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Painting of Saint Roch by Bartolomeo della Gatta in Horne Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Painting of Saint Roch by Bartolomeo della Gatta in Horne Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Florence, Italy…Bartolomeo della Gatta’s 15th-century panel painting of Saint Roch has been returned to the Museo Horne in Florence following a multifaceted restoration process. The restoration by Valeria Cocchetti and Daniele Ciappi, under the supervision of the Soprintendenza di Firenze, was made possible thanks to donations by Donna Curry, Mary Mochary, and Donato Massaro through […]

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Museum of Flight Raises American Flag Atop Space Needle to Commemorate Launch of Apollo 11

Museum of Flight Raises American Flag Atop Space Needle to Commemorate Launch of Apollo 11

TUKWILA, Wash – In honor of the July 16, 1969 launch of Apollo 11, representatives from The Museum of Flight—one fitted in a replica Apollo spacesuit—today raised an American flag on top of the Space Needle, Seattle’s famous landmark built in 1962 as a tribute to the new era of space exploration. Raising the flag […]

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Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary at Cincinnati Museum Center

Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Celebrate the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the Moon at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) July 20. CMC’s celebration includes hourly screenings of Apollo 11: First Steps Edition in the OMNIMAX® Theater, programming throughout the building and the opportunity to see a moon rock and other artifacts from the historic mission. CMC’s […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum invites families to boatshop program

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum invites families to boatshop program

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will offer another summer session of its Family Boatshop program on Saturday, Aug. 3. Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Families participating in this 9am–4pm program are invited to join carver and master model maker Ed Thieler to learn the basic skills needed to carve […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Announces Free Fun Friday

Museum of Russian Icons Announces Free Fun Friday

Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation. The Museum opens one hour early at 10:00am to kick off this special day. Explore the Museum’s permanent collection, check out one of the special exhibitions, or do a craft in the auditorium. Docents are available to answer questions, and audio tours are available […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Announces Exhibition Opening Wrestling with Angels: Icons from the Prosopon School of Iconography and Iconology

Museum of Russian Icons Announces Exhibition Opening Wrestling with Angels: Icons from the Prosopon School of Iconography and Iconology

Join the Museum of Russian Icons to celebrate the opening of this extraordinary exhibition of contemporary icons by the Prosopon School of Iconography and Iconology. Light refreshments and wine will be served. Pre-registration is required. Thursday, July 18, 5:00-7:00pm Members Free, Nonmembers $15 Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union Street Clinton, MA 01510 978-598-5000 Website: […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Presents Documentary Film Art of Faith: Christianity

Museum of Russian Icons Presents Documentary Film Art of Faith: Christianity

Art of Faith is a visually stunning series revealing outstanding examples of the art and architecture of Christianity. This segment brings to life many of the greatest and most significant religious buildings through breathtaking photography and insightful interviews with the people who know and love them. The architecture and art of each building are explored […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Announces First Sunday, Free Admission and Craft!

Museum of Russian Icons Announces First Sunday, Free Admission and Craft!

July 7, 2019 11 am to 5 pm. Enjoy free admission all day courtesy of the Nypro Foundation, and drop-in to make your own cards or prints inspired by Jacques’ Menagerie. Museum of Russian Icons 203 Union Street Clinton, MA 01510 978-598-5000 Website: www.museumofrussianicons.org

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Museum of Russian Icons Announces Lecture Balancing Creativity and Tradition in Iconography with Iconographer Maureen McCormick

Museum of Russian Icons Announces Lecture Balancing Creativity and Tradition in Iconography with Iconographer Maureen McCormick

Maureen McCormick is a latter-day iconographer, affiliate instructor of the Prosopon School of Iconology and Iconography, and iconographer in residence at Trinity Church, Princeton (NJ). She attended her first iconography workshop with Vladislav Andrejev, founder of the School in 1996 and was immediately drawn to the medium and to the mystical theology that informs this […]

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