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Wrightwood 659 Presents “Shahidul Alam: We Shall Defy”

Wrightwood 659 Presents “Shahidul Alam: We Shall Defy”

In keeping with its commitment to providing a platform for art that engages the critical issues of our time, Wrightwood 659 presents Shahidul Alam: We Shall Defy, an important exhibition of images and texts that illuminate the life and work of the renowned Bangladeshi photojournalist, teacher, writer, institution-builder, and activist Shahidul Alam, whose efforts on […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers youth boater safety course

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers youth boater safety course

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering another Maryland DNR-approved boater safety course, with a three-session course scheduled for Nov. 15–17 that is aimed at young adult boaters ages 10 and up. All sessions will be virtual, held via Zoom from 5–8pm, and led by qualified CBMM staff members. The cost to attend is $25 […]

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Restoration of Michelangelo’s Bandini Pietà completed with support from the Friends of Florence Foundation

Restoration of Michelangelo’s Bandini Pietà completed with support from the Friends of Florence Foundation

Florence, Italy…The restoration of Michelangelo’s Pietà dell’Opera del Duomo, better known as the Bandini Pietà, in the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Florence has been completed. Begun in November 2019 but delayed several times due to the Covid-19 health crisis, the restoration process provided a unique opportunity to gain a better understanding of the sculpture’s […]

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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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