Saturday, May 5, 2018

May at Evergreen and Homewood

Johns Hopkins University Museums

Homewood Museum, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore
410.516.5589 • homewoodmuseum@jhu.eduFacebookInstagram

Evergreen Museum & Library, 4545 N. Charles Street, Baltimore
410.516.0341homewoodmuseum@jhu.eduFacebookInstagram


OPENING RECEPTION!
SUNDAY, MAY 6, 1-3PM

Re-Imagining the Connoisseur's Gallery

Come celebrate the restoration of Evergreen's grand main hallway and three-story staircase. The restoration includes the installation of a recreated red silk-damask wall covering and a new presentation of the space's artwork, conceived by the museum's curators. MORE »


BIENNIAL FUNDRAISING GALA!
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 6PM

A Diplomatic Affair 

Join friends and members of Evergreen Museum & Library for a night of Jazz Age glamour inspired by Ambassador John Work Garrett and Alice Warder Garrett’s legacy of Internationalism. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the mansion, a seated dinner of French cuisine, live performances, and more! Black-tie optional, diplomatic chic encouraged. MORE »


SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, MAY 12-13, 12-4PM 

The Illustrated Short Story

Students taking The Illustrated Short Story—a collaboration of the Writing Seminars and the Center for Visual Arts at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences—will display their self-made art books, each inspired by Homewood Museum. Books will be on display in the museum’s Wine Cellar during regular museum hours. A student reading and reception will take place Saturday, May 12 at 1 p.m. MORE »


WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 6:30PM

Cast Iron Restoration of the U.S. Capitol Dome 

Evergreen's annual architecture and design lecture series concludes with an illustrated talk by Robert A. Baird of Historical Arts & Casting, which recently recast scores of weather-damaged ornaments from the national landmark as part of a $60 million repair project. A catered reception with the speaker will follow the talk. MORE »


ON VIEW THROUGH MAY 27

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. Co-curated by students in the Krieger School's Program in Museums and Society. MORE »