Past Events

September 2021

Global Jewish Concert

Sep 19 2021,
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This summer, JMM has been pleased to present a series of programs highlighting Jewish life around the world, from India, to Cuba, to Argentina, and more. We are excited to close ... [MORE]
August 2021

Sipping from the Nile

Aug 26 2021,
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker: Jean Naggar Recorded on August 26, 2021; Recording included below https://youtu.be/8CO0kMen8ns Links and Resources Shared During the Program: You can enjoy many of our past presentations about global Jewish life here. You can explore ... [MORE]

Memories of Jewish Chile

Aug 19 2021,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speaker: Marjorie Agosin Recorded on August 19, 2021; Recording Included Below https://youtu.be/J9PfCK_icQw Links and Resources Shared During the Program: You can enjoy many of our past presentation with this series here. You can read ... [MORE]

Summer Teachers Institute 2021

Aug 09 2021 - Aug 11 2021,
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
American Discrimination During the Holocaust Era The annual Summer Teachers Institute professional development aims to prepare educational professionals to teach about the Holocaust with confidence by providing factual information from scholarly ... [MORE]

Jewish Life in Argentina

Aug 05 2021,
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker: Adriana M. Brodsky Argentina has the largest Jewish population of South America, consisting of both Ashkenazi and Sephardic communities. Join the JMM as we continue our series of virtual presentations ... [MORE]
July 2021

The Passengers

Jul 20 2021 - Jul 22 2021,
7:00 pm
Film Screening - Viewing Window from Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 7:00pm to Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 6:59pm *Thank you for your interest, this event is sold out* The Passengers tells ... [MORE]
June 2021

Your Life in a Shoebox

Jun 24 2021,
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
From prominent professionals to refugees, the story of one Jewish family's escape from the Nazi regime. Through letters and official documents found in a shoebox in his mother's closet after her ... [MORE]

The Root of White Supremacy

Jun 15 2021,
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Recorded on June 15, 2021 https://youtu.be/XgkCDEoxWzM Links Shared During the Program: You can read the Baltimore Jewish Council's Statement from the Baltimore Community Task Force on Antisemitism here. You can read the action ... [MORE]
May 2021

Building the Participatory Museum

May 20 2021,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
JMM 2021 Annual Meeting Recorded on May 20, 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjRlKQHuu6o Links and Resources Shared During the Program: You can learn more about Preserving the Present here: https://jewishmuseummd.org/explore-our-stories/donate-to-our-collections/ You can learn more about how to get ... [MORE]

Return to Jewish Cuba with Ruth Behar

May 13 2021,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Recorded on May 13, 2021 https://youtu.be/eiDMez4BT5o Links shared during the program: You can learn more about Ruth and her work here: https://www.ruthbehar.com/ You can learn more about An Island Called Home here: https://www.theivybookshop.com/book/9780813541891 You can ... [MORE]

Curating Stories

May 06 2021,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facilitator: Joanna Church, JMM Director of Collections and Exhibits Inspired by the JMM’s Preserving the Present, we invite you to join us for a workshop on how the JMM team use ... [MORE]

Faiths in Mourning

May 05 2021,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Recorded on May 5, 2021 https://youtu.be/FMj9lx6JuRQ Resources Shared During the Program: You can experience in the absence of a proper mourning online here: https://jewishmuseummd.org/events/dwelling-in-a-time-of-plagues-a-binding/ You can view the recording of the virtual opening for ... [MORE]
April 2021

Recalling Jewish Calcutta

Apr 29 2021,
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speaker: Jael Silliman Recorded on April 29, 2021 https://youtu.be/s23Jo25Avic Resources Shared During the Program: You can access the Recalling Jewish Calcutta archive here: http://www.jewishcalcutta.in/ You can view the exhibit on Calcutta Jewish Cuisine here: ... [MORE]

Party for the Planet

Apr 18 2021,
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join JMM, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, the Macks Center for Jewish Education and other community partners for a virtual celebration in honor of Earth Day. Play games, ... [MORE]

Museum Closed: Passover

Apr 04 2021,
All Day
Passover from the JMM Collections: Matzah cover which belonged to Mrs. Celia Josephson Naiman, originally a gift from Barton's Candy Co., given with a series of Passover products, made especially ... [MORE]
March 2021

