September, 2018

NASA Chief Historian to Speak at Museum of Flight

NASA Chief Historian to Speak at Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Celebrating NASA’s 60 anniversary-Oct. 1-the agency’s Chief Historian, Bill Barry, will be at the Museum on Oct. 6 with a presentation that looks back, looks forward, and shares little-known stories about pushing the boundaries of aviation and spaceflight. The lecture is at 2 p.m. and free with Museum admission. Barry has been NASA’s […]

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Rediscovered Aphrodite in Italy’s National Archeology Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Rediscovered Aphrodite in Italy’s National Archeology Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Florence, Italy – The recently restored statue of Aphrodite housed in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale (National Archeological Museum/the Museum) in Florence, Italy, was unveiled in a public celebration on September 11, 2018. Funded by Friends of Florence with a donation by Michael and Sandy Collins, the cleaning and restoration process revealed a surprising development. Long […]

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Community Celebration for Mark Bradford: Tomorrow Is Another Day at The Baltimore Museum of Art

Community Celebration for Mark Bradford: Tomorrow Is Another Day at The Baltimore Museum of Art

Celebrate the U.S. debut of Mark Bradford: Tomorrow Is Another Day, described by The New York Times as “a loose journey of self-discovery that can be read in mythological or biographical terms or, often, both at once.” In parallel with his studio practice, Bradford is deeply engaged with social issues, working closely with a number […]

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Dogs Fly in Aviation Pavilion at the Museum of Flight

Dogs Fly in Aviation Pavilion at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Daring doggies will run and leap full speed ahead in the Museum’s Aviation Pavilion as powerful pooches take over during three high-flying performances of dog athletics on Sept. 29 at 2, 2:45 and 3:30 p.m. The performances will be orchestrated by Seattle FlyDogs, a community club that strives to enrich the lives of […]

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Student creates apiary garden at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Student creates apiary garden at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s 18-acre waterfront campus now boasts an apiary garden, located next to the historic Mitchell House on CBMM’s Fogg’s Landing, thanks to the hard work of St. Michaels student and Boy Scout, Brandon Foy. Foy’s project includes the apiary garden, along with an oyster shell pathway, two benches, and a kiosk, […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – Applications for the 2019 Youth Docent Program

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – Applications for the 2019 Youth Docent Program

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is now accepting applications for the 2019 Youth Docent program sponsored by and in collaboration with the Cincinnati Chapter of the Links, Incorporated. The program provides Greater Cincinnati freshmen, sophomores, and juniors the unique opportunity to learn about the Underground Railroad and contemporary freedom issues, connecting […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Joins Smithsonian Magazine Annual Museum Day

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Joins Smithsonian Magazine Annual Museum Day

CINCINNATI, OH — The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, September 22, 2018, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, […]

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