The Maryland Center for History and Culture welcomes members of the “Passion and Purpose: Voices of Maryland’s Civil Rights Activists” exhibition curatorial panel for a conversation about civil rights activism in Maryland. David Taft Terry PhD of Morgan State University, Joshua Clark Davis PhD of University of Baltimore, Linda Day Clark, visual artist and scholar, and MCHC staff discuss the ways Black Marylanders have fought and continue to fight for equality, from letter writing, to sit-ins, to marching.
The students from local high schools and of the historically Black, Morgan State College were some of the first in the nation to organize student led direct action against desegregation. Learn about one influential civil rights leader that had his start in the 1950s and 1960s, Chief Judge Robert M. Bell in discussion with Simone Renee Barrett, PhD Researcher for the Robert M. Bell Center for Civil Rights in Education at Morgan State University. Judge Bell and Dr.
Drop into the newest photography exhibition Visions of Night during the Bromo Art Walk, an unguided tour of some of the best spots in the Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District.
Meet and mingle with the contemporary artists from the exhibition J. M. Giordano, Sydney J. Allen, Webster Phillips III, John Clarke Mayden, and MCHC Curator of Films & Photographs Joe Tropea. And perhaps encounter the spirits of the historical photographers lurking around the corner. Registration is requested.
Who are Marylanders, why are they so obsessed with their flag, and what does duckpin bowling have to do with the Baltimore Orioles? This exhibition explores how Maryland and its people have changed since its founding in 1634. Learn how the dynamic geography of the state drove its industry, population, and the identity of Marylanders, and how the arts and culture of Maryland reflect on its past. For traveling visitors and lifelong Marylanders, Discover Maryland shows there is much to uncover about Maryland. Open through March 2022.
The Unfinished Revolution explores the turmoil of the United States’ emergence on the world stage between 1775 and 1815. The exhibition highlights two points that became certain—the country’s revolution remained unfinished, and Marylanders of many races and creeds were at the forefront of each conflict.
Admission is free for MCHC members.