As Above, So Below: Astrology in Jewish Cultural History

Mar 18 2021,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Recorded on March 18, 2021 https://youtu.be/NPXrutjZzAc You can explore more from Lorelai here: Follow “Astrolojew” on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/astrolojewFollow Lorelai Kude on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lorelai.kude/Contact lorelaikude@yahoo.com to arrange a personalized Jewish astrological natal chart reading.Review ... [MORE]

In Conversation with Joy Ladin

Mar 14 2021,
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presented in partnership with the Baltimore Festival of Jewish Literature. Recorded on March 14, 20201. https://youtu.be/B0qGJCPZ9aY Resources Shared During the Program: You can pre-order your copy of the Book of Anna here.You can listen ... [MORE]

People of the (Futuristic) Book

Mar 04 2021,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speakers: Steven H Silver, Valerie Estelle Frankel, and Michael A. Burstein Recorded on March 4, 2021. ** https://youtu.be/lMmUEGB9NWg Check out the suggested reading list from our speakers here. What makes a science fiction story Jewish? ... [MORE]
February 2021

Making Commitments: The Path Forward

Feb 28 2021,
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Making Commitments: The Path Forward ** Speaker: Lindsey Newman in conversation with Dr. Andrew J. Miller Recorded on February 28, 2021 https://www.youtube.com/embed/1kexop1Bk5s Resources shared during the program: You can find links to recordings of all past ... [MORE]

Connecting Stories of Survival

Feb 21 2021,
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Program recorded on February 21, 2021. https://youtu.be/1J6gDiiWapc Resources shared during the program: You can read more about the Gertrude Winter collection here.You can view the film from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ... [MORE]
January 2021

Beyond Books

Jan 31 2021,
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Beyond Books: Raising an Anti-Racist Child ** Speaker: Imani Romney-Rosa Chapman in conversation with Rabbi Jessy Dressin https://youtu.be/1hdq4fMg_wM Resources from the Program: Books: Collection of books by Vashti Harrison The Person You Mean to Be: ... [MORE]

Museum Closed

Jan 17 2021,
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
To protect the health and safety of our guests and staff, the Jewish Museum of Maryland is closed until further notice. JMM is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Maryland ... [MORE]

Expanding Frameworks

Jan 14 2021,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Expanding Frameworks: Black Lives Matter, Anti-Semitism and Antiracism ** Speaker: Dr. Marc Dollinger in conversation with Tracie Guy-Decker https://youtu.be/U8JshnoeZnE Resources Shared During the Program: You can purchase copies of Marc’s book, Black Power, Jewish Politics: ... [MORE]

Museum Closed

Jan 14 2021,
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
To protect the health and safety of our guests and staff, the Jewish Museum of Maryland is closed until further notice. JMM is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Maryland ... [MORE]

Museum Closed

Jan 12 2021,
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
To protect the health and safety of our guests and staff, the Jewish Museum of Maryland is closed until further notice. JMM is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Maryland ... [MORE]

Museum Closed

Jan 10 2021,
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
To protect the health and safety of our guests and staff, the Jewish Museum of Maryland is closed until further notice. JMM is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Maryland ... [MORE]

Museum Closed

Jan 07 2021,
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
To protect the health and safety of our guests and staff, the Jewish Museum of Maryland is closed until further notice. JMM is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Maryland ... [MORE]

Museum Closed

Jan 05 2021,
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
To protect the health and safety of our guests and staff, the Jewish Museum of Maryland is closed until further notice. JMM is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Maryland ... [MORE]
December 2020

Reclaiming Jewish Heritage

Dec 20 2020,
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Reclaiming Jewish Heritage: Latinos, B’nai Anusim & Other Seekers **  Speaker: Rabbi Juan Mejia in conversation with Abram Kronsberg Recorded on Sunday, December 20, 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46ji2HNCtHc Join Be’chol Lashon Rabbi-in-Residence Juan Mejia and Abram ... [MORE]

Hanukkah Story Series

Dec 10 2020 - Dec 18 2020,
All Day
Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Hannukah virtually with the Jewish Museum of Maryland, the Center for Jewish Education, PJ Library, the JCC, and other community partners. Come together each night and ... [MORE]

We Count

Dec 06 2020,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We Count: Why Numbers Matter in Our Communities Recorded on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 7:00pm Eastern Speakers: Ari Y. Kelman and Aaron J. Hahn Tapper in conversation with Abram J. Kronsberg ... [MORE]

