November, 2017

The Museum of Flight Partners with New Aviation Museum in Japan

The Museum of Flight Partners with New Aviation Museum in Japan

Cooperative agreement announced at grand opening of Aichi Museum of Flight SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight in Seattle and Aichi Museum of Flight near Nagoya announced a cooperative agreement at the grand opening of the Aichi Museum today at Nagoya Airport in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The two museums will advance a mutually beneficial relationship […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to offer chart navigation course in January

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to offer chart navigation course in January

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-day chart navigation course which begins on Saturday, January 13 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, and concludes Sunday, January 14 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Participation is limited, with pre-registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, this course is designed to teach participants the […]

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Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Announces New President and CEO

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Announces New President and CEO

PHILADELPHIA — The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University today announced a new president and CEO. Scott Cooper, PhD, an experienced museum professional and historic preservation scholar, will take the helm of Philadelphia’s natural history museum in the second week of December. Cooper, 48, is vice president of collections, knowledge and engagement at the […]

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New weather station helps students learn at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

New weather station helps students learn at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

A new, in-the-water weather station has recently been installed at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Fogg’s Cove along the Miles River. Made possible through a generous gift from Lesley and Fred Israel, the weather station allows CBMM to enhance its K-12 programming to better support science and environmental education. Using the weather station, students […]

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Lecture and Book Signing with Astronaut/Mountaineer Scott Parazynski at the Museum of Flight

Lecture and Book Signing with Astronaut/Mountaineer Scott Parazynski at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On Dec. 9 the Museum hosts a lecture and book signing with the remarkable Scott Parazynski, the only person to have flown in space and summited Mt. Everest. The astronaut, explorer, physician, inventor and now author, will talk about his new memoir, The Sky Below. The 2 p.m. program is free with Museum […]

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Thousands of daffodils planted at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Thousands of daffodils planted at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

This November, more than 10,000 daffodil bulbs were planted at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as part of more than 25,000 bulbs planted in the entire Town of St. Michaels, Md. Funded through philanthropic support, the initiative is the brainchild of the newly formed community organization St. Michaels in Bloom, dedicated to the beautification of […]

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Museum of Flight Presents Inspiring Lecture About Achievements of Women in the Military

Museum of Flight Presents Inspiring Lecture About Achievements of Women in the Military

SEATTLE – Veteran Army paratrooper and JAG Officer Sabra Janko discusses the many “firsts” for women in military history, combat and airborne operations, on Dec. 2. Janko’s stories range from when women disguised themselves as men to fight in the Revolutionary War, to more recent times signaling the first women serving on board ships, flying […]

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Learn Boating Essentials at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this January

Learn Boating Essentials at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this January

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-session Boating Essentials course on Saturday, January 6 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, and continuing on Sunday, January 7 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Class participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, class participants will gain knowledge and confidence […]

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Michener Art Museum Will Present Major Exhibition on Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd

Michener Art Museum Will Present Major Exhibition on Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd

Doylestown, PA – In January 2018, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, a major exhibition that explores the work, marriage, and careers of two remarkable artists who contributed to the canon and dialogue of 20th century American art. Co-organized by the Michener Art […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum shipwrights combine hull, topsides of bugeye Edna Lockwood

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum shipwrights combine hull, topsides of bugeye Edna Lockwood

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatyard Manager Michael Gorman reports the historic restoration of Edna E. Lockwood is right on schedule, with her new hull now attached to her existing topsides. The 1889 bugeye and National Historic Landmark is set to launch at CBMM’s OysterFest 2018, scheduled for Saturday, October 27. Fall and winter saw a […]

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Museum of Flight Puts Blue Angel on a Pedestal

Museum of Flight Puts Blue Angel on a Pedestal

SEATTLE – On Nov. 17 the Museum’s Navy F/A-18C Blue Angel was relocated from a corner in the Aviation Pavilion to its new home on free display atop a pedestal near the Museum’s south lawn entrance. Canted skyward to a height of almost 4-stories, the plane is a tribute to the Blue Angels and the […]

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Children mix art with science at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in February

Children mix art with science at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in February

This February, young mariners ages 4 to 9 are invited to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., to participate in CBMM’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Team. Class sizes are limited, with advanced registration needed. Each week, STEAM Team participants will join instructor Martha Hamlyn in a hands-on exploration incorporating science, […]

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