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Watch Elf Classic Yacht Race aboard Winnie Estelle at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Watch Elf Classic Yacht Race aboard Winnie Estelle at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is offering a special cruise aboard the 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle to watch the 8th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race, taking place on the Miles River in St. Michaels, Md. on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The annual race is sponsored by the Classic Yacht Restoration Guild […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hires four summer interns

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hires four summer interns

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. recently welcomed William Delano of Washington D.C., Laiken Harrigan of Townsend, Del., Katy Trice of Easton Md., and Nathan Samoriski of Victor, N.Y. as its 2018 summer interns. Delano is working in the Shipyard, Harrigan in Communications and Special Events, Trice in Education, and Samoriski in […]

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Utah Museum of Fine Arts announces  The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

Utah Museum of Fine Arts announces The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

Union Pacific, in partnership with Joslyn Art Museum and the Union Pacific Museum in Council Bluffs, Iowa, announces a new travelling exhibition in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West celebrates the “Meeting of the Rails” at Promontory Summit, […]

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Orbis MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital at Museum of Flight for Tours

Orbis MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital at Museum of Flight for Tours

SEATTLE – A former FedEx MD-10 cargo plane converted into the world’s only flying eye care teaching hospital will make its first visit to Seattle and be stationed at the Museum for tours on July 28-29 and Aug. 4-5. The Flying Eye Hospital is operated by Orbis, an international non-profit organization that flies the plane […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Extends  Confederacy Exhibitions

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Extends Confederacy Exhibitions

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is extending Confederate Currency: The Color of Money, sponsored by BB&T, and Confederate Memory: Symbols, Controversy & Legacy through Sunday, July 15. Confederate Currency: The Color of Money investigates the significance of slavery in the economy of the South. Artist John W. Jones researched and documented […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum receives National Heritage Program grant

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum receives National Heritage Program grant

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. recently received a grant from the National Maritime Heritage Program to support a Bay-wide heritage tour of Edna E. Lockwood in 2019. The National Park Service collaborated with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration to fund more than 34 Maritime Heritage education and preservation projects, […]

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Jennie C. Jones: RPM (revolutions per minute) at The Glass House

Jennie C. Jones: RPM (revolutions per minute) at The Glass House

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Jennie C. Jones: RPM (revolutions per minute) brings together newly commissioned audio collages and works on paper that extend the artist’s ongoing engagement with visual and sonic abstraction. Throughout her work, Jones has mined histories of American Modernism – focusing on Minimalism, avant-garde music, and their corresponding cultural, social and political […]

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