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Model Weekend at the Museum of Flight

Model Weekend at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Models of all kinds will be on display at the Museum Nov. 20-21. Visitors will see how the NorthWest Scale Modelers sweat the small stuff as the Museum displays hundreds of their scale model aircraft, automobiles, spacecraft and rockets on Saturday the Nov. 20. On Sunday Nov. 21, a world of flying models […]

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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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Applications Accepted for Museum of Flight 2021-2022 Washington Aerospace Scholar Program

Applications Accepted for Museum of Flight 2021-2022 Washington Aerospace Scholar Program

SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2021—Applications are being accepted through Oct. 17 for the 2021-2022 class in the Museum’s Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) program. This STEM program is open to Washington state high school juniors, and participants have the option to earn five science credits from the University of Washington. WAS provides lessons in Earth and Space Science and NASA history, and offers interaction […]

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Museum of Flight and Japan’s Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum Sign Partnership Agreement

Museum of Flight and Japan’s Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum Sign Partnership Agreement

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight and Japan’s Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum signed a Partnership Agreement during a live virtual ceremony on Sept 14. Museum leaders and local elected officials were at each museum during the event. The Partnership Agreement is meant to foster mutual educational, cultural and institutional goals, and to develop joint […]

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Learn about Japanese boatbuilding this fall at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Learn about Japanese boatbuilding this fall at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Sunday, Oct. 17, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will host Douglas Brooks—boatbuilder, visiting master, writer, researcher, and winner of the 2014 Rare Craft Fellowship Award—for a demonstration on Japanese boatbuilding techniques and a slide presentation following the arc of his work in Japan apprenticing under seven different master boatbuilders. During […]

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Maryland Dove tours offered in October at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Maryland Dove tours offered in October at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Thursdays next month, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering the public a chance to go behind the fences of its working Shipyard for an immersive small group tour of the Maryland Dove build project. Scheduled for 3pm on Thursdays Oct. 7, 14, 21, & 28, the 45-minute tours will provide an up-close look […]

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The Science Behind Pixar at Cincinnati Museum Center

The Science Behind Pixar at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is giving guests their turn in the artist’s seat in their upcoming exhibition, The Science Behind Pixar, opening October 22. The interactive exhibition showcases the boundless limits of STEM, imagination and curiosity, thrilling guests as they come face-to-face with popular characters, including Buzz Lightyear, Dory, Mike and Sulley, Edna […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers fall sessions of STEAM Team program

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers fall sessions of STEAM Team program

On four Saturdays this October, young mariners ages 4–9 are invited to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., to participate in CBMM’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Team. Class sizes are limited, with advanced registration needed. Each week, STEAM Team participants will join a CBMM educator in a hands-on exploration incorporating […]

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Museum of Flight Introduces Discounted Membership

Museum of Flight Introduces Discounted Membership

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight will launch its new reduced-price “Aviator Membership” on July 15, 2021. And as part of its commitment to accessibility by minimizing barriers for those who experience financial hardships, the Museum will also begin its participation in the national Museums For All program. The $29 reduced-price membership is priced 75% […]

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