April 2018

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Events Continue!

The year-long celebration of the Bicentennial of Frederick Douglass's birth continues with more events coming up! Mark your calendar now! The Politics of Activism Thursday, May 5, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Banneker-Douglass Museum Inspired by the relationship between Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, this discussion explores historic and contemporary roles between activism and politics. LEARN MORE. From a Haunted Plate: Becoming an 18th and 19th Century Black Chef Monday, May 14, 6:30 PM William Paca House and Garden Throughout Frederick Douglass’ memoir, he vividly details the interactions that the enslaved had with food and cooking. Discover the techniques, cultural transformations,...

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Sign Up Now! Joan Gaither to Offer Hands-On Story-Quilting Workshops

Documentary Story-Quilter Joan Gaither, whose work has been shown in numerous museums across Maryland and nationally, is offering two Hands-On Workshops this spring on how to get started with Documentary Story-Quilting. The workshops include a short PPT presentation, a workshop session and materials. Read more about Joan in this article from the February 15th issue of Bay Weekly. According to article author Prue Hoppin: "No experience required is the message at Gaither’s quilt-making workshops. People come with words, photographs and mementos. She brings ink jet printers, scissors, markers, boxes of embellishments and...

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