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Museum of Flight Awards $143,000 in Educational Scholarships

Museum of Flight Awards $143,000 in Educational Scholarships

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight’s Boeing Academy for STEM Learning awarded a total of $143,000 in scholarships to nine Seattle area high school students. Each of the nine students was the first to receive one of the Museum’s five new annual scholarships, made possible through generous endowments established by Jim and Sue Johnson, Alaska […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host free Sunday Funday

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host free Sunday Funday

The public is invited to join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum from 1–5pm Sunday, July 22, for an afternoon of music, lawn games, and friendly competition. No registration is required, and admission is free. Bring your friends to enjoy giant Jenga, cornhole, or KanJam; test your balance on the slackline; and maybe sign up your […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum board holds annual fiscal review meeting

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum board holds annual fiscal review meeting

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recently hosted its annual Board of Governors’ fiscal review meeting, which included a reception along CBMM’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, Md. The June 25 meeting included presentations from CBMM President Kristen Greenaway, Vice President of Finance Branden Meredith and Vice President of Operations Steve Byrnes. Updates were given on […]

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Weekly “Breathe Free” Screening at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Weekly “Breathe Free” Screening at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will screen “Breathe Free” in the Harriet Tubman Theater weekly throughout the run of the visual art exhibition, The Columbus Crossing Borders Project. “Breathe Free” is a moving and compelling documentary that spotlights stories of refugees now living in central Ohio. The 50-minute documentary will be […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Bosnian exchange students

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Bosnian exchange students

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., recently hosted Bosnian students from the University of Sarajevo. The students are participants in the Saving What Matters international exchange program, an effort facilitated by former CBMM shipwright Mike Vlahovich and funded through the nonprofit World Learning’s Communities Connecting Heritage Program. Through the program, students from […]

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Learn to carve a name board at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md

Learn to carve a name board at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a workshop to teach the basics of carving a nameboard from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, Aug. 18, with all participants taking home their individual carved pieces. Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Workshop participants will work under the direction of experienced carver […]

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ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART AND WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART PRESENT VISUAL ARTS AND THE AIDS EPIDEMIC SYMPOSIUM

ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART AND WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART PRESENT VISUAL ARTS AND THE AIDS EPIDEMIC SYMPOSIUM

The Archives of American Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art are presenting a symposium, Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic, on July 13, 2018, from 1‒5 p.m. at the Whitney. Featuring conversations with artists, activists, and historians reflecting on the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and 90s, the event will incorporate material from […]

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