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Donna Gustafson Appointed Interim Director of the Zimmerli Art Museum

Donna Gustafson Appointed Interim Director of the Zimmerli Art Museum

Donna Gustafson has been appointed interim director of the Zimmerli Art Museum, one of the nation’s largest and most respected university-based museums. Gustafson, whose tenure as interim director began June 26, also continues to serve as the museum’s curator of American art and Mellon Director for academic programs. Her most recent exhibition, Angela Davis—Seize the […]

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Madison Museum of Early Trades & Crafts to Reopen

Madison Museum of Early Trades & Crafts to Reopen

After closing on March 16, 2020 in adherence to state guidelines and to protect the health and safety of its visitors and staff, The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) will be re-opening by reservation only on Tuesday, August 4,2020. To monitor attendance and safety, no walk-in visitors are available at this time. Additionally, […]

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Museum of Flight Announces Dr. Dana Riley Black as New Vice President of Education

Museum of Flight Announces Dr. Dana Riley Black as New Vice President of Education

SEATTLE – Dr. Dana Riley Black, former Assistant Superintendent of Everett Public Schools in Washington state, is now The Museum of Flight’s new Vice President of Education. Riley Black brings to the Museum more than a decade of high-level successes in both formal and informal STEM education. “After a nationwide search, the obvious choice ended […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to open waterfowling exhibition in August

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to open waterfowling exhibition in August

After a temporary delay because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new exhibition in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Waterfowling building, Adze to Whittling Knife: Chesapeake Boatbuilders as Decoy Carvers, will open to the public on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Chesapeake Bay-area craftsmen produced boats—and decoys—that were regionally distinctive. Boatbuilding was often a full-time occupation, and […]

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Major London museums to open and expect 80% drop in visitors

Major London museums to open and expect 80% drop in visitors

Some of London’s biggest museums have announced their plans to reopen next month, but are expecting visitor numbers to drop by 80% when they do, according to the BBC. The Natural History Museum, V&A and Science Museum will all open their doors again during August. Visitors will be “strongly” recommended to wear face masks, but […]

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Join The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for Coffee & Wood Chips

Join The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for Coffee & Wood Chips

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is inviting the public for a monthly tour of its working Shipyard in a new virtual program titled Coffee & Wood Chips. Scheduled for 10–11am on Mondays July 13, Aug. 17, and Sept. 14, Coffee & Wood Chips participants are invited to join CBMM’s Shipyard Programs […]

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MOCA Toronto Reopens to the Public on July 16

MOCA Toronto Reopens to the Public on July 16

MOCA Toronto Reopens to the Public on July 16 with Acclaimed Exhibitions by Canadian and International Artists. All current exhibitions have been extended beyond their original closing dates. MOCA welcomes members, donors, frontline healthcare workers and members of the arts community with early access and free admission from July 9 ‒12 on a first-requested, first-served […]

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