September, 2016

Museum of Flight Announces Spaceman: An Evening with Astronaut Mike Massimino

SEATTLE – On Oct. 14 the Museum hosts “Spaceman: An Evening with Astronaut Mike Massimino,” a reception, lecture and book signing with the engaging spacewalker who refurbished the Hubble Space Telescope during two shuttle flights, including the fifth and final Hubble servicing mission. Massimino is an aerospace engineer, space robotics expert and has played himself […]

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Museum of Flight Event with Author Julian Guthrie and XPRIZE Spaceflight Luminaries

Museum of Flight Event with Author Julian Guthrie and XPRIZE Spaceflight Luminaries

An evening panel and reception with XPRIZE participants Peter Diamondis, Erik Lindbergh and Brian Binnie on “The Road to SpaceShipOne” SEATTLE – The Museum will host a reception and panel with best-selling author Julian Guthrie, who will discuss her new book about the Ansari XPRIZE competition, “How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, […]

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Museum of Flight  Collection Adds CH-47 Chinook Army Helicopter to Collection

Museum of Flight Collection Adds CH-47 Chinook Army Helicopter to Collection

SEATTLE – The Museum will add a U.S. Army Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter to its collection in the fall, and this active duty helo will fly to the Museum Sept. 10 for a free public preview of the veteran whirleybird from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The aircraft crew will be on hand to give […]

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Tickets available for BMA Art After Hours and CrafternoonsLimited tickets available for BMA’s Art After Hours and Crafternoons

Art After Hours Friday, September 16, 8-11 p.m. $25 Non-Members; $20 Members Bring your friends to the BMA for a glowing party! Focus on light in art: create a long-exposure photo with DIY glowing light brushes, take a Night Light art challenge, gaze through a telescope at the full moon, and more. Drinks and light […]

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U.S. Army Pilot Amber Smith Lecture and Book Signing at the Museum of Flight

U.S. Army Pilot Amber Smith Lecture and Book Signing at the Museum of Flight

Helicopter veteran talks about her new book, “Danger Close: My Epic Journey as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan” SEATTLE – Former U.S. Army helicopter pilot Amber Smith visits the Museum on Sept. 17 to talk about her new book, “Danger Close: My Epic Journey as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq and […]

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More than 70 different Makers converge for Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire

CINCINNATI – Ball-launching robots. LEGO-tized versions of Cincinnati landmarks. Custom-built racecars. BB-8 and R2-D2. That’s just a sampling of what to expect at this year’s Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire on October 8 & 9. Tickets are on sale now, so don’t miss Cincinnati’s biggest Mini Maker Faire yet. With the Union Terminal restoration underway, Cincinnati […]

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Nassau County Museum of Art Presents “Ben Schonzeit: Abstract Figuration”

Nassau County Museum of Art Presents “Ben Schonzeit: Abstract Figuration”

“I came up with a word to describe what I do – abstract figuration. These are things from my memory, my imagination – a floating world.” Ben Schonzeit “Ben Schonzeit: Abstract Figuration, “on view in Nassau County Museum of Art’s Contemporary Gallery through November 6 (the exhibition opened on July 30), reveals an entirely different […]

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