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SPACE OUT!

Apollo Space Suit Presentation
with ILC Dover Historian Bill Ayrey

Rehoboth Beach Museum hosted Bill Ayrey, historian at ILC Dover on Thursday, April 17. Mr. Ayrey discussed the development and manufacturing of the Apollo space suits by this Delaware company. In addition during the presentation, participants were allowed to handle examples of space suit components. Shown at left from left to rigth: Vikram, Zachary, Logan, Bill Ayrey, and Rohan. The boys, all visiting from Maryland, enjoyed the presentation and the chance to get hands-on experience with the suits. Shown below left, Ed Gilpin checks the fit of a "cooling suit" fitted with yards of rubber tubing to keep astronauts cool while on the job.

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Chihuly

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Cape Henlopen High School Tribute to Dale Chihuly

The Museum is hosting an art project created by the Cape Henlopen High School Photography Club and organized by Art teacher, Colleen Lowe. It pays homage to the art of glass artist Dale Chihuly. We are grateful to them for sharing their talents with us. 26 pieces are mounted. The students The students include Sydney Draper, Brian Spicer, Joe Casey and Madison Bacon.

More pictures of the Museum display can be seen here.

For more information go to Chihuly's website or Wikipedia.  

 

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Needlework Exhibit

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Rehoboth Beach Museum Hosts...

Fourth Annual Needlework Exhibit


The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society announces its Fourth Annual Needlework Exhibit. The exhibit is on display March 15 through May 11, 2014 at the Rehoboth Beach Museum. Click on "Continue Reading" to see the entry application.

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