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March 21, 2019 - April 19, 2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Trekking the Model
Sausalito, California
Join a Ranger or docent on a guided tour of the Bay Model, a 1.5-acre hydraulic model of the San Francisco Bay and Delta. Discover the stories of the two major operations that took place at this location between 1942 ?2000.
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
New Jersey Theatre Alliance's Stages Festival External Event Page
Millville, New Jersey
Venue: Event Center at WheatonArts
WheatonArts hosts the New Jersey Theatre Alliance's Stages Festival on March 23 at 2 p.m. with a special production of "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," presented by Surflight Theatre. FREE and open to the public, this show is appropriate for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. //// In this delightful adaptation of Judith Viorst's popular book, Alexander's rather trying life is set to music and brings to the stage one of America's most spirited characters. Alexander's struggles with life's daily dramas will not only entertain but educate young audiences as they identify with Alexander and the obstacles he encounters, encouraging them to share their feelings and to realize that everybody has bad days sometimes. \\\\\ Admission is FREE, part of the WheatonArts "Family Days! Presented by PNC Arts Alive!" program. To register for your free seats to the show, go to https://www.tfaforms.com/4716455 ///// To learn more about The New Jersey Theatre Alliance and the Stages Festival, visit the following links: www.njtheatrealliance.org and www.stagesfestival.org
Admission is FREE, part of the WheatonArts "Family Days! Presented by PNC Arts Alive!" program. To register for your free seats to the show, click here: https://www.tfaforms.com/4716455
For more information, please call 856-825-6800 or email wheatonartsnews@wheatonarts.org.
Monday, March 25, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Maritime Mondays for March 25, 2019 External Event Page
Newport News, Virginia
Monday, March 25, 2019 10:30 a.m. ///// Maritime Mondays are fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities with your children as they learn how we are all connected to the world's waters with story time and a craft. This program is designed for children from 18 months to 8 years. ///// This week's book: When two children launch their toy boat into "the wild roving brook," they wonder if it's lost forever. Follow along on a toy boat's journey in "Sail Away, Little Boat," as it meanders from brook to ocean and encounters a myriad of wildlife. This illustrative rhyme, written by Janet Buell and illustrated by Jui Ishida, brings to life the beauty of nature.
Free with $1 admission
For more information, please call 757-596-2222 or email marketing@marinersmuseum.org.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Medical Museum Science Cafe: Visual Voices of the Invisible Wounds of War External Event Page
Silver Spring, Maryland
Join Melissa S. Walker, Healing Arts Program Coordinator of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) and Lead Art Therapist for Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network, as she describes the art therapy treatments delivered at NICoE and the latest published outcomes on art therapy research studies. These outcomes include thematic patterns found in an analysis of hundreds of the service members' visual representations of their experiences, as well as correlations between the identified themes and standardized clinical measures.
FREE
For more information, please call 301-319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil.
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Ecology of Transient (Bigg's) Killer Whales, Josh McInnes - American Cetacean Society - SF Bay Chapter
Sausalito, California
In the eastern North Pacific, three ecotypes of killer whale have been identified: resident, transient, and offshore. Transient killer whales are apex predators that specialize in foraging for marine mammals. This specialization shapes all aspects of their ecology, from foraging and acoustics, to social structure and genetics! Transient killer whales are distributed from Southern California to the Bering Sea, with many sub-populations being socially and geographically distinct. ///// With changes in ocean ecosystems during recent years, there has been an increased interest in understanding how transient killer whales affect prey both directly and indirectly. In anticipation of the April and May height of the transient killer whale "season" in Monterey Bay, we invite you to join Josh as he outlines the natural history and ecology of transient killer whales in the eastern North Pacific. //// Josh McInnes is a Canadian ecologist who grew up on Vancouver Island British Columbia, Canada. He studied marine biology and ecology with a focus in marine mammals, food web, and community dynamics at the University of Victoria. Over the past decade Josh has traveled to remote locations off British Columbia, Washington, Alaska, California, Australia, Antarctica and South Africa to study killer whale populations. He currently lives in Victoria, British Columbia and is a seasonal resident of the Monterey Bay region of California. For the last three years Josh has been studying the ecology of toothed cetaceans in Monterey Bay, as the research coordinator at Marine Life Studies. Josh is also a member of the North Indian Ocean Killer Whale Alliance, a lead researcher at Killer Whales Australia, a biologist and naturalist for Linblad Expeditions, and a scientific advisor at Ocean Sanctuaries in San Diego.
