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Holiday traditions return to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels on Dec. 11

Holiday traditions return to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels on Dec. 11

As part of the annual Christmas in St. Michaels festivities, the Chesapeake Independent Blues and the Fort McHenry Guard will return to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this December to re-create the early 19th century tradition of firing guns to celebrate the Christmas season. The event is free for CBMM members or with general museum […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center hosts an adults-only night at the museum

Cincinnati Museum Center hosts an adults-only night at the museum

CINCINNATI – Time is running out to get your tickets for an adults-only night at the museum. Cincinnati Museum Center’s second annual party with a purpose, Layers of Creativity, is your chance to drink with the dinosaurs, party with the polar bear and explore every nook and cranny of the museum after hours. All proceeds […]

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Museum of Flight Veterans Day Ceremony Features Retired Air Force Senior Intelligence Officer

Museum of Flight Veterans Day Ceremony Features Retired Air Force Senior Intelligence Officer

SEATTLE – The keynote speaker at the Museum’s Nov. 11 Veterans Day Ceremony will be U. S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Robert “Bob” Otto, former Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. Other speakers during the program include City of Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg; the Museum’s President/CEO […]

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Eastern Shore Sea Glass Festival returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Eastern Shore Sea Glass Festival returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Saturday, Nov. 20, and Sunday, Nov. 21, the Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival will return to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. The festival, now in its ninth year, takes place on CBMM’s waterfront campus from 10am–4pm Saturday and Sunday, with all tickets valid for admission on both […]

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MOCA Toronto’s Online Platform Shift Key Launches New Film and Video Offerings for 2021/22

MOCA Toronto’s Online Platform Shift Key Launches New Film and Video Offerings for 2021/22

Toronto, ON… November 1, 2021, The Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA) today shared details of its new season of programming on Shift Key, the Museum’s digital moving-image platform. Curated by Carly Whitefield, Assistant Curator, International Art at Tate Modern, What we carry forward touches upon specific questions and themes raised in the Museum’s inaugural […]

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Discover the Hidden Beauty and Science of the Invisible World of Water Opening Nov. 13 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Discover the Hidden Beauty and Science of the Invisible World of Water Opening Nov. 13 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

The first project in the Academy of Natural Sciences’ yearlong focus on water renews our appreciation for the vital element of water through artworks that combine the marvel and insight of both scientific and artistic inquiry. Centered around two micro-phenomena — snow crystals and diatoms — the exhibition will present parallel histories of observation and […]

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Center for Art & Public Exchange at Mississippi Museum of Art Announces Release of Two Publications in Service to the Museum Sector

Center for Art & Public Exchange at Mississippi Museum of Art Announces Release of Two Publications in Service to the Museum Sector

The Center for Art & Public Exchange (CAPE) at the Mississippi Museum of Art (MMA/the Museum) today announced the release of two publications in service to the art museum sector thanks to generous support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Established in 2018, CAPE’s mission is to use original artworks, exhibitions, programs, and engagements with artists […]

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The Science Behind Pixar takes STEM to infinity… and beyond!

The Science Behind Pixar takes STEM to infinity… and beyond!

CINCINNATI – It’s your turn in the artist’s seat as Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) reveals The Science Behind Pixar. The interactive exhibition showcases the boundless limits of STEM, imagination and curiosity, thrilling you as you come face-to-face with some of your favorite characters, including Buzz Lightyear, Dory, Mike and Sulley, Edna Mode and WALL•E. The […]

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On Halloween The Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright

On Halloween The Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright

SEATTLE – On Oct. 31 kids can trick or treat through Seattle’s biggest Halloween haunted house, The Museum of Fright, where the world of flight becomes a spooky site with games and activities to spark imagination from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Costumes are encouraged, and all activities included with Museum admission. Activities include: Where’s […]

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Amal and George Clooney, John Lewis and Bryan Stevenson honored by Freedom Center

Amal and George Clooney, John Lewis and Bryan Stevenson honored by Freedom Center

CINCINNATI – Four modern-day freedom conductors were recognized Saturday evening at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s International Freedom Conductor Awards. Amal and George Clooney, Bryan Stevenson and the late Congressman John Lewis joined the ranks of past award recipients and social justice icons Rosa Parks, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Nelson […]

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Celebrate all things oyster October 30 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Celebrate all things oyster October 30 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

CBMM’s OysterFest features oysters served a variety of ways, along with other local fare, craft beer, and spirits; live music on two stages; scenic river cruises aboard 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle; cooking demonstrations, Chesapeake Bay retriever and oystering demonstrations; and children’s activities, and more. Festivalgoers can savor Chesapeake Bay wild and aquaculture oysters served steamed […]

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Duke Energy Holiday Trains celebrate their 75th anniversary at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Duke Energy Holiday Trains celebrate their 75th anniversary at the Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – The holidays are back at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC). The Duke Energy Holiday Trains continue to evoke childlike wonder in kids of all ages as they celebrate their 75th year. A blizzard of custom-built LEGO bricks returns, featuring whimsical scenes and characters from your favorite books and movies. Historic trains and new technology […]

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