education at the Lewis
LEARN ABOUT THE MUSEUM
Enjoy these educational resources including familiy learning activity sheets inspired by children’s books and African American history curriculum lessons with connections to the museum’s permanent collection.
Virtual Tour of the Permanent Exhibition
Online Collection Portal
Our collections tell the story of African American Marylanders using objects dating from 1784 up to the present day. Some objects were acquired by the museum; others were generously donated by members of our community. The digitization project is active and new objects are published online regularly, please check back to continue your exploration.
Virtual Programs and Activities
Participate in virtual programs and activities including Museum Nights @ Home, storytime, Objects Revealed and more!
Take a closer look inside the Lewis Museum with blog entries submitted by museum staff.
View oral history interviews, enjoy the poetry of Lucille Clifton recited by the poet herself, or listen to the sounds of Billie Holiday.