Thursday, February 1, 2018

Upcoming at Evergreen and Homewood Museums

Johns Hopkins University Museums

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Homewood Museum, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218
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Evergreen Museum & Library, 4545 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210
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Exhibitions & Events

NOW OPEN! THROUGH MAR 11 

Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America

Alexander Hamilton, one of America's most visionary founding fathers, is with us every day—not only in our wallets, on the $10 bill, and on Broadway, but also in the republic’s most vital institutions. See this traveling exhibition at Homewood through March 11. MORE »


THURSDAY, FEB 1, 5:30–7:15PM

Hamilton and the Revolution: Patriotic Songs, New, Old, and Rebellious

Learn how today's generation is learning through music about the life of distinguished and controversial statesman Alexander Hamilton from historian Jim Ashton, Ph.D. MORE »



SATURDAY, FEB 3, 1–2PM

Reflections on Pine: The Movement Continues

In celebration of Black History Month, Homewood will host Dion Banks and Kisha Petticolas of the Eastern Shore Network for Change, who will discuss the 1967 Pine Street Rebellion in Cambridge, Maryland, and its lasting impact on the community today. MORE »


TUESDAY, FEB 6, 5:30–7PM

42nd Street, Barnum, and Hamilton: Dance for Theatrical Storytelling

Using examples drawn from his revivals of 42nd Street and Barnum, plus Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton, Broadway author and director Mark Bramble will explore the power of dance to tell historical stories on stage. MORE »


SUNDAY, FEB 11, 12PM AND 2PM

Chocolate Through the Centuries

Enjoying chocolate is also an expedition into history. Culinary historian Joyce White will explore the rich cultural history of chocolate from its ancient beginnings in Mesoamerica to the present day, with particular emphasis on how it was enjoyed by America’s founding fathers and mothers. MORE »


THURSDAY, MAR 15, 6–8PM

The Many Faces of Harriet Chew Carroll

In honor of Women's History Month, Mary C. Jeske, Ph.D., the editor of the Charles Carroll of Carrollton Family Papers, will present a talk about the first lady of Homewood, Harriet Chew Carroll, whose complicated life historians are only now coming to understand. MORE »


TUESDAY, MAR 20, 8:30AM–6PM

Eastern Shore Art & History Day Trip

Join friends and members of the Johns Hopkins University Museums for a full-day tour of historic and cultural sites on Maryland’s scenic Eastern Shore. The trip, led by Homewood Museum Director and Curator Julie Rose, Ph.D., will visit the Academy Art Museum, Talbot Historical Society, and the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park. MORE »


THREE WEDNESDAYS, BEGINS MAR 21, 6:30PM

The House Beautiful Lecture Series 2018

Evergreen's annual spring lecture series presents a trio of illustrated talks by notable authors and experts in the fields of architecture, artistic design, and decorative arts. This year's topics range from restoration of the U.S. Capitol dome to contemporary Havana interiors. Registration for series subscriptions and single lectures open now. *Each lecture fulfills 1 Learning Unit of AIA Continuing Education CreditMORE »