October, 2017

Gerald E. Buck endows the Archives of American Art’s West Coast collecting program with a gift of $2.5M

Gerald E. Buck endows the Archives of American Art’s West Coast collecting program with a gift of $2.5M

The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art (the Archives) announced today that it has received a generous bequest of $2.5 million from Gerald E. Buck (1940‒2013) through The Buck Family Trust, based in Orange County, CA to endow the Archives’ collecting program on the West Coast. A longtime member of the Archives’ Board of Trustees and […]

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Museum Camps at Cincinnati Museum Center

Museum Camps at Cincinnati Museum Center

Harry Potter, Star Wars and LEGO highlight museum camps on sale now CINCINNATI – When school is out, camps are in! Cincinnati Museum Center’s (CMC) fall and winter Museum Camps are on sale now. As winter creeps closer and closer, kids are chomping at the bit for Thanksgiving and holiday breaks and the days off […]

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Xiomaro Signs with Arcadia Publishing for Book  on Connecticut’s First National Park

Xiomaro Signs with Arcadia Publishing for Book on Connecticut’s First National Park

Wilton, CT: The first book about Weir Farm National Historic Site, Connecticut’s first national park unit and the only one dedicated to American painting, will be authored by Xiomaro, the park’s Visiting Artist, in a deal he signed with Arcadia Publishing. About 150 of Xiomaro’s photographs will be accompanied with captions that, he explains, “tells […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum OysterFest stew competitors, bands & activities announced

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum OysterFest stew competitors, bands & activities announced

On Saturday, October 28, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St Michaels, Md. will host two live stages of music and an oyster stew competition as part of OysterFest. Oyster stew competitors include Sunflowers and Greens of Easton, Md., Bistro St. Michaels, Gourmet by the Bay, Billie’s Catering of Crisfield, Md., at t at the […]

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