Thursday, March 5, 2015

MARCH EVENTS @ JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY MUSEUMS

March 8
Science and Spectacle in 1800s Baltimore
Science educator and Hopkins alum Louis B. Rosenblatt discusses the kinds of scientific investigations that were presented as thrilling entertainment in Baltimore's early museums and parlors of polite society. A Phantasmagoria and reception follows the talk. MORE»

 

March 21
Enso String Quartet
The Grammy-Award nominated Enso String Quartet has quickly become one of the country's most exciting young ensembles, presenting live concerts that have an "edge-of-the-seat vitality." Hear them perform music by Wolf, Shostakovich, and Sibelius in Evergreen's Bakst Theatre. Advance tickets recommended. MORE»

 

Begins March 25
The House Beautiful 2015
Composer-turned-designer and decorative arts expert Michael Simon kicks off the eighth edition of Evergreen's spring lecture series by exploring the many connections between his design process and music composition, using both illustrations of his projects and a piano. Series and individual tickets are now on sale. MORE»

 

Begins March 28
Edible Evergreen
Chef John Shields of Gertrude's Restaurant leads this five-part 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»

 

For Our Members
Director's Brunch and Tour
Upper-level members are invited to learn from Homewood director and curator Catherine Rogers Arthur about the museum's current exhibition Making a Museum: The Peale Family in Early Baltimore. This special program includes a delicious light brunch. Join or upgrade your membership to attend this exclusive event. MORE»

 

Now on View
Repoussé Style, Then and Now
The artistry of contemporary silversmith Michael Izrael Galmer is showcased in this special exhibition of historic and modern American silver. Fashioning each piece by hand and inspired by the traditional art of repouss√©, Galmer transforms silver into objects of natural splendor. MORE»

 

PLEASE SAVE THE DATE:

May 3
Visualizing Music
Witness Evergreen transformed by the artists and composers who study at the Johns Hopkins Center for Visual Arts and Peabody Conservatory. This one-day only pop-up event fuses site-specific photography and music in a series of exhibitions inspired by the museum's most fascinating historic spaces. Experience Evergreen as you never have before! MORE»

 

May 28
Evening of Traditional Beverages: Shrub Cocktails
Homewood's annual night of libations and history spotlights shrubs, a sweetened vinegar-based beverage dating to Colonial times. Remarks by Michael Dietsch, author of Shrubs: An Old-Fashioned Drink for Modern Times, followed by cocktails and snacks by Woodberry Kitchen. MORE»

 

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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»

 

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