April, 2018

FILM AND LECTURE Confronting Amnesia: Frozen Memories of the Russian Gulag at the Museum of Russian Icons

FILM AND LECTURE Confronting Amnesia: Frozen Memories of the Russian Gulag at the Museum of Russian Icons

This gripping documentary draws a straight line from the Great Terror unleashed by Joseph Stalin from 1929 until his death in 1953 to the conflicting narratives of this history in Russia today. Prof. John Michalczyk, Co-Director of Film Studies at Boston College, and one of the producers of the documentary, will talk about key events […]

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Lecture and Weaving Demo with Rabbit Goody at the Museum of Russian Icons

Lecture and Weaving Demo with Rabbit Goody at the Museum of Russian Icons

Rabbit Goody, PhD, will discuss how Ukrainian rushnyky relate to a larger historic precedent of using specific textiles for traditional ceremonial and cultural purposes. She will demonstrate part of the technique of weaving a rushnyk on a loom. Goody is an internationally-known textile historian, researcher, lecturer, and teacher. Her Cherry Hill, New York studio, Thistle […]

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Schooner Sultana’s stay at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md

Schooner Sultana’s stay at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md

The schooner Sultana will be at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. beginning on Sunday, May 13, and continuing through Wednesday, May 23. Sultana returns to CBMM on Friday, June 29, and continues through Sunday, July 1. While docking at CBMM, Sultana will be hosting students in an under-sail environmental science program […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art presents Artist Conversation: Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley

Baltimore Museum of Art presents Artist Conversation: Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley

Celebrate the opening of the new exhibition Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley: We Are Ghosts. Join Senior Curator of Contemporary Art Kristen Hileman for an in-depth conversation with MacArthur Award-winner Mary Reid Kelley and her collaborator Patrick Kelley. Learn about their dynamic process of incorporating poetry, painting, and digital editing into their fiercely compelling […]

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Frist Center Announces New Name and Visual Brand Identity

Frist Center Announces New Name and Visual Brand Identity

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts announced that it has changed its name to the Frist Art Museum and introduced a new visual brand identity. The change became legally effective on April 1, 2018. To celebrate the occasion and the institution’s 17th birthday, the Frist Art Museum will offer free admission on April 8, […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces free concert to share ‘Wingate Stories’

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces free concert to share ‘Wingate Stories’

From 5:30–7:30pm on Thursday, May 17, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will host “A Boy in the Boatyard: Wingate Stories with Pres Harding.” In this free, public concert, Harding, grandson of renowned boatbuilder Bronza Parks, will perform both original music and some regional classics inspired by his experiences growing up in […]

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