February, 2018

Gliders are Tops During Museum of Flight Soaring Expo

Gliders are Tops During Museum of Flight Soaring Expo

SEATTLE – The wonders of powerless flight will be revealed at the Museum’s annual Soaring Expo, March 3-4. Exhibits include state-of-the-art gliders, and members of the Seattle Glider Council, Evergreen Soaring Society and Puget Sound Soaring will be on hand to share their experience. Radio Control model sailplane clubs will also be on site. Soaring […]

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Utah Museum and Library Receive Grant to Collaborate on Intermountain West Initiative

Utah Museum and Library Receive Grant to Collaborate on Intermountain West Initiative

The J. Willard Marriott Library and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah (the U) have been awarded a $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will provide partial funding for a four-year collaborative project that will establish the U as a global resource hub for artists and […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosting a Full Day of Black History Month Programming

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosting a Full Day of Black History Month Programming

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host a variety of programs closing out Black History Month on Saturday, February 24, beginning at 10:00 a.m. with the 12th Annual African American Quiz Bowl. This program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Black History Month programming for the day […]

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THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART OPENS EXHIBITION OF  VIENNA SECESSION AND ART NOUVEAU POSTERS

THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART OPENS EXHIBITION OF VIENNA SECESSION AND ART NOUVEAU POSTERS

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents an exhibition of 15 beguiling Vienna Secession and Art Nouveau poster and prints thanks to the generosity of the late Baltimore philanthropist LeRoy E. Hoffberger. On view March 25 – July 29, 2018, Sacred Spring: Vienna Secession Posters from the Collection of LeRoy E. Hoffberger […]

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Duke Energy Children’s Museum to reopen in May

Duke Energy Children’s Museum to reopen in May

CINCINNATI – After a temporary closure, the Duke Energy Children’s Museum at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) will reopen May 4, 2018. The Children’s Museum temporarily closed in November 2017 to accommodate construction activity on the mezzanine level as part of the effort to restore Union Terminal . Initially, CMC had intended to keep the Children’s […]

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Winter brings progress to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Edna Lockwood restoration

Winter brings progress to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Edna Lockwood restoration

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Shipyard Manager Michael Gorman reports much work has been done over the winter on the log-hull restoration of Edna E. Lockwood. Queen of CBMM’s historic fleet of Chesapeake boats and a registered National Historic Landmark, the 1889 log-bottom bugeye is the last of her kind and set for re-launch at CBMM’s […]

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Museum of Flight Announces New Flight Training and University Scholarships

Museum of Flight Announces New Flight Training and University Scholarships

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight’s Boeing Academy for STEM Learning proudly announced it will award scholarships in pilot flight training and college education for high school age students. The Museum will offer college scholarships for up to $29,500 annually for four years, and flight training scholarships for up to $10,000. The Museum’s Vice President […]

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