Monday, February 24th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: 1745 West Nursery Road
Want to learn more about your electronics? Come visit the National Electronics Museum! Located within minutes of Baltimore’s BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport and the BWI Rail Station, the museum offers a wide variety of both static and interactive displays, as well as a research library that is open to the general public, with holdings that focus on all aspects of electronics history.
Monday, February 17th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: Inner Harbor
Love the Inner Harbor? See it like you have never seen it before from the view of these ships! These guided tours allow you to board historic ships such as the last surviving warship from pearl harbor and many others! With a total of four ships you get to pick which ones to board and meet with the sailors on board!
Visit the website here for ticketing information!
Monday, February 10th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: Reginald F. Lewis Museum
When: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
Save the date for this free open house in honor of Black History Month! Food, fun, and door prizes along with a special program at noon.
For more information visit their website here.
Monday, February 3rd, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: 203 Amity Street
Recently his 205th birthday, this little house at 203 Amity street (originally No. 3 Amity) was Edgar Allan Poe’s home until his death in 1849. So much history is left in this small home. Saved from the demolition in 1941 thanks to the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore, this house was left untouched. His original writing desk and other personal items are on display.
Come visit this historical site! Check out the website for more information.
Monday, January 27th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
When: Every Saturday
Where: Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower
The Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower has been a Baltimore landmark since its construction in 1911 and was the tallest building in Baltimore at the time. This historic structure was modeled after the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Since then it has turned in to a state of the art studio space for visual and literary artists. Every saturday these artists open their studios to visitors. Every 3rd Saturday of the month they have free live music, drinks and good vibes!
For more information on hours, check out their website here.
Monday, January 20th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: The Baltimore Tattoo Museum
Interested in Tattoo art? Come to this museum and learn all about it! Not only is it a museum but it is a fully functioning tattoo studio. Dating back to the early 1900′s this museum takes you through the history of electric tattooing in America. From traditional American to traditional Japanese, black and grey work, portraits, photo-realism, flash designs, and complete custom-drawn designs they have a talented group of tattooists that can do just about anything.
To learn more about this museum visit the website here!
Monday, January 13th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: The Walters Art Museum
When: Now until January 19th, 2014
During the late 19th and early 20th century, fine book binding enjoyed a golden age of creativity and lavish decoration. These handmade, individual and highly personal objects were made not only to protect the texts they contained, but also to be admired and appreciated as portable decorative masterpieces in their own right. Some binders strove to execute traditional designs at the highest levels of technical proficiency and artistic elegance, while others chose to break away and explore new emerging styles influenced by the Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements. This focus show of approximately 20 rarely seen examples from the Walters’ rare book collection will explore techniques and materials that were employed to showcase the book binder’s craft, sometimes resulting in truly fantastical creations.
Visit the website here for more information!
Monday, December 16th, 2013 by Samantha Chemali
When: Until December 31st, 2013
Where: Mount Clare Museum
Escape the hustle and bustle of the holiday season with a colonial American Christmas experience! See Mount Clare transformed for the winter holiday, decorated in traditional 18th and 19th century style with greens and dried plants accented with fruits, nuts, feathers and pine cones-a visual delight! Experience the holidays of years past at Mount Clare Museum House’s annual winter celebration. Special programs include live musical performances by the Monumental City Ancient Fife and Drum Corps. Looking for the perfect gift? The museum store is filled with holiday merchandise to satisfy your holiday shopping list.
Members are free but for non-members it is only $5.00! For more information click here.
Monday, December 9th, 2013 by Samantha Chemali
When: December 7, 14, & 21, 2013
Where: Fire Museum of Maryland
Travel back in time for the holiday season! Watch antique O-Scale trains and a street car wind their way through a 20th century Baltimore neighborhood and take a stroll through two centuries worth of antique fire engines and a reconstructed 1871 fire house! Plus, don’t forget to get your picture taken with Santa! The market opens with an event on Saturday, November 30 from 10a.m. to 4p.m., featuring free photos with Santa in a Fire Chief’s Sleigh from 11a.m. to 2p.m.
For more information visit their website!
Monday, December 2nd, 2013 by Samantha Chemali
When: From now until August 31st, 2014
Where: American Visionary Art Museum
“Two billion personal computers later, post DNA-sequencing, are we on the road to becoming a better, healthier, happier, less warlike, human race?” Computers have had such a large impact on our lives, but just how large? 40+ artists, cutting edge futurists, and inventors take on this view and attempt to show us through their eyes. This exhibit appeals to all ages, young and old. They take on the most complex subject, how artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology, genetics, 3D printing and Big Data play a role in human life. This thought-provoking exhibit investigates technology’s influence on issues of privacy and surveillance, employment and manufacturing, longevity and health, defense and warfare, farming and food, access to global and personal information, creative invention, and entertainment. The American Visionary Art Museum’s 19th original thematic exhibition makes you think and question all aspects of human life.
For more information visit their website!