July, 2016

Underground Railroad Escape Series Set for First-Ever Screening at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Underground Railroad Escape Series Set for First-Ever Screening at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Los Angeles – WGN America’s acclaimed series “Underground,” which follows a courageous group of American heroes who attempt a daring flight to freedom from slavery, has teamed with the 107th NAACP Annual Convention, July 17-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio. “Underground” creators, writers and executive producers Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, and stars Aldis Hodge, Alano Miller […]

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New name boards carved for Edna E. Lockwood at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

New name boards carved for Edna E. Lockwood at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s queen of the floating fleet, Edna E. Lockwood, recently received replacement name boards which were handcrafted by Winslow Womack of St. Michaels, Md. The painted name boards are relief carved out of New England white pine. Womack is a longstanding volunteer at CBMM, and has carved numerous name boards for […]

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Solar System Ambassador Shows Spacecraft Surprises at the Museum of Flight

July 23 lecture looks at the first year of Pluto close-ups SEATTLE – NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador and Museum of Flight Educator Tony Gondola presents a retrospective look at NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto, one year after the historic fly-by. Gondola will talk about new Plutopian perspectives and the planetoid’s dynamic system of […]

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Kimono & Obi: Romantic Echoes of Japan’s Golden Age at The Baltimore Museum of Art

Kimono & Obi: Romantic Echoes from Japan’s Golden Age, an exquisite selection of late 19th- and early-21st century kimono and obi never shown before, opens Sunday, July 10 in the Jean and Allan Berman Textile Gallery. To celebrate the opening, Japanese Textile Specialist Ann Marie Moeller will share her insights during a lecture about the […]

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Photographer Navid Baraty Shows How His Images Became High and Mighty  at The Museum of Flight

Photographer Navid Baraty Shows How His Images Became High and Mighty at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – There will be a presentation by photographer Navid Baraty at the Museum on July 9 at 1 p.m. Baraty is known for his beautiful photos of nature, cityscapes and vertiginous views from skyscrapers. He also produces remarkable images of the cosmos using food. Navid’s work has been used in several large-scale installations, and […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts Voices of the Voiceless

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, in partnership with YWCA Greater Cincinnati, will host Voices of the Voiceless – a discussion addressing the harsh realities associated with the exploitation of innocent children involved in slavery. The community conversation will begin at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 14 in the Harriet Tubman Theater. The […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum Dinosaur Express Train

Colorado Railroad Museum Dinosaur Express Train

Colorado railroads helped unearth many fossils as railroad tracks were laid. Construction crews often exposed these unusual and fascinating bones as they were digging and laying railroad ties. Trains were then used to transport these ‘stone bones’ to museums around Colorado and throughout the U.S. Ride and discover the Dinosaur Express Train on Saturday, July […]

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