Upcoming Events at the JHU Museums
  • Jul 30
    Annual Summer Afternoon Tea
    July 30, 2017  |  1:30 PM3:00 PM
    Location: Homewood Museum Price: $35 public, $30 members

    Limited to 30. Advance, pre-paid reservations required by calling 410.516.5589. Please note: We are not able to accommodate vegan, gluten-free, or allergen-free versions of our menu.

    Savor a traditional afternoon tea in the stunning reception hall of Homewood, a Palladian-inspired summer house built in 1801 for Charles and Harriet Carroll. Experience the elegant entertaining rooms as guests would have in the early 19th century, and learn about recent restoration projects, including new period appropriate paint, wallpaper, and furnishings.

    Classic finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, seasonal fruits, and delectable pastries will accompany fine black and fruit teas and a toast of sparkling wine to celebrate the museum's 30th anniversary.