A Night at the Museum - Annual Gala 2017

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You are Cordially Invited to

 

A Night at the Museum

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum 2017 GALA

 

Date:

Saturday, November 11, 2017

 

Time:

5:30 p.m.

*** SOLD OUT ***

Cocktail Reception & Dinner

 

8:30 p.m. 

Party with a Purpose

$150 Per Ticket

 

Dress Attire:

Festive

 

Location:

Reginald F. Lewis Museum

830E. Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202

 

Featuring:

Purple Honey Entertainment

Exclusive Access to our Exhibits

A Unique Opportunity to Watch the Museum Come to Life in Front of You

 

2017 Honorees

Carla Hayden

14th Librarian of Congress

 

Joyce Scott

Artist, Sculptor, Quilter, Performance Artist

 

Co-Chairs

Drew Hawkins

Managing Director and Head of Global Sports and Entertainment

Morgan Stanley

 

Philip Niedermair

Managing Director of Strategic Alliances

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston

 

Host:

Demetria Lucas

Writer, Journalist & Cultural Critic

 

Tickets Available Now Online

 

 
 

 
 
 
Upper Level Sponsors:

 
 
          
 
 
Sponsors:
 
BGE
 
Brown Capital
 
Johns Hopkins University
 
Baltimore Ravens
 
A R Development
 
CareFirst
 
Chesapeake Employers Insurance
 
PNC Bank
 
Sagamore Development
 
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston
 
Annie E. Casey Foundation
 
 
 
 
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Maryland Collects: Jacob Lawrence

Over 50 prints by artist Jacob Lawrence from personal collections in and around Maryland.

Third Thursdays

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Add a bit of luxury to your evening! Take an exclusive late night tour, listen to live jazz, have a culinary treat and match it up with one of our signature drinks. Third Thursdays offer up an experience unlike any other.

Doors open at 5pm. Show starts at 6pm. Media sponsor: WEAA

Performer: Eddie Baccus, Jr.

At the Door - Members - $8/ Non-Members - $10

Cash bar and food are available for purchase

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Third Thursdays

Third Thursdays

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Add a bit of luxury to your evening! Take an exclusive late night tour, listen to live jazz, have a culinary treat and match it up with one of our signature drinks. Third Thursdays offer up an experience unlike any other.

Performer: The Rodney Kelley Experience

Doors open at 5pm. Show starts at 6pm. Media sponsor: WEAA

 

At the Door - Members - $8/ Non-Members - $10

Cash bar and food are available for purchase

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Third Thursdays

Third Thursdays: Spice Band

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Join us for a night with the Spice Band. Add a bit of luxury to your evening! Take an exclusive late night tour, listen to live jazz, have a culinary treat and match it up with one of our signature drinks. Third Thursdays offer up an experience unlike any other.

Doors open at 5pm. Show starts at 6pm. Media sponsor: WEAA

 

At the Door - Members - $8/ Non-Members - $10

Cash bar and food are available for purchase

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Spice Band

Saturday Fun: Holiday Cards and Cheer

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Saturday Fun: Holiday Cards and Cheer

Saturday, December 9, 11am – 4 pm

Holiday Presentations: 1:30 pm - 3:30pm

Prepare for the upcoming holidays making holiday cards using various printmaking techniques with community artist Sallah Jenkins. Holiday cookies will be served. Enjoy a theatrical interpretation of the creation story by Theater Morgan from the Jacob Lawrence Genesis Series along with holiday choral music by Greenstreet Academy and ConneXion High School.

In conjunction with Maryland Collects: Jacob Lawrence.

Dollar Day Admission: $1

 

Scheduled Performances:

1:30 pm- Green Street Academy

2:30 pm- Theater Morgan

3 pm- ConneXion High School

 

Let us know you are coming. - CLICK HERE to RSVP

 

 

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Artist Trunk Show

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Looking for unique art for the home? Go holiday shopping at the Museum's artist trunk show for amazing fine art, crafts and jewelry created by regional craftsmen. Also, check out cool quilts and prints in the Maryland Collects: Jacob Lawrence and Freedom: Emancipation Quilted & Stitched exhibitions. Featured Artists: Joyce Scott, Leslie King-Hammond, Oletha Devane, Darryl Patterson, Larry "Poncho" Brown, Felicia Reed, Cedar & Cottom, Rael Salley, Vastie Presley, Espi Frazier and Sam Smith.

Let us know you are coming. - CLICK HERE to RSVP

 

 

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Kwanzaa Celebration 2017

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Kwanzaa Celebration 2017

Saturday, December 30, 12 pm- 4 pm

Celebrate this annual African American holiday with a keynote lecturer with Kwanzaa Founder, Dr. Malauna Karenga followed with African dance, storytelling, drumming performances, workshops and traditional crafts using fiber art.  Hear elder and quilter Joan Gaither discuss the African American histories documented in her story quilts from the exhibit, Freedom: Emancipation Quilted & Stitched. Presenters include Sankofa Dance Theater, author food nutritionist Tambra Raye Stevenson from I Am Wanda.org and community artist Sallah Jenkins. 

Special Admission is $5.

 

12:30 pm-Keynote Lecture with Kwanzaa Founder, Dr. Malauna Karenga-“Practicing the Principles of Kwanzaa: Repairing, Renewing and Remaking Our World” 

 

Let us know that you are coming. CLICK HERE TO RSVP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Making SkyBreak

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(57 mins) Making SkyBreak is a behind the scenes look at the creation of Zo!'s latest soul album all in the cloak of his hometown of Detroit City. Through the documentary, explore his hometown of Detroit to learn about Zo!’s humble beginnings, tour his home studio in Washington D.C., and travel to a host of cities from Los Angeles to Raleigh, NC. In this documentary we not only travel the country talking to the artists behind the music, but we delve deep into the beginnings of Zo!'s music career.   A post film discussion will follow about the soul music industry.  This film program is in partnership with the Baltimore International Black Film Festival.

Click here for the trailer.

 

In conjunction with our Maryland Collects: Jacob Lawrence exhibition.

 

Let us know you are coming. - CLICK HERE to RSVP 

Regular Admission Payable at Museum:

Members - Free

Non-Members - $8

 

 

 

 

 

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Talks & Thoughts: Is Kaepernick the Rosa Parks of the Next Generation?

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A new community-centric public forum offering barbershop-style open discourse on current events that have an impact on the African American community. 

Topic: Is Kaepernick the Rosa Parks of the Next Generation? 

Moderated By: Farajii Muhammad, Host of For the Culture with Farajii on WEAA

Talkers: Tavon Mason, a former New York Jets Wide Receiver and a coach at Stevenson University / Asya Bussie, a former WNBA player for the Minnesota Lynx and founder of BeMore Inc.

Date: Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at 4pm

Admission: FREE

As Maryland’s African American history museum dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of information and a stalwart organization of social change, the RFLM’s welcoming environment provides an ideal venue for such community dialogue.

RSVP for Talks & Thoughts by Clicking Here 

 

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