June, 2014

“Historic Ships of Delmarva” exhibit now at CBMM

A “Historic Ships of Delmarva” photography exhibit has opened in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) Van Lennep Auditorium and will continue through September. The display features images of regional ships by photographers Frances Borchardt and Carol Donahue. The Delmarva Peninsula includes the state of Delaware, and the areas of Maryland and Virginia to the […]

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New aquarium opens in Duke Energy Children’s Museum June 28

New aquarium opens in Duke Energy Children’s Museum June 28

Cincinnati Museum Center welcomes collection of turtles and fish home with ribbon cutting ceremony CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center is unveiling a new aquarium in the Duke Energy Children’s Museum on Saturday, June 28. The Duke Energy Children’s Museum will be hosting family-friendly activities including watercolor mural painting from 10 – 11 a.m. before special […]

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Model Rocketry Day Launches July 5

Model Rocketry Day Launches July 5

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight and the National Association of Rocketry celebrate model rocketry with rocket launches, exhibits, family workshops, and a special presentation by Vern Estes, founder of Estes Industries–whose name is synonymous with American model rockets since the 1950s. Members of the National Association of Rocketry will lead family workshops where participants […]

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Ohio Statuary Hall Commission announces semi-finalists for Edison statue

Field of 30 applicants narrowed to six CINCINNATI – Today the Ohio Statuary Hall Commission (OSHC) announced six artists have been selected as semi-finalists for the commission of a sculpture of Thomas Edison to be placed in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol. Edison, inventor of the phonograph, kinetoscope and first practical incandescent light bulb, […]

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Eagle Scout project helps uncover Ice Age fossils

Eagle Scout project helps uncover Ice Age fossils

Local scout works with Cincinnati Museum Center to process fossils CINCINNATI – Local Boy Scout Ryan DiMisa recently led a group of 14 youth and adults through a one-day, intensive project to uncover Ice Age fossils from buckets of gravel that the Geier Collections & Research Center at Cincinnati Museum Center had collected more than […]

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ARTPLACE AMERICA INVESTS AN ADDITIONAL $14.7 MILLION IN THE FIELD OF CREATIVE PLACEMAKING

55 grants to organizations working in 79 communities across 31 states will further position the arts as a core sector of community planning and development ArtPlace America (ArtPlace) Executive Director Jamie L. Bennett announced $14.7 million in 55 grants to creative placemaking projects that will work in 79 communities of all sizes across 31 states. […]

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National Trust for Historic Preservation joins voices supporting restoration of Union Terminal and Music Hall

National Trust for Historic Preservation joins voices supporting restoration of Union Terminal and Music Hall

CINCINNATI – The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today that Cincinnati’s Union Terminal and Music Hall were named to 2014’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. This annual list spotlights important examples of the nation’s architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage. This is the […]

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Kermit Oliver: Paintings and Hermes Scarves

Kermit Oliver: Paintings and Hermes Scarves

The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University will feature Kermit Oliver: Paintings and Hermès Scarves beginning May 4 and running though July 13. Kermit Oliver is a contemporary Texas artist working quietly from his home in Waco. Although recently retired, he became known as the “Painting Postman” after a series of articles detailing his […]

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The Museum of Flight Honors The Boeing Company

Museum’s Red Barn Heritage Award ceremony June 28, free admission to Boeing employees, retirees, families June 26-29 SEATTLE – On June 28, The Museum of Flight will present The Boeing Company with its prestigious Red Barn Heritage Award. Named for the original Boeing factory building, the award is presented in recognition of nearly a century […]

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John Mock—From the Shoreline concert at CBMM July 15

John Mock—From the Shoreline concert at CBMM July 15

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD will host musician and photographer John Mock on Tuesday, July 15, at 5:30 p.m. Held in the Van Lennep Auditorium, the performance invites all ages to an evening of original compositions on the guitar, concertina, and tin whistle—all accompanied by a photographic slideshow documenting the […]

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Economics Center releases economic impact study of Cincinnati Museum Center

Museum Center delivers impact of $114 million and is key asset for the region CINCINNATI – The Economics Center at the University of Cincinnati released today an economic impact study of Cincinnati Museum Center. The study examines the economic and community benefits of Museum Center, the largest cultural institution in the city of Cincinnati and […]

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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)  Journal

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) Journal

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) announces Journal on view 25 June–7 September 2014. Over the ICA’s summer season, Journal brings together international artists who explore both historical events and more gradual social changes in their work. At the project’s core is an exhibition of five presentations by Rossella Biscotti, Edson Chagas, Cyprien Gaillard, Paulo Nazareth […]

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