Included with paid museum admission and on view as part of the guided tour, or $3 exhibition only.
This exhibition highlights prints and original works of art recording the landmarks, landscapes, and historical moments of the city that Charles Carroll Jr. called home. Approximately 20 views provide context for Homewood and include extremely rare states of familiar prints as well as original works of art such as images of the Washington and Battle monuments from a sailor's sketchbook. An 1814 schoolgirl embroidery of the Baltimore Basilica supposes the intended appearance of the structure which wasn't actually completed until 1821. Curated by students from Johns Hopkins University, this selection of subjects from the private collection of Stiles T. Colwill offers a glimpse of Baltimore's early accomplishments and history.
Included with paid museum admission and on view in the North Wing Gallery as part of the guided museum tour or $3 exhibition only.
Perception & Ability compares and contrasts the historical with the contemporary as applied to living with physical and other challenges, exploring society’s need for labeling ability levels, and how such labeling affects perceptions. The exhibition juxtaposes the personal and professional history of Evergreen's former owner Ambassador John Work Garrett (1872–1942), who led a successful diplomatic career while masking physical disability caused by a tubercular hip, with the lives of those facing similar challenges in today’s more open and accepting environment. Juried artworks by regional artists will be showcased next to historic objects from the Evergreen Museum & Library collection.
The exhibition is organized by guest curator Gabrielle Buzgo as one of ten thesis exhibitions of the inaugural Curatorial Practice class at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).
CALL FOR ARTISTS Deadline extended to January 7, 2013
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Included with paid museum admission and on view in the Library as part of the guided museum tour.
Ambassador John Work Garrett and his wife Alice befriended American expatriate sculptor Herbert Chevalier Haseltine (1877–1962) in Europe during World War I and from 1926 to 1933 added five of his works to their modern art collection at Evergreen. This exhibition affords an intimate look at the celebrated artist through the vibrant friendship he maintained with his Baltimore-based kindred spirits over 25 years. Installed in the great Main Library—originally designed to display two of Haseltine’s sculptures—the exhibition brings together works drawn from the museum's and private collections, correspondence between Haseltine and the Garretts, and the artist’s unpublished memoir.
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On view on the Museum Grounds, 9am–4:30pm Tuesday–Sunday (gate locked at 5pm).
Organized to honor the fiftieth anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, this outdoor exhibition of ten sculptural panels by self-trained Baltimore artist Loring Cornish visually narrates the struggle for civil rights in America. Created of found materials, each unique panel delves into the multi-layered struggle for acceptance and tolerance of one another, with the collective assembly hauntingly reminding us of Dr. King's powerful call for a united society.
*The opening has been postponed from the previously announced date of Saturday, May 11.
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Reservations are requested by May 27: online through Brown Paper Tickets or by calling the museum at 410.516.5589. Free event parking is available at the University Baptist Church at 3501 N. Charles Street (use Greenway entrance, accessible from St. Paul Street at University Parkway), with pedestrian access to campus from N. Charles Street at 34th Street. The museum lot is reserved for handicapped parking (accessible from the North Gate on University Parkway). For maps and directions click here or call 410.516.5589.
Fruit beer and cider makers are crafting a comeback, reviving America’s orchard heritage, revisiting traditional styles, and bringing new sophistication to these age-old farmhouse beverages. Enjoy some of the best fruit-powered artisanal brews and ciders, including a cask ale made especially for the evening by Union Craft Brewing, and locally-sourced snacks by Woodberry Kitchen.
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Two seatings offered at 12:30pm and 3pm, by prepaid reservation only: 410-516-5589.
Celebrate the 213th wedding anniversary of Charles Carroll Jr. and Harriet Chew Carroll by savoring a traditional afternoon tea at their country house, Homewood. Learn about the lives and lifestyle of one of Early America’s wealthiest and most socially prominent families as you dine in the elegant reception hall, designed to be one of the coolest rooms in the house during the summer months. Classic finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, seasonal fruits, and pastries will accompany fine black and fruit teas and a celebratory Champagne toast.
Email or call 410.596.5036 to reserve discount tickets ($5 off per ticket) or buy at the door. You will receive confirmation of your advance reservation and instructions on ticket payment and pickup. Package deals featuring discount tickets, prepared picnics, and beer and wine vouchers available. E-mail or call for more information.
Evergreen Museum & Library hosts the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Players, performing Hamlet and A Midsummer Night's Dream under the stars in the Meadow July 18 through August 18. Bring a blanket, a lawnchair, and a picnic, and thrill to the best of the Bard.
Considered by many to be the greatest play ever written, Hamlet is a tragedy of murder and revenge on the fringes of sanity.
Thursday, July 18, 7:30pm Dress Rehearsal
Friday, July 19, 7:30pm
Saturday, July 20, 7:30pm
Sunday, July 21, 2pm
Friday, July 26, 7:30pm
Saturday, July 27, 7:30pm
Sunday, July 28, 2pm
Saturday, August 3, 7:30pm
Sunday, August 4, 2pm
Among Shakespeare’s most famous comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows the course of true love from the halls of Athens to the court of the fairies, from waking life into the realms of dream.
Friday, August 2, 7:30pm
Saturday, August 3, 2pm
Friday, August 9, 7:30pm
Saturday, August 10, 7:30pm
Sunday, August 11, 2pm
Friday, August 16, 7:30pm
Saturday, August 17, 7:30pm
Sunday, August 18, 2pm
Experience Evergreen Museum & Library’s artistic wonderland and expansive gardens after-hours. Take an artist's tour of the outdoor exhibition In Each Other's Shoes: The Art of Loring Cornish and explore the museum’s first floor period rooms, featuring the newly-restored historic kitchen and a display of rare editions of Shakespeare drawn from the John Work Garrett Library.
Bring a picnic supper and at 7:30pm enjoy an open dress rehearsal of Hamlet in the Evergreen Meadow, presented by The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Players.
To register or for more information, call Evergreen Museum & Library at 410.516.0341.
The spring 2012 opening of the Barnes Foundation’s new exhibition space in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park was the talk of the museum world. Designed by New York Architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, the gallery section replicates the interiors of the previous facility’s Merion galleries. With an Ellsworth Kelly sculpture on the grounds, reflecting pools, and lush landscaping, the new building is a must-see for art lovers. Evergreen Museum & Library director and curator James Abbott leads this all-day exploration of the new Barnes Foundation.
Open to members of the University Museums only.
Join Evergreen Museum & Library Director and Curator James Archer Abbott on the study tour The Adirondacks & Hudson River Valley.
Please save the date. Ticket pricing and complete details to be announced soon.
This exclusive and unforgettable party recreates the entertaining atmosphere of the Carroll family's early 1800s country house estate, Homewood. Guests will be treated to live period music, costumed re-enactors and dancers, a premium auction, a multi-course, harvest-themed gourmet seated dinner inspired by historic recipes and local ingredients, plus after-dinner dancing to a live band and a surprise or two.
Dress to impress in period costume or black tie.
Presented by the Homewood Museum Advisory Council to support the museum's exhibitions and education projects.
Open to members of the University Museums only.
Homewood Museum invites members and friends on an unforgettable study tour of coastal towns in England's scenic Cornwall and Devon counties, featuring visits to stunning castles, cathedrals, country houses, and gardens. Tour details and itinerary to be announced. To add your name to the Travel Program mailing list, please e-mail or call the University Museums membership office at 410.516.8645.
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