Museum Mondays


Museums Mondays: Renaissance Fine Arts

Monday, September 29th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

warhol-1What: Renaissance Fine Arts

Where: 88 Village Square

For 25 years, Renaissance Fine Arts have been creating a beautiful gallery for you to enjoy! Pieces by Matisse, Picasso, and Andy Warhol all hang on the walls of this Baltimore art museum. Come out to see your favorite works or learn more about art!

For more information, check out their website!



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Museum Monday: Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

flaghouse_logoWhat: Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

Where:  844 East Pratt Street

O! Say, can you see this house? This museum, located in Little Italy, was once the home and place of business of  famed Mary Pickersgill. Mary created the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key’s “Star-Spangled Banner.” Check out this home that is equipped with 19th century furniture and things. Booking tours in advance is highly recommended!!

Check out their website to get your tour booked!

 



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Museum Monday: Babe Ruth Museum

Monday, September 15th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

babe-ruth-museumWhat: Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum

Where: 216 Emory Street (Three blocks away from Camden Yards)

The sultan of swat! The titan of terror! The colossus of clout! The king of crash! THE GREAT BAMBINO! If you have seen “Sandlot” or enjoy baseball then you know I’m talking about Babe Ruth, the greatest baseball player ever!  The Babe was also born in Baltimore so there is a more reason to visit.

Find out more about this museum on their website!



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Museum Monday: Maryland Historical Society

Monday, September 8th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

mdhs_logoWhat: Maryland Historical Society Museum and Library

Where: 201 West Monument St. Baltimore, Maryland 21201

 

 

This museum is the oldest continuously operating cultural institution in the state! There are thousands of paintings and artifacts of Maryland heros from the Revolutionary War and the War off 1812. Find out how the Maryland of the past lived with the Maryland Historical Society’s collection of antique furniture, old glassware, and home goods!

For more information, visit the website!



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Museum Mondays: Jewish Museum of Maryland

Monday, September 1st, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

04_05_2013 003What: Jewish Museum of Maryland

Where: Inner Harbor

Established in 1879, this museum was created to preserve the Jewish American history and culture. The second largest port of immigration to the United States was here in Baltimore, bringing two great waves of Jewish immigrants. This museum is the only museum in America with two historic synagogues preserved for the public. They are situated right in the heart of a historic Jewish neighborhood.

Located a 10 minute walk from the Inner Harbor, this museum has a student discount price of only 4 dollars! Be sure to check out their website here.



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Museum Mondays: Fire Museum of Maryland

Monday, April 28th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

zzdata-fire_museum_20What: Fire Museum

Where: York Road

If you want to learn more about Firefighters visit the Fire Museum of Maryland! This museum is the third largest fire museum in the world, with 40 antique engines, a reconstructed firehouse, and the Great Baltimore Fire and other fire service history exhibits, and steam engine and apparatus demonstrations.
Visit the website here for more information!

 



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Museum Mondays: Cylburn Arboretum

Monday, April 14th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

800px-Cylburn_Carriage_HouseWhat: Nature Museum

Where: The Carriage House

When: Saturdays 12pm-3pm and Sunday 1pm-4pm

The Cylburn Nature Museum, located in the garage of the Carriage House, displays natural history exhibits of Maryland birds, bird eggs from the late 19th century, butterflies and moths, rocks and minerals, fossils and seashells, games, and habitat dioramas. Many items are available to touch.

The Nature Museum displays one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Birds of Maryland*, with over 250 mounted specimens, nests and eggs. There are also butterflies, fossils, seashells, skulls, rocks, and a small hands-on exploration area and library.

Visit the website here!



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Museum Mondays: National Museum of Dentistry

Monday, April 7th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

NationalDentistryMuseumWhat: Dentistry Museum

Where: Baltimore

Any future dentists out there? Stop by this museum to learn all about what it takes to have healthy teeth! The museum’s extensive 40,000 object collection of dental instruments, furniture and artwork is one of the most important and oldest in the world. Including George Washington’s ivory denture, Queen Victoria’s personal dental instruments and an extraordinary collection of toothbrushes ranging from the 1800s to the present, there is so much history to see.

For more information visit their website here!



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Museum Mondays: Irish Railroad Workers

Monday, March 31st, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

irish-shrine-and-railroad-workers-museumWhat: Irish Railroad Workers Museum 

Where: Pratt Street

The Great Famine cause a huge influx of Irish immigrants in the mid 1800’s. Many settled right here in Baltimore and went to work in the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The Irish Railroad Workers Museum consists of two renovated alley houses in 900 block of Lemmon Street. The houses on Lemmon Street were built in 1848 to provide homes for the growing number of workers needed by America’s first railroad. One of the houses is furnished as a period-house museum, reflecting the lives of the Irish-immigrant family who lived there in the 1860s. The other house offers changing exhibits relating to Irish-American history and local neighborhood life.

For more information on the museum visit the website here!

 



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Museum Mondays: Evergreen Museum & Library

Monday, March 24th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

Evergreen_Museum__Library_BaltimoreWhat: Evergreen Museum

Where: N Charles St

Housed in a former Gilded Age mansion surrounded by Italian-style gardens, Evergreen Museum & Library is at once an intimate collection of fine and decorative arts, rare books and manuscripts assembled by two generations of the philanthropic Garrett family, and a vibrant, inspirational venue for contemporary artists. Tour Evergreen’s 48 opulent rooms filled with over 50,000 of the Garretts’ extraordinary and eclectic belongings. Stroll the grounds, enjoy a concert in the famed Bakst Theatre, a film or lecture in the charming Carriage House, or a contemporary art exhibition in the gallery.

For more information vist the website here!



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