Join the artists of Baltimore Musicales for the premiere of this virtual program featuring Jarrod Lee, Adrienne Ivey, Justin Harrison, Angeli Ferrette, Nigel Rowe, Dana Kristina-Joi Morgan, and Jasmine Barnes. The artists will speak about the music that resonates with them during this historic moment in our country, and perform songs and ensembles by Margaret Bonds, Hall Johnson, Bernice Johnson Reagon and more.
Go behind the pages with best-selling authors Daniel Silva, Esther Safran Foer and Adeena Sussman, as they reveal essentials of the writing process in virtual conversation with a notable family member or friend. Tickets include books provided by The Ivy Bookshop, and access link to the zoom discussion.
Wed July 15 | 8:00pm: Daniel Silva, acclaimed #1 NYT best-selling author, in conversation with his wife, CNN journalist Jamie Gangel, on his riveting new spy thriller, The Order
How does padding in an 1840s dress expose a case of scoliosis? Why did someone leave a sleeve cuff unfinished on a dress worn to George Washington’s inaugural ball? What do trimmings reveal about a technological revolution in the nineteenth century?
This month, Maryland Humanities’ living history series goes virtual as the organization raises the voices of four notable women who took action to secure their right to vote. Sherrie Tolliver brings Mary Church Terrell (1863–1954) to life. Born in Tennessee to two formerly enslaved business owners, Terrell helped to found the National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the National Association for Colored Women’s Clubs (NACWC). She worked with the National Women’s Party in picketing at the White House in support of women’s suffrage.
Global Connections is a monthly virtual leaders ZOOM forum. Moderator ROBERT SIEGEL, award-winning, legendary host of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered (1987 - 2018), interviews experts on society, politics, and the economy and leaders in finance, real estate, technology and medicine to discuss new industry realities and how to navigate the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On July 22, Robert Siegel will interview:
• US Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire: "Restoring Bipartisanship and Civic Discourse"
This month, Maryland Humanities’ living history series goes virtual as the organization raises the voices of four notable women who took action to secure their right to vote. Arthuretta Martin brings Fannie Lou Hamer (1917–1977) to life. Considered one of the most powerful voices of the civil and voting rights movement in the South, Hamer was outraged by efforts to deny Black votes, became a SNCC organizer, and co-founded the Mississippi Freedom Party to increase Black participation in the Democratic Party.
***All tours offered on a pay-only-what-you-can basis and proceeds benefit The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum***
The historic Poe House is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 response in Maryland, but that doesn’t mean Poe’s chamber door is closed to you online. Join us for a live virtual tour of the historic Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum, led by a real museum docent.
Featuring Esther Krinitz's Holocaust survival story exquisitely told through 36 hand-embroidered works, this exhibition pays tribute to humanity's long history, past and current, of unjustly persecuted innocents and the dream of a world at peace. A preamble to Esther's fabric collages include South African Truth and Reconciliation embroidered testimonies, work gathered from Lily Yeh's partnership with Rwandan Tutsi genocide survivors, and more.