Donations are encouraged, $10 general, $5 students
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Saturday, March 30, 2019
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
The Weather is Changing and So is the Landscape External Event Page
Sausalito, California
Learn how weather conditions and human impact are rapidly changing the California landscape. Learn how to identify a slow-moving landslide. Is there really such thing as Earthquake Weather? What is real and what is fake? Join Ranger Linda and find out.
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Sunday, March 31, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Stop the Bleed Day at the Medical Museum External Event Page
Silver Spring, Maryland
The top cause of preventable death in trauma is bleeding. Twenty percent of people that have died from traumatic injuries could have survived with quick bleeding control. "Stop the Bleed" is a national campaign to address the most commoncause of preventable trauma death in the nation: uncontrolled bleeding. //// Join museum educators for a demonstration on hemorrhage control to include use of blood-clotting bandages and tourniquets. Learn about the history of tourniquets since the Civil War.
FREE
For more information, please call 301-319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil.
Saturday, April 6, 2019
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wheaton Springs 2019
Millville, New Jersey
Venue: Event Center & Museum of American Glass
Free and open to the public, this new "kick-off" event celebrates WheatonArts and its Visitors! Experience the arts and cultures of East Asia with special programming, explore the Museum of American Glass exhibit Emanation 2019 with a guided tour, create unique "make-and-take" projects in the Education Studio, and discover the art of paper-making, ceramic wheel-throwing, and hot glassblowing with special demonstrations throughout the day. Join us in the Event Center from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for the "Spring Festival: Asian New Year Celebrations," welcoming the Year of the Wild Boar! Festivities include narrated music, dance performances, demonstrations of Asian folk & traditional arts, and more! ///// Free Admission! Part of the WheatonArts' "Family Days! Presented by PNC Arts Alive!" program.
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Artist Reception: Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change
Sausalito, California
Award-winning photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter have spent 20 years capturing California's vanishing wildflowers, bringing awareness to their beauty as well as to the dangers facing our natural habitats from climate change. The exhibition emphasizes Marin's landscapes but also includes diverse geographic regions of California. It is sponsored by the Marin chapter of the California Native Plant Society, with support from the Buck Family Fund and MMWD. Guest speakers on climate change issues and wildflower hikes in Marin will be scheduled during April and May. See www.cnpsmarin.org for full details. April 2 - June 1, 2019 Exhibition Dates: Artist Reception Sat, April 6, 1-3pm
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Saturday, April 13, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Bay Model Wants You!!!
Sausalito, California
Become part of Sausalito's very own attraction known around the world! We have a variety of volunteer positions that are suited for people just like you! Greet visitors, lead tours, work with school groups, and more! Come and be a part of one of the largest working hydraulic models in existence. Join us for a brief orientation! Contact Park Ranger Joanne Jarvis 415.289.3027 or email joanne.jarvis@usace.army.mil
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Trekking the Model
Sausalito, California
Join a Ranger or docent on a guided tour of the Bay Model, a 1.5-acre hydraulic model of the San Francisco Bay and Delta. Discover the stories of the two major operations that took place at this location between 1942 ?2000.
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Sunday, April 14, 2019
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Friendly Hours for April External Event Page
Newport News, Virginia
Sunday, April 14, 2019 9 -11 a.m. //// Have a family member, friend, or loved one that needs a tailored museum experience? Join us for Friendly Hours on the second Sunday of each month. Friendly Hours is an inclusive time where guests with mobility, cognitive, or physical challenges can experience the Museum in a less crowded environment with reduced sound and lighting. Free with $1 Museum admission, "Friendly Hours" will be from 9 - 11 a.m., before the Museum opens to the public. Space is limited, so please register in advance to let us know you are coming.
