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April 27, 2017 - May 26, 2017
Saturday, April 29, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
WWII in the Shadow of Mt. Tam External Event Page
Sausalito, California
From 1942 - 1945 Sausalito was home to a bustling wartime shipyard called Marinship. Innovations, ingenuity and inspiration all played a part in the day-to-day routine. Join Ranger Joanne on a 2-mile walking tour of the area surrounding the Bay Model to experience what life in the shipyards was like. Dress in layers, wear comfortable walking shoes, bring water, hat and sunscreen. Heavy rain cancels.
For more information, please call 415-332-3871 or email
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Ship Operations in the Bay External Event Page
Sausalito, California
Join Captain Craig Thomas of Agile Marine as he provides a better understanding of commercial shipping operations and movements in the Bay. The program includes the types of ships, ship construction and layout, commercial considerations, types and locations of terminals in the Bay Area, manning requirements including careers and International, U.S. and California Regulations. A typical voyage for a tanker and container ship will be tracked from outside the bay, into a terminal, carrying out cargo operations and departing to sea towards the next port.
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Saturday, May 6, 2017
05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Tipple and Toast Benefit Evening External Event Page
Millersville, Maryland
Venue: Baldwin Hall
Please join us at Tipple and Toast, a happy gathering for Friends of the Rising Sun Inn! All are welcome to this Benefit Evening, whether you are new to supporting the Rising Sun Inn, or already committed to advancing our mission. Please circle Saturday, May 6th, 2017, on your calendars, gather friends and family together, and join the effort to preserve and restore this beloved cultural treasure for future generations to learn from. A fun evening for a good cause!
Tipple and Toast tickets are $35.00/person ~ come join us!
Sunday, May 7, 2017
11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wheels of Time External Event Page
Petersburg, Illinois
Venue: indian creek farmstead
Motor cycles, antique tractors, classic cars, race car, bikes, wagons and more.
For more information, please call 217-993-4050 or email
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Lecture: "Lunsford Lane of Raleigh: Blackness, Manhood, Slavery, and Freedom in Antebellum America" External Event Page
Raleigh, North Carolina
Venue: Visitors Center
Event: Joel Lane Museum House presents a lecture on "Lunsford Lane of Raleigh: Blackness, Manhood, Slavery, and Freedom in Antebellum America" by Craig Friend. Craig Friend digs more deeply into the familiar story of Lunsford Lane, born a slave in 1803 Raleigh. He purchased his freedom in 1835 and that of his family in 1842. Attendees are encouraged to read the "Narrative of Lunsford Lane," available online at //////////////////// Craig Thompson Friend is professor of history and director of public history at NC State University. He has written two books on the early history of Kentucky and has edited collections on masculinity, the family, and death culture in the American South. He is currently working on a biography of Lunsford Lane.
For the public: $16; Members of the Joel Lane Historical Society: $11. Advanced purchase is required, and seating is very limited. Proceeds from the event directly support JLMH's educational programming and site preservation.
For more information, please call 919-833-3431 or email
Friday, May 12, 2017
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Crazy Concoctions External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: The Children's Museum in Easton
Dress for a mess and participate in the Crazy Concoctions Mini Maker Pop-up at the Children’s Museum in Easton! Stop by on Friday, May 12 from 3pm-5pm as we combine science with art to make some exciting creations like slime or puff paint! Kids will be able to create messy mixtures by reading recipes, combining everyday materials and ingredients, and stirring up some crazy concoctions! Crazy Concoctions is one of many Mini Maker Pop-ups! Meet us at the intersection of art, science, and technology as we explore a variety of activities – some new ones and some good ol’ favorites. We’ll share some ideas, learn new skills, and experience epic fails on the way to making some really cool projects! The Children's Museum in Easton is located in the Old Fire Station at 9 Sullivan Avenue in North Easton, MA 02356. For more information, please feel free to call, (508) 230-3789, or check out our website:
Free with Museum admission.
For more information, please call 508-230-3789 or email


Thu, September 1, 2016 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Explorers Theater Presents Penguins 3D External Event Page
Newport News, Virginia
Venue: Explorers Theater
Narrated by David Attenborough, Penguins 3D celebrates the destiny of a very special King Penguin, who returns to his birthplace in the sub-Antarctic. Known as Penguin City, the island is home to hundreds of albatrosses, fur seals and brawling elephant seals as well as six million penguins! Somehow our hero must earn his place among the island inhabitants and fulfill his destiny by finding a mate and raising a family. What follows is the story of the most challenging time in a King Penguin's life, when he is driven to nurture and defend his offspring against harsh weather and fierce predators. This cosmic drama plays out in one of Earth's last great wildernesses, amid steep mountain ranges and windblown plains half buried beneath snow and ice. Penguins 3D is an unforgettable tale of one King Penguin's journey through his species central rite of passage.
