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  • May 12, 2021

Museum Awards $226,000 in Scholarships to 14 High School Students

SEATTLE, May 12, 2021—The Museum of Flight awarded $226,000 in scholarships to 14 high school students for postsecondary education and flight training during a virtual ceremony...


  • February 10, 2021

Hearts Soar as Ambassador Animals Visit the Museum

SEATTLE, Feb. 10, 2021—Wild critters in the galleries would usually give the Museum’s Senior Curator cause for concern, but a recent visit by a trio of furry, feathery and scaly...


  • February 9, 2021

Museum Space Mavens Offer Insights from Earth to Mars

SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2021—NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover lands on the Red Planet Feb. 18, and the Museum is hosting two live, online panel programs to prep and cover the landing with...


  • February 9, 2021

The Museum of Flight Reopens March 4

SEATTLE, Feb 9, 2020—The Museum of Flight reopens to the general public on Thursday March 4 through Sunday March 7, and will remain open every Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to...


  • January 16, 2021

New Boeing Grant and Ongoing Investments Help Sustain and Develop Museum Programs

SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2021—The Museum today announced that it has received new investments totaling $115,000 from The Boeing Company. The funds will support two of the Museum’s...


  • September 28, 2020

Bloodworks Northwest Offers Pop-Up Donor Center at Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, Sept. 28, 2020—The Museum of Flight is partnering with Bloodworks Northwest to conduct a pop-up donor center at the Museum on Oct. 7, 9 and 10. Blood donors during this...


  • August 26, 2020

All Systems Green for Museum Reopening Sept. 5

SEATTLE, Aug. 26, 2020—The Museum of Flight begins a phased reopening to the general public on Sept. 5-7 Labor Day Weekend, following two days of Museum Member previews. The...


  • August 21, 2020

Museum Awards 14 Post-Secondary Scholarships to Washington State Teens

SEATTLE, Aug. 21, 2020—The Museum of Flight’s Boeing Academy for STEM Learning awarded $217,000 in scholarships to 14 Washington state high school students for post-secondary...


  • July 21, 2020

Museum Announces New Vice President of Education

SEATTLE, July 21, 2020—Dr. Dana Riley Black, former Assistant Superintendent of Everett Public Schools in Washington state, is now The Museum of Flight’s new Vice President of...


  • July 15, 2020

Bloodworks Northwest Offers Pop-Up Donor Center at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, July 15, 2020—The Museum of Flight is partnering with Bloodworks Northwest to conduct a Pop-Up Donor Center at the Museum on July 29, 31 and Aug. 1. Blood donors during...


  • May 29, 2020

Hope and Home Triumph in Museum’s Photography Contest

SEATTLE, May 29, 2020—Images of hope and flying home are winners of the Museum’s annual Spirit of Flight juried photography exhibition. The finalists were announced today,...


  • May 28, 2020

Museum to Host NASA SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch Party -- Again

SEATTLE, May 28, 2020—On May 30 at 11:30 a.m. PDT the Museum will host a live online launch party for the rescheduled launch of NASA SpaceX Demo-2. The Museum’s Adjunct Curator...