April, 2018

Ecology cruises aboard Winnie Estelle at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Ecology cruises aboard Winnie Estelle at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Tuesday, June 19, from 10–11:30am, children and adults are invited to join Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum educators aboard buyboat Winnie Estelle for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River and its unique habitat and ecology. The cruise will be offered again on Thursday, July 12, from 1–2:30pm, and Wednesday, Aug. 8 from […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Honor Mavis Staples

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Honor Mavis Staples

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will honor Mavis Staples with the Everyday Freedom Hero Award on Friday, April 20 at 6:45 p.m. at Memorial Hall. Ms. Staples is a singer, actress and civil rights activist. The Everyday Freedom Hero Award presentation will take place during the reception prior to An Evening […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum participates in Project Clean Stream

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum participates in Project Clean Stream

Through ShoreRivers’ coordination and as part of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Project Clean Stream, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosted a team of volunteers on Saturday, April 7, to clean up “Heron Haven”—a stream running through CBMM’s property, and feeding into St. Michaels Harbor and the Miles River. This is CBMM’s seventh year […]

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Union Terminal restoration update – April 2018

Union Terminal restoration update – April 2018

Construction crews have completed extensive structural work on the mezzanine level and are preparing the lower level lobby and new “avenue,” paving the way for the Duke Energy Children’s Museum to reopen on May 4. When guests return to the building in May they’ll notice new flooring and a fresh coat of paint throughout the […]

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R2-D2 and Robot Friends to Meet Museum of Flight Visitors

R2-D2 and Robot Friends to Meet Museum of Flight Visitors

SEATTLE – April 14 is droid day at the Museum as The Pacific Northwest R2-D2 Builders Club and their robot friends attend their first Museum Expo. The robots will roaming the galleries from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to greet visitors, and the builders will be on hand to share their insights into building the […]

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Cartoon Art Museum Launches Future Crowdfunding

Cartoon Art Museum Launches Future Crowdfunding

The Cartoon Art Museum, a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit, kicks off its most ambitious and intensive online fundraising campaign to date starting April 4, 2018 through the nonprofit crowdfunding platform YouCaring. The fundraiser aims to finish the remaining $200,000 of the museum’s $1.2 million capital campaign, Creating a Fantastic Future. The capital campaign is financing the […]

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UMFA presents Christa Clarke: Arts of Africa

UMFA presents Christa Clarke: Arts of Africa

Christa Clarke, a specialist in historic and contemporary African art, is senior curator, Arts of Global Africa, at the Newark Museum, where she has organized numerous exhibitions on topics ranging from Nigerian modernism to men’s fashion. Her book Representing Africa in American Art Museums: A Century of Collecting and Display (co-edited with Kathleen Berzock; 2010; […]

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