"Strange Fruit" (57 minutes)

Description: 

This documentary explores the history and legacy of Billie Holiday's classic song that tells a dramatic story of America's racially segregated past, inspired by Jewish school teacher Abel Meeropol's 1937 poem.

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Museum admission required

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The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part 1: The Witnesses, by Sharon Ewell Foster

Description: 

This epic novel reveals long-buried secrets of Nat Turner, a tragic hero whose sole mission was to free the enslaved.

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Free program

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Presentation: Threads of Time, The Fabric of History

Description: 

Author Rosemary E. Reed Miller and fashion industry expert Paula Brooks discuss African American women in the world of fashion, and present a mini fashion show.

Important Information: 

Museum admission required. Snow date: Feb. 11, 3pm

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"The Story of the Negro Leagues of Golf: Uneven Fairways" (46 minutes)

Description: 

Learn about African American men who were forbidden to play golf at its highest level, but refused to take “no” for an answer.

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Museum admission required

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Early 20th Century African American History

Description: 

Educators will examine historical and cultural events that affected African American communities from 1900-1945. The Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance will be covered through hands on activities and lectures. This course includes lessons covering social studies, literature and the fine arts. Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. MSDE Credit Earned: 1 credit hour

Important Information: 

To register for a course please call the education department at 443-263-1829 or by email at Taylor@maamc.org

Early 20th Century African American History

Description: 

Educators will examine historical and cultural events that affected African American communities from 1900-1945. The Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance will be covered through hands on activities and lectures. This course includes lessons covering social studies, literature and the fine arts. Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. MSDE Credit Earned: 1 credit hour

Important Information: 

To register for a course please call the education department at 443-263-1829 or by email at Taylor@maamc.org

Early 20th Century African American History

Description: 

Educators will examine historical and cultural events that affected African American communities from 1900-1945. The Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance will be covered through hands on activities and lectures. This course includes lessons covering social studies, literature and the fine arts.

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
MSDE Credit Earned: 1 credit hour

Important Information: 

To register for a course please call the education department at 443-263-1829 or by email at Taylor@maamc.org

Create your own African pottery (All ages)

Description: 

Create your own piece of African pottery with Baltimore Clayworks artist Herb Massie. Decorate African inspired clay bowls and plates influenced by works from The Global African Project exhibition. In conjunction with The Global Africa Project exhibition.

Important Information: 

Free with museum admission. Registration required. Space is limited. Snow Date: February 18.

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JOURNEY IN HISTORY THEATER: Maryland Civil Rights Heroes

Description: 

Grades: 6-12.
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday with a live conversation with three Civil Rights heroes that desegregated Maryland establishments. Students can ask questions of these Civil Rights activists during this presentation. Hear the personal stories of:
- Ester McCready who desegregated University of Maryland’s School of Nursing,
- Dr. Helena Hicks, a former Morgan student who protested Reid Drugstore;
- Judge Robert Bell’s involvement in a sit-in demonstration at Hooper Restaurant as a teenager.

A minimum of 50 students is required to schedule this program. Admission fee is $5 per person.

To secure a reservation for Journey in History Theater a 25% deposit is required. Full payment is due two weeks in advance of the scheduled performance. A written cancellation must be received 4 weeks before the performance to receive a refundable deposit.

Important Information: 

A minimum of 50 students is required to schedule this program.

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