Youth and Family Programs

MdHS Family Days



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

December 10, 2017- Happy Holidays

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!



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
*December 28th hiSTORY Time is free/Pre-Registration is required 

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

December 14, 2017- Happy Holidays

December 28, 2017- Happy Holidays
*hiSTORY Time is FREE on December 28th/Pre-Registration is required 


For more information, contact Youth & Family Programs Coordinator: or 410-685-3750x343


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