Eastern Shore Folklife Festival


Immerse yourself in activities and presentations celebrating the culture of Maryland’s Eastern Shore region. Join acclaimed chef John Shields, owner of Gertrude's at the Baltimore Museum of Art and food writer, for a talk and food tasting on Chesapeake regional cooking; a performance by the Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware, named a 2014 National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment of the Arts; a film screening of Voices of Indiantown followed by a  discussion with the descendants of the families of sharecroppers growing up in rural Dorchester County; and a reading of Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by children’s author Carole Boston Weatherford. In conjunction with the exhibition Ruth Starr Rose: Revelations of African American Life in Maryland and the World.

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1pmVoices of Indiantown Film Screening and Discussion with Eastern Shore descendants of sharecroppers
1:30pmStorytelling with children's author Carol Boston Weatherford of Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom 
2pmFood Conversations and tasting with Chef and Food Writer John Shields
3:30pmMusical Presentation by the Singing and Praying Band of Maryland and Delaware


Date and Time
Saturday, March 19, 1:00 pm
Contact Information
For more information call 443-263-1800
Included with museum admission