Monday, April 9, 2018

April at Evergreen and Homewood Museums

Johns Hopkins University Museums

REGISTER BY MAY 1
JUST ANNOUNCED!

Annual Evergreen Director's Trip: JAPAN

Join Evergreen's Director/Curator James Archer Abbott on an exclusive 10-day trip to Japan! With stops in Tokyo, the Fuji Five Lakes region, Nara, Miyajima, and Hiroshima, you will experience all the iconic sites, including Mount Fuji, Tokyo's Imperial Palace, and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. Relax in delux accommodations and learn from your bilingual tour guide as you discover The Land of the Rising Sun! Full itinerary available HERE »


BEGINS SATURDAY, APR 7, 9:30-11:30AM

Edible Evergreen 2018

Presented by Gertrude's chef/owner John Shields, executive chef Doug Wetzel, and farm manager Jon Carroll, this five-session kitchen garden course highlights three seasons of sustainable gardening and cooking. The series includes hands-on workshops, demonstrations, a farmers' market tour, and a fall harvest luncheon at Gertrude's. MORE »


WEDNESDAY, APR 11, 6:30PM

The Designs of Laurence Hall Fowler

During his career, Catonsville-born architect Laurence Hall Fowler (1876-1971) designed or contributed to several notable Baltimore buildings, including the War Memorial and Evergreen Museum & Library. But despite this, he has gone largely unheralded. In this illustrated talk, Fowler scholar Amy Kimball will explain how Fowler become a quiet master. MORE »


APR 16-MAY 27
NEW EXHIBITION!

More Than A Name: Enslaved Families at Historic Homewood

Through objects ranging from clothing to a runaway slave notice, learn how the enslaved community at Homewood navigated parenthood, nutrition, shelter, and more. Curated by students in the Krieger School's Program in Museums and Society. Opening reception: April 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m., with a talk by historian Abby Schreiber. Registration required. MORE »


SUNDAY, APR 22, 3PM

Music at Evergreen: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

Monster mandolinist Frank Solivan and his band Dirty Kitchen simmer a bluegrass/newgrass stew from a recipe of mighty musicianship, stellar songwriting, and expressive vocals. Enjoy an outdoor concert by this Grammy-nominated group, followed by a reception with the musicians. MORE »


MONDAY, APR 23, 5:30-7PM

Book Talk: The Making of Jane Austen 

Just how did Jane Austen become the celebrity author and inspiration for generations of loyal fans she’s become today? Austen scholar Devoney Looser presents an illustrated lecture about her latest book by the Johns Hopkins University Press, The Making of Jane Austen, which received the Inside Higher Ed Reader’s Choice Award for 2017. MORE »


THURSDAY, APR 26, 6-8PM - EXCLUSIVE MEMBER EVENT!

Director's Behind-the-Scenes Tour

In appreciation of our upper-level members, Evergreen proudly hosts this sneak preview of the historic mansion's restored stairway and main hall. Enjoy cocktails and passed hors d'oeuvres while Evergreen's director/curator James Archer Abbott offers insights into the project, which included the installation of a red silk damask wallcovering and a new presentation of the space's original artwork. MORE »


SATURDAY, APR 28, 11AM-4PM 

Homewood Spring Open House

Enjoy a day of special events inspired by new discoveries about the historic site's former enslaved community, including a performance by the JHU Gospel Choir, a talk by history professor Martha S. Jones titled "Birthright Citizens: Former Slaves and Claims to Belonging in Baltimore City," the opportunity to preview the museum's newly revamped guided tour, and more. All events are free; registration is required for the talk. MORE »


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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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