Upcoming Events at the JHU Museums
  • Apr 1
    TO Oct 21
    Edible Evergreen Kitchen Garden Course
    April 1, 2017October 21, 2017  |  9:30 AM11:30 AM

    meets april 1, may 13, june 10, august 26, and october 21

    Location: Evergreen Museum & Library Price: 125 public; $105 members (nonrefundable, but transferable with advance notice).

    Classes will be held rain or shine. Registration includes museum admission on day of class. Class size limited to 20 and advance, pre-paid registration required. The registration fee will be pro-rated after the course has begun. For more information and to register, call 410.516.0341.


    This five-part kitchen garden course presented at Evergreen Museum & Library by Gertrude’s Restaurant chef John Shields and farm manager Jon Carroll highlights three seasons of sustainably growing and preparing fresh organic produce. The series includes hands-on gardening workshops in the restaurant’s garden at Evergreen, cooking demonstrations, a chef’s tour of the Waverly Farmers’ Market, and a concluding fall harvest luncheon at Gertrude’s. Participants will receive printed material on home kitchen garden planning and growing techniques, and recipes incorporating the featured crops.


    Saturday, Apr. 1, 9:30–11:30 a.m., at Evergreen

    The first class in the series will cover garden planning and design, and growing organic fruits and vegetables from seed.


    Saturday, May 13, 9:30–11:30 a.m., at Evergreen

    The second session will include making raised beds, supporting plants, planting seedlings, and a cooking demo by Chef John Shields.


    Saturday, Jun. 10, 9:30–11:30 a.m. at Evergreen

    The third session will go over composting, harvesting, saving herbs, watering, weeding, pest control, and will include a cooking demo by Chef John Shields.


    Saturday, Aug. 26, 9:30–11:30 a.m. at Evergreen,
    with an optional tour of the Waverly Farmers’ Market with Chef John Shields at 7:30 a.m.

    The fourth session will cover planning for fall crops, freezing vegetables, and turning the garden over for fall, and will include a cooking demo by Chef John Shields.


    Saturday, Oct. 21, 10–11:30 a.m. at Gertrude’s, followed by lunch.

    The final session, held at Gertrude’s Restaurant, will cover the winter garden, and will include a vegetable/fruit canning demo by Chef John Shields. The series concludes with a fall harvest luncheon.


  • Jul 6
    TO Sep 4
    Tony Auth: Melding Museum and City
    July 6, 2017September 4, 2017
    Location: Evergreen Museum & Library

    Melding Museum and City is a site-specific installation by Baltimore artist and 2017 Evergreen Museum & Library Artist-in-Residence Tony Auth (2014, BFA, interdisciplinary sculture, Maryland Institute College of Art). Auth's work is known for its playful, unprompted style that pays attention to the physical experiences of the surrounding world. In Melding Museum and City, Auth translates pictorial decorations found within the museum for Evergreen's outdoor landscapes, while placing abandoned motorbikes and other symbols of urban unpredictability throughout the lavishly furnished period rooms. He carefully positions these objects in a way that stimulates dialogue between cultural institutions like Evergreen and the cities for which they were established.

  • Sep 14
    Putting the Neo in Classical: Dressing for The Harvest Ball
    September 14, 2017  |  5:30 PM7:30 PM
    Location: Homewood Museum Price: $8 Members; $12 non-Members; free with Harvest Ball or Fall Frolick ticket purchase Purchase Tickets

    Seating is limited and reservations are required: call 410.516.5589 or puchase online through Eventbrite. Free parking for this event is available in the University Baptist Church lot, accessible from Greenway, or there are pay-to-park spaces along N. Charles Street.

    What do you wear to a modern-day ball? Join LISA SIMEONE, Baltimore fashion reporter, and ALEXANDRA DEUTSCH, chief curator at the Maryland Historical Society, for this special illustrated talk. Whether you plan to attend Homewood Museum's Harvest Ball and Fall Frolick After Party on Saturday, October 7th in period costume à la Jane Austen or in elegant modern style, we'll have ideas for clothing, hair, and accessories for both men and women. And you can enjoy a glass of wine, to boot!

  • Oct 7
    The Harvest Ball and Fall Frolick After Party
    October 7, 2017


    Location: Homewood Museum Price: $250 per person or $2500 for a table of 10. Fall Frolick only: $45 before Oct. 1; $55 after Oct. 1 ($10 discount with JHU id) Purchase Tickets

    Purchase tickets online through Eventbrite or call 410.516.5589. For individual and corporate sponsorship opportunities, contact Elizabeth Courtemanche, 410.516.6710 or email.

    Homewood Museum invites you to revel in an unforgettable evening of frivolous pleasure. This exclusive, third biennial HARVEST BALL recreates the entertaining atmosphere of the Carroll family’s early 1800s country house, Homewood, today a museum of Johns Hopkins University.

    Experience an enraptured autumn’s eve with a sparkling wine reception in the museum, a harvest-themed seated dinner served under the gala tent, live music, and amusements drawn from Homewood’s illustrious Federal past.

    Then party into the night at the FALL FROLICK AFTER PARTY. Join Baltimore's most fashionable and fabulous revelers for bubbles in the museum, dancing, live band, amazing raffle prizes, and more.

    This special evening benefits Homewood Museum's general operating fund, supporting our educational programs and the care, study, and exhibition of the collection.

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