Events

Apr 2017

  • Apr6
    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, Jewish Studies (ICJS) will not only foster intelligent conversation around [...]
  • Apr9
    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. New Scholarship: Holocaust Student Symposium The Museum is pleased to welcome students from local colleges and universities to discuss their current research relating to the Holocaust. Topics will vary but are inspired by oral history testimonies of [...]
  • Apr12
    Kent County Public Library, Chestertown MD
    5:00 PM
    Man of All Work – Black Men and Women’s Work in Richard Wright’s Fiction.  Dr. Alisha Knight, Associate Professor of English and American Studies at Washington College, joins the Book Group at Kent County Public Library to lead a discussion on the complex themes in Richard Wright’s short story:  Man of All Work. The Book [...]
  • Apr14
    Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall, Washington College, Chestertown MD
    5:30 PM
    Keynote Lecture by Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed:  On (Not) Getting By in America 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 Worked, almost 30 events and exhibits are being offered in celebration.   The Way We Worked will [...]
  • Apr15
    Meet outside the Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch, Baltimore MD
    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Follow in the footsteps of Baltimore's literary luminaries and discover the elegant brownstone mansions and majestic cultural institutions built by Baltimore's successful 19th century merchants and industrialists. Learn how a neighborhood of scholars, struggling artists and authors, newspaperman, philanthropists and social reformers offered rich opportunities to discuss and debate ideas and open new literary avenues. [...]
  • Apr16
    Jewish Museum of Maryland, Baltimore MD
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    The Jewish Museum of Maryland presents a public program in conjunction with the exhibit Remembering Auschwitz: History, Holocaust, Humanity. Family Story Telling Project - Exploring our History, Sharing Our Stories Bring your entire family to the JMM this Passover to create a beautiful piece of art that reflects your family’s history. Participants are asked to bring [...]
  • Apr16
    Mt. Olive AME Church, Worton MD
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Freeman Brothers Masonry, an exhibit sponsored by Clyde Freeman, Mt. Olive AME Church & MOTA/CATS Team. Open Saturdays & Sunday, 1 – 4 pm, April 17 from 11 am - 2 pm. Call 443-480-0128 for appointments. Kent County is paying tribute to workers who have made their county what it is today. Inspired by the Smithsonian traveling exhibition, The [...]
  • Apr18
    Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre, Chesterown MD
    7:00 PM
    Choppin' At The Shop is a Smithsonian “Museum On Main Street” multi-media staged performance at the Garfield Center for the Arts This unique and original multi-media work blends music, the art of conversation, and photography as it relates to Black Americans who work or have worked in Kent County, Maryland. Using the imagery of the barbershop and the [...]
  • Apr27
    Enoch Pratt Free Library – Govans Branch, Baltimore MD
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Join Wide Angle Youth Media's middle school students in the Baltimore Speaks Out Program at the Govans branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. This Closing Ceremony, held in the school cafeteria, is a final exhibition of the student's spring digital media project and all are welcome! Food and interactive conversation will be provided! For [...]
  • Apr29
    University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore MD
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Join Maryland History Day at Maryland Humanities as nearly 700 middle and high school students from all over the state compete in the Maryland History Day state competition. For more information, visit the official website.
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Maryland Humanities is a statewide, educational nonprofit organization that creates and supports educational experiences in the humanities that inspire all Marylanders to embrace lifelong learning, exchange ideas openly, and enrich their communities.
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Baltimore, Maryland 21201-4565
(410) 685-0095
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