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Textile Museum of Canada Presents Simone Elizabeth Saunders: u.n.i.t.y.

Textile Museum of Canada Presents Simone Elizabeth Saunders: u.n.i.t.y.

The Textile Museum of Canada (the Museum) will present Simone Elizabeth Saunders: u.n.i.t.y., an exhibition of works by Simone Elizabeth Saunders, evoking personal history, Afro diaspora, and Black sisterhood through portraits created with bold, colourful textiles. Saunders’ dramatic tufted works incorporate motifs from her Jamaican heritage and engage with sociocultural factors to reclaim power from […]

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The Museum of Flight Becomes Symphonic

The Museum of Flight Becomes Symphonic

SEATTLE – All five of the Museum’s main galleries will resound with live performances by the University of Stuttgart Academic Orchestra on Sept. 21 from 3-5 p.m. The Orchestra will divide into five separate chamber groups and station themselves in aviation and space galleries on both the Museum’s East and West Campuses. Each group will […]

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Adult night at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Adult night at the Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati’s annual adults-only night at the museum is back November 4. Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is inviting you to enjoy a chilled cocktail around a fire pit, dine with the dinosaurs and be the first to experience its upcoming nature-inspired gallery as you explore every nook and cranny of the museum after hours. […]

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The Museum of Flight is Going to the Dogs

The Museum of Flight is Going to the Dogs

SEATTLE – Scores of energetic canines will catch air in the Museum’s Aviation Pavilion during the Seattle FlyDogs running and jumping contests on Sept. 18. The competition features dogs of all breeds engaged in exciting displays of canine athletics. Spectators are invited to meet and greet the furry athletes and their trainers. Performance times are […]

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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Tickets Grant Free Admission to The Museum of Flight

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Tickets Grant Free Admission to The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, – On Sept. 17, Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, The Museum of Flight will honor Museum Day tickets for free admission. Museum Day is a one-day event sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Tickets are only available […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIX

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIX

ST. MICHAELS, Md., – From Friday–Sunday, Sept. 30–Oct. 2, 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 XXXIX. Over the three days, CBMM guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary […]

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FINAL WEEKS TO SEE MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART’S LANDMARK PRESENTATION OF “A MOVEMENT IN EVERY DIRECTION: LEGACIES OF THE GREAT MIGRATION”

FINAL WEEKS TO SEE MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART’S LANDMARK PRESENTATION OF “A MOVEMENT IN EVERY DIRECTION: LEGACIES OF THE GREAT MIGRATION”

A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration, the acclaimed traveling exhibition at the Mississippi Museum of Art, its inaugural venue, closes Sunday, September 11, 2022. Featuring newly commissioned works across media by 12 influential artists, the exhibition explores the profound impact of the Great Migration on the social and cultural life of […]

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Maryland Dove Heads Home from the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Maryland Dove Heads Home from the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

After three years of construction and a festive summer send-off, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is officially bidding a fond farewell to a now-complete Maryland Dove. “I could not be prouder of the work that CBMM has achieved on the project,” said Kristen Greenaway, President & CEO of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. “We were […]

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Museum of Flight 21+ HangarFest Evening Tasting Party Returns

Museum of Flight 21+ HangarFest Evening Tasting Party Returns

SEATTLE – The Museum’s 21+ party, HangarFest, caps the summer with live dance music, brew/cider/wine and spirits tastings plus food trucks and outdoor games on Aug. 27 from 7-10 p.m. The event takes place in the Museum’s towering Aviation Pavilion. The ultimate 80s tribute band, Prom Date Mixtape, will be live onstage with a dance […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to exhibit works from Michael O. Snyder

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to exhibit works from Michael O. Snyder

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is pleased to announce a new special exhibition arriving soon at its St. Michaels, Md., campus, The Coming Coast. Opening Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, the exhibition will feature works by Michael O. Snyder on display both in a traditional gallery setting in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium and in a larger […]

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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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