September, 2014

Archaeology on the Eastern Shore discussed at CBMM October 18

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., presents “Archaeology on the Eastern Shore” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 18 with University of Maryland archaeologists Beth Pruitt and Ben Skolnik, site directors for the excavations at Wye House, one of the most important and well-documented plantations in Maryland. Seating is limited, with advanced […]

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Waterfowl-watching river cruise at CBMM October 24

Waterfowl-watching river cruise at CBMM October 24

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a waterfowl-watching river cruise on Friday, October 24 with Chester River Field Research Station ornithologists Dan Small and Maren Gimpel. The 90-minute cruise aboard the historic 1920 buy boat Winnie Estelle departs from CBMM at 8 a.m. for best bird watching along the Miles […]

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James A. Michener Art Museum To Participate In Heritage Preservation’s Conservation Assessment Program

(Doylestown, PA) The James A. Michener Art Museum is pleased to announce that it has been chosen to participate in the Heritage Preservation 2014 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP). The Michener joins 2,800 museums that have participated in CAP in its twenty-two year history of serving museums. CAP is supported through a cooperative agreement with the […]

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San Simon: Manifestations of a Guatemalan Folk Saint

San Simon: Manifestations of a Guatemalan Folk Saint

October 25- December 13, 2014 Opening Reception: Sat. October 25 4-7pm Curator and Collector Talk: Mon. October 27 10am This exhibition consists of figures, altars, masks and images of San Simon/Maximón, a revered folk saint of Guatemala, who is treated with great deference for his abilities to bestow blessings as well as grave misfortune. Curated […]

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National Aviation Hall of Famer Shares His Remarkable Story

Bud Anderson Presents At Museum October 4 SEATTLE – Bud Anderson, Fighter Ace, veteran, co-author of “To Fly & Flight-Memoirs of a Triple Ace,” and member of the National Aviation Hall of Fame will present at the Museum about his experiences in combat against the Luftwaffe in Europe, World War II, and his 30 years […]

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St Michaels embraces Small Craft Festival Oct. 3-5

St Michaels embraces Small Craft Festival Oct. 3-5

Throughout the waterfront town of St. Michaels, Md., the art of “small craft” will be celebrated among boutiques, galleries and restaurants in connection with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s 32nd annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, which takes place October 3-5. The festival brings a collection of small craft to the museum’s Miles River waterfront, along […]

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New exhibit at the Freedom Center shares veterans’ stories of sacrifice and recovery

New Voices is collaborative exhibit between high school students and veterans CINCINNATI – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, in partnership with FotoFocus, is proud to announce the opening of the inspiring new exhibit New Voices. This collaborative exhibit asks the true cost of freedom and shares the experiences of American veterans. New Voices will […]

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