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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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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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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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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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MOCA Toronto Reopens to the Public on July 23, 2021 with Must-See Roster of Exhibitions

MOCA Toronto Reopens to the Public on July 23, 2021 with Must-See Roster of Exhibitions

Toronto – The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Toronto will reopen to the public on July 23, 2021 with required advance timed-ticketing. Tickets will be available for purchase by the general public on the Museum’s website beginning on July 19. MOCA members receive free admission but are invited to reserve timed-tickets before their visit to […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center celebrates Youth Programs graduates

Cincinnati Museum Center celebrates Youth Programs graduates

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) celebrated 18 graduating seniors from its Youth Programs. As the program cheered on its seniors, it welcomed 30 incoming youth volunteers that will continue to support the museum through program development, content delivery, collections support and more while engaging in college readiness and career development coaching. CMC’s Youth Programs […]

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