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

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

From Friday–Saturday, Oct. 1–3, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will once again host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXVII. During the festival, CBMM guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small craft while enjoying CBMM’s waterfront […]

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Nancy Rubins Receives Artists’ Legacy Foundation 2021 Artist Award

Nancy Rubins Receives Artists’ Legacy Foundation 2021 Artist Award

The Artists’ Legacy Foundation today announced that Nancy Rubins (b. 1952)—celebrated for her innovative sculptural practice—is the recipient of its 2021 Artist Award. The unrestricted merit award of $25,000 is given to a visual artist whose primary medium is painting or sculpture in recognition of their professional achievements. Each year, ten artists are proposed for […]

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Applications Accepted for Museum of Flight 2021-2022 Washington Aerospace Scholar Program

Applications Accepted for Museum of Flight 2021-2022 Washington Aerospace Scholar Program

SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2021—Applications are being accepted through Oct. 17 for the 2021-2022 class in the Museum’s Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) program. This STEM program is open to Washington state high school juniors, and participants have the option to earn five science credits from the University of Washington. WAS provides lessons in Earth and Space Science and NASA history, and offers interaction […]

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Mississippi Museum of Art Announces Slate of New Trustees

Mississippi Museum of Art Announces Slate of New Trustees

Christy Jones, chair of the Mississippi Museum of Art’s Board of Trustees, announced 14 new trustees joining the board with a total of 43 members for fiscal year 2022. Jones said, “We are delighted to welcome these dynamic individuals to the Museum’s Board. Each brings an array of expertise and experience across sectors. They enthusiastically […]

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Museum of Flight and Japan’s Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum Sign Partnership Agreement

Museum of Flight and Japan’s Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum Sign Partnership Agreement

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight and Japan’s Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum signed a Partnership Agreement during a live virtual ceremony on Sept 14. Museum leaders and local elected officials were at each museum during the event. The Partnership Agreement is meant to foster mutual educational, cultural and institutional goals, and to develop joint […]

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Learn about Japanese boatbuilding this fall at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Learn about Japanese boatbuilding this fall at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Sunday, Oct. 17, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will host Douglas Brooks—boatbuilder, visiting master, writer, researcher, and winner of the 2014 Rare Craft Fellowship Award—for a demonstration on Japanese boatbuilding techniques and a slide presentation following the arc of his work in Japan apprenticing under seven different master boatbuilders. During […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Receives $150,000 Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Launch Community-Focused Research Initiative

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Receives $150,000 Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Launch Community-Focused Research Initiative

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced today that it has received $150,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a multi-year research and planning project. Referred to as the Mellon Initiative, the project aims to reimagine the structure and function of a museum, considering what form a museum would take […]

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The New York Botanical Garden Announces Fall Highlights Complementing Major Exhibition KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, On View Through October 31

The New York Botanical Garden Announces Fall Highlights Complementing Major Exhibition KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, On View Through October 31

The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) announced today fall seasonal highlights complementing its critically acclaimed exhibition KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, on view through October 31, 2021. The exclusive presentation features work by internationally celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Showcasing the artist’s lifelong fascination with the natural world, the exhibition is installed across the aupt Conservatory, and […]

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Maryland Dove tours offered in October at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Maryland Dove tours offered in October at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Thursdays next month, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering the public a chance to go behind the fences of its working Shipyard for an immersive small group tour of the Maryland Dove build project. Scheduled for 3pm on Thursdays Oct. 7, 14, 21, & 28, the 45-minute tours will provide an up-close look […]

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