April, 2018

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum awarded grant from RPM Foundation

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum awarded grant from RPM Foundation

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the RPM Foundation for the second straight fiscal year. This grant supports CBMM’s shipwright apprentice program, specifically RPM Foundation Shipwright Apprentice Michael Allen, who has been part of the team restoring CBMM’s 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood since […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts  Behind The Color of Money with John W. Jones

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts Behind The Color of Money with John W. Jones

CINCINNATI, OH. – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host Behind The Color of Money with John W. Jones Saturday, April 7 at 1:30 p.m. The program is in conjunction with Confederate Currency: The Color of Money and is included with general admission. Artist John W. Jones researched and documented over 126 images of […]

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Gallery Tour on Miraculous Icons of the Orthodox Church and Beyond at the Museum of Russian Icons

Gallery Tour on Miraculous Icons of the Orthodox Church and Beyond at the Museum of Russian Icons

What is a miraculous icon and the “powers” that believers feel the icons possess? Docent Michael Popik answers these questions, discusses the role of miraculous icons in daily life, and offers examples of miraculous icons in both the Orthodox and Catholic Churches. Thursday, April 19, 1:00pm Free with admission. Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union […]

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Museum of Russian Icons presents The Art of Eggs in Two Films

Museum of Russian Icons presents The Art of Eggs in Two Films

Learn about two very different arts: one a living tradition steeped in mystery and ancient symbolism; the other, glittering gifts to rulers of an empire. Thursday, April 5 through Saturday, April 7, 11:30am Free with admission. PYSANKA: THE UKRAINIAN EASTER EGG (14 mins) THE CZAR’S FABERGÉ EGGS (50 mins) Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union […]

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MONKS: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE, FROM DESERT MONKS TO THOMAS MERTON AT THE MUSEUM OF RUSSIAN ICONS

MONKS: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE, FROM DESERT MONKS TO THOMAS MERTON AT THE MUSEUM OF RUSSIAN ICONS

Through a close look at select icons, Docent Art Norman traces the historical arc of Eastern monasticism from its Jewish Nazirite origins to modern Western connections; and considers the twinned concepts of monks seeking unity with God and lay Christians seeking wisdom from monks. Thursday, April 5, 1:00pm Free with admission. Museum of Russian Icons […]

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Museum of Russian Icons announce Gallery Tour on Theotokos: The Mother of God in Russian Icons

Museum of Russian Icons announce Gallery Tour on Theotokos: The Mother of God in Russian Icons

Docent Jim Flynn offers a closer look at the Museum’s collection of icons of the Virgin Mary, and their presentation and significance in Russian culture and religion, from the coming of Christianity in the 10th century to post-Soviet Russia in the 21st. Saturday, April 14, 1:00pm Free with admission. Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union […]

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ARTIST LECTURE ICONOGRAPHY: PRACTICING A LIVING TRADITION WITH MAUREEN MCCORMICK AT THE MUSEUM OF RUSSIANS ICONS

ARTIST LECTURE ICONOGRAPHY: PRACTICING A LIVING TRADITION WITH MAUREEN MCCORMICK AT THE MUSEUM OF RUSSIANS ICONS

Using recently completed icons inspired by ancient patterns, Maureen will explore the constraints of tradition, the limits of self-expression, and the role of free-will in the creative process of a 21st century iconographer. Sunday, April 15, 2:00pm Members $8, Nonmembers $12. To register call 978.598.5000 x121. Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union Street Clinton, MA […]

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