Upcoming Events

November 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
Join us for a night of photography, music and drinks at the Windup Space for a satellite exhibition of dozens of Joseph Kohl photographs from the Maryland Historical Society's exhibit Unscripted Moments: The Life & Photography of Joseph Kohl, showing throughout the month of November. The photographs exhibited will not be on view at MdHS, and can only be viewed at the Windup Space at 12 North Avenue. This is a free event. Light refreshments, cash bar. 4 Hours of Funk dance party to follow.

November 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
The American Revolution split not only communities, neighbors, and friends along patriot, loyalist, and neutral lines, but also families. One of them was the James Tilghman family of Maryland. Did the Tilghmans adapt and maintain their relationships, or were their family bonds permanently damaged?

December 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
How did our early immigrants change the way we celebrate Christmas in Maryland? How do our celebrations and traditions reflect the diverse cultural influences from around the world? What symbols do we know and recognize that help us in these celebrations? Join us for an extra festive MdHS Family Day with music, art-making, a scavenger hunt & more family fun activities on this day!

December 14, 2017 - 10:30am
MdHS offers a special preschool story time of a history themed book & an art-making activity from 10:30am-11:30am every 2nd & 4Th Thursday of each month. Topics connect to our monthly Family Themes! Program is $5 for preschool aged children 3-5 yrs or FREE for Family Membership holders.

December 28, 2017 - 10:30am
MdHS offers a special preschool story time of a history themed book & an art-making activity from 10:30am-11:30am every 2nd & 4Th Thursday of each month. Topics connect to our monthly Family Themes! Program is $5 for preschool aged children 3-5 yrs or FREE for Family Membership holders.

January 24, 2018 - 10:00am
War has been an unfortunate constant throughout human history, and Maryland’s history is no different. We will be looking at Maryland’s role in many of America’s wars and the contributions and sacrifices made. Come learn more about the significant contributions of Maryland Patriots in the Revolutionary War, how the first blood of the Civil War was spilled on Baltimore streets, and the curious case of a German submarine in Baltimore’s harbor during World War I.

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