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June 2017

Jun 27 2017

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]This year marked the debut of “Annapolis Arts Week,” a collaborative effort among businesses and local arts groups including Paint Annapolis, the Annapolis Food and Wine Festival, and other accompanying exhibits and block parties. To get a perspective on the week’s popular appeal, Hope from Four Rivers talked to Joann Vaughan, Executive Director of the Maryland Federation of Art, about the “Paint Annapolis” event -- its place in the community, and her vision for its future. Tell us about the arts scene in Annapolis. The current arts...

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Jun 27 2017

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_gallery type="flexslider_slide" interval="10" images="22983,23024,23041"][vc_column_text]The 4-day Fourth of July weekend is almost upon us! Start planning your celebration now by visiting our Events Calendar! On Sunday, July 2, enjoy the First Sunday Arts Festival on West and Calvert Streets in the Arts District! Find out more at http://www.firstsundayarts.com/[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On Tuesday, the Fourth, join in the local fun at one of these popular events taking place in the Four Rivers Heritage Area: West Annapolis Neighborhood Parade July 4, 9:30 am Celebrate the Fourth of July at the West...

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Jun 26 2017

On June 6, Maria Day, Director of Special Collections and Conservation at Maryland State Archives, launched Four Rivers Heritage Area’s “Pop-Up Heritage” series with her lecture on “Preserving Digital Prints: Protecting Your Photos and Ink jet Documents from the 1980s to Now.” Maria shared with the audience her advice for preserving digitally-printed photographs created within the past 30 years. Did you think digital prints were a relatively new concern? As Maria showed in her talk, many of the photographs in your collection are probably digital prints. Although the process of digital...

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Jun 12 2017

Pop-Up Heritage! "Charles Zimmermann’s Legacy" Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center, 52 King George Street, Annapolis -- June 22, 3:00 p.m. Charles Zimmermann: “One of the most popular and best known citizens of Annapolis“ (The Evening Capital, 1908) This experience will be an adventure back to America’s Gilded Age, focusing on the life of Charles Zimmermann. Discover why he earned the admiration and respect of the body of Midshipmen. Learn the connections he had through historic events with Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson. This new multimedia presentation features recently gathered items from the archival...

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Jun 05 2017

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="22751" img_size="full" alignment="center" hover_animation="no"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Pop-Up Heritage is a new series of FREE special events each month in the Four Rivers Heritage Area. Join us in June for our inaugural event: "Preserving Digital Prints: Protecting Your Photos and Ink jet Documents from the 1980s to Now" with Maria Day, Director of Special Collections and Conservation at Maryland State Archives Tuesday, June 6, 3:00 p.m. Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Visitors Center John C. Astle Conference Room 26 West Street, Annapolis In the 1980s, many new technologies allowed...

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