February, 2018

Michener Art Museum to Present Innovative Sculpture Exhibition

Michener Art Museum to Present Innovative Sculpture Exhibition

DOYLESTOWN, PA – Beginning February 17, 2018, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present Virtually Rudy: New Dimensions in Sculpture, an innovative sculpture exhibition that joins 20th century art with 21st century technology. Nine sculptures by artist Charles Rudy (1904-1986) will be on display alongside three-dimensional representations made possible through a partnership with the […]

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Brett Littman Appointed New Director of Noguchi Museum

Brett Littman Appointed New Director of Noguchi Museum

The Board of Trustees of The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum (The Noguchi Museum) today announced the appointment of Brett Littman, currently executive director of The Drawing Center, in New York, as the Museum’s new director. Mr. Littman, who will officially join the Museum in May, succeeds Jenny Dixon, who led the institution from […]

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Build a half-hull model at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Build a half-hull model at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is offering a beginner’s model boatbuilding workshop from 9am-5pm on March 3 and 4, with limited participation and advanced registration needed. The weekend workshop includes instruction on carving a solid half-hull model of the historic Chesapeake Bay tugboat Delaware. This model is band-sawed from a two-tone wood block […]

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A Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks at the Museum of Flight

A Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2018–On Feb. 10 two free, perennial events provide a wonderland and a haven for young geeks when the Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest and the Engineering Fair return to the Museum. The remarkably rambunctious Bridge Contest is a spectacle for families. The Engineering Fair is a curiously fun mix of hands-on robot, […]

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Free waterfront fun at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Free waterfront fun at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is thanking the regional community by hosting its free, annual Community Day on Sunday, May 20, 2018, with all festivities taking place along CBMM’s Miles River waterfront. The event includes free admission for everyone, plus live music, regional foods and drinks, family activities, free boat rides, […]

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Famous Museum Dioramas Will Get Major Face-Lift, Public Can Watch Starting Mid-February

Famous Museum Dioramas Will Get Major Face-Lift, Public Can Watch Starting Mid-February

For nearly 90 years, the realistic animal habitat scenes of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University have captivated generations of visitors. Now two of the oldest and rarest ones will undergo a total renovation for the first time, and the public can watch the action unfold. From mid-February through April, conservators and artists […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) HOSTS STOOP STORYTELLING SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) HOSTS STOOP STORYTELLING SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT

BALTIMORE, MD (February 1, 2018)—The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has partnered with the popular Baltimore-based Stoop Storytelling Series to present an evening of seven true, personal stories about creative exchange across the U.S.-Mexico border. Intercambio: Stories About Inspiration and Exchange Across the Border takes place Friday, March 9, from 7-10 p.m. at the BMA’s […]

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Air Force U-2 Pilot Featured Speaker at the Museum of Flight

Air Force U-2 Pilot Featured Speaker at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On Feb 3, US Air Force U-2 pilot Maj. Kristofer W. Duckett will deliver an inspiring and family-friendly presentation at The Museum of Flight. Duckett has served more than 22 years in the Air Force, and is currently with the 99th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale AFB, Calif. The squadron employs U-2s in operations […]

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Bronze casting workshop at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Bronze casting workshop at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

From Thursday, March 15, through Saturday, March 17, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a three-day bronze casting workshop in its working shipyard. Held from 9am-4pm on all three days, the workshop is for participants ages 16 and older, with class-size limited and advanced registration needed. Participants will join nationally […]

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Mission Aerospace exhibition at Cincinnati Museum Center

Mission Aerospace exhibition at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Tomorrow’s aviation pioneers are here. It’s time for their first mission. Mission Aerospace is cleared for landing at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) May 25. Kids dream of becoming pilots and astronauts. Most adults never quite grow out of that dream. Mission Aerospace is your chance to prove you have the right stuff as […]

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