2015-we-are-a-bsm-small[North East, MD – 5/20/15] – Today Upper Bay Museum announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2015. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The program also provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation’s cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities after a military move. The complete list of participating museums is available at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.


Click here for more information: 2015 Blue Star Museum Info



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2015 Season Opening: Saturday May 23!



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2015 Season Opening


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2015 Dinner Poster

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2015 Dinner / Auction Tickets are now available

March 28, 2015 at the VFW banquet room in North East, MD.

Fine dinner, silent auction and live auction.  Cash Bar.

$25 a ticket, $35 at the door.

For tickets:  e-mail us at info@upperbaymuseum.org or decoyshow@upperbaymuseum.org

For additional details:
Or, find us on Facebook:  2015 Dinner/Auction

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2015 Dinner / Auction update!


The plans are starting to come together!

Find more details about the event here:  Dinner/Auction

And find the Auction Item list here:  Auction Items
Note:  the list is not yet complete, check back for details closer to the event!

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2015 Dinner / Benefit Auction

Saturday March 28th at the North East VFW Post 6027
More details coming soon!

Also find us at www.facebook.com/upperbaymuseum

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Thank you for a great 2014 season!




2014 was a great season for the Upper Bay Museum!  Thank you for your continued support.

Stay tuned for pictures from the 47th Annual Upper Shore Decoy Show, along with off-season updates.

UBM OffSeason Sign Rev1

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Upper Shore Decoy Show: Auction Preview Party!!

Don’t forget about the Preview Party before the Auction on Friday October 17.

Preview Party tickets are available for $15 each, available ONLY IN ADVANCE.
E-mail us at info@upperbaymuseum.org or decoyshow@upperbaymuseum.org to reserve your tickets.


2013 Upper Shore Decoy Show auction items



2014 Upper Shore Decoy Show


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Save the Date for the DecoyShow

Friday October 17th and Saturday October 18th

The decoy show will open on October 17th from 4-6 pm  following with the preview party at 6 pm and benefit auction at 7 pm. Saturday, the show will be open from 9-4 and will be packed with demonstrations and activities.  Also, feel free to bring your unidentified decoys to our expert, Vernon Bryant Sr.

Both the museum and boat school will be open special hours during the decoy show and volunteers will be available to give tours.

Please feel free to pass along this event. Details can be found here:

2014 Upper Shore Decoy Show

UBM Decoy Show Flyer

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Calling all Volunteers

The UBM is seeking volunteers to help us fulfill our mission of educating the community about our rich heritage of the waterman and hunter. Please join us to learn about how you can be a part of this great cause.

Please feel free to drop in anytime on June 28th, 2014, 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. at the Upper Bay Museum in the North East Community Park

If you are unable to attend this event, we are still interested in you joining the team. Please contact us (info@upperbaymuseum.org) and we will make other arrangements to bring you aboard.


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