$6 Non-Members (Adult or Child); $5 Museum Members (Adult or Child); $2 Child 3 and Under.
For more information, please call 757-591-7745 or email
Thu, December 1, 2016 - Thu, June 1, 2017
Journey to the South Pacific 3D External Event Page
Newport News, Virginia
Visit the Mariners' Museum December through June 1st to see Journey to the South Pacific in the Explorers Theater! //// Narrated by Cate Blanchett, this film will take moviegoers on a breathtaking 3D adventure to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where life flourishes above and below the sea. Join Jawi, a young island boy, as he takes us on a journey of discovery to this magical place where we encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays, and other iconic creatures of the sea. Home to more than 2,000 species of sea life, this exotic locale features the most diverse marine ecosystem on earth. An uplifting story of hope and celebration, Journey to the South Pacific highlights the importance of living in balance with the ocean planet we all call home.
$6 Adults $2 Children 3 and Under
For more information, please call 757-596-2222 or email
Sun, January 1 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Baby Bunch Is Back! External Event Page
Augusta, Georgia
Baby Bunch is a guided playtime for caregivers and infants to help baby learn about sounds, smells, people and different materials. We will sign, sing, dance, play and learn about the world. This is suited best for infants 5m - 24m and so will typically run about 35-45 minutes. First and Third Fridays at 9am Jan-April. Members: free. Visitors: $5.00 per family.
Sun, January 1 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Join us on the 3rd Tuesday for Ms Kathy’s Storytime External Event Page
Augusta, Georgia
Stories, songs, counting and dancing are all a part of Ms. Kathy’s storytime. Join us at 10:30 on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.
Sun, January 1 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Tour "Banksia" on the 4th Tuesday of every month External Event Page
Aiken, South Carolina
Venue: Banksia Property
Sign up for our tour and find out just how much the wonderful building we know as “Banksia” and the Aiken County Historical Museum has changed in its 85 years. The tour is on the 4th Tuesday, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., and is limited to 15. It is FREE, but you must have a reservation. If you can’t make the tour this month, don’t worry! The tour will be conducted on the 4th Tuesday of every month.
FREE with reservation
For more information, please email
Sun, January 1 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Maine Archives and Museums Annual Conference
Cumberland Center, Maine
Venue: to be announced
Maine Archives and Museums holds an annual conference each fall (Oct in 2016) with a day-long slate of listening, learning, networking, and more. The annual meeting of MAM's membership also takes place at the conference each year--this is your chance as a MAM member to vote on new officers or changes in policy, or to address issues that affect the organization and its membership. The conference offers a mixture of sessions, workshops, networking opportunities, and a dynamic keynote address that will leave you feeling recharged, connected, and inspired with new ideas to assist you in the care and management of your collecting institution. Details to be announced.
Wed, March 1 - Sat, December 23, 2017
STEM For Beginners is Every Thursday 10 - 11 am. External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: The Children's Museum in Easton is located in the Old Fire Station at 9 Sullivan Avenue in North Eas
It is never too early to start teaching children about the fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, also known as STEM. Preschoolers are invited to become young scientists and strengthen STEM skills through hands-on exploration. Come to the Museum on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 11:00 am and join us for STEM for Beginners. The Museum will be exploring different activities each week related to STEM that will encourage children to ask questions, ponder the unknown, and test ideas, giving them an edge up on science-based skills they will encounter later in school. Visit the Museum to learn more about STEM and enhance your child's education. For more information, please feel free to call, (508) 230-3789, or check out our website:
STEM For Beginners activities are free with Museum Admission.
For more information, please call 508-230-3789 or email
Sat, March 4 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay External Event Page
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Contemporary art retraces the historical experiences of American Indian communities.
