Upcoming Events

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September 21, 2014

Citizen Stand: Battle for Baltimore 1814


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. 

Start: September 21, 2014 1:00 pm
End: September 21, 2014 2:00 pm

October 5, 2014

Premium Members Salon: Mendes Cohen


Sunday, October 5, 5:00pm


This year’s member’s Salon will feature a performance of our latest living history character Mendes Cohen, performed by Grant Cloyd. Learn more about this fascinating character as he recounts some of his most fascinating anecdotes, including his experience as a defender at Fort McHenry and his time as a world traveler. Mendes was known in later life to stop passers-by to recount these fascinating stories, now is your chance for history to come to life!


This event is open to our Living History circle members and above. Light refreshments will be served.

Start: October 5, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 5, 2014 7:00 pm

October 19, 2014

Book Talk: In Full Glory Reflected


Sunday, October 19th, 1pm


With Author Burt Kummerow


 Included with Museum Admission


We are pleased to be welcoming to the JMM Burt Kummerow, director of our partner institution for The A-Mazing Mendes Cohen, Maryland Historical Society. Mr. Kummerow, an expert on Maryland history, will be talking about his book In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake. The book uncovers its gripping stories of devastating raids, heroic defense, gallant privateers, fugitive slaves, and threatened lands.



Start: October 19, 2014 1:00 pm
End: October 19, 2014 2:30 pm