May, 2017

Press Preview for New APOLLO Exhibit at The Museum of Flight

Press Preview for New APOLLO Exhibit at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On Thursday, May 18 at 10 a.m. The Museum of Flight welcomes members of the press to an exclusive preview of its new exhibit about the 1960s Space Race, APOLLO. Two exciting new announcements will be revealed at the event, and the special guest speaker is explorer David Concannon, who helped lead Bezos […]

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Restoration of Union Terminal – May 2017 update

Restoration of Union Terminal – May 2017 update

For over 80 years, spring at Union Terminal has been about the building’s iconic fountain. The historic fountain is center stage again this spring, but in a very different way. After cataloging and carefully removing historic limestone, granite and fountain fixtures around the fountain and plaza, crews are well on their way to completely removing […]

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Watch log canoe races aboard Winnie Estelle this summer at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Watch log canoe races aboard Winnie Estelle this summer at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

(ST MICHAELS, MD) The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is once again offering the opportunity to view Chesapeake Bay sailing log canoe races along the Miles River while aboard its 1920 buyboat, Winnie Estelle. The two-hour scenic cruises depart from CBMM at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 24, and at both 9:30 a.m. […]

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Private Media Open House for Robert de Gast’s Chesapeake exhibition opening at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Private Media Open House for Robert de Gast’s Chesapeake exhibition opening at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Chief Curator Pete Lesher will give media members an overview and sneak peek of CBMM’s newest exhibition, Robert de Gast’s Chesapeake, before it opens to the general public. Robert de Gast’s photographs of the late 1960’s and 70’s documented the Chesapeake’s oystering industry, shorelines, and lighthouses at a watershed moment, both […]

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Museum of Flight Hosts 4th Annual SpaceFest May 20-21

Museum of Flight Hosts 4th Annual SpaceFest May 20-21

SpaceFest 2017: The Lunar Legacy celebrates the opening weekend of the Museum’s new APOLLO exhibit SEATTLE – This year’s SpaceFest: The Lunar Legacy, complements the opening weekend of the Museum’s new APOLLO exhibit with astronauts, space luminaries, family activities and VR experiences. These events are free with Museum admission. Saturday programs include discussions detailing the […]

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Battles of the Bay opens at Tawes Museum May 20

Battles of the Bay opens at Tawes Museum May 20

On Saturday, May 20, Crisfield Heritage Foundation members and the public are invited to the J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum in Crisfield, Md. to celebrate CHF’s 40th anniversary with the opening of a new exhibit entitled Battles of the Bay. Through a collection of maps, illustrations, and stories, the special exhibit shares the stories of […]

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Winnie Estelle cruises return to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum St. Michaels

Winnie Estelle cruises return to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum St. Michaels

Miles River cruises aboard the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Winnie Estelle will begin running again for the 2017 season on Saturday, May 13. Guests can enjoy a 45-minute scenic cruise aboard the authentic 1920 Chesapeake buyboat May through October on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, departing from CBMM on the hour from noon to 3:00 […]

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