Third Thursday Happy Hour - Michele Bowman

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The Lewis Museum and WEAA 88.9 present Third Thursdays Happy Hour – the destination for an adult night at the Lewis. Take an exclusive late night tour of our galleries while enjoying live music, culinary treats and signature drinks. Doors open up at 5pm and the show starts at 6pm.  

Performer - Michele Bowman

Members $8/ Non-Members $10

*** VIP LOUNGE available for private parties - sandy.smalls@lewismuseum.org for details. Cash bar and food are available for purchase. ***

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Saturday Fun - Art Project: My Blues Guitar

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Become a blues musician like B.B. King by making your own musical instrument. Visitors will decorate their own guitar with various art materials. Afterwards, check out B. B. King’s guitar and other guitarists in the photo exhibition, Reflections: Intimate Portraits of Iconic African Americans.

In conjunction with Jazz Appreciation Month

CLICK HERE - Let us know you are coming. 

 

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Author Talk @ The Lewis: Picturing Prince: An Intimate Portrait by Steve Parke

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Prince’s former art director, Steve Parke, will reveal stunning intimate photographs of the singer from his time working at Paisley Park. At least half of the images in the book are exclusively published here for the first time. Parke includes funny vignettes alongside the portraits to reveal the human man behind the reclusive superstar: from shooting hoops to renting out movie theaters at 4am.  DJ Excel will spin Prince’s hits during a book signing after the discussion. It will be hosted by Baltimore radio personality Marc Clarke of WEAA 88.9 FM.

In conjunction with Reflections: Intimate Portraits of Iconic African Americans.

 

CLICK HERE - Let us know you are coming.

 

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MLK 50th Anniversary: Where Were You?

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Do you remember where you were on April 4, 1968 when you heard about the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? The museum will commemorate this day with a short film and panel discussion sharing Maryland citizens' memories of his death. This event includes performances by Slam Poet, Femi the DriFish and stage actor Keith Snipes. Visitors will have opportunities to video record their memories of King at this memorial event. Presented by social entrepreneur Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields and the Cambrio Group. Film being featured - #WhereWereYou When King Was Cut Down  Live Broadcast - For the Culture with Farajii Muhammad - WEAA 88.9FM - 5-7pm

CLICK HERE - Let us know you are coming.

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Lewis Museum Annual Gala 2018

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November 10, 2018

You are cordially invited to the Lewis Museum Annual Gala 2018. Guests will be treated to delights and surprises in every space of the museum.

 

Tickets

 

Sponsorships

 

 

Gala 2018 Questions

Kristina Palmer, Director of Development

kristina.palmer@lewismuseum.org or 443-263-1810

 

 

Lewis Museum Annual Gala 2018 Honorees


We are excited to announce that artist Amy Sherald is one of our Honorees for the Lewis Museum Annual Gala on Saturday, November 10th. Amy makes Maryland proud with her MICA roots and ties to the Lewis. Did you know that we were one of the first institutions to exhibit Amy's work early in her career? Yes, we know greatness and we see it!

Our Corporate Honoree for 2018 is Johns Hopkins who as the largest private employer in Maryland has been a huge contributor to the community's success. Through its many philanthropic endeavors for families, housing, health, education and more, Hopkins has proven itself to be an outstanding corporate citizen.

Tickets will go on sale in May for the November 10, 2018 Lewis Museum Annual Gala.

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Black Girls Rock! An Evening with Beverly Bond

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Black Girls Rock! An Evening with Beverly Bond. Beverly Bond is in converstaion with Brave Williams about her new book Black Girls Rock! Owning Our Magic, Rocking Our Truth.

To register CLICK HERE

 

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Family Day: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

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Enjoy a fun day exploring photographs of iconic African Americans in the special exhibition Reflections Intimate Portraits of Iconic African Americans with an I-Spy Scavenger hunt, a story reading of Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America, an art activity involving photos with Art With Heart and a puppet show about famous African Americans with Ebony Sonshine, Inc.

 

In conjunction with Reflections: Intimate Portraits of Iconic African Americans

 

FREE

 

 
Activity Schedule:
 
1 pm - 4 pm  Drop In Photo Art Project with Art With A Heart
 
1:30 pm - 2 pm  African American Heroes Puppet Show with Ebony Sonshine Inc
 

 

2:30 pm - Story Reading: Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America
 

 

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

 

 

 

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Celebrate the NEW Lena Horne Stamp

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Celebrate the latest Black Heritage stamp featuring entertainment icon Lena Horne. The Lewis has partnered with the USPS to unveil the stamp right before our Third Thursday event. Join us at 5pm for this very special ceremony and then stay for Third Thursday at 6pm. 

Celebrate Lena, Live Music and the Lewis all on one special evening.

 

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