Events

Feb 2017

  • Feb4
    Allegany Museum, Cumberland MD
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    The Way We Worked, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, will open at Allegany Museum in Cumberland on February 4, 2017. Each of the five Museum on Main Street (MoMS) venues chosen to host "The Way We Worked" develops a complementary exhibit highlighting their community’s local work stories and histories. Local exhibits and related programming will highlight the often-untold stories of people in each host site’s community. Allegany Museum's companion exhibit is focused on the development of safe workplaces and the rise of unions in "How Our Working Lives Have Changed: Allegany County 1877-2017."

Mar 2017

  • Mar8
    Historical Society of Kent County, Chestertown MD
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Made in Kent County, exhibit sponsored Historical Society of Kent County, will be open through April 30. Open from 10 am -3 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, until April 30, 2017. Kent County is paying tribute to workers who have made their county what it is today. Inspired by the Smithsonian traveling exhibition, The Way We [...]
  • Mar24
    University of Maryland Tawes Fine Arts Buiilding, College Park MD
    9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    Triggered by current day racial tension, an interpreter at the National Colonial Farm says she can no longer play an enslaved character. A high school agricultural intern hides any time visitors enter the colonial farm, not wanting anyone to think he is "playing a slave." How can a living history tobacco farm connect visitors to the land and the stories of agriculture through time without perpetuating stereotypes associated with difficult histories?
  • Mar26
    Jewish Museum of Maryland, Baltimore MD
    1:00 PM
    The Jewish Museum of Maryland presents a public program in conjunction with the exhibit Remembering Auschwitz: History, Holocaust, Humanity. The Auschwitz Birkenau Blueprints: Facts and FAQs Speaker: Marlene Yahalom, Director of Education, American Society for Yad Vashem JMM is delighted to welcome Marlene Yahalom, Director of Education of the American Society of Yad Vashem. Ms. Yahalom will [...]
  • Mar29
    Loyola University Maryland, McGuire Hall East, Baltimore MD
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Research shows all students do better when they're learning with children of different races and incomes. Yet even as Maryland's population grows more diverse, our schools are increasingly segregated. In a four-part series coming in March, The Baltimore Sun takes an in-depth look at three efforts to break through racial barriers. "Bridging the Divide" will [...]
  • Mar29
    The Gordon Center, Owings Mills MD
    7:30 PM
    The Jewish Museum of Maryland presents a public program in conjunction with the exhibit Remembering Auschwitz: History, Holocaust, Humanity. Maryland premiere of the film Bogdan's Journey Special Guest: Anna Sommer Schneider, Georgetown University FOR MORE INFORMATION Ticket information
  • Mar31
    Atlantic Tractor, LLC, Chestertown MD
    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Agriculture on Display: 1900-1950, exhibit offered by Atlantic Tractor, LLC, will be open through May 19. Open Monday through Friday from 8 am – 6 pm, and Saturdays from 8 am to 3 pm, until May 19, 2017. Kent County is paying tribute to workers who have made their county what it is today. Inspired by the [...]
  • Mar31
    Center for Environment and Society, Washington College, Chestertown MD
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    The Changing Face of Agriculture in Kent County, exhibit by Center for the Environment and Society, Washington College will be open through May 19. Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, until May 19, 2017. Kent County is paying tribute to workers who have made their county what it is today. Inspired by the [...]

Apr 2017

  • Apr1
    Kent County Public Library, Chestertown MD
    12:00 AM
    Take a look back at how work was done in the early 20th century, in several key Maryland industries. Exhibit materials courtesy of the Maryland Department, Enoch Pratt Free Library / Maryland’s State Library Resource Center. Sponsored by Kent County Public Library. Open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9 am to 6 pm; Wednesday from 9 [...]
  • Apr3
    Amy Ferris Lynn Senior Center, Chestertown MD
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Black Baseball - Post World War II in Kent and Queen Anne's Counties, exhibit offered at Amy Ferris Lynn Senior Center and sponsored by Ralph Deaton. Open Weekdays from 9 am – 3 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm, until April 20, 2017. Kent County is paying tribute to workers who have made their county what [...]
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