September 21, 2014
Sunday, September 21st, 1pm
Performed by Baltimore School for the Arts
Included with Museum Admission
Help us welcome BSA to the JMM for a performance of their latest student production, Citizen Stand: Battle for Baltimore 1814. Students have worked with Maryland Historical Society and National Park Service to develop three short plays about the battle that led to the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. The plays explore different experiences for Baltimoreans in the lead up to war. One play is especially important to us as there is a character not dissimilar from Mendes Cohen.
September 14, 2014
Sunday, September 14, 5:00pm
Just for members of the Jewish Museum of Maryland and members of our partner The Maryland Historical Society we have a special *free* insider’s evening at the maze.
This will be a chance to not only meet our living history character and explore the exhibit, but also to here from the creative voices who turned a little-known 19th century soldier, businessman and adventurer into a physical experience. Our panel of experts will delve into the decisions that drove the development of the maze and character – and reveal some of the stories and anecdotes that had to be sent to the “cutting room floor.” It’s a chance to go behind the scenes of the exhibit process for people who love museums.
Join us on the opening day of our latest exhibit, explore the story of Mendes Cohen through this great new exhibit developed in partnership with the Maryland Historical Society. For this opening day we will have available some great family activities so you can take a bit of Mendes home.