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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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American Society of Marine Artists exhibition to open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

American Society of Marine Artists exhibition to open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The 18th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA) is coming to Maryland’s Eastern Shore, with the exhibition to be hosted in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Steamboat Building in St. Michaels, Md., from Oct. 22, 2021, through Feb. 22, 2022. On the heels of the American Society of Marine Artists’ 40th […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces Luba Lukova: Designing Justice

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces Luba Lukova: Designing Justice

CINCINNATI – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is turning to art in the fight for social justice. Luba Lukova Designing Justice will feature a portfolio of social commentary prints and posters when it opens October 8. Luba Lukova Designing Justice addresses essential themes of humanity and injustices worldwide through images embedded with thought-provoking messages. […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Virtual Lecture: Painting the Virtues of the Czar in Early Muscovy

Museum of Russian Icons Virtual Lecture: Painting the Virtues of the Czar in Early Muscovy

Free virtual lecture thanks to a grant from Mass Humanities Virtue was a perennial theme of premodern art and literature, and Russia was no exception in this regard. This talk discusses the legacy of the cardinal virtues in early Russian mural painting and literature. Building on the classical and Byzantine tradition, Russian painters exalted the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to present Whaling Captains of Color: America’s First Meritocracy,  virtual talkl

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to present Whaling Captains of Color: America’s First Meritocracy, virtual talkl

This fall, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will present Whaling Captains of Color: America’s First Meritocracy, a virtual talk on diversity in the whaling industry. Scheduled for 3pm on Monday, Oct. 4, the presentation will feature author Skip Finley live via Zoom. New Bedford, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, and Eastern Long Island formed the Middle East […]

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Asteroid Hunters crashes into OMNIMAX Theater at Cincinnati Museum Center

Asteroid Hunters crashes into OMNIMAX Theater at Cincinnati Museum Center

Far from any quarter-cued arcade game, Asteroid Hunters introduces new heroes in a cosmic struggle of hide and seek. Asteroid scientists – the best line of defense between Earth and an asteroid’s destructive path – reveal the cutting-edge tools and techniques they use to detect and track asteroids, and the technology that may one day […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Appoints Five New Members to its Board of Trustees

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Appoints Five New Members to its Board of Trustees

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced today the addition of five new trustees to its board: Michael Ealy, Nupur Parekh Flynn, Lori N. Johnson, Anne L. Stone, and John Waters. These new trustees join Clair Zamoiski Segal, the BMA’s Board Chair, Christopher Bedford, the Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director, and 36 other […]

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