Virtual Field Trips for Adult Audiences

 

America in Miniature

Maryland is also known as “America in Miniature” because historic events that happened throughout Maryland are representative of the overall country’s development. This program will especially emphasize the history and importance Maryland’s role during the War of 1812.

Passion for Fashion: Maryland Fashion History

Coming Soon: Winter 2019

Impacting Your Watershed: Connecting Past and Present

Impacting Your Watershed focuses on the Chesapeake Bay and the oyster industry in order to learn about the Bay, human impact, and how it has changed over the course of history. Learn about the Bay and how we can a positive change today.

First Contact

When European Colonists came to Maryland they were not coming to a new and undiscovered world. Instead, they encountered a complex society and culture of people who had been in the region for thousands of years. This program will explore the written records from Europeans as well as examine artifacts that Native Americans would have used in order to learn about the past. 

Protesting Segregation in Baltimore

Using Paul Henderson’s remarkable photography of the African American community in Maryland, this program explores the Civil Rights Movement and the different ways people protested segregation. Participants will learn about the rich history of organizing by local NAACP branches and other groups which have contributed to making Maryland a more inclusive and equal state.

Remarkable Women of Maryland

Learn about the lives of Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Bonaparte, Margaret Brent and more to gain a richer understanding of the history of Maryland. Perfect for March, Women’s History Month!

Tracing the Life of Frederick Douglass

Born into slavery on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in 1818, Frederick Douglass was a social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. By examining primary sources from the Maryland Historical Society’s collection, this program highlights Douglass’ life and emphasizes his incredible legacy.

WWI Propaganda and the Home Front

By examining propaganda posters created during WWI the program will highlight the fears and pressures experienced by people living on the home front during the Great War. This program ties in with the news cycle we see today and the concept of “fake news.”

Interested in booking a virtual program? Contact Digital Learning Specialist Ashlee Anderson at aanderson@mdhs.org or 410-685-3750 x 317