July, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIV comes to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum St. Michaels

Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIV comes to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum St. Michaels

On Saturday, October 7, and Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at the 34th annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival. During the festival, CBMM guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small […]

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Arts Council to fund Wessex Museums

Arts Council to fund Wessex Museums

The Wessex Museums Partnership are to receive Arts Council Funding and become one of the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations. The four partner museums, namely: Poole Museums, Dorset County Museum, Salisbury Museum and Wiltshire Museum, will receive £1.3m over four years from 2018 to support a range of innovative projects delivered by the partnership […]

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Lighthouse overnights at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Lighthouse overnights at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Youth groups can now reserve fall dates for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Lighthouse Overnight Adventures program. Dates include select Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 1 through Oct. 28, with advanced reservations needed for groups of 12 to 18 children and their chaperones. Under the guidance of a museum educator, adventure participants can travel back in […]

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Living oyster bed created at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Living oyster bed created at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., now has its own living oyster bed, thanks to a generous donation from a local oyster farm dedicated to building a sustainable oyster population in the Miles River. Mudgies Oyster Farm donated the oysters and labor to CBMM to help build a foundation for a living […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns TripAdvisor 2017 Certificates of Excellence

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns TripAdvisor 2017 Certificates of Excellence

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recently received two TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence awards. These awards celebrate excellence in hospitality and are only given to establishments consistently achieving great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. In addition to winning for CBMM as a whole, the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse was also recognized this year. “TripAdvisor’s Certificate of […]

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Trains, LEGO and Santa highlight 12,000 square feet of holiday experience at Cincinnati Museum Center

Trains, LEGO and Santa highlight 12,000 square feet of holiday experience at Cincinnati Museum Center

Most of us may be living in shorts and flip flops, doing our best to stay cool during the summer but it’s never too early to start the countdown to the holidays. This year you’ll want to mark your calendars for November 10 when Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) opens Holiday Junction featuring Brickopolis. This holiday […]

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Solar Eclipses Shine in Lecture and Book Signing at The Museum of Flight

Solar Eclipses Shine in Lecture and Book Signing at The Museum of Flight

Author, astronomer and artist Tyler Nordgren shows history of the solar eclipse SEATTLE – On July 29, author, astronomer, artist, and professor Tyler Nordgren describes how different cultures interpret eclipses through a series of accounts from a variety of ancient and modern scientists. The 2 p.m. program is based upon his new book, Sun Moon […]

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