Upcoming Special Events at the JHU Museums
  • 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 4
    Homewood by Candlelight
    December 4, 2017  |  5:30 PM7:30 PM
    Location: Homewood Museum Price: Free for members and JHU students; $8 non-members Purchase Tickets

    Reservations requested through Eventbrite, by calling 410.516.5589 or by email. PARKING: Free event parking will be available at the University Baptist Church lot on Greenway, accessible from St. Paul Street at University Parkway (GPS address: 3540 Greenway, Baltimore, MD 21218).

    Decorated for the holidays with garlands and boxwood, Homewood exudes a festive spirit that is best witnessed at the museum's annual Homewood by Candlelight open house. Glittering candlelight throughout the museum make Homewood appear as it might have in the early 19th century. The furnished period rooms will be filled with the sounds of live music, the museum shop will offer a wide variety of holiday gift-giving ideas for people of all ages, and seasonal refreshments will be served in the wine cellar. Visitors will be able to see the current exhibition As Precious as Gold: A History of Tea Caddies from the Bramble Collection.

  • 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.

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