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 12, 2014

A Star-Spangled New Year


Sunday, October 12, 1:00 p.m.

Author Tovah S. Yavin

Included with Museum Admission


Explore the Jewish experience at Fort McHenry with children’s author Tovah S. Yavin. Learn how the events inspired Francis Scott Key and what his famous poem meant to America’s Jewish community at the time.

Start: October 12, 2014 1:00 pm
End: October 12, 2014 2:30 pm