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Posted on: June 9, 2022

CMM Press Release: Maritime Arts and Artifacts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

Date:               June 9, 2022
Contact:          Bonnie Farmer, Communications & Marketing Coordinator 
410-326-2042, ext. 8067 Email: Bonnie.Farmer@calvertcountymd.gov 

CALVERT COUNTY AGENCIES JOIN FORCES FOR MARITIME ARTS AND ARTIFACTS EVENT!

SOLOMONS, MD – June 9, 2022 – The Arts Council of Calvert County and the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) will sponsor a Maritime Art & Artifacts event to celebrate the treasures of the Chesapeake Bay region. The art show will be held at CMM in Solomons on July1st through July 3rd from 10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. daily and is included with museum admission. 

Explore first-hand the maritime culture and natural history of the Chesapeake Bay through artistic interpretations and specific examples of marine life for all ages. 

“We are excited to sponsor this unique event with the Calvert Marine Museum and encourage young and old to come enjoy and experience first-hand the artwork of local artists and maritime culture and history,” stated Joe Davis, Executive Director of the Arts Council. 

Weather permitting, local artists may choose to set up an easel to paint or draw on-site and visitors will have the opportunity to purchase certain pieces of art.

Additionally, experience all the museum exhibits, including indoor and outdoor habitats for the North American river otter, indoor aquarium exhibits, the in-depth Maritime History Gallery, as well as, the Treasures from the Cliffs paleontology gallery. 

 Explore how the prehistoric past, natural environments, and maritime heritage come to life and tell a unique story of the Chesapeake Bay. The Calvert Marine Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Admission is $9.00 for adults; $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D, AAA and AARP members; $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

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