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THE MICHENER ART MUSEUM APPOINTS LAURA TURNER IGOE AS CURATOR OF AMERICAN ART

THE MICHENER ART MUSEUM APPOINTS LAURA TURNER IGOE AS CURATOR OF AMERICAN ART

DOYLESTOWN, PA – The Michener Art Museum is delighted to announce that Laura Turner Igoe has accepted the position of Curator of American Art starting early July 2019. Dr. Igoe joins the Museum with broad curatorial experience from such noted institutions as the Harvard Art Museums, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Princeton University Art Museum and […]

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Space Expert Presents Children’s Book About Space Race at the Museum of Flight

Space Expert Presents Children’s Book About Space Race at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On June 23, down-to-Earth space journalist and broadcaster Sarah Cruddas will talk about her new children’s book The Space Race, which covers our journey to the Moon in 1969 and the evolution of space travel over the past 50 years. Cruddas is frequently seen around the world talking about space on channels such […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Exhibit, “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.”

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Exhibit, “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.”

CINCINNATI, OH. – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.” today. The exhibit will open for the first-time to the public on Saturday, August 17 through December 1, 2019 in the Skirball Gallery before continuing on a three-year, 10-city tour. Created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), […]

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Antique & Classic Boat Festival adds boat rides at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Antique & Classic Boat Festival adds boat rides at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

This year’s Antique & Classic Boat Festival at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. will bring more people out on the water with free boat rides from 10-3pm on Saturday, June 15. The boat rides will be offered on a selection of antique and classic boats participating in the festival, with boarding […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center photograph exhibition celebrates Cincinnatians in World War I

Cincinnati Museum Center photograph exhibition celebrates Cincinnatians in World War I

CINCINNATI – In December 1918, just a month after World War I’s end, the US and Allied Governments War Exposition at Music Hall celebrated the Allied victory and the Cincinnatians who served. The Expo featured photographs of area servicemen and women, loaned to the Expo by local families, as well as uniforms, flags and more. […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces Ford’s departure

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces Ford’s departure

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces John Ford of Easton, Md., will be departing from CBMM this June, after more than 29 years of service at the non-profit. CBMM will be hosting a private reception to honor Ford for his service. “We are very grateful for John’s years of service helping to forward the mission […]

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D-Day Presentation Offers New Look at Normandy Invasion at the Museum of Flight

D-Day Presentation Offers New Look at Normandy Invasion at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – For the 75th Anniversary of D-Day comes this fresh perspective on the Normandy Invasion and the following three-month campaign. On June 8, American historian Edward Gordon will deliver a presentation based upon his book with British author David Ramsay, Divided on D-Day. The 2 p.m. program will spotlight the conflicting egos, national rivalries, […]

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On Land and On Sea: A Century of Women opens at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Land and On Sea: A Century of Women opens at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

An exhibition showcasing the many roles of women in the maritime world opened at a private reception on Thursday, May 23 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. On Land and On Sea: A Century of Women in the Rosenfeld Collection features the work of Morris and Stanley Rosenfeld, who created the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has been recognized for environmental stewardship and sustainable business practices as a Maryland Green Registry 2019 Leadership Award recipient. The Registry honored its top performers at its Annual Membership and Awards Event on May 20 at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore. The Maryland Green Registry’s leadership awards recognize organizations […]

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Maritime arts at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Maritime arts at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

This Father’s Day weekend, more than 60 juried maritime artists and craftspeople from around the country will be showing and selling their beautiful works of art along the Miles River and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. The June 14-16 Arts at Navy Point is part of the 32nd Annual Antique & […]

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Cincinnati Museum Centre Journey across Cuba’s breathtaking landscapes and vibrant city culture in new OMNIMAX film

Cincinnati Museum Centre Journey across Cuba’s breathtaking landscapes and vibrant city culture in new OMNIMAX film

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center’s (CMC) newest OMNIMAX® film is taking viewers on a breathtaking journey to the tropical island nation of Cuba. CUBA: Journey to the Heart of the Caribbean immerses audiences in the electrifying culture of the island and reveals why Cuba continues to stir the imagination of the world. The film opens […]

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France Awards Legion of Honor to Three Washington State World War II Veterans at Museum of Flight

France Awards Legion of Honor to Three Washington State World War II Veterans at Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On May 10 the Museum will host a presentation ceremony for the French Legion of Honor medal to four Washington-resident World War II veterans. The recipients are Daniel F. McAllister (P-38 aircraft Mechanic), Stanley L. Zemont (demolition squad leader) and Richard (Dick) A. Nelms (B-17 Pilot). Nelms, 96, is a volunteer at the […]

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