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ICA LIVE! Word for Word Performing Moby Dick

ICA LIVE! Word for Word Performing Moby Dick

Word For Word is a performing arts ensemble whose mission is to tell great stories with elegant theatricality, staging performances of classic and contemporary fiction. No word is cut from the script, the actors include every description and inner monologue from the original text in their performance. Word For Word will enact chapters 36-40 from […]

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Museum of Flight Admission Free for Furloughed Feds

Museum of Flight Admission Free for Furloughed Feds

SEATTLE – The Museum has some good news for federal workers affected by the shut-down: it is now offering free admission to U.S. federal government civil servants and contractors with a government I.D. badge for as long as the government shut-down lasts. The employees may also bring one guest at no cost. The Museum of […]

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Lighthouse overnights offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Lighthouse overnights offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Youth groups can now reserve spring dates for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Lighthouse Overnight Adventures program. Dates include select Fridays and Saturdays, Apr. 5 through June 29, with advanced reservations needed. Under the guidance of a museum educator, adventure participants can travel back in time to explore the life of a late-19th-century lighthouse keeper, […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to build Maryland Dove

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to build Maryland Dove

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has officially been selected to build a new Maryland Dove, a representation of the late 17th-century trading ship that accompanied the first European settlers to what is now Maryland. Maryland Dove is owned by the state of Maryland and operated and maintained by the Historic St. Mary’s City Commission. “HSMC […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Winter Speaker Series to explore region’s early colonial story

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Winter Speaker Series to explore region’s early colonial story

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will begin its Winter Speaker Series on Thursday, Feb. 7, and continue on select dates through Thursday, March 7. All sessions take place in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium, and advance registration is encouraged. This year’s Winter Speaker Series will explore the Chesapeake’s early colonial story. The […]

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Historic Medici and Lorraine Gem Collection on view for the first time thanks to Friends of Florence

Historic Medici and Lorraine Gem Collection on view for the first time thanks to Friends of Florence

Florence, Italy – The newly refurbished section displaying the extraordinary collection of antique gems collected by the Medici and Lorraine families opened at the National Archeological Museum in Florence this month, enabling the display of a selection of objects for the first time. The last ruling dynasties of the Duchy of Florence, the Medici and […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers reduced winter admission

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers reduced winter admission

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is offering a reduced daily admission fee of $5 per guest from Jan. 2, 2019 through March 31, 2019. CBMM members enjoy free general admission all year long, as well as Museum Store discounts, reduced festival admission and program fees, and more. The new one-day admission […]

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