Monday, October 28, 2013

ROUND OUT OCTOBER @ THE JHU MUSEUMS

WHEN: October 26

Baltimore's Washington Monument: Restoration Plans for a Third Century

Join Lance Humphries of the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy for a behind-the-scenes exploration of the first public memorial to George Washington, currently closed for restoration until July 2015. Reservations required. MORE »

 

WHEN: October 27

Lasting Legacies Opening Reception

Come celebrate the transformative growth of Evergreen's collection over the past two decades at an opening reception for Lasting Legacies: Recent and Promised Gifts to the Permanent Collection. Meet the curator and explore the museum's first floor and gift shop. MORE »

 

WHEN: October 28

Smith, Armistead, and Key: Memorializing the Heroes of the War of 1812

Public art consultant and author Cindy Kelly offers a colorful, anecdotal history of Baltimore's heroic memorials to leading figures of the War of 1812. Copies of her book Outdoor Sculpture in Baltimore will be available for signing. MORE »

WHEN: November 16

Kurt Weill, American

Follow music historian Michael Lasser, singer Cindy Miller, and pianist Alan Jones on this engaging tour through the Broadway songs of composer Kurt Weill, a distinctive musical chameleon who worked with lyricists from Ira Gershwin and Alan Jay Lerner to Langston Hughes and Maxwell Anderson. MORE »

 

WHEN: December 7

Silhouettes for the Holidays

Experience the magic scissors of Lauren Muney, a master portraitist in the tradition of silhouette artists of the 18th and 19th centuries. Bring your loved ones to Homewood and have traditional profile portraits of them created to treasure forever—in just minutes. MORE »

TRAVEL WITH THE JHU MUSEUMS
Register by December 15

Discover Devon and Cornwall

Homewood Museum invites members and friends of the JHU Museums on this unforgettable, custom curated experience of the best of Devon and Cornwall (May 15–23, 2014), featuring castles, secluded gardens, spectacular coastlines, historic architecture, idyllic country-house hotels, and fine dining. MORE »

 

MEMBERSHIP: Join Today!

1 Membership / 2 Museums

There is no better time to join the Johns Hopkins University Museums and receive special, insider benefits for one year. Enhance your experience of our collections, exhibitions, and programs, and enjoy memorable times at Evergreen Museum & Library and Homewood Museum, by becoming a member today. MORE»