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 for Annual High School Juried Art Show 
Theme: The Power to Change

This year’s show is inspired by the museum’s upcoming exhibition, Make Good Trouble: Marching for Change, which documents the local social justice protests of George Floyd’s death and Black Lives Matter through photos, murals, and protest signs. Students should create artwork expressing their voices and thoughts on social justice, activism, and systemic racism in America. Maryland students from all 24 school districts are eligible to enter.

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Regional Youth Summit on Teen Resistance to Systemic Racism 
Saturday, September 26, 2020
11 am to Noon  

Join the museum and teens from around the region in a conversation on how they are addressing  and fighting system injustices occurring in their world today. Students will discuss how  teens are active in their communities and the power they yield to shape change. The summit will feature artistic and musical expressions.  This summit is facilitated by educator Dr. LaMarr Shields and Hadiya-Ayodele.   In conjunction with the Smithsonian’s National Youth Summit on Teen Resistance to Systemic Racism by the National American History Museum. 

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Steam Conversation for Kids: How to Make a Vaccine 

Saturday, October 3, 2020

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Ever wondered how vaccines are made for the flu or COVID-19? Find out with a live  Q & A talk with Dr. Kizzy S. Corbett, the scientific lead for the Coronavirus Vaccines & Immunopathogenesis Team at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Corbett will explain her  scientific journey and what the team is currently working on with the virus. This talk will be followed with an activity that relates to COVID 19 and the body’s immune system. This program is in partnership with STEMcX.

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