Upcoming Events at the JHU Museums
  • Jul 14
    Annual Summer Afternoon Tea
    July 14, 2019  |  1:00 PM3:00 PM
    Location: Homewood Museum Price: $45 General Admission, $40 JHU Museums Members Purchase Tickets

    Limited to 20. Advance, pre-paid reservations required through Eventbrite or by calling 410-516-5589. Please note: We are not able to offer 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 by enjoying a menu of classic finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, seasonal fruits, delectable pastriesm, and a selection of fine black and fruit teas, plus a toast of sparkling wine. Homewood Museum's assistant curator, Michelle Fitzgerald, will give a brief Jane Austen-inspired talk titled, "A Journey to Box Hill: Leisure Walking in Federal America and England." Ticket also includes an optional guided museum tour at either noon or 3 p.m. 

    Limited to 20 persons. Advance, pre-paid reservations required. Please note: We are not able to provide vegan, gluten-free, or allergen-free versions of our menu.