Upcoming Events

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.

Start: November 16, 2014 1:00 pm
End: November 16, 2014 2:00 pm
Grant Cloyd portrays Mendes Cohen.

Premium Members Reception


Sunday, November 16th, from 2pm


We would like to invite our premium members (Living History  Circle, Lloyd Street League and 1845 Society) to join us after the scheduled performance of The Ghost of Mendes Cohen at 1pm to an exclusive reception. Grant Cloyd, the actor who portrays Mendes and Harriet Lynn the director, will both be joining us for conversation as we enjoy light refreshments.


If you are not a premium member but would like to join us for this event please contact Sue Foard or call her at 410-732-6402 x220 to upgrade your membership. The reception will take place in the Museum’s Rosen-Salganik Board Room.

Start: November 16, 2014 2:00 pm
End: November 16, 2014 4:00 pm
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December 7, 2014

Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights – Downtown Dollar Day


A Family Chanukah Celebration with Joanie Leeds


Sunday, December 7th, 2:30pm


Admission $1



Set the Chanukah mood with a rocking family Chanukah concert with Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights! Bring home a piece of the festivities with Chanukah themed crafts.


A versatile artist, Joanie Leeds is a gifted musician with a soulful voice that ranges from low and bluesy to high, light, and breezy.  In addition to her secular popularity, Joanie tours the country playing synagogues, Jewish day schools and Jewish museums. Her Jewish music can be found on the PJ Library’s compilation.


For more information please contact Trillion Attwood 410.732.6400 x215/tattwood@jewishmuseummd.org or visit jewishmuseummd.org.


Start: December 7, 2014 2:30 pm
End: December 7, 2014 4:00 pm