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Dive into an immersive and highly emotional adventure with Dolphins and Whales 3D, presented by Jean-Michel Cousteau. This awe-inspiring documentary film will take you from the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to the warm depths of the waters of the exotic Kingdom of Tonga for a close encounter with the surviving tribes of the ocean. Showtimes vary daily; please visit MarinersMuseum.org...

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Tactical demonstrations, encampments, and a Confederate field hospital interpret the role Yorktown played during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. On Sunday, special Memorial ceremonies will take place at the Yorktown National Cemetery and Confederate Cemetery. Yorktown Battlefield. Admission. $  757.898.2410

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Coffee: The World in Your Cup

May 24, 2015 - Sep 7, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

From the plant to your mug, explore the world's most popular beverage shipped by sea. Guests can see the evolution of coffee, from its origins in Ethiopia, to the hand-picked coffee berries in Costa Rica, all the way to roasting centers across the globe. Try to lift a 125-pound coffee sack, smell the unique coffee aroma we all know and love, and discover how coffee affects cultures,...

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Spring Contemporary Art Exhibitions

May 24, 2015 - Aug 16, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Artists Rob and Nick Carter have concerned themselves with you, the museum visitor. As image-laden technology increases in our culture, the length of time an artwork can attract and hold attention decreases. In this exhibition, the Carters, in collaboration with MPC,  present an irresistible invitation to look, and look again. They added color, form and movement to art historical master...

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Art Speaks on the Bay

May 24, 2015 - May 30, 2015

Art Speaks on the Bay is a juried art show. This will be the 3rd annual show and will feature talented artists from across the state. A diverse array of artwork in all media will be juried and judged by Jill Jensen, a well-known Virginia artist. Awards will be resented during the opening reception on Saturday, May 2, 2015.

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"Small Works"

May 24, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Like precious gems, sometimes the most fascinating artwork isn't the largest. Enjoy an exhibition and sale of art that packs beauty and inspiration in smaller dimensions. Perfect for that corner of your home that needs brightening.

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Norfolk native, Amanda Outcalt creates magnificent paintings and drawings now on display in the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art's Satellite Gallery. The subjects of her paintings stems from her personal history. Yet, they hold appeal for us all through their universal themes and playful approach. They address the human condition without becoming dark or maudlin. Beyond...

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The Original Art

May 24, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015

The Original Art is an annual exhibit based on a juried competition from the Society of Illustrators. The exhibit was create to showcase illustrations from the year's best children's books. It presents a chance to appreciate the enormous range of creativity in children's books and to see the printed pages alongside the original artworks they represent. June 5-28: The...

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EXTREME DEEP: Mission to the Abyss

May 24, 2015 - Sep 7, 2015

Bring the ocean ­floor to the surface and use hands-on technology to explore life at the bottom of the sea! Fly a remotely-operated vehicle over a model of the Titanic's deck. Explore creatures that live at the bottom of the sea. Control a robotic arm by picking up lava rocks and clams from the sea ­floor while peering through a recreation of Alvin's four-inch view-port...

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Sunday Brunch Buffet at Swan Terrace

May 24, 2015 - Dec 27, 2015

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

Join us in The Swan Terrace for our award-winning Sunday Brunch Buffet while enjoying music from our resident pianist. This lovely event includes a glass of mimosa, a feast of the freshest seafood and a carving station, locally grown fruits and vegetables and delectable desserts. Focused on offering creative and healthy approaches to Virginian regional cuisine, Swan Terrace Grill will create a...

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