March, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum documents floating fleet, pins logs on Edna

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum documents floating fleet, pins logs on Edna

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Shipwright James DelAguila, a former apprentice who recently re-joined CBMM working on the Edna Lockwood restoration project, is leading efforts to update the documentation process for CBMM’s floating fleet of historic Chesapeake watercraft. Using open-sourced software, CBMM’s shipwrights and apprentices have been streamlining CBMM’s methods of collecting, reporting, and sharing boat […]

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It Takes a Village Grand Opening Event at the Museum of Idaho

It Takes a Village Grand Opening Event at the Museum of Idaho

Come celebrate with us the opening of our new exhibit It Takes a Village, in addition to Rome: Military Genius and Mighty Machines. The Museum of Idaho is a free-standing, non-profit organization dedicated to bringing internationally- & nationally-acclaimed exhibits to southeast Idaho, preserving and showcasing natural and cultural history, and providing unique educational opportunities for […]

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Be one of the first to see Star Wars  and the Power of Costume at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Be one of the first to see Star Wars and the Power of Costume at the Cincinnati Museum Center

A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY – You can be one of the first to see iconic costumes from “a galaxy, far, far away.” Dated and timed tickets for Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume go on sale at 10 a.m., Monday, March 20 and are available online, by phone or in person at Cincinnati […]

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UMFA Events April 2017

UMFA Events April 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 Third Saturdays for Families in our education classroom. The Museum Café and Museum Store are open for business Monday through Friday. UMFA galleries will reopen the weekend of August […]

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National Search to Begin for National Underground Railroad Freedom Center President

Dr. Clarence G. Newsome to Step Down on March 31 CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced in December that Dr. Clarence G. Newsome would step down as president effective March 31, 2017. He has served as president of the institution since 2013. Under Newsome’s leadership the institution’s endowment has grown from […]

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Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu Media and Community Partner Preview at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu Media and Community Partner Preview at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Members of the media and community partners are invited to preview Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. A world premiere exhibition, Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu, commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through photographs by Matthew Willman as he revisited many of the […]

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The Baby Boeing 737 Celebrates Its Big Five-O at the Museum of Flight

The Baby Boeing 737 Celebrates Its Big Five-O at the Museum of Flight

Public birthday party for the Museum’s prototype twinjet features an appearance by Brien Wygle, pilot of the first flight SEATTLE – On April 9, the Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 737’s first flight. A panel presentation at noon will include maiden flight pilot Brien Wygle, and original 737 engineers Bob Bogash […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Rising Tide summer camp begins June 19

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Rising Tide summer camp begins June 19

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Rising Tide program is offering five weeks of summer camp at CBMM teaching students basic boatbuilding skills in a welcoming, relaxed environment. Sessions will be held June 19-23, July 3-7, July 24-28, August 7-11 and August 21-25. A full-day, hands-on program for students entering grades six to nine, campers will […]

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New Work by Artist Adam Pendleton Brings Protest Art Into The Baltimore Museum of Art

New Work by Artist Adam Pendleton Brings Protest Art Into The Baltimore Museum of Art

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents Front Room: Adam Pendleton, a dramatic installation of new and recent work by the New-York based artist that examines the relationship between abstraction and representation through layered and fragmented texts and images sourced from the artist’s personal library. On view March 26–August 13, 2017, the […]

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