Friday, May 10, 2013

WHAT’S DOING @ JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY MUSEUMS THIS MONTH?

Opens May 14 / Artist's Tour July 18
In Each Other's Shoes: The Art of Loring Cornish

Honoring the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, this outdoor exhibition of ten sculptural panels by Baltimore mosaic artist Loring Cornish visually narrates the struggle for civil rights in America. MORE »


 

May 15
Hillwood: Living Artfully with Marjorie Merriweather Post

Join Kate Markert, executive director of Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens (and formerly associate director at the Walters Art Museum), for an exploration of how Marjorie Merriweather Post’s refined taste and keen eye produced one of the most exquisite domestic environments of her time. MORE »

 

May 22
Baltimore Museum Week Discount Day

Charm City will host its first Baltimore Museum Week May 19–24 in conjunction with the American Alliance of Museums' conference. Bring your friends and family to Homewood and Evergreen on Wednesday, May 22 and receive a free guided tour for every full price tour purchased. MORE »

 

May 30
Fruitful Brews

Homewood's 17th Evening of Traditional Beverages will deliver tastes of creatively crafted fruit beers and cider, with remarks by beer expert Rob Kasper and mixologist Corey Polyoka of Woodberry Kitchen, our snacks provider for this sociable al fresco cocktail party. Advance tickets recommended. MORE »

 

July 14
Wedding Anniversary Tea
Celebrate the 213th wedding anniversary of Charles Carroll Jr. and Harriet Chew Carroll by savoring a traditional tea at their country house, Homewood. Learn about the lifestyle of one of early America’s most socially prominent families as you dine in the elegant reception hall, designed to be one of the coolest rooms in the house during the summer months. MORE »

 

July 18
Summer Evening at Evergreen
An artist’s exhibition tour by Loring Cornish of In Each Other's Shoes, a display of rare Shakespeare material, and Evergreen's newly-restored historic kitchen are highlights of this special after-hours event, which culminates in an outdoor performance of Hamlet by the Shakespeare Factory. MORE »

 

Travel with the University Museums

May 22 Diaghilev at the National Gallery of Art

July 31 The New Barnes Foundation

Sept 24–29 2013 Evergreen Director's Trip: The Adirondacks & Hudson River Valley

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Baltimore Museum Week

What Is Your Most Unforgettable Museum Experience?

Be part of the Baltimore Museum Week celebration by submitting, in six words, your own story of how a museum has impacted your life. (Example from filmmaker John Waters: Abstract expressionism I loved adults hated.) Your story will be woven into an exhibit of hundreds of other stories, on display at the Convention Center the week of May 19. SHARE YOUR STORY!»