March, 2019

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces  New Exhibit, We Who Believe in Freedom

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Exhibit, We Who Believe in Freedom

CINCINNATI, OH. – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced We Who Believe in Freedom, today. The exhibit will be in the Skirball Gallery and open to the public on Saturday, April 6 through Friday, July 12 during regular museum hours. We Who Believe in Freedom is curated by Historian, Author, Lecturer and Artist, Dr. […]

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Historical portraits and contemporary works from National Portrait Gallery at Mississippi Museum of Art

Historical portraits and contemporary works from National Portrait Gallery at Mississippi Museum of Art

The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) presents Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now, an exhibition from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery (NPG), April 27 through August 25, 2019. It is the first major museum exhibition to explore the art form of cut-paper profiles in terms of their rich historical roots and powerful contemporary presence. […]

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Stealth Fighter Pilot Tells What It’s Like to Fly the “Invisible Airplane” at the Museum of Flight

Stealth Fighter Pilot Tells What It’s Like to Fly the “Invisible Airplane” at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – The angular F-117 Nighthawk is one of the most distinctive fighter planes ever made. Former F-117 pilot Lorin Long provides an in-depth briefing of the famous “Stealth Fighter.” Lorin will tell what it’s like to fly this once top secret fighter, and he’ll show declassified combat footage of how the nearly radar-invisible planes […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum named to Maryland Green Registry

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum named to Maryland Green Registry

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has recently been accepted as a member of the Maryland Green Registry, a Maryland Department of the Environment sustainability program. Serving as a clearinghouse of information and resources on environmental best management practices and technical services, the Maryland Green Registry is a free, voluntary program helping businesses of all types […]

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Museum of Flight announces Special Hours and Free Admission for Children with Autism and Their Families

Museum of Flight announces Special Hours and Free Admission for Children with Autism and Their Families

SEATTLE – In advance of World Autism Awareness Month, the Museum invites children with autism and their families on Sunday, March 31 for an early opening to visit the exhibits in a sensory-friendly environment, enjoy a special hands-on family activity, and receive 10% off purchases in the Museum Store. The World Wars I and II […]

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Buzz Aldrin’s Moon Spacesuit Gloves and Helmet at the Museum of Flight

Buzz Aldrin’s Moon Spacesuit Gloves and Helmet at the Museum of Flight

TUKWILA, Wash., – The upcoming Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibition took a giant leap closer to its April 13 opening with the installation of Buzz Aldrin’s spacesuit gloves and helmet. The delicate work was accomplished by staff from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum and The Museum of Flight. Working under subdued […]

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2019 ISAMU NOGUCHI AWARD GOES TO FASHION DESIGNER REI KAWAKUBO

2019 ISAMU NOGUCHI AWARD GOES TO FASHION DESIGNER REI KAWAKUBO

New York, NY — The Noguchi Museum has selected renowned fashion designer Rei Kawakubo as recipient of the 2019 Isamu Noguchi Award, given to individuals who share Isamu Noguchi’s spirit of innovation, global consciousness, and commitment to East/West cultural exchange. Hailed as one of the most brilliant and innovative designers of our time, Rei Kawakubo […]

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Fitchburg Art Museum announces Italian Film Festival

Fitchburg Art Museum announces Italian Film Festival

Join the Fitchburg Art Museum in a celebration of inspiring Italian cinema! From classic to contemporary, these films tackle the complexities of self, home, and human connection through an Italian lens. All films are accompanied by a brief introduction by a Fitchburg State University professor. Films are mostly in Italian with English subtitles. Thursday, March […]

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Museum of Flight Women Fly Program Introduces Students to Aerospace Careers

Museum of Flight Women Fly Program Introduces Students to Aerospace Careers

SEATTLE, March 12, 2019—Over 400 students will attend the Museum’s March 21-22 Women Fly 2019 program for middle school and high school students. The annual program invites students to participate in a day of motivational and career-oriented activities that allow them to meet and learn from professional women working in a variety of aviation and […]

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Easter Sunrise Service on the Miles River at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Easter Sunrise Service on the Miles River at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The public is invited to attend Easter Sunrise Service on the Miles River at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. Coordinated and led by Bay Hundred Covenant Churches, the service is scheduled to begin at 6:15am on Sunday, April 21 at the historic Tolchester Beach Bandstand. Officiating at the service will be […]

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Bell Gallery at Brown University presents art exhibition examining effects of climate change on bird species

Bell Gallery at Brown University presents art exhibition examining effects of climate change on bird species

The David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University is presenting Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson: The Only Show in Town, an exhibition featuring a selection of artworks made by the collaborative team in response to the plight of the saltmarsh sparrow. It is a reflection on their experience in June and July 2018, working alongside bird researchers from the […]

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Katelyn Kean joins Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Katelyn Kean joins Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Katelyn Kean of Newtown, Conn., has joined the staff of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as the registrar for its collection of more than 70,000 Bay-related objects. In this role, she will help to maintain this collection and its corresponding records, and facilitate access to it. In 2016, Kean completed her undergraduate work in anthropology […]

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