February, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Sea Squirts Summer Camp begins June 19

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Sea Squirts Summer Camp begins June 19

Beginning June 19 and continuing through August 11, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is offering its week-long, half day Sea Squirts Summer Camp, formerly called Kids Club, for 4-9 year-old children. In age-appropriate Chesapeake-themed sessions, campers will explore the magic of the Chesapeake Bay’s people, animals, and environment through creative, hands-on […]

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Tall ships dock at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels this summer

Tall ships dock at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels this summer

Three replica tall ships will visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., in 2017, bringing with them the opportunity for CBMM guests to learn more about international and American maritime history. “We can’t wait for these ships to visit us this summer,” said CBMM President Kristen Greenaway. “They bring so much history […]

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Joshua Mills hired as Charity Boat Donation Program Associate at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Joshua Mills hired as Charity Boat Donation Program Associate at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Joshua Mills of Wayne, W.Va., has been hired to join the Charity Boat Donation Program at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., as an Associate. CBMM’s Charity Boat Donation Program accepts and sells all manner of craft year-round to support the non-profit’s education, curatorial, and boatbuilding programs. Mills is returning to CBMM […]

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March is Mars Madness at the Museum of Flight

March is Mars Madness at the Museum of Flight

Weekend presentations and lectures look at our missions to the Red Planet SEATTLE – Mars drives the Museum mad in March with planetary scientists, engineers, space geeks and all manner of people attracted to the Red Planet. Every Saturday in March, the Museum offers lectures from experts in the exploration and study of Mars. March […]

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May 21 is Community Day at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

May 21 is Community Day at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

As a way of saying thank you to the regional community, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is hosting its second free Community Day on Sunday, May 21, 2017, with all festivities taking place on CBMM’s Fogg’s Landing, and including free admission for everyone, plus live music, regional foods and drinks, family […]

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Preview – Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form

Preview – Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form

Join curator Kirsten M. Jensen, Ph.D., on Friday, March 17 at 11 am for a sneak peek of this groundbreaking exhibition, the history behind the photos and fashions, and a look at how the collection came to life from the Condé Nast archives and beyond. About the Exhibition Featuring a collection of previously undiscovered work […]

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Smithsonian Selects The Museum of Flight to Exhibit Apollo 11 Spacecraft on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Smithsonian Selects The Museum of Flight to Exhibit Apollo 11 Spacecraft on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Historic exhibition will be at the Museum March 16 – Sept. 2, 2019 SEATTLE – The Smithsonian Institution announced at a ceremony today that the Apollo 11 command module Columbia–the only portion of the historic spacecraft to complete the first mission to land a man on the moon and safely return him to Earth–will be […]

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Freedom Center Participating in END IT Movement’s Shine a Light on Slavery Day

Freedom Center Participating in END IT Movement’s Shine a Light on Slavery Day

Visitors Encouraged to Participate in Support of Modern Day Slavery Awareness CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is participating in The END IT Movement’s ‘Shine a Light on Slavery’ Day Thursday, February 23, 2017. The END IT Movement is comprised of 16 global coalition partners who are on the ground everyday bringing […]

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Nelson Mandela, John Coltrane and a Cincinnati Evening at The Banks

Community Partnership with Constella Festival of Music and Fine Arts CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has partnered with Constella Festival of Music and Fine Arts for a Cincinnati Evening at The Banks. The evening includes the exhibition opening reception for Mandela: The Journey To Ubuntu and Luminous Dance on Friday, March […]

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UMFA Events March 2017

UMFA Events March 2017

While UMFA galleries remain closed for remodeling, the Museum is hosting films and artist talks in our Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium, and The Museum Café and Store are open for business Monday through Friday. Meanwhile, many educational programs continue elsewhere on campus and in the community, including our popular Third Saturdays […]

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Photographs by Doris Ulmann and Andy Warhol Exhibition at the University of Kentucky College of Design

Photographs by Doris Ulmann and Andy Warhol Exhibition at the University of Kentucky College of Design

The University of Kentucky Art Museum exhibition “Face Value: Photographs by Doris Ulmann and Andy Warhol” showcases the work of two of America’s most renowned artists. On view now through April 23. Separated by a half century, Doris Ulmann (1882-1934) and Andy Warhol (1928-1987) had profound aesthetic and philosophical differences, yet shared surprising common ground. […]

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THE BMA PRESENTS 130 RARELY SEEN ARTISTS’ BOOKS BY PICASSO, MIRO, HOCKNEY, HARTIGAN, AND OTHERS

THE BMA PRESENTS 130 RARELY SEEN ARTISTS’ BOOKS BY PICASSO, MIRO, HOCKNEY, HARTIGAN, AND OTHERS

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced today that the museum’s most anticipated exhibition of the spring, Off the Shelf: Modern & Contemporary Artists’ Books, will be on view March 12- June 25, 2017. The exhibition presents more than 130 artists’ books—artworks conceived of and produced in book form—and prints by artists […]

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