Wednesday, March 12, 2014

MARCH MADNESS @ JHU MUSEUMS

This Month

The Women of Homewood
During Women’s History Month and continuing through April, Homewood's guided museum tours will place special emphasis on the story of Harriet Chew Carroll and her daughters, enslaved female servants, and other women closely attached to the 1801 Federal era house. MORE »

 

March 15

Music at Evergreen: Ji, piano
South Korea's superstar pianist Ji performs music by Bach-Busoni, Schubert, Corigliano, Beethoven, and Ravel in the intimate Bakst Theatre. Ji's "over-the-top virtuosity is incredibly exciting to see in person," says The Washington Post and he has been hailed by the Chicago Tribune as "a gifted, sensitive young pianist who is clearly going places." MORE »

 

March 26

The House Beautiful: Richard Chenoweth
Architect Richard Chenoweth shares how Benjamin Latrobe and Thomas Jefferson created the first U.S. Capitol building—a fabulous story of architecture, politics, and personalities. His digital reconstruction of this lost masterpiece reveals a chamber not seen since 1814.
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March 29

Edible Evergreen

Chef John Shields of Gertrude's Restaurant leads this kitchen garden course highlighting three seasons of sustainably growing and preparing fresh organic produce, with workshops in the restaurant's garden at Evergreen, cooking demos, farmers' market tour, and harvest luncheon. MORE »

MEMBERS TAKE NOTE

March 14

Mount Vernon for Bibliophiles
Join friends and members of the University Libraries and Museums on a behind-the-scenes tour of Mount Vernon's new Library for the Study of George Washington. The day trip includes a visit to the mansion, the special exhibition Gardens & Groves, and lunch at the Mount Vernon Inn.
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April 8

Masonic Grand Lodge Museum

Maryland’s Masons established a collection in the 1830's to preserve relics associated with heroes of the American Revolution, later expanding it to include Masonic-related objects and items of national significance. On this private curator's tour, hear fascinating stories about this little-known collection. MORE »

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May 9

A Swellegant Affair

The Evergreen Museum & Library Advisory Council invites you to an intimate night of 1920's glitz and glamour, including Jazz Age-inspired cocktails, an elegant seated dinner, and a live Cole Porter concert over dessert in the Bakst Theatre. Join the benefit committee by purchasing advance sponsorship tables or tickets before March 10. MORE »

 

May 29

Evening of Traditional Beverages: Bourbon
Homewood hosts its 18th night of libations and history, spotlighting all things Bourbon with remarks by author Dane Huckelbridge of the new book Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit, a carefully curated tasting line-up, and locally-inspired mixers and snacks by Woodberry Kitchen.
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WHERE: HOMEWOOD MUSEUM
3400 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21218
410.516.5589 ·
homewoodmuseum@jhu.edu

EVERGREEN MUSEUM & LIBRARY
4545 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21210
410.516.0341·
evergreenmuseum@jhu.edu