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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Family, Homeschool days

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Family, Homeschool days

Two educational opportunities are returning to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., this April—Homeschool Day and Family Day. With activities designed for school-age audiences, both programs encourage guests to experience CBMM’s waterfront campus as a family. On Saturday, April 13, from 1–4pm, CBMM encourages families to get hands-on with its 18-acre waterfront […]

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Traditional iron casting at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Traditional iron casting at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering guests the chance to learn about traditional iron casting in St. Michaels, Md., this March through its Apprentice for a Day Shipyard Programs. The public is first invited to create their own iron-cast molds during a Sip & Scratch event from 5:30–8:30pm on Friday, March 15, in CBMM’s […]

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On Land and On Sea to bring iconic Rosenfeld photos to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Land and On Sea to bring iconic Rosenfeld photos to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

An exhibition showcasing many roles of women both in maritime industries and beyond will open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., this spring. On Land and On Sea: A Century of Women in the Rosenfeld Collection features the work of Morris and Stanley Rosenfeld, who created the world’s largest and most […]

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Fitchburg Art Museum announces A Night at the Museum:  The Age of Aquarius

Fitchburg Art Museum announces A Night at the Museum: The Age of Aquarius

Enjoy groovy hors d’oeuvres, far out cocktails, and mod music. Fab attire encouraged. Can you dig it? Be there or be square. A Night at the Museum provides support for FAM’s education initiatives, exhibitions, and special programs. Our theme this year is inspired by the spring exhibition Fire and Light: Otto Piene in Groton, 1983-2014 […]

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State apprenticeship navigator visits the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

State apprenticeship navigator visits the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Jane Sinclair, apprenticeship navigator for the Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, recently paid a visit to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., to meet several of its current Shipwright Apprentices. Pictured with Sinclair (far right), are CBMM apprentices Stephen North, Zachary […]

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Deconstructing Decoys exhibition to open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Deconstructing Decoys exhibition to open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

A new exhibition in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Waterfowling building, Deconstructing Decoys: The Culture of Collecting, will open to the public on Saturday, April 13, 2019. What makes a decoy “collectible”? How do you distinguish a Susquehanna Flats duck from a Chincoteague carvers’ work? Buying and selling carved and painted wooden waterfowl—once used simply […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns coveted Charity Navigator 4-star rating

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns coveted Charity Navigator 4-star rating

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned the non-profit museum a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the third consecutive year CBMM has earned this top distinction. Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally […]

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