SCREENINGS: May 17-19
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
At the Museum
Kukla, Fran, and Ollie. From 1948 to 1957 Fran Allison delighted children with this memorable children’s puppet show. Originally, it was done live, without a script. Besides Kukla and Ollie, puppets Fletcher Rabbit, Buelah Witch, Cecil Bill, and others were loved by their young audiences. Originally on NBC, and then ABC, still later the show appeared Sunday afternoons on PBS into the 1970s.
UPCOMING EVENT: June 2
At the Museum
For the 50th anniversary of Allan Sherman’s Grammy Award-winning summer of 1963 hit, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh,” the NCRTV Museum will host a free talk, “Allan Sherman: The Life, Hits, and Lost Recordings,” and book signing by the author of the first biography of America’s greatest song parodist. Read more about this lecture and the book on our event page. If you are planning on coming, please let us know by emailing the Museum at email@example.com or calling us at 301-390-1020.
BAYSOX EVENT: July 13
This is a fundraiser for the Museum! See article at right in Headlines feed.
THANK YOU TO OUR BUSINESS BOOSTERS!
We recently instituted a Business Booster program and we thank those businesses supporting the Museum!
California Tortilla, Bowie
Coffee Cafe-Organo Gold distributor, Bowie
Coffee New of Anne Arundel & Prince Georges Counties, Bowie
Diane Polangin, Mayor Pro Tem Bowie
Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi, Arnold
Total Tax Service, Bowie
Widmann Financial Services, Bowie
If your business would like to join these companies in supporting the Museum, please contact Laurie Baty.
The Museum is looking for volunteers to serve as docents–people willing to take visitors on tours of the Museum. It is fun and rewarding! The Museum (which has been called “one of the 10 best museums in the State of Maryland”) will provide training. You’ll become an expert on the history of radio & TV. Docents are asked to agree to be on duty at least one day per month. To find out more, email Director Brian Belanger or call the museum at 301-390-1020.
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL RADIO & TELEVISION MUSEUM in Bowie, Maryland, opened its doors to the public in 1999, and since then has continued to grow in stature. Located just thirty minutes from the U.S. Capitol, the National Capital Radio & Television Museum has an extensive collection of old radio and TV literature and radio and television artifacts and working displays. The National Capital Radio & Television Museum is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the preservation of radio and television history.
Things To Do
Things To See
Friday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Other times by appointment
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