June, 2017

Cincinnati Museum Centre explosive spectacles, crazy contraptions and clever creations headline Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire

Cincinnati Museum Centre explosive spectacles, crazy contraptions and clever creations headline Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire

CINCINNATI – Attention inventors, tinkerers, hackers, mad scientists and makers! Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back October 7 & 8. Cincinnati Museum Center’s family-friendly showcase of imagination, design and ingenuity will once again take over the Hamilton County Fairgrounds. Part of MAKE Magazine ‘s larger Maker movement, Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is a mix between […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center celebrates heart and soul of institution

Cincinnati Museum Center celebrates heart and soul of institution

487 volunteers contributed over 54,000 hours in 2016 CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) honored more than 480 volunteers at a special 1940s-themed banquet and celebration Tuesday night. In total, 487 volunteers contributed 54,949 hours in various capacities. Those volunteers have served as the steady hands carefully piecing together prehistoric pottery and dinosaur bones, the […]

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Borusan Contemporary announces three media arts exhibitions on view in U.S. and Istanbul in 2017

Borusan Contemporary announces three media arts exhibitions on view in U.S. and Istanbul in 2017

Borusan Contemporary announced today three special exhibitions to be presented in 2017-18; two in the U.S. and one in Turkey, the latter on the occasion of the Istanbul Biennial. Overture: Recent Acquisitions from the Borusan Contemporary Art Collection will be on view in a pop-up gallery in New York City in fall 2017, and Moving […]

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Vietnam War Fighter Pilot Presents His Story of Six Years as a POW at the Museum of Flight

Vietnam War Fighter Pilot Presents His Story of Six Years as a POW at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On July 1, retired USAF Col. Ken Cordier recalls his amazing story of patriotism and endurance as a fighter pilot and POW during the Vietnam War. Cordier was forced to eject from his F-4C Phantom jet when it was hit by a surface-to-air missile on Dec. 2,1966. He was immediately captured, and spent […]

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Free Friday Fire Engine Fun For Kids June 30 at the Museum of Flight

Free Friday Fire Engine Fun For Kids June 30 at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – It’s free fire engine fun on Friday, June 30, as the King County Fire and Life Safety Association hosts the annual Kids Safety Day at the Museum. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. children will have the opportunity to climb aboard fire engines, talk with firefighters and check out some of that cool […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – CBMM acknowledges volunteers for generous service

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – CBMM acknowledges volunteers for generous service

On June 15, 2017, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recognized a dedicated team of more than 385 volunteers aboard the Patriot for their combined 27,552.5 hours of service towards the museum over the past year. Several volunteers were recognized by CBMM for their work in boat restoration and maintenance, boat donations, buildings and grounds, education, […]

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New Documentary of Aviation Pioneer Makes Seattle Premiere at the Museum of Flight

New Documentary of Aviation Pioneer Makes Seattle Premiere at the Museum of Flight

Chinese immigrant was a flying sensation in the U.S. during the 1930s SEATTLE – On July 8, The Museum hosts Seattle’s premiere of a new documentary about one of the most sensational women pilots of the 1930s. “Aviatrix: The Katherine Sui Fun Cheung Story” tells the story of the young Chinese immigrant who defied racial […]

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