Free with $1 admission
For more information, please call 757-596-2222 or email marketing@marinersmuseum.org.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Kame Richards Tides and Currents Talk
Sausalito, California
Racers, cruisers, power boaters, kayakers, and swimmers will see and learn how the tide currents move on San Francisco Bay. For information and reservations, contact Jim Tantillo at jimtantillo@comcast.net or 707.759.2045. This usually sells out, so don't delay!
$15 cash only
For more information, please call 707-759-2045 or email jimtantillo@comcast.net.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Kame Richards Tides and Currents Talk
Sausalito, California
Racers, cruisers, power boaters, kayakers, and swimmers will see and learn how the tide currents move on San Francisco Bay. For information and reservations, contact Jim Tantillo at jimtantillo@comcast.net or 707.759.2045. This usually sells out, so don't delay!
$15 cash only
For more information, please call 707-759-2045 or email jimtantillo@comcast.net.

Exhibitions

Sat, September 1, 2018 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Please Check our Exhibition Schedule External Event Page
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Please check our website for the current and future Exhibitions at our Gallery.
Free
Fri, February 15 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Mississippi Museums Association’s 2019 Annual Conference  External Event Page
Meridian, Mississippi
Venue: Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum, Meridian, 2019
Annual Conference and Meeting – Held each February/March, the annual meeting provides networking opportunities, learn about the value of museums and informative workshops. PLEASE CHECK THE ASSOCIATION WEBSITE FOR A FINAL DATE.
Sat, February 23 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Seizing the Moment: The Evolution in Action Photography External Event Page
Newport News, Virginia
The Evolution of Action Photography will feature never before seen images from The Horace Havemeyer III Collection along with work by contemporary photographers, showing the evolution of marine photography from a documentary approach to more of an artistic perspective. The Havemeyer Collection includes gelatin silver prints by early 20th-century master marine photographers Edwin Levick and Morris Rosenfeld, as well as work by others. ///// Levick and Rosenfeld pushed the limits of the photographic medium, capturing exciting, point-of-view images over a nine-year span. Levick’s work often placed the viewer squarely on deck, seemingly as part of the action, while Rosenfeld worked for Levick before he opened his own studio in 1910. ///// This one of a kind maritime collection was donated to The Mariners’ Museum in 2015 as a significant gift in memory of Horace Havemeyer III, a native of New York and an avid sailor. Havemeyer’s grandfather purchased these photographs from Levick; and over the years, they were passed down to his son and then grandson, Horace III, who founded Metropolis magazine in 1981. He served as its president until his death in 2014. His wife, Eugenie C. Havemeyer, is now at the helm of this publication, which is considered the vanguard of architecture and design today.
Free with $1 Admission
For more information, please call 757-596-2222 or email marketing@marinersmuseum.org.
Wed, March 20 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Tennessee Association of Museums 2019 Conference  External Event Page
Clarksville, Tennessee
Venue: The Riverview Inn
Community engagement is not a new topic for museums. John Cotton Dana wrote over 100 years ago that “Learn what aid the community needs: fit the museum to those needs.” (1917). Today, more than ever, museums rely on their local communities as resources vital to the sustainability of our institutions. They provide financial support, volunteer time, rich stories about community history, beautiful art for exhibit installations, and more. This year’s conference will focus on the question: How can museums in Tennessee better cultivate these valuable community resources, connect to new audiences in our backyard, and use them to become more sustainable institutions? ///// In 2019 as TAM gathers near the river in Clarksville, the sessions and evening outings to local museums allow time to discuss issues related to using our local resources to advance our missions within our communities. Get ideas on how to cultivate and connect to your community from the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center, Austin Peay State University, Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, Historic Collinsville, and the Don F. Pratt Museum at Fort Campbell. Connecting to community is critical for sustainability for cultural institutions. Let’s gather in Clarksville as a museum community to share successes, learn from failures, and gain valuable information on how to make our institutions critical community assets.
