Join us for an evening of readings by poets and storytellers from the free community writing workshop at the Reentry Center at the Northwest Career Center.
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Additional dial-in details can be found on the event page.
Today, African American women are an organized and consequential facet of our body politic. How did they get here? To understand their story is to understand the politics of our own time, setting aside old narratives and learning about the future through black women’s ongoing quest for rights. Vanguard, a new book by Martha S. Jones, tells how they built their movement, which was plagued by ridicule and resistance, and extended to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
This program will take place on Google Meet. Use the following info to get to the meeting. You are not required to have a google account or even a computer to join in, feel free to call in with the number below.
PIN: 452 999 734#
It is an empowering and rewarding experience. to write an hour each week, at the same time and place. It serves as powerful support for building your daily writing discipline. The world still needs our creative efforts
***COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the truly strange and remarkable events of this year, the festival committee continues to monitor the situation in Baltimore. In-person events may be limited, but LIVE performances and virtual tours will stream from Poe House in Baltimore, October 3 & 4, 2020. Many virtual events are posted. Look for more details soon about how to attend Poe Fest Int'l, in person AND/OR online!***
Join Us Virtually at One of Six Stops in October
As part of our programming for the state’s largest reading and discussion program, 2020 One Maryland One Book author Lisa See will visit us virtually to discuss her book The Island of Sea Women.
All tour events are free. You must register to receive the virtual event link. Event registrants will be entered into a drawing to win a set of teas and snacks from Jeju Island.
Co-host Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
Sunday, October 4 │ 7:00 p.m.
During this live, interactive distance learning program, children and families will learn about the life of Frederick Douglass. By examining primary sources from the Maryland Center for History and Culture’s collections, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the living and working conditions experienced by enslaved Africans and African Americans. From slavery to freedom, participants will gain a better understanding of Douglass’ incredible life and legacy.
Presented as part of Doors Open Baltimore 2020 in collaboration with the Baltimore Architecture Foundation.
FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live go on sale September 22 at 9am through EventBrite. Registration required. Click here to register.
Jon Meacham will talk about his new book, His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope.
FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live go on sale September 24 at 9am. Registration required. Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brown-lecture-series-kenyatta-berry-tickets...
Kenyatta Berry will be in conversation about her work and contributions to the 1619 project.
FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live go on sale September 30 at 9am.
Matthew A. Cherry will be in conversation with Sidney Clifton about his work.
Matthew A. Cherry personally raised over $280K on Kickstarter to make the award winning short film, HAIR LOVE, which was adapted into a picture book for Penguin Random House. It was released in May 2019, the book immediately became a New York Times Bestseller, and was nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Picture Book. HAIR LOVE won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2020.
Reminisce through the golden age of Baltimore’s movie theaters. Move through the magical decades of one of our latest exhibitions, Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theatres. Joe Tropea, MCHC’s Curator of Films & Photographs, will reflect on what going to the movies was like all the way back to day one of Electric Park, through current day theater. Using contemporary and historical photographs, memories and narrative, Joe and his guests, Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun photographer and author of Flickering Treasures, Robert K.
Join us for a vocal concert with music provided by Professor Samuel Springer in collaboration with alumni Ayanna Freelon and Daniel Rich from the Fine and Performing Arts Department at Morgan State University. Grab a glass of your favorite beverage and enjoy the lovely sounds of voice and piano brought to your home.
Presented in partnership with Morgan State University. Thursday programs are sponsored by BGE.
FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live go on sale October 6 at 9am. Registration required. Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brown-lecture-series-harriet-washington-tic...
The Julio Fine Arts Gallery at Loyola University Maryland invites you to join us on Thursday, October 22 at 10:30AM for a very special virtual artist talk by Mina Cheon, a global Korean new media artist, scholar, and educator who lives and works between Baltimore, New York, and Seoul. The talk, MINA CHEON ONE KOREA will explore Cheon’s new body of work Dreaming Unification: Protest for Peace along with an introduction to Cheon’s artistic progression and personal history.
For the second installment of the institution’s Core Conversation Series, MCHC is hosting a conversation on "dialogue," where journalist, author, and television producer David Simon will join MCHC's VP of Collections & Interpretation, Allison Tolman, in a conversation about how we can use different perspectives to uncover a more complete narrative in today’s complex world.
This virtual program is free and open to all audiences, however registration is required.