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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host Maryland Dove construction symposium

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host Maryland Dove construction symposium

With construction underway on the new Maryland Dove in St. Michaels, Md., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and Historic St. Mary’s City have planned a Symposium on Building the New Maryland Dove. Scheduled for 10am–4pm Friday, Sept. 13, the event will be held in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium. During the symposium, staff from both CBMM […]

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Science and Art Merge on Space Art Day at The Museum of Flight

Science and Art Merge on Space Art Day at The Museum of Flight

TUKWILA – Science and art merge during this family-friendly day filled with space-themed activities, art displays, virtual reality experiences, a film screening and more on Aug. 25. All activities free with Museum admission. SCHEDULE Live Mural Painting by Henry 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Seattle-based artist Ryan ‘Henry’ Ward will finish his mural on the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum presents annual Fall Speaker Series

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum presents annual Fall Speaker Series

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will begin its Fall Speaker Series on Thursday, Oct. 10, and continue on select dates through Wednesday, Nov. 13. All sessions take place in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium, and advance registration is encouraged. CBMM’s newest exhibition, On Land and On Sea: A Century of Women in […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to participate in Maryland Lighthouse Challenge this September

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to participate in Maryland Lighthouse Challenge this September

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is participating in this year’s Maryland Lighthouse Challenge, which takes place Sept. 21-22, 2019, with an early bird date of Friday, Sept. 20 on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse now at CBMM is one of 11 Chesapeake lighthouses featured in this year’s tour. Sponsored by the Chesapeake […]

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Museum of Flight HangarFest 2019 Offers Big Party with Big Planes

Museum of Flight HangarFest 2019 Offers Big Party with Big Planes

SEATTLE – The Museum’s Aug. 24, 7-10 p.m. HangarFest is a big outdoor party surrounded by large classic airplanes under a towering three-acre roof. Centered in the Museum’s Aviation Pavilion, the 21+ event features yard games, live music from OnCore, food trucks and unlimited tastings of local craft brews, ciders, wines and spirits. The site […]

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Frist Art Museum Presents Groundbreaking Exhibition Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

Frist Art Museum Presents Groundbreaking Exhibition Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

NASHVILLE, TN – The Frist Art Museum presents Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists, the first major museum exhibition exclusively devoted to Native women artists from all over the United States and Canada, ranging across time and media. Organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) and developed in close cooperation with leading Native […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host Working Artists Forum show in August

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host Working Artists Forum show in August

Members of the public are invited to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Saturday, Aug. 17, and Sunday, Aug. 18, for an art show by the Working Artists Forum. This year’s show—Water, Water, Everywhere—will feature 30 juried professional artists and their works. This is the second consecutive year for this show to be held on […]

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Museum of Russian Icons announce Curator’s Talk Why wrestle angels? Who’s asking? with Exhibition Curator Lynette Hull

Museum of Russian Icons announce Curator’s Talk Why wrestle angels? Who’s asking? with Exhibition Curator Lynette Hull

Wrestling with Angels explores how God relates to man and how man wrestles with God in order to understand life’s meaning. In this curator’s talk, discover the unspoken assumptions behind the icons, how the iconographer communicates these assumptions artistically and why they matter. The 45-minute lecture will be followed by a Q&A with the curator. […]

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Museum of Russian Icons Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Museum of Russian Icons Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. The Museum of Russian Icons, participating museums, and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Tickets will be available […]

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