February 20, 2014
An Imagined Civil War: Geraldine Brooks’ March and Civil War Fiction
a book discussion of March by Geraldine Brooks
Discussion leader Anne Sarah Rubin MHC
Location: Enoch Pratt Library, Light Street Branch
February 20th at 6:00pm
The second in our book discussion series, hear from Anne Sarah Rubin as she discusses the Pulitzer Prize winning March by Geraldine Brooks. The discussion will consider the relationship between March and Little Women, some of the biographical connections to Louisa May Alcott and he way in which the novel reflects an alternative civil war experience.
Register for this talk today so you have a good read ready for the cold winter months. Copies of the book can be borrowed from the museum, until the discussion, starting now! Participation is free but seats are limited, so contact email@example.com or call 410-732-6400 x215 ASAP!
Anne Sarah Rubin is an Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for Digital History and Education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She received her AB from Princeton University and her MA and PhD from the University of Virginia. Dr. Rubin is currently President of the Society of Civil War Historians.
February 18, 2014
Late Night on Lloyd Street: The Dating Game
*RESCHEDULED* Tuesday, February 18th at 6:00pm
Join us for this “romantic” Late Night on Lloyd Street as we play our very own version of the Dating Game! Test your knowledge of Jewish Baltimore History and our collections, and a very special bonus round about the language of fans, inspired by our upcoming Cotillion. You will also have a chance to decorate your own fan or manly handkerchief, the ultimate in 19th century style!
As with all Late Night on Lloyd Streets there will be plenty of snacks and drinks. This event is generously supported by the Grandchildren of Harvey M. and Lyn P. Meyerhoff Philanthropic Fund.
February 16, 2014
Family Day: Lincoln Comes to Baltimore
With Special Living History Performance at 1:00pm
Sunday, February 16th at 11:00 to 3:00
Entrance with Museum Admission
Celebrate President’s Day weekend with an Abraham Lincoln themed family day. Actor Jim Getty will bring Lincoln to life. In this unique living history performance, programs manager, Trillion Attwood will interview the 16th President about his role in the Jewish experience of the Civil War.
Call Trillion Attwood at 410-732-6400 x215 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.