Tue, April 11 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Vanishing Species - Art Exhibition External Event Page
Sausalito, California
Award-winning artist Rita Sklar is a Signature member of the California Watercolor Association and an avid birder. Her awards include a special prize from The San Francisco Flyway Festival for her "Winged Migration in Black and White." The American Association of University Women selected two of her bird paintings to feature on greeting cards. She received a Distinguished Artist award from the National Museum of Women Artists. Her show, "Vanishing Species," features an exploration of the wonders of nature and the decline of many of our beautiful creatures. The compositions resonate with color and vibrant shadows, and Sklar's unique style imparts a sense of weight and structure to the paintings, not usually associated with watercolor. Critics describe her paintings as a mix of abstraction and realism, giving the paintings a feeling of movement and immediacy and praise her work as "capturing the subtle mood of the mystery of nature." For a preview, visit her web site at
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Tue, April 11 - Sat, May 20, 2017
The Big Foot 2016 - Art Exhibition External Event Page
Sausalito, California
Beverly Mayeri's art pieces are about our connection to nature and the beauty and fragility of life. The Big Foot 2016 highlights 164 endangered species in California. These species are in trouble because our environmental footprint is too large. Since these endangered species are located here maybe we can help them survive. The list of species came from the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the photos of species were donated by many California photographers. The Big Foot 2016 was completed during Mayeri's one-month residency at the de Young Museum, December, 2015. It is 6' long and will be on display along with a scroll of footprints outlining steps we might take to help the environment. Reception for both artists Saturday April 22 from 1 - 3 pm. April 11 - May 20, 2017 Exhibition Dates Reception Sat, April 22, 1pm-3pm
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Sat, April 15 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Montezuma, Kansas
Venue: We are expecting many tours for this exhibit so please call in advance for groups of 5 or more! Tour
A selection of early 20th century photographs from the Edward S. Curtis portfolio of the Southwest Indian will be presented at the Stauth Memorial Museum in Montezuma, Kansas from April 15, 2017 to May 28, 2017. The over 50 photogravures that make up the "Edward S. Curtis: Indians of the Southwest" exhibition capture many of the significant aspects of Indian culture in modernized Indian nations. Curtis was struck by the reality of the North American Indian as a vanishing race. He felt compelled to record their rites and traditions before it was too late. When Curtis began his project in 1896, the Indians were in a painful period of transition. The hallowed grounds of their ancestors were being settled and irrigation ditches were blighting the Indian's wild buffalo hunting grounds. Famous Indian chiefs were living in prisons or on reservations. Geronimo, at age 76, was taking care of a small vegetable garden while a prisoner at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. ////// This exhibition is made up of photographs of pottery and other artifacts shot in such a way as to highlight their functional shapes and textures. The photographs of the ceremonial rites reflect the Pueblo Indian's strong religious beliefs as well as the indigenous harmony between man and his environment. Among the most remarkable of the exhibition photographs are those of the pueblos and other landscapes of the tribal regions, as well as the beautiful, moving portraits of men, women and children he met during his study. ///// The photographs in this display were selected from Curtis's complete publication, The North American Indian, one of the largest photographic archives ever created by a single artist and probably the most profound representation of pure Indian culture ever made. The complete publication consists of 20 volumes of text with fifteen hundred small plates, plus 20 portfolios of unbound gravure plates, comprising a total of approximately twenty-five hundred images. The Curtis project took over 30 years and about one million dollars to complete. Cur
Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted to help pay for this incredible exhibit!
For more information, please call 620-846-2527 or email
Tue, May 2 - Fri, May 5, 2017
InterActivity 2017 for Association of Children's Museums External Event Page
Pasadena, California
Venue: Pasadena Convention Center
This year’s program features seven thematic session streams and nine session formats showcasing the creativity and innovation that define our field. Each stream takes a holistic look at our evolving institutions, while the formats help to promote experiential learning. Visit our website to create your own learning experience at InterActivity 2017.
For more information, please call 703-224-3100 or email
Fri, May 5 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Florida Lighthouse Association Spring Meeting at Boca Grande External Event Page
Boca Grande, Florida
Venue: Crowninshield Community House
Our spring event will start on Friday May 5, 2017 at the Crowninshield Community House 240 Banyan St. Boca Grande, Fl 33921 Map on Gasparilla Island with committee meetings at 4:30 PM, followed by the FLA Board meeting at 6:00 PM. Please note, the social will be AT THE BOCA GRANDE LIGHTHOUSE at 7:30 where we will have the opportunity for a night climb. On Saturday the membership meeting will start at 9:00 AM at the Community House, with a salad Luncheon ( details to follow) at about 12:00, followed by a visit and climb to both Lighthouses. The cost for the event will be $50 each for members and $75 each for non-members, which includes a 1 year membership in FLA. Due to FLA insurance requirements all attendees MUST be members. The meeting fee includes the Friday night Social, the Friday night climb, the membership meeting, Lunch, and visits to both lighthouses.
Sun, May 7 - Wed, May 10, 2017
AAM 2017 Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo in St. Louis  External Event Page
St. Louis, Missouri
Venue: America's Center Convention Complex St. Louis‎
The largest gathering of museum professionals in the world, the AAM Annual Meeting brings together authoritative voices and information pioneers to deliver world-class professional development experiences for the 5,000+ individuals who participate. Learn what exhibitors have long known—that a presence at MuseumExpo leads to a significant increase in museum market share. MuseumExpo offers your organization top-level exposure to decision-makers across the museum leadership spectrum.
Wed, May 10 - Sat, May 13, 2017
NGS 2017 Family History Conference  External Event Page
Raleigh, North Carolina
Venue: Raleigh Convention Center
Energize Your Research and Sharpen Your Family History Skills at the NGS 2017 Family History Conference. You can choose from more than 175 sessions designed to help advance your research by learning about techniques and resources to discover your roots and build your family tree. Join our experts and genealogists from all over the U.S. and beyond, for four exciting days in Raleigh, May 2017.
For more information, please call 703-525-0050 or email

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