Textile Museum of Canada Presents Simone Elizabeth Saunders: u.n.i.t.y.

Textile Museum of Canada Presents Simone Elizabeth Saunders: u.n.i.t.y.

The Textile Museum of Canada (the Museum) will present Simone Elizabeth Saunders: u.n.i.t.y., an exhibition of works by Simone Elizabeth Saunders, evoking personal history, Afro diaspora, and Black sisterhood through portraits created with bold, colourful textiles. Saunders’ dramatic tufted works incorporate motifs from her Jamaican heritage and engage with sociocultural factors to reclaim power from […]

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Juan Sánchez Receives Artists’ Legacy Foundation 2022 Artist Award

Juan Sánchez Receives Artists’ Legacy Foundation 2022 Artist Award

Annual $25,000 Award Honors the 45-Year Career of the Influential Nuyorican Artist, Activist, and Educator Oakland, CA…The Artists’ Legacy Foundation today announced that Juan Sánchez (b. 1954)—the influential Nuyorican artist who explores ethnic, racial, and national identity in his multimedia work—is the recipient of its 2022 Artist Award. The $25,000 award is given to a […]

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The Museum of Flight Becomes Symphonic

The Museum of Flight Becomes Symphonic

SEATTLE – All five of the Museum’s main galleries will resound with live performances by the University of Stuttgart Academic Orchestra on Sept. 21 from 3-5 p.m. The Orchestra will divide into five separate chamber groups and station themselves in aviation and space galleries on both the Museum’s East and West Campuses. Each group will […]

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Adult night at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Adult night at the Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati’s annual adults-only night at the museum is back November 4. Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is inviting you to enjoy a chilled cocktail around a fire pit, dine with the dinosaurs and be the first to experience its upcoming nature-inspired gallery as you explore every nook and cranny of the museum after hours. […]

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The Museum of Flight is Going to the Dogs

The Museum of Flight is Going to the Dogs

SEATTLE – Scores of energetic canines will catch air in the Museum’s Aviation Pavilion during the Seattle FlyDogs running and jumping contests on Sept. 18. The competition features dogs of all breeds engaged in exciting displays of canine athletics. Spectators are invited to meet and greet the furry athletes and their trainers. Performance times are […]

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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Tickets Grant Free Admission to The Museum of Flight

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Tickets Grant Free Admission to The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, – On Sept. 17, Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, The Museum of Flight will honor Museum Day tickets for free admission. Museum Day is a one-day event sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Tickets are only available […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Announces Nekisha Durrett and Jackie Milad Selected for Site-Responsive Commissions in Dialogue with Fred Wilson’s Artemis/Bast Sculpture

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Announces Nekisha Durrett and Jackie Milad Selected for Site-Responsive Commissions in Dialogue with Fred Wilson’s Artemis/Bast Sculpture

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) today announced Nekisha Durrett and Jackie Milad were selected to create new works in dialogue with Fred Wilson’s Artemis/Bast (1992). These two artists responded with compelling proposals that engage with the provocation: “What images and thoughts emerge when myths and histories collide?” This initiative provides an […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIX

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIX

ST. MICHAELS, Md., – From Friday–Sunday, Sept. 30–Oct. 2, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will once again host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIX. Over the three days, CBMM guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary […]

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Time to go caving at Cincinnati Museum Center

Time to go caving at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Grab your headlamps for a close-quarters descent into the world of stalactites and stalagmites. After a two-and-a-half-year closure due to COVID and necessary maintenance, Cincinnati Museum Center’s replica limestone cave reopens this weekend. The Cave will officially welcome guests beginning Friday, September 2. Since its opening in the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History […]

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FINAL WEEKS TO SEE MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART’S LANDMARK PRESENTATION OF “A MOVEMENT IN EVERY DIRECTION: LEGACIES OF THE GREAT MIGRATION”

FINAL WEEKS TO SEE MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART’S LANDMARK PRESENTATION OF “A MOVEMENT IN EVERY DIRECTION: LEGACIES OF THE GREAT MIGRATION”

A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration, the acclaimed traveling exhibition at the Mississippi Museum of Art, its inaugural venue, closes Sunday, September 11, 2022. Featuring newly commissioned works across media by 12 influential artists, the exhibition explores the profound impact of the Great Migration on the social and cultural life of […]

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National Parks Adventure returns to the Cincinnati Museum Center’s OMNIMAX® Theater

National Parks Adventure returns to the Cincinnati Museum Center’s OMNIMAX® Theater

CINCINNATI – A fan favorite is returning to Cincinnati Museum Center’s Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater. The grandeur and beauty of America’s diverse landscape stretches across the screen in National Parks Adventure. CMC is bringing the film back for a limited run beginning Friday, September 2. MacGillivray Freeman’s National Parks Adventure showcases the untamed […]

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ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES OF DREXEL UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES MULTI-PART ART EXHIBITION AND EXPERIENCE FOCUSED ON THE IMPORTANCE AND VIBRANCY OF THE WATERSHED

ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES OF DREXEL UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES MULTI-PART ART EXHIBITION AND EXPERIENCE FOCUSED ON THE IMPORTANCE AND VIBRANCY OF THE WATERSHED

On view through October 30, 2022, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (the Academy), Watershed Moment is a multi-faceted project featuring art and sound installations and an outdoor adventure walk revealing the critical importance of watersheds in our lives. The Academy engaged the Philadelphia-based New Paradise Laboratories to shape the creative approach. […]

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