Museum Mondays

Museum Monday: Port Discovery

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by Allison Langley

PortDisco What: Port Discovery’s Children’s Museum

Where: 35 Market Place, Baltimore

When: Tuesday-Friday 930am-430pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm

Museums are fun! Especially… Port Discovery, your ultimate, and family-friendly children’s museum. Open almost all day on the weekends, it is perfect for entertaining your little ones. This museum is huge, like three floors high huge! I think you could pack in loads of fun into that! They have over 13 interactive exhibits for you and your children to explore. These exhibits range from KidWorks where you can explore through a three-story tree house (count me in!) to The Oasis where you can take a breather, relax, and read a book. Everyday there are special and unique events you won’t want to miss out on, such as Circle Time where you can enjoy an interactive story. Port Discovery hosts field trips and Birthday parties too!
Come visit Port Discovery for a fun inside acitivites as our days become colder!

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Museum Monday: National Museum of Dentistry

Monday, November 16th, 2015 by Allison Langley

NationalDentistryMuseum2What: National Museum of Dentistry

Where: 31 S. Greene St, Baltimore

When: Open by appointment only

There really is a museum for everything, and luckily for Baltimore there is the National Museum of Dentistry! It is located near the Inner Harbor on the campus of the University of Maryland. There is a deep history in dentistry and this is the place to learn about it! It opened in 1996 and now hosts 40,000 objects including dental instruments, furniture and artwork. One of the coolest bits and pieces the museum has on display is George Washington’s ivory denture! Neat, right? Also check out Queens Victoria’s personal dental tools, and a very cool collection showing the progression of toothbrushes from the 1800’s to 2015.
Admission cost $7 for Adults, $6 for seniors and students with ids. They also host school groups! Call 410-706-0600 to book an appointment/click here to see this very educational and interesting museum!

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Museum Monday: Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum

Monday, November 9th, 2015 by Allison Langley

What: Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum

Where: 216 Emory Street, Baltimore, MD

When: Tues – Sun 10am- 5pm

Take a little walk through history and visit Babe Ruth Birthplace and Sports Legends Museums! It is located right near Oriole Park! Babe Ruth was born in the classic Baltimore row house on February 6, 1895, his grandfather rented it. Originally the city was going to tear it down until it was saved by the mayor’s office and began the development of what it is today. Babe’s family helped to make the exhibits possible. It later became the official museum for the Orioles. It is lovely home that has undergone several restorations, ensuring that it does justice to Babe’s legacy.
The exhibits range from The Ruthian Record, highlighting his records, to Playing The Babe, highlighting his personality and lifestyle.
Admission is $7 for Adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for Children. Stop by and check out a really cool part of history in sports!

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Museum Monday: Geppi’s Entertainment Museum

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 by Allison Langley

What: Geppi’s Entertainment Museum

Where: 301 W. Camden Street, Baltimore

When: Tues.-Sun. 10am-6pm

Although we love classic museums and gaining a wealth of art history knowledge, how about trying out something different? Take a trip to Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, located right beside Camden Yards. Walk through decades of a different kind of history, pop culture! Revisit your favorite shows or explore some new shows/comics to get hooked on! The museum showcases about 6000 pop culture items that will be sure to give a blast from the past. Look at classic toys anywhere from your favorite superheroes like Superman to your cherished doll, Barbie!
It is open Tuesday thru Sunday 10am – 6pm, ensuring you plenty of time to stop by! For more information about tickets and any other questions click here!

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Museum Monday: Spooky Science

Monday, October 26th, 2015 by Allison Langley

What: Spooky Science

Where: Maryland Science Center

When: October 31, 12pm-4pm

In the spirit of halloween the Maryland Science Center will be hosting a Spooky Science session! OooOoo! They will be offering a variety activities from 12pm-4pm on halloween. Make some ghostly crafts, and witness some spine-chilling chemistry experiments! Get prepared for the evening by carving pumpkins and decorating trick-or-treat bags. This is a great way to combine some neat science lessons with some added halloween fun.

This activity is free with paid admission to the museum! Do not forget to wear your most spooky costume on this halloween afternoon!

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Museum Monday: The Art of the Ancient World

Monday, October 19th, 2015 by Allison Langley

ArtAncient What: The Art of the Ancient World

Where: The Walters Art Museum

When: October 25, 1pm-2pm

Come by The Walters Art Museum next this weekend and check out a super cool new exhibit: The Art of the Ancient World! Not only learn about how the people of the ancient world lived and behaved but see how their art corresponds to war, politics and day to day activities.

The Walters Art Museum is unique in that they truly host art from ancient times to the 20th century. They touch on many time periods and historical groups. It is safe to say you can gain a wealth of knowledge about several time periods through visiting this museum!

The best part about this tour is that its free! Just walk in learn some new and interesting history! Click here for more information!

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Museum Monday: The Big Hope Show

Monday, October 5th, 2015 by Allison Langley

MuseumMondayOct5What: The Big Hope Show

Where: American Visionary Art Museum

When: October 3 2015 – September 4 2016

It is time to stop by the American Visionary Art Museum to see the exhibition of The Big Hope Show. Featuring 25+ artists who have been through traumatic life situations. It is an exhibition of hope, shown through the artists life. There is an eclectic variety of art displayed throughout the exhibition. Artists such as Bobby Adams and Wayne Coyne are show cased in this wonderful exhibit. There is some heartfelt work displayed, like, Chris Roberts-Antieau’s work revolving around beating cancer.

The American Visionary Art Museum was founded in 1995, relatively new, they have hosted a wide variety of shows. They typically host more modern shows. Come check it out!

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Museum Monday: Natural Dye Workshop

Monday, September 21st, 2015 by Allison Langley

NaturalDyeWorkshop What: Radiant Red Natural Dye Workshop

Where: Rawlings Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

When: September 30th, 4-6pm

Rawlings Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is hosting their last Natural Dye Workshop on Wednesday, September 30th from 4-6pm. Their chosen theme for this natural dye workshop is Radiant Red. Learn how to create beautiful prints on fabric for FREE. Expand your horizons with this fun hands on activity! This is an all ages event so you can bring family and friends to create pretty art together. At the end of the class you can choose to leave your new artwork with the teachers to be showcased in a curated event or bring it home to hang up as a memory of your artist evening.

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Museum Monday: Sara VanDerBeek Exhibition

Monday, September 14th, 2015 by Allison Langley

Sara VanDerBeek What: Sara VanDerBeek’s Exhibition

 Where: Baltimore Museum of Art

When: Opening Wed. September 16. 11am-5pm.

Support a local artist, Sara VanDerBeek by coming to her show in the Baltimore Museum of Art. VanDerBeek’s show at the Baltimore Museum of Art will entail images of dancers taken directly from the Baltimore School of Arts posing. These photographs are placed side-by-side images other inspiring photographs of architecture and sculptures. Along side the images there will be three sculptures that truly high light Baltimore’s architecture.


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Museum Monday: Black Box: Sharon Hayes

Monday, August 31st, 2015 by Allison Langley

Black Box at BMAWhat: Black Box: Sharon Hayes

Where: Baltimore Museum of Art

When: Now until October 11. 11-5pm

Baltimore Museum of Art is hosting the exhibition Black Box by Sharon Hayes. Hayes is an artist who shows current political and social situations through several mediums of art. Black Box is highlighting gender inequality. Stop by BMA to get your fix of culture for the week and to see a wonderful exhibition!

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