Faith and Freedom in the Civil War Sunday December 8th at 1pm Dollar Days – Admission to the Museum is $1! Join Barbara Franco, Founding Executive Director of the newly-opened Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum, as she explores how the religious foment, innovation and change wrought by the Second Great Awakening influenced thinking [...]
Late Night on Lloyd Street: Esther Fest 2013 Wednesday, December 4th at 6:00pm FREE! Like any good Jewish museum the JMM has its own bubbe. Come this December to meet our latke-making best gal, Esther Weiner. She’ll be cooking, chatting, and keeping you laughing all night. Believe us, you don’t want to [...]
Civil War Photography Family Day Sunday December 1st, 11:00am to 3:00 pm Family activities 11:00am to 2:00pm Ross Kelbaugh speaking at 2:00pm The American Civil War brought photography into homes like never before. Continue the holiday togetherness with a day of engaging activities for the whole family to learn about photography before [...]
Late Night on Lloyd Street: “The Crowd Was Hushed to Silence:” Lincoln, Gettysburg and the Power of Presidential Address Tuesday November 19, 6 – 9pm Don your best stove pipe hat and trim your chin curtain beard! Come and play Lincoln with us as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address. Participate in [...]
November 18, 2013 Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am Phone: 410-735-5015 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.cjebaltimore.org/pjpals Join your PJ Pals for Gobbles, Gelt and Grattitude at the Jewish Museum of Maryland, co-sponsored by the Downtown Baltimore JCC and PJ library. Enjoy storytime, crafts and snacks for Chanukah and Thanksgiving. Meet and make new friends. Explore the Jewish Museum of Maryland. [...]
Special Living History Performance Sunday, November 17th at 1:00pm Join us at the JMM for a special performance by Living History Character Clara Barton. Hold your breath as the “Angel of the Battlefield” trods amidst the most dangerous and violent conflicts of the war to provide solace and hope to boys wounded in the [...]
Kosher Southern Belles and Yankee Bubbies Confront America’s Greatest Crisis: Jewish Women and the Civil War Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 1:00pm At the end of the Civil War, Jewish community leaders and historians rushed to document the bloody sacrifices made by “men of the Hebrew faith” to the nation’s greatest struggle. However, the contributions [...]
It All Started with a Deli: the Attmans of Lombard Street with author M. Hirsh Goldberg Sunday, October 27th at 4:00pm Program included with Museum admission Join us at the museum to hear from M. Hirsh Goldberg, author of It All Started with a Deli, about this remarkable story of business and family success. [...]
Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage Sunday, October 27th at 1pm Program included with Museum admission Free for Members On Sunday, October 27th, the Jewish Museum of Maryland will host National Archives Director of Preservation Programs Doris Hamburg who will speak about NARA’s latest exhibition, “Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage.” The [...]
Late Night on Lloyd Street: The Story of Alan Schafer: Complicating the Jewish Southerner Author Nicole King, Ph.D. Department of American Studies, UMBC Wednesday, October 23 at 6:00pm FREE At this months late night on Lloyd Street learn some of the story of Alan Schafer: this Baltimore born Jew led a fascinating life and [...]
Standing By Their Flags: The Two Sided Jewish American Experience During the Civil War Sunday, October 20th at 1pm No war in American history has divided the Jewish people as did the Civil War. It caused brother to fight brother and put fathers against sons. There were civilian and military Jewish leaders on both [...]
Passages Through the Fire: Jews and the Civil War Sunday, October 13, 10am-5pm Public Opening – Entrance with Museum Admission Special Guest Speaker Jonathan Karp at 1:00pm Join us as for the grand opening of Passages Through the Fire. Special appearances by Civil War reenactors. Featured guest speaker Jonathan Karp of the American Jewish [...]
Saturday, October 12, 7:30 – 10:00pm Exclusive Members Only Preview – FREE for all current JMM members Featuring live performances of Civil War music, special Curator Tours of the exhibit and debuting our new “1861 Tour” of the Lloyd Street Synagogue. Come get the first look at our brand new exhibit! This exhibit, [...]
Have you ever wondered what a sukkah is? Do you wonder why people sleep outside and see the stars? This is your chance to learn about all things Sukkot. You will have the opportunity to design your own sukkah, learn a cheeky recipe for what to do with your leftover etrog, and of course have [...]
Sunday August 18th 11:00 am – 3:00 pm It’s your last chance to see Zap! Pow! Bam! before it flies off forever! Come and bid a fond farewell to this super exhibit – we will celebrate with a day of superhero activities, including crafts to help chill out in the summer sun. And if [...]
Wednesday August 14th, at 6:00 pm Sarah Edelsburg returns to the JMM to share the history and development of visual art in both Jewish and Israeli contexts. Sarah will challenge us to answer the question: what is Jewish art? She will use a variety of entertaining examples to illustrate the development of this genre. [...]
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 – 9:00am Buses will depart from the Myerberg Senior Center at 9am. Spend the day at one of Washington DC’s newest top attractions. Explore seven levels of galleries, exhibits and theater space showing the behind the scenes of how and why news is made as well as five centuries of the [...]
The Jewish Museum of Maryland Presents Late Night on Lloyd Street! The first workshop for Late Night on Lloyd Street, “The Most Fun Hebrew Workshop Ever!” will be held on Tuesday, July 23rd at 6:30 pm at the Jewish Museum of Maryland (15 Lloyd Street) and will be led by Sarah Edelsburg, a fluent Hebrew [...]
Sunday, July 21, 2013 – 1pm Local artists and long-time friends Tom Chalkey and Craig Hankin discuss COMICS as an art form and medium for storytelling. They’ll discuss and share work from their current project, “Novelty Record” (working title), a memoir in graphic novel form.
How to Create Your Own Superhero with Children’s Book Artist and writer K. Michael Crawford Learn step-by-step skills in creating a Super Hero complete with super powers that bring the character to life. Bring your imagination and learn how to draw like a comic book artist. All ages accepted. Cost included in admission to [...]
A super boy will become Superman, and all of Baltimore is invited to join in the festivities at the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM). In honor of our current exhibit, ZAP! POW! BAM! The Superhero: The Golden Age of Comic Books, 1938 – 1950, the JMM is throwing a party to celebrate an American icon, Superman.
With the American economy in deep Depression and the rise of fascism in Europe, a group of young, largely Jewish, artists began to create illustrated stories of superheroes and provided the nation with an optimistic antidote to a growing sense of despair and helplessness. Featuring superhero memorabilia, original comic book art, and video interviews with the creators of superheroes, offers visitors an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the Golden Age of comic books.