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Museum of the Moving Image to Show Michael Almereyda Films

Museum of the Moving Image to Show Michael Almereyda Films

From August 21 through September 20, Museum of the Moving Image will present Michael Almereyda Here and Now, a recent career retrospective featuring four of the director’s most memorable 21st-century visions — William Eggelston in the Real World, Experimenter, Marjorie Prime, and Escapes — and a collection of rarely shown shorts. The retrospective coincides with […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Announces Virtual Tool Sharpening Workshop

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Announces Virtual Tool Sharpening Workshop

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is hosting another session of its virtual tool-sharpening workshop on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10am–noon. The workshop will focus on gouges and other oddly shaped edge tools. By using grinding wheels and stones to sharpen your tools, practice and just a few simple techniques can help […]

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UK Government Publish Guidance for Reopening of Museums, Galleries and Heritage Sector

UK Government Publish Guidance for Reopening of Museums, Galleries and Heritage Sector

The UK Government has published guidance outlining how museums, galleries, heritage attractions and historic buildings can reopen to the public, during the ongoing Corvid 19 pandemic. Guidance for the heritage sector has been published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in collaboration with Historic England and guidance for museums has been published […]

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The Baltimore Museum of Art Go Mobile Audio Tour Expanded

The Baltimore Museum of Art Go Mobile Audio Tour Expanded

The The Baltimore Museum of Arts web-based app has been updated and now includes a self-guided tour of the grounds around the Museum. The tour features audio commentary from the museum’s curators on nine works of art and architecture. Works by Kota Ezawa, Bruce Nauman, Louise Nevelson, Mickalene Thomas, and Isamu Noguchi are featured along […]

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Heritage Fund Grants Support Maryland Museums and Sites

Heritage Fund Grants Support Maryland Museums and Sites

Preservation Maryland and the Maryland Historical Trust’s joint Heritage Fund grant program will provide nearly $50,000 in essential funding across nine cultural groups in Maryland during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The selected projects were determined by committee to be in step with current state safety measures and will directly help museums stay connected with visitors […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art Announces New Outdoor Experiences

Baltimore Museum of Art Announces New Outdoor Experiences

BALTIMORE, MD – While The Baltimore Museum of Art’s (BMA) building is still closed to the public, there is now more for visitors to see, do, and eat outside the museum. Beginning Wednesday, August 5, the BMA is debuting a presentation of Kota Ezawa’s powerful video National Anthem in the Latrobe Spring House and new […]

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Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) Reopens

Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) Reopens

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has reopened its doors in accordance with public health recommendations and guidance. This follows Governor Charlie Baker’s declaration that Massachusetts will embark on Phase 3 of its reopening. Museum members, generous patrons, and contributors to the #WeArePEM campaign — which provided memberships to over 300 caregivers at North Shore Medical […]

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