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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Collection now available online

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Collection now available online

In the midst of its COVID-19 closure, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., has rolled out a brand-new virtual feature—online access for visitors to thousands of items in its collection of Chesapeake Bay-related objects and images, all available at collections.cbmm.org. “After three years of research, planning, and conversion of data to our […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center collecting COVID-19 stories

Cincinnati Museum Center collecting COVID-19 stories

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is asking for stories, photos and materials as part of an initiative to document the COVID-19 pandemic for future generations. Individuals can add to the collection Pandemic Stories: Greater Cincinnati and the 2020 COVID-19 Crisis by visiting cincymuseum.org/pandemic-stories. The COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted daily life. Schools closed, forcing seniors […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns Charity Navigator 4-star rating

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns Charity Navigator 4-star rating

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned the non-profit museum yet another 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the fourth consecutive year CBMM has earned this top distinction. Since 2002, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations […]

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Jesse Wiegel named Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Waterfront Programs Manager

Jesse Wiegel named Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Waterfront Programs Manager

Jesse Wiegel of Port Townsend, Wash., has been hired as the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Floating Fleet Captain & Waterfront Programs Manager. Wiegel brings with him nearly a decade of experience in the non-profit sector operating sail training or character development programming. At CBMM, he will be responsible for serving as the primary captain of […]

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Lighthouse overnights offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels this spring & fall

Lighthouse overnights offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels this spring & fall

Youth groups can now reserve spring and fall dates for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Lighthouse Overnight Adventures program. Dates include select Fridays and Saturdays, April 3–June 27, and again Sept. 4–Oct. 30, with advanced reservations needed. Under the guidance of a museum educator, youth group participants can experience the rustic life of a lighthouse […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center brings NASA Apollo mathematician to Cincinnati

Cincinnati Museum Center brings NASA Apollo mathematician to Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – Marion Lee Johnson was at the forefront of history. As a young mathematician in 1969 she worked on the Apollo program, one of many hidden figures among the 400,000 individuals who made the Apollo 11 mission a success. Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is excited to bring Johnson to Cincinnati February 15 to share […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center expands permanent museum offerings

Cincinnati Museum Center expands permanent museum offerings

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is continuing to improve its museum experience with the addition and expansion of three galleries in its Cincinnati History Museum this spring. The additions are part of CMC’s ongoing rollout of a dynamic new CMC. One of the Cincinnati History Museum’s most beloved exhibits is back on the tracks […]

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