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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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Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire returns to Union Terminal

Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire returns to Union Terminal

CINCINNATI – Attention inventors, tinkerers, hackers and mad scientists! Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back at Union Terminal. Cincinnati Museum Center’s family-friendly showcase of imagination, design and ingenuity will once again take over Union Terminal on April 13. Part of MAKE Magazine’s Maker movement, Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is part science fair, part county fair, […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum honored with Maryland Preservation Award

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum honored with Maryland Preservation Award

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum was honored on Jan. 31, 2019, by the Maryland Historical Trust’s Board of Trustees at its 44th Maryland Preservation Awards. CBMM’s Edna E. Lockwood restoration project was one of 11 honored for its efforts in historic preservation, including education, restoration and revitalization projects, as well as individual leadership. The two-year […]

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Museum of Flight Scale Model Show Takes Mini to the Max

Museum of Flight Scale Model Show Takes Mini to the Max

SEATTLE – On Feb. 16-17 the Museum hosts the region’s largest exhibition of scale models, the 2019 NorthWest Scale Modelers Show. The exhibit takes over the floor of the Museum’s Great Gallery with hundreds of expertly crafted scale model aircraft, cars, figures and vehicles. The themes for this year’s annual event are D-Day, Air Racing […]

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Museum of Flight Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks

Museum of Flight Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks

SEATTLE – On Feb. 9 two perennial favorites provide a wonderland and a haven for young geeks when the Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest and the Engineering Fair return to the Museum. The remarkably rambunctious Bridge Contest is a spectacle for families. The Engineering Fair is a curiously fun mix of hands-on robot, gizmo and […]

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