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Build your own skin-on-frame kayak at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Build your own skin-on-frame kayak at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

This fall, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and Delmarva Paddlers Retreat are partnering up to offer the public a chance to build their own skin-on-frame kayak. Scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30–Thursday, Oct. 6, this weeklong intensive will be led by Anders Thygesen of Vestfossen, Norway. Thygesen, himself an expedition kayaker, is a favorite guest of […]

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New Maryland Dove to arrive at Historic St. Mary’s City

New Maryland Dove to arrive at Historic St. Mary’s City

The public is invited to help honor the arrival of the new Maryland Dove to St. Mary’s City, Maryland on August 27, 2022. Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) will open at 10 a.m. on August 27, 2022, with the ship scheduled to sail in between 10:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. (weather permitting). After the ship’s […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) breaks ground on new Welcome Center

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) breaks ground on new Welcome Center

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is pleased to announce that it has broken ground on its new Welcome Center—a major milestone marking the start of Phase II of its ongoing Master Plan campus upgrades. Opening in 2023, the new, fully ADA accessible building will house CBMM’s Welcome Center, Museum Store, and two exhibition spaces. “The […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Board of Trustees Elect James D. Thornton as Board Chair

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Board of Trustees Elect James D. Thornton as Board Chair

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Board of Trustees recently elected James D. Thornton as the museum’s 26th Board Chair and the first person of color to lead the BMA’s Trustees. He succeeds Clair Zamoiski Segal, who held the position for seven years and remains on the board as Immediate Past Chair […]

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Watermen’s Appreciation Day returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md

Watermen’s Appreciation Day returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md

On Sunday, Aug. 14, Watermen’s Appreciation Day returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., featuring a spirited boat docking contest, steamed crabs and other regional food, live music, beer, boat rides, family activities, and more. The fundraising event is organized by CBMM in cooperation with the Talbot Watermen Association, with proceeds […]

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Made in Cincinnati opens Friday at Cincinnati Museum Center

Made in Cincinnati opens Friday at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – In Cincinnati Museum Center’s newest exhibit, you don’t just learn history, you make history. Made in Cincinnati opens Friday, the newest permanent addition to CMC’s museum experience. Made in Cincinnati is a celebration of innovation and excellence. It firmly plants the city’s flag as a leader of industry – past, present and future […]

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Pulitzer Presents Major Exhibition Celebrating the Achievements of Acclaimed Artist Barbara Chase-Riboud

Pulitzer Presents Major Exhibition Celebrating the Achievements of Acclaimed Artist Barbara Chase-Riboud

This fall the Pulitzer Arts Foundation presents Barbara Chase-Riboud Monumentale: The Bronzes, a major monographic presentation examining the artistic vision of the Paris-based artist, novelist, and poet, Barbara Chase-Riboud (b. Philadelphia, 1939). On view from September 16, 2022, to February 5, 2023, Barbara Chase-Riboud Monumentale: The Bronzes brings together some 40 major sculptures from the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to hold volunteer interest meetings

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to hold volunteer interest meetings

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, Md., has planned a set of upcoming volunteer interest meetings to welcome more members to its volunteer team. Volunteer roles include opportunities with guided tours and programs, exhibitions and collections, caring for CBMM’s grounds and gardens, on-the-water and dockside with its Floating Fleet and working Shipyard, […]

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Museum of Flight Unveils STEM Programming for Multilingual Students

Museum of Flight Unveils STEM Programming for Multilingual Students

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight now offers a Spanish language version of its popular virtual and remote STEM education program, Suited for Space. The new Suited for Space | English Learner Enhanced can be used for students learning English and/or Spanish. Designed for upper-elementary and middle school learning environments, the program leads students to […]

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Watch log canoe races aboard Winnie Estelle  at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Watch log canoe races aboard Winnie Estelle at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum aboard the 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle this summer for an up-close and personal view of the Chesapeake Bay sailing log canoe races on the Miles River. Log canoe races are a quintessential Chesapeake pastime, and from a shady spot onboard Winnie’s deck you will get an up close and […]

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Pride-inspired children’s programming at Cincinnati Museum Center

Pride-inspired children’s programming at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is helping empower kids to embrace their full selves during a month of programming for Pride Month. The Children’s Museum programming will include art activities, story times and more to encourage self-confidence and self-expression. Throughout June, CMC will be hosting a mural-making experience in the Children’s Museum. Teaching artists […]

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Chesapeake Bay-built boats to be featured at 34th Antique & Classic Boat Festival

Chesapeake Bay-built boats to be featured at 34th Antique & Classic Boat Festival

The 34th Antique & Classic Boat Festival and the Arts at Navy Point begins Friday, June 17, at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., this year celebrating the theme: “Chesapeake Bay Built.” Hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society, this Father’s Day tradition brings a sense […]

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