presents Hearth Cooking Demonstration

The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum will present a Hearth Cooking Demonstration on September 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. . Celebrate autumn with a hearth cooking demonstration at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum. Bev Willnauer, an expert hearth cook from the Nathan Hale Homestead, will bring her talents by making donuts over an open fire. For a cost […]

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