June, 2017

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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Freedom Center Welcomes Truckers Against Trafficking

Freedom Center Welcomes Truckers Against Trafficking

CINCINNATI, OH (June 13, 2017) – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today that the Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) Freedom Drivers Project (FDP) trailer will be parked outside the museum this Thursday, June 15, and available to the public at no cost from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. TAT last visited the museum in […]

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Edna E. Lockwood progress continues at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Edna E. Lockwood progress continues at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatyard Manager Michael Gorman reports work continues on the historic restoration of 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood, with each of the nine-logs making up her new hull pinned together and shipwrights moving on to fitting chunks in her bow and stern over the summer. This past spring brought much progress to […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Announces new Google Arts & Culture Online Exhibition of Stunning Japanese Kimono and Obi

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Announces new Google Arts & Culture Online Exhibition of Stunning Japanese Kimono and Obi

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is showcasing Kimono and Obi: Romantic Echoes from Japan’s Golden Age, as part of We wear culture, a Google Arts & Culture project launching today that uses state-of-the-art technology to present 3,000 years of fashion in the world’s largest virtual exhibition of style. The We wear […]

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World War II Bomber and Fighter Aircraft Rides at Museum of Flight

World War II Bomber and Fighter Aircraft Rides at Museum of Flight

The Museum’s ramp will rumble with the “Wings of Freedom Tour” B-17, B-24, B-25 and P-51 war birds SEATTLE – The steady rumble of World War II airplanes will resonate at The Museum of Flight June 23-25, while a group of four rare and historic aircraft is based here for public rides and tours. Ground […]

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Natural History Museum at Drexel University Unveils New Logo for Identity

Natural History Museum at Drexel University Unveils New Logo for Identity

PHILADELPHIA — The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University today unveiled a new logo that powerfully reflects its interconnected mission and growth in research, education and public engagement. The new logo consists of a “heart of discovery” mark next to the Academy’s name, refined with a new typeface. The symbol evokes the pathways of […]

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Cruise aboard Winnie Estelle June 20, August 3 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Cruise aboard Winnie Estelle June 20, August 3 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Tuesday, June 20, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., children and adults are invited to join Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum educators aboard buyboat Winnie Estelle for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River and its unique habitat and ecology. The cruise will be offered again on Thursday, August 3, from 1 to 2:30 […]

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