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Academy Art Museum Announces New Members Join Board of Trustees

Written on:November 19, 2017
Photo: Pictured left to right are Ben Simons, Director of the Academy Art Museum with new members of the Museum’s Board of Trustees Nanny Trippe of Easton; Jeffrey Huvelle of Royal Oak and Washington, DC; Daniel Canzoniero of Easton; and Craig L. Fuller of Easton.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers holiday workshops for students during breaks

Written on:November 10, 2017
Photo: Students work on making cutting boards during a Rising Tide After-School Boatbuilding Program workshop at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Holiday Open House – December 6, 2017

Written on:November 3, 2017
On the evening of Wednesday, December 6, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. will host a Holiday Open House that features caroling, children’s craft activities, store discounts, and more. CBMM’s campus will also be lit up for the holidays, including the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, as shown here, along with a tree atop the mast of Old Point. Contributed Photo

Academy Art Museum Craft Show Breaks Its Fund-raising Record

Written on:November 2, 2017
Photo: Four of the five competitive juried awards for 2017 Academy Craft Show – Fired Up! went to nationally-acclaimed artists exhibiting in Easton for the first time. Pictured top row, left to right, are Ben Simons, Director of the Academy Art Museum; Bennett Bean, Visionary Artist Award for the 2017 Academy Craft Show; and porcelain sculptor Causey, Second Place Winner for Best Body of Work. Pictured bottom row, left to right, are ceramicist Robert Hessler, Best Individual Piece and one of the Show’s Featured Artists; jeweler Susan Mahlstedt, Second Place for Best Body of Work; porcelain ceramicist Cliff Lee, First Place for Best Body of Work; Mary-Ann Milligan, Owner of Ben Franklin Crafts and Framing Center and sponsor of the Academy Craft Show Awards; watchmaker Geoffrey Roth, Best Booth Design; and Holly Fine, 2017 Academy Craft Show Chair. In the background are models from ManneqART, an international arts and education non-profit that inspires creativity, teaches problem solving skills, and rewards excellence in Sculpture on the Human Form. They walked around the Craft Show to share with patrons Wearable Art.

Delaware Art Museum Offers Free Admission for Veterans on Veterans Day

Written on:October 19, 2017
Blonde Nude with Orange, Blue Couch , c. 1917 John Sloan (1871 – 1951) Oil on canvas, 20 × 24 inches (50.8 × 61 cm) Delaware Art Museum, Gift of the John Sloan Trust, 1996 © Delaware Art Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake to open at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Written on:September 27, 2017

Delaware Art Museum Unveils First Virtual Reality Experience

Written on:August 28, 2017
La Bella Mano, 1875. Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1828-1882. Oil on canvas, 62 x 46 inches. Delaware Art Museum

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Fall Speaker Series begins October 18, 2017

Written on:August 21, 2017
Photo by SG Atkinson: CBMM’s latest exhibition, Robert de Gast’s Chesapeake

The Jones Boys are performing at the Seaford Museum on Sunday, October 1!

Written on:August 17, 2017
Photo: Jones Boys

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Tom Golden Collection Presented at Biggs Museum

Written on:July 11, 2017
Photo: Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1976

Pride of Baltimore II in St. Michaels August 11-13, 2017

Written on:June 19, 2017
Photo: he tall ship Pride of Baltimore II will arrive at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. on Friday, August 11, and will remain dockside along CBMM’s campus through August 13, 2017.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Participating in Maryland Lighthouse Challenge this September

Written on:June 19, 2017
Photo: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse now in St. Michaels, Md. is one of 10 stops on the 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge
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