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H13 View of Baltimore City

November 9, 2014

19th Century Baltimore: The Industries that Built a City


Sunday, November 9th, 1pm


Speaker Jack Burkert



Jack Burkert, a museum educator at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, will discuss the industries and technology that played a vital role in the growth and development of Baltimore during Mendes Cohen’s lifetime. Plus after join us for our newest synagogue tour Technology in the Temple.


Jack joined the Baltimore Museum of Industry as a Museum Educator in 2010. Through this employment, he offers educational programs and information to both adults and young people. Jack has made a specialty of adding content and background to his work through research into the history of Baltimore, its port, businesses, people and immigration. A 1969 graduate of the University of Maryland, Jack graduated with honors with a degree in history and education. His working life, some 40+ years, was spent in various educator roles, beginning in the Baltimore City School system, then as a staff member at the Pennsylvania State University, through private employers and then until his retirement a few years ago, in his own consulting firm.


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Start: November 9, 2014 1:00 pm
End: November 9, 2014 2:30 pm

November 13, 2014

A Tribute to Vivienne Shub


Thursday, November 13th, doors open at 6:30pm.





Join us as we remember and celebrate the life of Vivienne Shub. This special evening will include some of Vivienne’s closest friends and family sharing their fondest memories of this wonderful lady. There will be an opportunity to view some rarely seen footage of Vivienne performing, along with a lobby display in the museum displaying photographs and mementos owned by the museum and Vivienne’s family. This is an evening not to be missed for any theatre lover.


Light kosher refreshments will be served.


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Photo courtesy of Joan Roth.

Start: November 13, 2014 6:30 pm
End: November 13, 2014 9:00 pm
The Ghost of Mendes Cohen

November 16, 2014

Mendes Cohen Living History Performance


Sunday, November 16th, 1pm


With Actor Grant Cloyd


 Included with Museum Admission




See history come alive with this performance of our newest Living History character, Mendes Cohen. Mendes, the focus of our newest exhibit The A-Mazing Mendes Cohen, developed in partnership with the Maryland Historical Society, if possibly the most fascinating Baltimorean you have never hear of! 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.



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Start: November 16, 2014 1:00 pm
End: November 16, 2014 2:00 pm