May, 2018

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 8th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race features new course, date

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 8th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race features new course, date

The 8th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race has a new race course and date, with the rescheduled race now taking place on the Miles River in St. Michaels, Md. on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The annual race is sponsored by the Classic Yacht Restoration Guild and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. “The seven previous races […]

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Lighthouse overnights offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels this fall

Lighthouse overnights offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels this fall

Youth groups can now reserve fall dates for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Lighthouse Overnight Adventures program. Dates include select Fridays and Saturdays, Aug. 31 through Oct. 27, with advanced reservations needed. Under the guidance of a museum educator, adventure participants can travel back in time to explore the life of a late-19th-century lighthouse keeper, […]

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MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES NEW ACQUISITIONS

MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES NEW ACQUISITIONS

The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) today announced a slate of important new acquisitions of contemporary artworks recently added to the collection. These acquisitions support the Museum’s mission of engaging Mississippians with visual art and further its commitment to stimulating arts-based community dialogue to investigate issues of local and national significance. The new acquisitions […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum seasonal maintenance underway

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum seasonal maintenance underway

Shipwright James DelAguila reports that work on the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s floating fleet of historic vessels is in full swing in St. Michaels, Md. Buyboat Winnie Estelle made it out of the water first to undergo seasonal maintenance, and to have a hull fastener inspection by the Coast Guard. With Winnie given a clean […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Honored at Ohio Museums Association Annual Awards Program

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Honored at Ohio Museums Association Annual Awards Program

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center was honored at the Ohio Museums Association (OMA) annual awards program last month. The museum received the Level 5 Silver Award for Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu – AV & Electronic Media Campaign on April 15 at the Dayton Art Institute. The awards were based on […]

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Frist Art Museum Presents International Roster of Contemporary Artists in “Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century”

Frist Art Museum Presents International Roster of Contemporary Artists in “Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century”

The Frist Art Museum presents Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century, a sweeping survey of paintings from around the world that invite contemplation of seemingly ungraspable forces shaping contemporary society, from the ideological to the technological. Organized by Frist Art Museum chief curator Mark Scala, the exhibition will be on view in the […]

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