Events

Mar 2017

  • 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?

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 [...]
  • 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. [...]
  • 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.

May 2017

  • 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 [...]

Jun 2017

  • Jun17
    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. [...]

Jul 2017

  • Jul5
    Garrett College Auditorium, McHenry Maryland
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    History comes alive with Maryland Humanities' FREE Chautauqua living history performance series each July. Audience members meet historical figures then participate in a thoughtful dialogue with each character. Chautauqua 2017 celebrates the centennial of the United States' entry into World War I with three characters:  W.E.B. Du Bois, an early twentieth-century African American activist; General [...]
  • Jul7
    Center for the Arts Theatre at CCBC Catonsville, Catonsville MD
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    History comes alive with Maryland Humanities' FREE Chautauqua living history performance series each July. Audience members meet historical figures then participate in a thoughtful dialogue with each character. Chautauqua 2017 celebrates the centennial of the United States' entry into World War I with three characters:  W.E.B. Du Bois, an early twentieth-century African American activist; General [...]
  • Jul8
    Cecil County Public Library–Elkton Central Library, Elkton MD
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    History comes alive with Maryland Humanities' FREE Chautauqua living history performance series each July. Audience members meet historical figures then participate in a thoughtful dialogue with each character. Chautauqua 2017 celebrates the centennial of the United States' entry into World War I with three characters:  W.E.B. Du Bois, an early twentieth-century African American activist; General [...]
  • Jul8
    Garrett College Auditorium, McHenry Maryland
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    History comes alive with Maryland Humanities' FREE Chautauqua living history performance series each July. Audience members meet historical figures then participate in a thoughtful dialogue with each character. Chautauqua 2017 celebrates the centennial of the United States' entry into World War I with three characters:  W.E.B. Du Bois, an early twentieth-century African American activist; General [...]
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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
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