Seven Books Named as Finalists for the 2018 George Washington Prize

(George Washington Prize) Seven books published in 2017 by the country’s most prominent historians have been named finalists for the George Washington Prize. The annual award recognizes the past year’s best-written works on the nation’s founding era, especially those that have the potential to advance broad public understanding of early American history. “Understanding the first […]

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Kent County Arts Council’s Heroin & Healing: An Exhibition Project Opens March 2, 2018

Heroin & Healing: An Exhibition Project. Opening Reception, First Friday, March 2, 2018 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Raimond Arts Building in Chestertown, MD The Kent County Arts Council and New Day Campaign present a new exhibition created to address the stigma of addiction and open the door to healing for families and […]

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Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism Director Announces Free Museum Tickets to Maryland Volunteers for Black History Month

(Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism) In celebration of Black History Month, the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism Director, Van Brooks, announced that free tickets are available to the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park, the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum, and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum for Maryland volunteers. The initiative has been […]

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Biggs Celebrates a Quarter Century with 40,000 “Quarters for Kids” from Del-One

Today, the Biggs Museum of American Art and Del-One Federal Credit Union announced a new partnership entitled “Quarters for Kids” to help celebrate the Biggs Museum’s 25th Anniversary year (2018). To kick-off the program, Del-One has invested $10,000 in the Biggs Museum to fund special programs and field trips at the museum for underserved children […]

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Meet the Talented Designers for RiverArts Recycled Runway

Excitement is building to see the creations of twenty local designers at RiverArts inaugural Recycled Runway. This upscale fashion show will feature fabulous, one-of-a-kind creations designed by artists of all ages using recycled or re-purposed materials. The twenty designers or their chosen models will be “strutting their junk” on the runway while John Schratweiser, executive […]

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Rehoboth Beach Film Society Seeks Art Submissions for 2018 Film Festival

The Rehoboth Beach Film Society is seeking original art submissions to be adapted for the 2018 Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival’s artwork. The selected submission will become the theme for designing the Film Festival’s poster, program, t-shirt, and other promotional materials. Submissions must be new, original, and created with film and coastal Delaware in mind. […]

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Never Caught, the Story of One Slave’s Struggle For Freedom From George Washington, is the Topic a Washington College Goodfellow Lecture

Erica Armstrong Dunbar, the Charles & Mary Beard Professor of History at Rutgers University, will visit Washington College on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 to discuss her book Never Caught: The Washington’s Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge. A finalist for the National Book Award, Never Caught tells the story of how one young […]

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MassoniArt’s “SCALE – A Matter of Perspective” Nearing its End

MassoinArt SCALE – A Matter of Perspective Now – March 10 Chestertown First Friday: March 2, 5-8 pm Why does an artist choose a particular scale when creating work? Will it be large or small, or somewhere in between? How is this related to the way we measure the importance of things, i.e., on a […]

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