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Yoga returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Navy Point

Yoga returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Navy Point

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and Eastern Shore Yoga are offering multiple sessions of outdoor yoga this spring and summer. On Tuesdays in May and June from 5:30–6:30pm, Jenn Swaine, owner and certified yoga instructor at Eastern Shore Yoga, will lead participants through a mixed-level flow evening yoga class on CBMM’s Navy Point. Participants are […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center adds new Curator of Photographs, Prints and Media

Cincinnati Museum Center adds new Curator of Photographs, Prints and Media

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) announced today the hiring of its new Curator of Photographs, Prints & Media. Arabeth Balasko brings 18 years of experience to CMC’s collections of more than one million photographs, films, sound recordings and prints. Balasko will take the lead on new and ongoing research projects while also working to […]

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Freedom Center voted #3 history museum in the country

Freedom Center voted #3 history museum in the country

CINCINNATI – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has again been voted one of the country’s top three history museums. USA TODAY announced the results of their 10Best Readers’ Choice awards today, revealing that the Freedom Center had finished third among the twenty finalists from across the nation following a four-week online vote. This is […]

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Families invited to workshop at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Families invited to workshop at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Families are invited to join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Workshop Education team for a hands-on workshop from 10am–noon Saturday, April 23. Held in CBMM’s Workshop Annex, families will be able to build a small tabletop garden for their backyard or patio. Affectionally known as a salad box, this project is large enough to grow […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art Appoints Members of Senior Leadership Team as Interim Co-Directors

Baltimore Museum of Art Appoints Members of Senior Leadership Team as Interim Co-Directors

Chris Dietze and Asma Naeem to guide museum during its transition period following Christopher Bedford’s departure in June 2022 BALTIMORE, MD – The Board of Trustees of the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced today that it has appointed two members of the museum’s senior leadership team to serve as Interim Co-Directors. Christine Dietze, the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Homeschool Day April 14

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts Homeschool Day April 14

Homeschool students and their chaperones are invited to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., for a Homeschool Day on Thursday, April 14. Programs will be held at 10:30am and 1pm, with individual homeschool families and cooperative groups invited to participate. Groups should select either a morning or afternoon program focused on the […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center receives national recognition for excellence

Cincinnati Museum Center receives national recognition for excellence

Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center have again achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. CMC first received accreditation in 2012 and the Freedom Center in 2014. Of the nation’s estimated 33,000 museums, less than 2,000 – roughly 6% – are […]

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“Free First Thursdays” Return to the Museum of Flight Next Month

“Free First Thursdays” Return to the Museum of Flight Next Month

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight’s popular, pre-pandemic Free First Thursday program resumes in April. Beginning on April 7, every first Thursday of the month the Museum will extend its hours until 9 p.m., with free admission from 5-9 p.m. The Museum is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking is always […]

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Dove Tales to open at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Dove Tales to open at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is pleased to announce that it will soon open another new exhibition, Dove Tales, scheduled to be on display from April 21–Dec. 31, 2022, in its Steamboat Building. Dove Tales will explore the sources that reveal the history, construction and cultural significance of Maryland Dove. From the tercentenary representation to […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum President to be honored

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum President to be honored

Kristen Greenaway, President of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, will be honored at the 11th annual National Maritime Awards Dinner at the National Press Club on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington on Wednesday evening, April 27, 2022. Ms. Greenaway is the first Maritime Museum CEO to be so honored. The Dinner is the singular national event […]

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Freedom Center tells story of nation’s first African American lawyer

Freedom Center tells story of nation’s first African American lawyer

CINCINNATI – Few individuals can stake such a long list of firsts in American legal history as Macon Bolling Allen, including, most notably, the first African American licensed to practice law. And while Allen may not yet be a household name, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is making his accomplishments known. Macon Bolling Allen: […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center’s beloved Moon rock tells its own story in new children’s book

Cincinnati Museum Center’s beloved Moon rock tells its own story in new children’s book

CINCINNATI – “A piece of this young basalt is completely separated from its mother. Its brothers and sisters lie nearby. Let’s call him Bok.” So begins the story of one intrepid rock and its journey across the stars to a foreign planet. Bok’s Giant Leap: One Moon Rock’s Journey Through Time and Space, published by […]

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