September, 2014

Chesapeake oyster harvest discussed at CBMM October 17

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting journalist and NPR guest commentator Rona Kobell for a discussion on Chesapeake oystering beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 17 in its Van Lennep Auditorium. The public is invited to attend, with limited seating and pre-registration needed. Participants will join Kobell as she talks about her experiences […]

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Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor Explores Rare Weaponry of Ancient Culture at the Katonah Museum of Art

Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor Explores Rare Weaponry of Ancient Culture at the Katonah Museum of Art

The Katonah Museum of Art hosts the nationally-touring and critically-acclaimed exhibition, Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor, at its final stop on an extensive tour. Comprised of a dramatic array of objects and garments worn by the Samurai, an elite warrior class dating to the twelfth century, the exhibition exposes the remarkable beauty and craftsmanship […]

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Freedom Center hosts Picture Freedom contest

Art contest celebrates the many forms of freedom and equality past, present and future CINCINNATI – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting Picture Freedom, an art contest to celebrate the many forms of freedom and equality. The contest is open to students 13-years old and older in grades 7 through 12 and begins […]

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TEXTILE MUSEUM OF CANADA LAUNCHES 40TH ANNIVERSARY LECTURE SERIES WITH SCHOLAR AND CURATOR DANIEL WALKER OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

TEXTILE MUSEUM OF CANADA LAUNCHES 40TH ANNIVERSARY LECTURE SERIES WITH SCHOLAR AND CURATOR DANIEL WALKER OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

Toronto – The Textile Museum of Canada (TMC) is pleased to announce the upcoming presentation by internationally acclaimed curator, scholar and author Daniel Walker, former Director of the Textile Museum in Washington, DC and currently head of two curatorial departments of the Art Institute of Chicago as the Pritzker Chair and Curator of Asian Art […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center hosts multicultural scholarship fair

5th Annual Cincinnati Multicultural Scholarship Fair welcomes over 20 national universities and colleges CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center is proud to host the Cincinnati Multicultural Scholarship Fair. The 5th annual scholarship fair is open to all high school students who will have an opportunity to speak to representatives from more than two dozen universities and […]

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Michener Art Museum Presents  MM2 Modern Dance Company of Philadelphia

Michener Art Museum Presents MM2 Modern Dance Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia dance artists to interact with Steve Tobin’s monumental sculptures (Doylestown, PA) The Michener Art Museum will highlight its most recent exhibition, Out of this World: Works by Steve Tobin with a performance by MM2 Modern Dance Company of Philadelphia (MM2), Dance With Sculpture on Sunday, September 21 from 3:00 – 4:30pm. Out of This […]

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Noted Lands Researcher Matt Coolidge to Discuss Bingham Pit

Noted Lands Researcher Matt Coolidge to Discuss Bingham Pit

Talk Highlights Final Weeks of UMFA’s Creation and Erasure Exhibition 5 pm | Friday, September 19 Salt Lake City – Matthew Coolidge, director of the Los Angeles-based Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI), will discuss the Bingham Pit and its significance in the perceptual arena of the American landscape during a free event Friday, September […]

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Friends of Big Bone announces visitor center revitalization at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

Friends of Big Bone announces visitor center revitalization at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

Funding from R.C. Durr Foundation allows Cincinnati Museum Center exhibits team to redesign visitor center UNION, KY – Friends of Big Bone (FOBB), Big Bone Lick State Historic Site (BBL) and Cincinnati Museum Center announce Phase 1 of the revitalization of Big Bone Lick’s visitor center through a $70,000 grant from the R.C. Durr Foundation. […]

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Women’s woodworking class at CBMM October 17-19

Women’s woodworking class at CBMM October 17-19

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is inviting women to expand their woodworking skills with a three-day intermediate woodworking class to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, October 17 through Sunday, October 19. Class size is limited, with advanced registration needed. Led by women shipwrights, the weekend workshop will have participants building […]

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