Hanukkah in Space

Dec 06 2020,
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Family Fun Event December 6, 2020 at 3PM Presented in partnership with the Enoch Pratt Free Library Register for this free virtual family program here. How do you spin a dreidel in ... [MORE]
November 2020

The Schwartz is With Us

Nov 18 2020,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mel Brooks and the Power of Parody Recorded on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm Eastern Speaker: Dr. Arnold Blumberg https://youtu.be/n1D5zALRTBI By the time he wrote, directed, produced, and starred in SPACEBALLS (1987), ... [MORE]

Illoway vs. Einhorn

Nov 15 2020,
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A Battle for the Jewish Soul Recorded on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 1:00pm Eastern Speaker: Marvin Pinkert https://youtu.be/iK7FeGV_toA The nation had never been so polarized. Baltimore’s Jewish community was deeply divided. In 1861, ... [MORE]

Head in the Stars

Nov 12 2020,
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stories About Exploring, Discovering, and Dreaming About Outer Space Recorded on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 7:00pm Eastern https://youtu.be/bZLlKy9yiCY We’ll present seven true, personal tales about voyaging to the final frontier — both ... [MORE]

The Consequences of Acceptance

Nov 08 2020,
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Consequences of Acceptance: From the “Jewish Race” to White Privilege Recorded on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 4:00pm EST Speaker: Eric L Goldstein in conversation with Tracie Guy-Decker https://youtu.be/NRA9oh_PQyM Join Emory University professor ... [MORE]
October 2020

Celebrating Sadie J. Crockin

Oct 21 2020,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST Speaker: Sally Grant https://youtu.be/Y3-T6xk5wEw Baltimore’s Sadie Crockin (1880 – 1965) was a leader, a community organizer, an activist, a mother, a wife, and perhaps above all ... [MORE]

Who We Are

Oct 18 2020,
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Who We Are: Identity and Diversity in Our Jewish Community Recorded on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 4:00pm EST Speaker: Ginna Green in conversation with Dr. Harriette Wimms Join writer and political strategist ... [MORE]

Fighting Back Against Hate

Oct 14 2020,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Recorded on Wednesday, October 14th at 7:00 pm EST Speakers: Alexandra Horowitz and Rabbi Thomas Gutherz A Free Fall Baltimore Program https://youtu.be/Q2pkTxIsoJU Three years ago, white supremacists came to Virginia chanting neo-Nazi slogans and rallying ... [MORE]
September 2020

Museums As Agents of Change

Sep 16 2020,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Program originally recorded on  Wednesday, September 16, 2020. The place of museums in society is rapidly evolving. As active participants in the important conversations of the present, today museums have a ... [MORE]
August 2020

Summer Teachers Institute 2020

Aug 03 2020 - Aug 05 2020,
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Teaching Students to Be Upstanders Virtual Conference Monday, August 3 – Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 9:00am – 3:30pm Registration: $25 – Register Here Day One:  Keynote Speaker: Ellen J. Kennedy, Ph.D., Executive Director, World Without ... [MORE]
July 2020

Jews In Space: A Sneak Peek

Jul 28 2020,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Originally recorded on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm Speakers: Tracie Guy-Decker, JMM Deputy Director and Trillion Attwood, JMM Director of Visitor Experience and Public Programs Coming to a Museum near ... [MORE]

A Forgotten Land

Jul 09 2020,
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A Forgotten Land: Growing up in the Jewish Pale with author Lisa Cooper was recorded on Thursday, July 9, 2020. If you enjoyed this program, consider making a donation to help support ... [MORE]
June 2020

Houdini Comes Alive

Jun 25 2020,
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Harry Houdini wasn’t born. He was invented. The world’s most famous magician began life as Erik Weisz, the son of a Hungarian rabbi. In 1878 immigration to the U.S. transformed Erik ... [MORE]

History Is Now: Share Your Story

Jun 23 2020,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST Register Here At the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM), we are storytellers. We’re also storyfinders, storykeepers, and storyprotectors. Through our latest collecting initiative, History ... [MORE]

History Is Now: Share Your Story

Jun 16 2020,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST Register Here At the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM), we are storytellers. We’re also storyfinders, storykeepers, and storyprotectors. Through our latest collecting initiative, History ... [MORE]

Celebrating Immigration

Jun 14 2020,
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 3:30pm EST Register for this Live Stream Event here Honor and learn about refugees and immigrants ahead of World Refugee Day 2020. Through world music, story time, ... [MORE]