Wed, March 20 - Fri, March 22, 2019
South Carolina Federation of Museums 2019 Conference External Event Page
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The location for the 2019 Conference is Horry County, SC. Please contact the Association for more details. /// We invite you to consider supporting SCFM’s annual conference. Your support of our conference allows us to grow the organization and promote strong relationships between SC museums and other cultural institutions within SCFM. We have several opportunities for you to consider listed below that help make our conference a success. If you cannot pledge the full amount to a sponsorship, we would gladly accept a partial sponsorship for the opportunity in which you are interested. You
Sun, March 24 - Mon, March 25, 2019
North Carolina Museums Council 2019 Annual Conference External Event Page
Asheville, North Carolina
Venue: Asheville, NC
The Conference will be held in Asheville, NC, March 24-25, 2019. Please check the Association website for details.
Tue, March 26 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Arkansas Museums Association 2019 Conference External Event Page
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Venue: Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
The conference theme is Walk the Line. Every day museums and museum professionals "walk the line" - striking a delicate balance between opposing viewpoints and different priorities in a variety of situations. Join us at AMA 2019 in Pine Bluff to explore how you can find balance within your profession and for your institution.
Tue, March 26 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Virginia Association of Museum's 2019 Conference External Event Page
Lynchburg, Virginia
Venue: The Virginian Lynchburg, Curio Collection by Hilton
VAM staff and the board of directors are excited to announce changes coming to VAM's conference plan in 2019. After decades of a traditional conference structure, VAM's 2019 Annual Conference will take a "citywide" approach as we travel to Lynchburg, Virginia. Highlighting a variety of sites in downtown, conference guests will experience sessions, tours, and evening events at such historic sites as the newly restored Academy Center of the Arts as well as Amazement Square, Lynchburg Museums, and more!
Fri, March 29 - Sun, March 31, 2019
West Virginia Association of Museums 2019 Annual Conference External Event Page
Kingwood, West Virginia
Venue: We will be staying at Camp Dawson Event Center.
Join WVAM as we learn about West Virginia’s military history at Camp Dawson in Kingwood! The conference registration rate for WVAM members is $100 by or on March 15, or $125 after March 15. A single-day rate of $75 is available to members. For non-members, the pre-registration rate is $125, or $150 after March 15. The single-day rate for non-members is $100. Pre-Conference Activities are offered as well on March 28. Locations will be announced closer to the conference. Pre-Conference registration is $30, regardless of membership.
Mon, April 1 - Mon, May 27, 2019
Maritime Mondays  External Event Page
Newport News, Virginia
Monday, April 1, 2019 10:30 a.m. ///// Maritime Mondays are fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities with your children as they learn how we are all connected to the world's waters with story time and a craft. This program is designed for children from 18 months to 8 years. Each week's book will be announced in advance on our website.
Free with $1 admission
For more information, please call 757-596-2222 or email marketing@marinersmuseum.org.
Tue, April 2 - Fri, April 5, 2019
TEXAS Association of Museums 2019 Annual Meeting External Event Page
El Paso, Texas
Venue: El Paso Convention Center
Conference theme: Inspired Places Inspire People //// The community in which the museum lives defines its mission, values, and work. As professionals, we want our museums to be relevant, well attended, and meaningful for those who visit. Creating that meaningful place takes more than offering what we believe will resonate with the community. It takes the museum being an integral part of that community and a willingness to be responsive and adapt. //// People, history, culture, and geographic locale all uniquely define a place. In Texas, our geographic range, cultural influences, and cross-cultural history creates a landscape of museums that are both vastly different from each other and yet share the same commitment – to reflect the community in which they are a part. //// El Paso is the largest US/Mexico border community with an active and vibrant bi-national population. Often described as 3 states (Texas, New Mexico, Chihuahua, MX); 2 countries; 1 region, the Borderplex is rich with art, history, and cultural institutions that will offer a unique backdrop to explore how museums may be inspired by place and inspire people.
