"Dear Daddy" (53 minutes)

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What impact does fatherless-ness have on women? Follow the dramatic journey of 8 young women from Washington, D.C. as they fight to overcome life’s challenges while dealing with the absence of their fathers.

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Museum admission required.

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All That Jazz: A Live Q&A with Mr. Louis Hecht

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3 - 4 p.m.  Hear recordings from the museum’s Louis G. and Shirley Hecht Collection of early American jazz interspersed with the stories of this long-time collector and museum   donor.  Introduction by ed Goldstein, Director of the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble.

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Museum admission required.
In conjunction with Jazz Appreciation Month.

Photo:  Gift of Lewis G. and Shirley Hecht.  Courtesy of RFLM.

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You See Me Laughin' (77 minutes)

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Get an inside view on the often untamed lifestyles of the last great North Mississippi bluesmen and the Oxford-based label, Fat Possum Records, that struggles to share their music.

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Museum admission required.

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Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice

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Join University of Maryland Professor Larry S. Gibson as he addresses the critical questions which shaped Thurgood Marshall’s early life in Baltimore, placing him on the path to becoming the first African American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

 

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Free program.
To register, please call 443-263-1816.

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Floetic Underground

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Come to the place where spoken word meets beats to create the next wave of hip-hop artists, producers and deejays.  A joint venture with Warriors Entertainment, this evening is not one to be missed!

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Special Admission: $15

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Art and Story Hour: Uptown by Bryan Collier (Ages 6-10)

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Enjoy a story about a young boy who lives in Harlem and loves his neighborhood.  Following the story, children will create collages that illustrate their own stories about the places where they live. 

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Museum admission required.
In conjunction with Defining Moments.

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Members and Volunteers Tour

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8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.  In honor of the Harriet Tubman Centennial, join us for a daylong adventure to Maryland's Eastern Shore! The tour includes round trip bus transportation, continental breakfast and a stop at the Harriet Tubman Organization Museum and Educational Center. Reservation forms are available on our website.

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Cost: $45 Members, $35 Volunteers

Click here to purchase tickets

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2013 American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting and Museum Expo

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Sunday, May 19 - Friday, May 24  This year, the premier conference for museum professionals is coming to Baltimore! Join over 5,000 museum professionals to learn, network and discuss the conference theme, "The Power of Story."  The Reginald F. Lewis Museum and other institutions will celebrate "Museum Week" with admission discounts and special offerings.

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For more details on Museum Week, please visit baltimore.org/museumweek.

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED: Illustration Art Workshop: The Art of Visual Storytelling

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Noon - 2 p.m.  Let accomplished painter and graphic designer George Tuggle show you how to develop your creativity and enhance your visual storytelling skills with an interactive art workshop that covers composition, concept development and audience engagement.

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Workshop Fee: $10
To register, contact Terry Taylor at 443-263-1829, or taylor@maamc.org
In conjunction with Defining Moments.

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Frontline: Endgame-AIDS in Black America” (120 minutes)

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Nearly half of the one million people in the United States infected with HIV are black men, women and children. Trace the history of one of our country's most urgent preventable health crises through the experiences of extraordinary intervals who tell their stories

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Museum admission required.

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