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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Rising Tide program returns for school year

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Rising Tide program returns for school year

As the new school year begins, so have after-school sessions of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s free Rising Tide Program. Presented both virtually and in-person, this program is open to students in grades six–nine. From 3:30–5:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursday, students are invited to CBMM’s Workshop Annex in St. Michaels, Md., for in-person classes, while […]

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Museum of Western Film History Announce The Lone Pine Film Festival – Western Watch Party

Museum of Western Film History Announce The Lone Pine Film Festival – Western Watch Party

Lone Pine, CA – Hollywood has been shooting in the Eastern Sierra since 1920 and this year the glorious Alabama Hills of Lone Pine, California are the backdrop for The Lone Pine Film Festival’s “Western Watch Party.” Tune in on Vimeo for virtual tours, films, interviews and more… including The World Premiere of the 4K […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Announces Winnie Estelle Illustrated Talk

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Announces Winnie Estelle Illustrated Talk

At 2pm on Wednesday, Sept. 30, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the launch of the historic buyboat Winnie Estelle with an illustrated talk. After shipping fish and oysters purchased from watermen to city markets or seafood packing houses for decades, Winnie Estelle moved south to the Caribbean as a […]

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The Baltimore Museum of Art Announces Jazz: The Living Room Session

The Baltimore Museum of Art Announces Jazz: The Living Room Session

On Monday, September 21, The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is presenting a livestreamed concert at 6 p.m. from its living room to yours. Jazz: The Living Room Session features acclaimed jazz vocalist Akua Allrich performing from the museum’s immersive East Lobby installation Mickalene Thomas: A Moment’s Pleasure, which was designed as a living room […]

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New Museum Reopening in September

New Museum Reopening in September

The New Museum is planning to reopen on September 15, having been closed for six-months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To celebrate the reopening, admission will be free to all visitors, through Sunday, September 27. On reopening, the New Museum’s exhibitions will remain on view, “Peter Saul: Crime and Punishment,” “Jordan Casteel: Within Reach,” and […]

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Museum of the Moving Image to Show Michael Almereyda Films

Museum of the Moving Image to Show Michael Almereyda Films

From August 21 through September 20, Museum of the Moving Image will present Michael Almereyda Here and Now, a recent career retrospective featuring four of the director’s most memorable 21st-century visions — William Eggelston in the Real World, Experimenter, Marjorie Prime, and Escapes — and a collection of rarely shown shorts. The retrospective coincides with […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Announces Virtual Tool Sharpening Workshop

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Announces Virtual Tool Sharpening Workshop

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is hosting another session of its virtual tool-sharpening workshop on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10am–noon. The workshop will focus on gouges and other oddly shaped edge tools. By using grinding wheels and stones to sharpen your tools, practice and just a few simple techniques can help […]

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UK Government Publish Guidance for Reopening of Museums, Galleries and Heritage Sector

UK Government Publish Guidance for Reopening of Museums, Galleries and Heritage Sector

The UK Government has published guidance outlining how museums, galleries, heritage attractions and historic buildings can reopen to the public, during the ongoing Corvid 19 pandemic. Guidance for the heritage sector has been published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in collaboration with Historic England and guidance for museums has been published […]

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The Baltimore Museum of Art Go Mobile Audio Tour Expanded

The Baltimore Museum of Art Go Mobile Audio Tour Expanded

The The Baltimore Museum of Arts web-based app has been updated and now includes a self-guided tour of the grounds around the Museum. The tour features audio commentary from the museum’s curators on nine works of art and architecture. Works by Kota Ezawa, Bruce Nauman, Louise Nevelson, Mickalene Thomas, and Isamu Noguchi are featured along […]

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