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Blue Angels Jet Blast Bash Festival at the Museum of Flight

Blue Angels Jet Blast Bash Festival at the Museum of Flight

The Museum’s annual Jet Blast Bash outdoor flightline festival, is the closest event to the Blue Angels’ dynamic takeoffs and landings for the Boeing Seafair Air Show Aug. 6-7. And after their performance in the Air Show, the Blue Angels pilots will be at Jet Blast Bash to greet the visitors and sign autographs. Plus, […]

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Disney Imagineer Conducts a Journey from “Spark to Park” at the Museum of Flight

Disney Imagineer Conducts a Journey from “Spark to Park” at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Creative Executive Kevin Rafferty dreams up new ideas for Disney attractions and leads them from concept to completion; or as he says, “from the spark to the park.” On July 31 at the Museum, Rafferty will give a colorful behind-the-scenes look at his Disney projects including Cars Land at Disney’s California Adventure and […]

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Annual Charity Boat Auction returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Annual Charity Boat Auction returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Saturday, Aug. 27, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will once again host its Charity Boat Auction, where donated boats and watercraft—ranging in size and performance from cruising boats to dinghies—are auctioned off annually to the highest bidders. “This is an absolute auction, meaning all boats will be sold the day of the event, with […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA)  to Present First Major Museum Exhibition on the Complex and Poignant Work of Darrel Ellis

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) to Present First Major Museum Exhibition on the Complex and Poignant Work of Darrel Ellis

BALTIMORE, MD – On November 20, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) will open the first comprehensive museum exhibition on the profoundly moving and complex work of Darrel Ellis (1958-1992). Over the course of his brief career, Ellis developed a distinct studio practice that merged the formal vocabularies of drawing, photography, painting, and printmaking to […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) to Present First U.S. Museum Exhibition of Work by Acclaimed Senegalese Artist Omar Ba

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) to Present First U.S. Museum Exhibition of Work by Acclaimed Senegalese Artist Omar Ba

BALTIMORE, MD – On November 20, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) will open the first U.S. museum exhibition of works by acclaimed Senegalese contemporary artist Omar Ba. Born outside of Dakar and living between Dakar, Brussels, and Geneva, Ba creates expressive figurative paintings that often intertwine African and European cultures and histories to examine […]

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Build your own skin-on-frame kayak at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Build your own skin-on-frame kayak at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

This fall, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and Delmarva Paddlers Retreat are partnering up to offer the public a chance to build their own skin-on-frame kayak. Scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30–Thursday, Oct. 6, this weeklong intensive will be led by Anders Thygesen of Vestfossen, Norway. Thygesen, himself an expedition kayaker, is a favorite guest of […]

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Sonntag painting now on display in Cincinnati Museum Center exhibition

CINCINNATI – William Louis Sonntag returns to Cincinnati after a stint in Germany. The 19th century artist helped set the scene of the prehistoric American landscape for the Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt. Now home in Cincinnati, Sonntag’s painting is on display in Cincinnati Museum Center’s America’s Epic Treasures featuring Preternatural by Michael Scott. Sonntag’s 1850 painting […]

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New Maryland Dove to arrive at Historic St. Mary’s City

New Maryland Dove to arrive at Historic St. Mary’s City

The public is invited to help honor the arrival of the new Maryland Dove to St. Mary’s City, Maryland on August 27, 2022. Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) will open at 10 a.m. on August 27, 2022, with the ship scheduled to sail in between 10:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. (weather permitting). After the ship’s […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) breaks ground on new Welcome Center

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) breaks ground on new Welcome Center

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is pleased to announce that it has broken ground on its new Welcome Center—a major milestone marking the start of Phase II of its ongoing Master Plan campus upgrades. Opening in 2023, the new, fully ADA accessible building will house CBMM’s Welcome Center, Museum Store, and two exhibition spaces. “The […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Board of Trustees Elect James D. Thornton as Board Chair

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Board of Trustees Elect James D. Thornton as Board Chair

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Board of Trustees recently elected James D. Thornton as the museum’s 26th Board Chair and the first person of color to lead the BMA’s Trustees. He succeeds Clair Zamoiski Segal, who held the position for seven years and remains on the board as Immediate Past Chair […]

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Watermen’s Appreciation Day returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md

Watermen’s Appreciation Day returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md

On Sunday, Aug. 14, Watermen’s Appreciation Day returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., featuring a spirited boat docking contest, steamed crabs and other regional food, live music, beer, boat rides, family activities, and more. The fundraising event is organized by CBMM in cooperation with the Talbot Watermen Association, with proceeds […]

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Mississippi Museum of Art Presents “Maude Schuyler Clay: Portraits of a Place”

Mississippi Museum of Art Presents “Maude Schuyler Clay: Portraits of a Place”

The Mississippi Museum of Art (MMA) will present Maude Schuyler Clay: Portraits of a Place, an exhibition of nearly 100 photographic works by the artist from the early 1980s to the present, including intimate family portraits, still-life images of fruit, haunting landscapes, and glass plate images taken by Clay’s grandfather, Joseph Albert May. Judge May […]

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