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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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Get hands on with the construction of Maryland Dove at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Get hands on with the construction of Maryland Dove at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is pleased to offer the public a chance to be a part of history and join CBMM shipwrights this fall as they build Maryland Dove, a reproduction of the vessel that accompanied the first European settlers to Maryland in 1634. Scheduled for Saturdays Aug. 21, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and […]

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Museum of Flight Now Open  Every Day

Museum of Flight Now Open Every Day

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight is returning to its pre-pandemic schedule of daily operations, with occupancy restrictions ending on June 30. Online ticketing for admission is encouraged but not required. Effective June 30, the Museum will encourage those who are not fully vaccinated to continue to mask up in accordance with the latest state […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center and Freedom Center offering free COVID vaccines

Cincinnati Museum Center and Freedom Center offering free COVID vaccines

CINCINNATI – In an effort to protect their community and combat COVID-19, Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host COVID-19 vaccine clinics courtesy of TriHealth. Eligible individuals can walk in to receive their vaccine for free on May 22 at the Freedom Center and May 29 at CMC. TriHealth […]

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New Museum of Flight Exhibit is Stranger Than Fiction

New Museum of Flight Exhibit is Stranger Than Fiction

SEATTLE – On July 3, The Museum of Flight opens Stranger Than Fiction: The Incredible Science of Aerospace Medicine, a new exhibition about a lofty subject wrapped in a retro SciFi comic book motif. It’s the story of daring aviation and space adventurers, doctors and researchers developing the means for us to go higher, faster […]

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Learn the Art of Caulking from master shipwrights at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Learn the Art of Caulking from master shipwrights at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

From 10am–4pm on either Saturday, June 5, or Saturday, July 24, join Master Shipwrights Frank Townsend and Ed Farley for a day in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s working Shipyard to learn traditional ship caulking techniques. From rolling oakum to threading and making seams, participants will get a hands-on lesson while helping to caulk Maryland […]

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