Upcoming Events At Evergreen
  • Sep 1
    TO May 31
    Evergreen Museum & Library Docent Training Program
    September 1, 2017May 31, 2018  |  1:30 PM1:30 PM

    Ongoing with rolling admission

    Location: Evergreen Museum & Library

    Participation in the Docent Program is contingent on securing a favorable background check report. The Museum accepts applications on a rolling basis from community members who wish to become docents. For more information, please email or call 410.516.0341.

    Interested in history, architecture, or decorative arts? Become a tour guide at Evergreen Museum & Library! Volunteer docents at Evergreen lead engaging and interactive tours to a variety of individuals, school groups and community organizations from around the world. Docents also assist with the museum’s special programs and foster an appreciation for art, architecture and history in visitors of all ages.

    Coomunity members who are accepted into the program are required to complete the museum's 4-week Docent Training Course. Volunteers who successfully complete the training will be expected to commit to working a minimum of four hours per month. Docents are needed on weekends and/or weekdays, and schedules can be created to suit your needs and availability.

    Evergreen's volunteers join the intellectual life at Johns Hopkins University, with opportunities for additional training, and are invited to social events, openings, lectures, and tours of other historic sites.

    Download the Application (PDF)

  • Nov 6
    TO Nov 27
    Holiday D├ęcor Donation Drop-off Days
    November 6, 2017November 27, 2017  |  10:00 AM3:00 PM

    Mondays only, November, 6, 13, 20, and 27

    Location: Evergreen Museum & Library

    Drop-offs will be accepted on Mondays in November. For more information, please email or call 410.516.0341.

    If you are changing up your holiday décor this year, please consider recycling your unwanted decorations by donating them to Evergreen Museum & Library. We are in need of period-appropriate items for the historic rooms that harken back to the 1920s–1950s, such as ornaments, faux flowers and greenery, vintage greeting cards, and string lights.

    Please note that donations will be reviewed for quality and appropriateness for display. Unaccepted items will be donated to a local charity.

  • Dec 2
    TO Dec 10
    Discount Shopping Days in the Museum Shops
    December 2, 2017December 10, 2017

    museum hours

    Location: Homewood Museum / Evergreen Museum & Library

    Members of the Homewood and Evergreen museums, and Johns Hopkins faculty, staff and students are invited to enjoy special discounts in the Homewood and Evergreen gift shops. Everyone with a valid Johns Hopkins ID receives a 10 percent discount on all merchandise, excluding consignment items; museum members receive a 20 percent discount.

  • Dec 7
    An Ever Green Evening
    December 7, 2017  |  6:00 PM8:00 PM
    Location: Evergreen Museum & Library Price: Free for members and JHU students; $8 non-members Purchase Tickets

    Reservations requested online through Eventbrite, by calling 410.516.0341 or by email.

    Evergreen Museum & Library’s annual holiday party features creatively themed seasonal decorations, a silent auction of original art by Baltimore artists and designers, special displays of collection objects, and live music. Festive fare will be served, a festooned period sleigh will serve as the perfect backdrop for your own photographic memories, and the museum shop will be filled with unique gift ideas and fresh greens harvested from Evergreen’s extensive grounds.

  • Dec 9
    Doll and Garden Tea Party
    December 9, 2017  |  12:00 PM2:00 PM
    Price: $25 per person

    Best for ages 6–10; must be accompanied by an adult. Because of very limited seating, each attendee (child and adult) must have a ticket. To register, please call 410.516.0341.

    Evergreen’s Doll & Garden Tea Party celebrates the holiday season—and the special bond between child and favorite doll—with an afternoon tea of tasty scones, iced cakes, and other delectable treats in the museum’s elegant Far East Room. Following the festive fête, guests will proceed to the colorful Léon Bakst-designed private theatre to create floral bouquets that honor the famous house’s most secret and enchanting feature: the walled Friendship Garden of Alice Whitridge Garrett. Tours of some of the mansion’s grandest rooms will conclude this special afternoon.

  • Apr 7
    Zora String Quartet
    April 7, 2018  |  3:00 PM5:00 PM

    Music at Evergreen Concert Series

    Music at Evergreen 2017-2018
    Location: Evergreen Museum & Library (Bakst Theatre) Price: $15 members, and JHU faculty, staff, and alumni (with ID); $20 public; $10 students (full-time with ID) Purchase Tickets

    Concert will be performed in the Bakst Theatre. Ticket includes admission to the guided museum tour (departs 12 and 1 p.m.) and a post-concert reception with the musicians. Limited space; advance tickets are recommended. Purchase tickets online or by calling 410.516.0341. For complete details about the Music at Evergreen Concert Series click here.

     

    Dechopol Kowintaweewat, Seula Lee, violins; Pablo Muñoz Salido, viola; Zizai Ning, cello

    Currently the Quartet-in-Residence at the Curtis Institute of Music, the Zorá String Quartet has been praised for its "elegant and probing" performances by the New York Times. They gained national attention in 2015 when they won three major awards, including the Grand Prize and Gold Medal of the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition.

  • Apr 22
    Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
    April 22, 2018  |  3:00 PM5:00 PM

    music at evergreen concert series

    Music at Evergreen 2017-2018
    Location: Evergreen Museum & Library (Bakst Theatre) Price: $15 members, and JHU faculty, staff, and alumni (with ID); $20 public; $10 students (full-time with ID) Purchase Tickets

    Concert will be performed in the Upper Gardens. Rain location is the Carriage House. Ticket includes admission to the guided museum tour (departs 12 and 1 p.m.) and a post-concert reception with the musicians. Limited space; advance tickets are recommended. Purchase tickets online through Eventbrite or by calling 410.516.0341. For complete details about the Music at Evergreen Concert Series click here.

    Frank Solivan, mandolin, vocals; Mike Munford, banjo, vocals; Chris Luquette, guitar, vocals; Jeremy Middleton, bass, vocals
     

    Frank Solivan is a monster mandolinist and his band Dirty Kitchen is stocked with hot musicians who simmer a bluegrass/newgrass stew from award-winning instrumental, vocal, and songwriting skills. The Grammy-nominated group was named the 2016 Instrumental Group of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association. They are "master musicians who fully understand the history and tradition but aren’t afraid to explore new sounds" (Bluegrass Today). Please note: Program will be announced from the stage.

     

     

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