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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Pride of Baltimore II at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md.

Pride of Baltimore II at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md.

The tall ship Pride of Baltimore II will arrive at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. on Friday, August 11, and will remain dockside along CBMM’s campus through August 13, 2017. The replica schooner will be available for deck tours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Tours are free with general […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – CBMM participates in Maryland Lighthouse Challenge this September

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – CBMM participates in Maryland Lighthouse Challenge this September

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is participating in the Maryland Lighthouse Challenge, which takes place September 16-17, 2017, with an early bird date of Friday, September 15 on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse now at CBMM is one of 10 Chesapeake lighthouses featured in this year’s tour. CBMM celebrated the 50th anniversary […]

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UMFA Events July 2017

UMFA Events July 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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Longtime Noguchi Museum Director Jenny Dixon Announces Retirement at End of 2017

Longtime Noguchi Museum Director Jenny Dixon Announces Retirement at End of 2017

Jenny Dixon, longtime director of The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum (The Noguchi Museum), today announced that she will retire from the position at the end of this year. The Museum’s Board of Trustees is forming a search committee to determine who will lead the Museum moving forward. Ms. Dixon joined the Museum as […]

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Woodworker’s tool-sharpening workshop at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Woodworker’s tool-sharpening workshop at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is hosting a basic tool-sharpening workshop on Wednesday, July 19, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Boatyard. Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. If taken care of properly, your edge tools can last generations. By keeping them well-honed, you will find they can cut like new […]

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