Chippie’s Sensational Science Lab: “On Tour”

Wednesday, September 19, 3:30-4:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, September 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
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Behringer-Crawford Museum's mascot, Chippie is going on a summer tour! Chippie helps guide our Jr. Scientists as they are introduced to fun, hands-on science experiments.

Designed for children in grades K-8, but all ages are welcome. Parents are encouraged to join.

Join us at Father Hanses Park on the corner of Hermes and W. 11th Street in the historic Lewisburg neighborhood.

No off street parking. Plenty of free street parking surrounding the park.


Opening Reception: "Clothes Encounter" by Melvin Grier

Friday, September 28 at 6 PM – 8 PMgrier headshot

As a photographer for the Cincinnati Post for 33 years, Melvin Grier traveled the world shooting award-winning photos of news events, sports and famous personalities. What many people don't realize is that he has a secret love for fashion photography.

Cincinnati's style scene during the 1980s and 1990s is the subject of Clothes Encounter, a retrospective of Grier's personal fashion photos, some never before shown publicly. The exhibit, part of FotoFocus Biennial 2018, will be on display at Behringer-Crawford Museum in Covington, KY from September 28 to November 4, 2018. It is included in the cost of museum admission and free to FotoFocus Passport holders and BCM members.

Grier's interest in fashion was spurred by magazines like Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. "I started looking at the photos, then at the photographers -- David Bailey, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton." Inspired by these icons, he worked with Post reporter Mary Linn White to create fashion layouts, often in unconventional locations, like the roof of Union Terminal or the middle of Cincinnati's Fourth Street. "It was a simple process. We never had an art director, thank God. We never asked permission to shoot somewhere - we just did it."

Read more: FotoFocus Opening Reception


Brown Bag Luncheon: American Indians of Northern Kentucky
Thursday at 12 PM – 1:30 PMScreenshot 2018 09 16 at 2.07.55 PM

Kentucky was not just a hunting ground! Explore more than 12,000 years of native American Indian history in Northern Kentucky with BCM's  archaeologist and historian Jeannine Kreinbrink, co-owner and president of K&V Cultural Resources Management.


 Behringer-Crawford Museum is hiring a new Assistant Executive Director

Behringer-Crawford Museum

Assistant Director

Posted: August 10, 2018

Position Reports To: Executive Director

Positions Supervised: Programming and Operating Personnel

Deadline to Apply: Applications Accepted until Position is Filled

Position Purpose

The Assistant Director works to ensure recognition of Behringer-Crawford Museum as the center for NKY’s cultural heritage preservation and education. This person is a co-leader of BCM and shares responsibility for operational sustainability through fundraising and overseeing personnel and operations within BCM as it relates among the Director and the staff, public, corporate community and donor base.

Read more: Behringer-Crawford Museum Hiring Assistant Ed

Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Road - Devou Park
Covington, Kentucky 41011

Phone:  (859) 491-4003
Email:    info@bcmuseum.org

 

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