Tue, April 2 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change - Art Exhibition
Sausalito, California
Award-winning photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter have spent 20 years capturing California's vanishing wildflowers, bringing awareness to their beauty as well as to the dangers facing our natural habitats from climate change. The exhibition emphasizes Marin's landscapes but also includes diverse geographic regions of California. It is sponsored by the Marin chapter of the California Native Plant Society, with support from the Buck Family Fund and MMWD. Guest speakers on climate change issues and wildflower hikes in Marin will be scheduled during April and May. See www.cnpsmarin.org for full details. April 2 - June 1, 2019 Exhibition Dates: Reception: Sat April 6, 1-3pm
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Tue, April 2 - Sun, June 30, 2019
Old Masters: Buddhist Art in Pottery External Event Page
Millville, New Jersey
Venue: Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts
Located in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts, the "Old Masters: Buddhist Art and Pottery" exhibition features a variety of Buddhist artworks from the private collections of Frederick Kramer and Losang Samten. //// View pottery showcasing distinct ceramic styles of several Chinese periods, including Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties; Balinese pen and ink paintings; Chinese Brush paintings; sculptures of the many Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, and other deities; as well as Tibetan thangkas - Buddhist paintings on cotton with silk applique'. //// Open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 2 through June 30, 2019.
General Admission $10.00 Adults, $9.00 Senior Adults (62+), $7.00 Students, Children 5 and under are free.
For more information, please call 856-825-6800 or email wheatonartsnews@wheatonarts.org.
Sun, April 7 - Tue, April 9, 2019
PA Museums 2019 Annual Conference External Event Page
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Venue: Chadds Ford
The PA Museums Annual Conference offers museum professionals an interactive forum for the exchange of ideas, professional networking and discussion of trends in the museum field. The event is an excellent opportunity for professionals to reconnect and recharge as well as learn from colleagues. In 2019, the annual meeting will be in Chadds Ford, PA. Our museum community will connect and learn as we enjoy special events showcasing our member museums in the Brandywine Valley, educational sessions and excellent speakers, honoring the winners of our annual Special Achievement Awards, and opportunities to connect with our colleagues. PA Museums invites you to join us for our 2019 conference to share best practices in advocacy, economic and community development, education, and cultural tourism as well as other areas. We welcome you to submit a session proposal that speaks to our theme of Trust, Transparency, and Transformation.
Sun, April 7 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Museum Association of New York 2019 Annual Conference External Event Page
Cooperstown, New York
Venue: Otesaga Resort Hotel
What does it mean to be a New Yorker? What does it mean to be a New York museum? These were the first questions we asked ourselves when we started planning for the 2019 Annual Conference, Access & Identity. As our conversations progressed, the idea of identity led to the issue of access, and how the two go hand in hand. As you consider what you want to bring to the table in Cooperstown, ask yourself: What should our role as community anchors and preservers of our cultural heritage be in shaping the identities of our communities? If we believe in our missions of creating access for all, we in turn foster environments for intellectual growth and cultural exploration. During a time in which identities are being used to create separation and difference, we are in a uniquely powerful position to use our passion for cultural heritage to create inclusive environments where individuals of all identities can come together and explore the wonderful culture and history of New York.
Sun, April 14 - Mon, April 15, 2019
2019 Ohio Museums Association’s Annual Conference: Sharing Culture – Enriching Communities External Event Page
Akron,, Ohio
Venue: Hilton Akron-Fairlawn
For many, museums serve as community anchors – as gathering spaces and vibrant neighborhood cornerstones. In those communities, museums are places to learn, to reflect and to share ideas. But how can all museums ensure they are best serving their community’s needs? How can we empower our guests to feel ownership of the museum as their space - a place that reflects not only their story, but the greater story of humanity and our ever-changing world? How can museums continue to grow as the best stewards of our shared cultural heritage? Join us in Akron, April 14-15 as we explore these topics and more at the 2019 Ohio Museums Association’s Annual Conference: Sharing Culture – Enriching Communities.
For more information, please email oma@ohiohistory.org.

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