March, 2018

Museum of Flight Exhibit Looks at Seeds of Flight

Museum of Flight Exhibit Looks at Seeds of Flight

SEATTLE – The Museum’s latest exhibit, Strangers to These Lands, examines a specific history of flight in the natural world-the fascinating story of avian-assisted seed distribution. The exhibit traces historic accounts dating back to the Middle Ages of tropical coconuts appearing in temperate Europe, aided by a unique symbiotic relationship with the common European barn […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) will present a conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient, Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer, and author of Marvel’s The Black Panther comic book series on Thursday, May 17 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The program is part of The Necessity of Tomorrow(s), the BMA’s free […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announce Maritime arts in St. Michaels

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announce Maritime arts in St. Michaels

This Father’s Day weekend, more than 60 juried maritime artists and craftspeople from around the country will be showing and selling their beautiful works of art along the Miles River and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. The June 15-17 Arts at Navy Point is part of the 31st Annual Antique & […]

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Museum of Flight Joins Global Celebration of Spaceflight with Yuri’s Night Party

Museum of Flight Joins Global Celebration of Spaceflight with Yuri’s Night Party

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight joins the global celebration of humanity’s past, present, and future in space with a Yuri’s Night party on April 14. Yuri’s Night at the Museum is a 21+ dance party with music, smarts, tech and arts. The 7-11 p.m. event will offer a cash bar, food trucks and dance […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art announces Artist Talk: Terukazu Tanaka on Japanese Metalwork

Baltimore Museum of Art announces Artist Talk: Terukazu Tanaka on Japanese Metalwork

Ion the Baltimore Museum of Art for an in-depth talk with Terukazu Tanaka (translated by Louise Cort, Curator for Ceramics at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery) on Japanese metalwork designs. Tanaka is known for his mastery of fusing gold, silver, and copper alloys in his signature forms and luminous […]

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Museum of Flight Opens Early for Autism Spectrum Disorder Sensory Day

Museum of Flight Opens Early for Autism Spectrum Disorder Sensory Day

SEATTLE – The Museum will be open free April 8 from 8-10 a.m. for those with autism spectrum disorder and their families in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day. The J. Elroy McCaw Personal Courage Wing (World Wars I and II fighter aircraft) and T. A. Wilson Great Gallery (first 100 years of flight) will […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes four new staff members

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes four new staff members

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., has announced four recent additions to its staff. Joining the team are Barry Raymond as Assistant Guest Relations Manager, Laurel Seeman as Programs Administrative Assistant, Tom Shephard as Charity Boat Donation Program Associate, and Taylor Williams as Shipwright Educator. A current Easton resident who grew up […]

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Museum of Flight Recognizes NASA Climate Day

Museum of Flight Recognizes NASA Climate Day

SEATTLE – NASA, The Glenda Project, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, University of Washington SPACE Ambassadors, University of Washington Atmospheric Science Outreach and EarthGames will be at the Museum on April 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to celebrate NASA Climate Day and help the general public address climate change based upon informed decisions and […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum  publishes Tradition, Speed and Grace: Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoes book

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum publishes Tradition, Speed and Grace: Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoes book

The thrill of log canoe racing—four to 18 people in choreographed motion, balancing the strain on the rig, calling out puffs and lifts, eyeing the competition, sailing low on the water with enough horsepower to exceed theoretical hull speed in optimum conditions—is an experience seldom equaled, and one that is explored in a new book, […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Board Appointment

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Board Appointment

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has announced the appointment of Kala Gibson to its board of directors. Kala Gibson, of Cincinnati, is senior vice president and head of Business Banking for Fifth Third Bank. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic planning, operations, sales force and product for the line of […]

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BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES RETROSPECTIVE OF VISUAL ART BY JOHN WATERS

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES RETROSPECTIVE OF VISUAL ART BY JOHN WATERS

BALTIMORE, MD – From October 7, 2018, to January 6, 2019, The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents John Waters: Indecent Exposure, the first major retrospective of the artist’s visual art in his hometown of Baltimore. Through more than 160 photographs, sculptures, soundworks, and video made since the early 1990s, Waters’ renegade humor subverts mainstream […]

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Michener Art Museum to Present Retrospective on Pennsylvania Impressionist Rae Sloan Bredin

Michener Art Museum to Present Retrospective on Pennsylvania Impressionist Rae Sloan Bredin

DOYLESTOWN, PA– Beginning March 24, 2018, the James A. Michener Art Museum will present Rae Sloan Bredin: Harmony and Power, an exhibition showcasing the work of renowned Pennsylvania Impressionist painter Rae Sloan Bredin (1880-1933), whose work is characterized by refinement, dignity, and serenity. As much of Bredin’s oeuvre is privately held, this show marks his […]

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