Ready, aim, capture a winning image! The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, located at Martin State Airport in Middle River, MD is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Glenn L. Martin Company with a photography contest to raise public awareness of the contributions of Mr. Martin and his aircraft manufacturing company and awareness of Maryland's aviation history. The three categories for entries, being accepted through August 15, 2012, are a) Martin airplanes and Martin related projects, b) aviation in Maryland, and c) artistic compositions. Photographs must be taken in Maryland by an amateur photographer. Entries in the student division (2012 high school graduate or younger) can be entered in any category. Entries will be displayed in the Museum and the winners in each category will have his/her work featured on the Museum's website and will be honored at a September 10, 2012 event. Rules and entry forms are available at www.mdairmuseum.org. and at the Museum.
The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum has been collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting aviation history for twenty two years. Among the aircraft on display at the museum's outdoor flightline is the Lockheed Shooting Star, the A-7D Corsair, the F-4 Phantom and a 1952 Martin 404 passenger airliner built by the Glenn L. Martin Company. Exhibits include "They Answered the Call," honoring WWII workers at the Glenn L. Martin Company. There are exhibits on Lockheed, the Maryland Air National Guard and Glenn L. Martin. Public visiting hours are Wednesday through Saturday 11am - 3pm. Group tours are available seven days a week by appointment. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children. Parking is free.
For additional information on the photography contest or the Museum call 410-682-6122 or visit the website at www.mdairmuseum.org. Look to the skies and give us your best shot!
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