October, 2013

Flyable Model Airplanes on Exhibit Nov. 3 at Museum of Flight

Flyable Model Airplanes on Exhibit Nov. 3 at Museum of Flight

A collection of flyable model aircraft will be on display at the Museum on Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The one-day exhibition is sponsored by the Marymoor R/C Club of Redmond, Wash., and represents the craftsmanship of dozens of Northwest model makers. Club members will be on hand to answer questions about […]

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Smithsonian Latino Center Announces Day of the Dead Celebration

The Smithsonian Latino Center, in partnership with the University of Texas El Paso, presents its fifth annual Latino Virtual Museum “Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos Festival” in Second Life, a 3-D avatar-based virtual world, Oct. 30 to Nov. 2. This four-day online event features activities celebrating this popular Latin American holiday. The festival […]

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Santa Claus Special at the Colorado Railroad Museum

Santa Claus Special at the Colorado Railroad Museum

For more than one hundred years, railway post offices crisscrossed Colorado carrying the mail, including letters to Santa. This holiday season, the Colorado Railroad Museum’s Santa Claus Special will be delivering letters to Santa. Kids can drop off their letter to Santa in the railway post office car and receive a special keepsake. The Santa […]

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Sweet Leda, Red Sammy at CBMM’s November 2 OysterFest

Fordham’s Rosie Parks Oyster Stout at event, sales benefit CBMM The Chesapeake’s favorite bivalve may be the star of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) November 2 OysterFest, but the music line-up and the return of Fordham Brewing Company’s Rosie Parks Oyster Stout will provide some of this year’s highlights. Slated to bring a rich […]

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Scottish National Portrait Gallery installs monumental sculpture

Scottish National Portrait Gallery installs monumental sculpture

Alexander Stoddart: Making History documents the fascinating process behind the creation of History, a new monumental sculpture recently installed on the exterior of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Made by Alexander Stoddart, who was appointed Sculptor in Ordinary to The Queen in Scotland in 2008, the sculpture is a representation of ‘History’, or Clio, one […]

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