Day Out at the Museum with Carole Boston Weatherford for Matthew Henson Day

Banneker-Douglass Museum 84 Franklin St, Annapolis

This edition of Day Out at the Museum with Baltimore Read Aloud is inspired by the life of Matthew Henson and will feature a special guest reader, award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford. She will read her book, I, Matthew Henson: Polar Explorer and arts and crafts activities will reflect an “explorer” theme.  Carole Boston Weatherford will also be available for meet & greet with patrons where you can get your book signed!

Living History Days: Colonial Fiber Arts

Historic London Town and Gardens 839 Londontown Road, Edgewater

Join our living history interpreters as they spin, dye, and weave their way through the transformation of fibers into fabrics. Included with admission to site Free for members

Poetry Workshop & Album Listening Party

Banneker-Douglass Museum 84 Franklin St, Annapolis

Designed to foster creativity and self-expression, the Poetry Response Workshop & Album Listening Party will provide a platform for participants to explore the beauty and power of poetry as we celebrate National Poetry Month. This workshop explores the revolutionary works of the historic Chicory magazine in partnership with Chicory Revitalization Project. Once described by Baltimore’s Afro-American newspaper as: “the most authentic microphone of black people talking ever devised”, Chicory magazine was a staple in Baltimore during the civil rights era and will provide an inspirational backdrop for this exciting workshop!...