Events

Apr 2017

  • Apr29
    G.A.R. Post #25, Sumner Hall, Chestertown MD
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Tour: A Walk Through Working Chestertown, hosted by C.V. Starr Center. Tour starts and finishes at Sumner Hall. 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 [...]
  • Apr30
    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. Auschwitz, 70 years Later and the Interpretation of Memory How do we understand the many different interpretations and symbolism(s) that Auschwitz assumed? Since its liberation in January 1945 and the creation of the Museum the following year, [...]

May 2017

  • May1
    Enoch Pratt Free Library – Northwood branch, Baltimore MD
    5:15 PM - 7:15 PM
    Join Wide Angle Youth Media's middle school students in the Baltimore Speaks Out Program at the Northwood 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 [...]
  • May3
    RiverArts, Chestertown MD
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    RiverArts’ exhibition, At Work, provides a snapshot of the work we do and have done in this community. Featured will be stories and photos of employees of Vita Foods, a pickling plant where many African Americans worked in the 1940’s through 1973.  Also featured in this exhibit will be paintings and photographs of local folks to [...]
  • May6
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Driving Tour of the Museums of Kent County Historical Society of Kent County at the Bordley History Center, Sumner Hall, Massey Air Museum; Kent Museum (agriculture, rural heritage); Knock’s Folly Visitor Center (farming, native American Tockwogh tribe); Betterton Heritage Museum (fishing and old recreation resorts); African American Schoolhouse; Cliffs School Museum; Rock Hall Museum; Tolchester [...]
  • May6
    G.A.R. Post #25, Sumner Hall, Chestertown MD
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Tour: A Walk Through Working Chestertown, hosted by C.V. Starr Center. Tour starts and finishes at Sumner Hall. 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 [...]
  • May10
    Kent County Public Library, Chestertown MD
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Way We Work Job Fair, hosted by the Upper Shore WorkForce Investment Board at the Kent County Public Library 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.   [...]
  • May10
    Kent County Public Library, Chestertown MD
    6:00 PM
    Those Were the Days: The Golden Age of the Rock Hall Watermen. Tom McHugh, executive producer of Those Were the Days:  The Golden Age of Rock Hall Watermen, presents highlights from interviews conducted with the men and women who worked the water when Rock Hall was considered the “seafood capital” of the Chesapeake Bay.  Light [...]
  • May11
    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 [...]
  • May20
    Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury MD
    All Day
    Celebrate the traditional lifeways and cultural traditions of Delmarva, including shipbuilding, fishing, cooking and baking, and featuring vernacular artists, musicians, and more! FREE admission 10 am to 5 pm with activities and programs for all ages! Evening concert with Randy Lee Ashcraft and the Saltwater Cowboys, from 5 to 7 pm. For more information call 410-742-4988, [...]
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