June, 2018

Women’s Rights National Historical Park Presents “The Diary of Theodosia Ford – Photographs by Xiomaro”

Women’s Rights National Historical Park Presents “The Diary of Theodosia Ford – Photographs by Xiomaro”

Ask the average person to name an important woman of the American Revolution and they might think of Betsy Ross, believed to have made the first American flag for George Washington. A fine art photographic exhibit opening on July 1 at Women’s Rights National Historical Park seeks to introduce a new name into the public […]

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BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES TWO EXHIBITIONS OF AFRICAN ART SUBVERTING BEAUTY: AFRICAN ANTI-AESTHETICS AND KUBA: FABRIC OF AN EMPIRE

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES TWO EXHIBITIONS OF AFRICAN ART SUBVERTING BEAUTY: AFRICAN ANTI-AESTHETICS AND KUBA: FABRIC OF AN EMPIRE

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is opening two new exhibitions of African art this summer. Subverting Beauty: African Anti-Aesthetics, on view July 15, 2018–June 2019, presents nearly two dozen works from sub-Saharan Africa’s colonial period (c. 1880–c. 1960). This focus exhibition highlights how artists used unattractive or disturbing visual characteristics to […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Exhibit The Columbus Crossing Borders Project

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Exhibit The Columbus Crossing Borders Project

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will exhibit The Columbus Crossing Borders Project, sponsored by Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio, from June 26-August 19. “This exhibit comes to the museum as the nation grapples with the recent investigative reporting exposing the separation of families at our borders,” says Dion Brown, President of the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXV

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXV

On Saturday, October 6, and Sunday, October 7, 2018, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXV. During the festival, CBMM guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small craft while […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Operating Hours

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Operating Hours

CINCINNATI, OH. – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced new operational hours starting July 1, 2018. The new hours of operation are Sunday – Monday: Noon – 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The museum will be closed on Mondays, October – February. “I can’t think of a better […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum partners with St. Michaels Art League to paint Edna Lockwood

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum partners with St. Michaels Art League to paint Edna Lockwood

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has partnered with the St. Michaels Art League to sponsor a contest that will name the official painting of the 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood, currently under restoration through her October 27, 2018 re-launch at CBMM’s OysterFest. The project began in early spring, with eight artists creating paintings of Edna […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum acknowledges volunteers for generous service

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum acknowledges volunteers for generous service

On June 14, 2018, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recognized a dedicated team of nearly 250 volunteers for their combined 26,735 hours of service towards the museum over the past year. Several volunteers were recognized by CBMM for their work in boat restoration and maintenance, boat donations, buildings and grounds, education, exhibitions, museum store, and […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) and SFMOMA Co-Organize Joan Mitchell Retrospective

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) and SFMOMA Co-Organize Joan Mitchell Retrospective

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) are co-organizing a comprehensive retrospective of American artist Joan Mitchell. The exhibition will bring together a breathtaking array of paintings, drawings, and prints from public and private collections in the U.S. and Europe that together reveal Mitchell’s inner […]

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Museum of Flight Announces Screenings of Saturn’s Rings New Space Film

Museum of Flight Announces Screenings of Saturn’s Rings New Space Film

SEATTLE – The Seattle premiere of the documentary, In Saturn’s Rings, is at The Museum of Flight. The Museum is now offering daily screenings of the groundbreaking film described as “a 14 billion light-year journey of the mind, heart and spirit” from the Big Bang to the recent space missions to Saturn. This awe-inspiring film […]

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