Youth and Family Programs

MdHS Family Days

FREE! 

 

Enjoy a day of celebration & discovery for the whole family inspired by the collections and exhibits of the MdHS. Family Days feature a variety of themed activities including a scavenger hunt and art-making. 

Programs take place on the second Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Activities are designed for children ages 4 and up, but all are welcome.
*Pre-Registration encouraged 

Dates and Themes

October 8, 2017- Haunted Heritage: Costumes and Stories and Ghosts (Oh My!)

Learn about Maryland’s haunted history! Families will explore Edgar Allen Poe’s relationship with Maryland, reflect on his works as well as listen to mysterious Maryland legends. Visitors will have the opportunity to test out period clothing styles that may inspire their own seasonal creativity!

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November 12, 2017- Harvesting the Past: Native Americans in Maryland

Perhaps you have heard of the first Thanksgiving? What were our own Native Americans of the Chesapeake region harvesting and creating during this time? Families will explore some of the many Native American tribes present in Prehistoric, Colonial and present-day Maryland.

 

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December 10, 2017- Happy Holidays

How do holiday celebrations in Maryland reflect the diverse cultural influences from around the world? What symbols do we know and recognize that help us in our celebrations? Families will be exposed to some of the major holidays we celebrate in the month of December from diverse viewpoints.

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Stay Tuned for Winter and Spring Family Days:
January 14, 2018: Maryland Heroes
February 11, 2018: Homegrown: Folk Art Traditions
March 11, 2018: Capturing Maryland: Photography and Film
April 8, 2018: Spring into Sports
May 13, 2018: Lords and Ladies: A Special Mother’s Day Event 

 

hiSTORY Time
$5/CHILD OR FREE FOR FAMILY MEMBERSHIP HOLDERS 

MdHS offers a special reading of a history themed book for preschool children & their caregivers. Each program includes a group reading in one of our galleries and a related art making activity. Topics connect to our monthly Family Theme.

Programs take place the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 
*Pre-Registration required 

Dates and Themes

October 12, 2017- Haunted Heritage: Costumes and Stories and Ghosts (Oh My!)
REGISTER HERE

October 26, 2017- Haunted Heritage: Costumes and Stories and Ghosts (Oh My!)
REGISTER HERE 

November 9, 2017- Harvesting the Past: Native Americans in Maryland
REGISTER HERE 

December 14, 2017- Happy Holidays
REGISTER HERE 

December 28, 2017- Happy Holidays
REGISTER HERE 

 

For more information, contact Youth & Family Programs Coordinator: 
mkopera@mdhs.org or 410-685-3750x343

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