September, 2014

Sept. 13 Lecture Looks at Nazi Germany’s Most Terrifying Weapon

JD Wyneken lectures about the V-2 Rocket SEATTLE – A presentation on Sept. 13 with historian Dr. JD Wyneken looks at the 70th anniversary of the Nazi V-2 rocket, a flying bomb that made the first flights to the fringes of space. As a weapon, the V-2 killed thousands of civilians in England during World […]

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CBMM’s Wednesday Open Boatshop program begins October 8

CBMM’s Wednesday Open Boatshop program begins October 8

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering its Wednesday Open Boatshop woodworking program beginning October 8 and continuing November 12 and December 17. Participants can attend one session or all three, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. The program invites members of the public to CBMM’s boatshop to work on a small woodworking project […]

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Public Sailing Days at CBMM September 19, 20

Get out on the Miles River aboard one of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s wooden sailing or rowing skiffs on Friday, September 19 and Saturday, September 20 during its Public Sailing Days event. Two-hour sessions are offered on Friday between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Built […]

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Model skipjack races at CBMM September 21

Model skipjack races at CBMM September 21

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) Model Sailing Club will race model sailing skipjacks on Sunday, September 21, with the public invited to watch from the museum’s St. Michaels waterfront. Club members will race radio-controlled (RC) model skipjacks along CBMM’s Fogg’s Cove, with the races scheduled to begin at noon. The club holds monthly races […]

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September programs at the Michener Art Museum

Contemporary Artist Lectures and Workshops: Artist Lecture: Daniel Ostrov Tuesday, September 9 · 1 – 2 pm Daniel Ostrov will speak about his mobile, Her Fingers Move Like Water, installed in the Michener Art Museum. Artist’s Lecture and Booksigning: Wendy Paton Tuesday, September 16 · 1 – 2 pm Photographer Wendy Paton presents an artist […]

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Mummies of the World: The Exhibition to debut at Cincinnati Museum Center November 26

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition to debut at Cincinnati Museum Center November 26

Largest collection of mummies ever assembled CINCINNATI – The nationally recognized Mummies of the World exhibition will make its Greater Cincinnati debut at the Cincinnati Museum Center on November 26, 2014. The exhibition The New York Times calls “magical and mythical” presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience real mummies, real science, real people. And the […]

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UMFA: Fall Chamber Music Series Opens Sept. 10 with Opera

Salt Lake City –The fall season of an innovative series pairing musical performances with visual art at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) kicks off at 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 10, with an ambitious, and uniquely intimate, opera performance in the Museum’s G. W. Anderson Family Great Hall. The UMFA’s Chamber Music Series, presented […]

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