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."
  • Feb24
    Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury MD
    12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Join the Lower Eastern Shore Humanities Network at a FREE grants workshop for non-profits and government entities. Learn about local and state-wide grant programs and application procedures for arts, humanities, and heritage preservation organizations. Confirmed presenters include Maryland Humanities, Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland Heritage Area, Lower Eastern Shore Heritage Area Council, Maryland State Arts Council, [...]
  • Feb25
    Severna Park Middle School, Severna Park MD
    7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    After months of research on a topic under the theme,"Taking a Stand in History," Anne Arundel County students will present their projects to judges in the district competition. Winners will go on to the Maryland History Day contest in April.
  • Feb25
    Winters Mill High School, Westminster MD
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    After months of research on a topic under the theme,"Taking a Stand in History," Carroll County students will present their projects to judges in the district competition. Winners will go on to the Maryland History Day contest in April.
  • Feb25
    Salisbury University, Salisbury MD
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    After months of research on a topic under the theme,"Taking a Stand in History," students from Somerset and Wicomico counties will present their projects to judges in the district competition. Winners will go on to the Maryland History Day contest in April.
  • Feb27
    MICA Falvey Hall, Brown Center, Baltimore MD
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Public programming for MICA’s exhibition Laying-by Time: Revisiting the Works of William A. Christenberry A panel discussion moderated by artist, writer, educator, social justice advocate Dr. DaMaris Hill and featuring Paul Rucker, artist, musician, and composer; Judy Norrell, collector of Southern literature, art and history; and Tanya Garcia, artist, community activist. The program is produced in partnership with [...]

Mar 2017

  • Mar1
    Washington County Free Library–Fletcher Branch Library (Hagerstown), Hagerstown MD
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    After months of research on a topic under the theme,"Taking a Stand in History," Washington County students will present their projects to judges in the district competition. Winners will go on to the Maryland History Day contest in April.
  • Mar2
    Morgan State University Turpin-Lamb Theatre, Baltimore MD
    10:00 AM
    X: Or, Betty Shabazz vs. The Nation is a new play by Marcus Gardley and directed by Towson University Department of Theatre Arts alumnus Ian Belknap ’06. The assassination of Malcolm X—both the story we think we know and illuminating details that have seldom been shared—is brought to vivid, lyrical life in award-winning writer Marcus [...]
  • Mar2
    Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore MD
    7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    At this moment in our nation’s history, there is an unprecedented need for interreligious education and engagement around Islam. Much of the fear-mongering around Muslims is grounded in a deep mistrust of shariah, or Islamic religious law. This three-part speaker series from the Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies (ICJS) will not only foster intelligent conversation [...]
  • Mar2
    Morgan State University Turpin-Lamb Theatre, Baltimore MD
    7:30 PM
    Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare and directed by Devin Brain. Tackling essential questions about the balance of ambition, personal loyalty, and love of country, Shakespeare’s timeless political masterpiece has never been more relevant. Through the story of Julius Caesar, a rising political star torn down by his most trusted allies, audiences witness the art of [...]
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