Calendar of Events

Coming SoonBALTIMORE SHOPS Exhibit

BALTIMORE SHOPS Exhibit Opens - Friday, November 7 at 10:00 a.m.

Our newest temporary exhibit, BALTIMORE SHOPS, examines the imprint left by bustling 19th century markets, once-mighty downtown department stores, and today’s independent merchants. More than just places to shop, they became integral to Baltimore’s character.

Open through March 8, 2015. Included with regular museum admission.

November

Baltimore Shops Exhibit Opens - Friday, Nov. 7 at 10:00 a.m.

Our new exhibit, Baltimore Shops, examines the imprint left by bustling 19th century markets, once-mighty downtown department stores, and today’s independent merchants.

Open through March 8, 2015. Included with regular museum admission.


Lecture at JMMSunday, Nov. 9 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Jack Burkert will present Mendes’ Baltimore: The Industries that Built a City at The Jewish Museum of Maryland and discuss industries and technology that played a vital role in the development of Baltimore during Mendes Cohen’s lifetime.

This lecture is part of JMM’s Lloyd Street Synagogue Anniversary. Visit www.jewishmuseummd.org for full details.


Museum Bits at Carroll MuseumsSat, Nov. 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Join Carroll Museums in conjunction with the Baltimore Museum of Industry for a look into the printing history of Baltimore! This special edition of Museum Bits at Carroll Museums will explore Carroll Mansion’s time as a vocational school in the 1920’s, culminating in an interactive lesson on the fundamentals of letter press printing.

Museum Bits at Carroll Museums is a monthly children’s tour and activity. Free with general admission. Information to plan your visit at www.carrollmuseums.org


1877 Strike Lecture - Sunday, Nov. 23 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

When a group of B&O workers refused to work, they started the first national strike; an epic moment that spread across the country and involved over 100,000 men.  William Barry uses his book, The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore.

Included with regular museum admission.


Museum ClosedThursday, November 27

BMI closed to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. Please plan to visit another day.


Winter WonderlandSaturday, Nov. 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Join us for family-friendly, seasonal activities at the BMI Farmers’ Market! Try your hand at “ice fishing,” make wintery crafts, play snowman slam, and more!

Free event, thanks to MECU and The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.

December

Beer Tasting - Thursday, Dec. 4 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Led by Hugh Sisson of Heavy Seas Brewery, this evening is perfect for the beer and food-lover.  Enjoy local beer and learn about the brewing process and the history of Baltimore beer.  Your experience will be enhanced by delicious food pairings with each beer provided by Kloby’s Smokehouse.

Tickets: $35 per BMI Member, $45 per non-member.  Purchase tickets online or contact Kelley at kedelmann@thebmi.org or call 410.727.4808 x132.


Santa Visits BMI - Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Classic, family-friendly holiday movies will be shown all day in our Meyerhoff Theatre. Visit with Santa from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. OR 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and let him know what’s on your wish list. Be sure to bring your camera for pictures with Santa!

Included with regular museum admission.


Museum Closing EarlyWednesday, Dec. 24 at 2:00 p.m.

BMI will close early — at 2:00 p.m. — to observe the Christmas holiday. Please plan your visit accordingly.


Museum Closed - Thursday, December 25

BMI closed to observe the Christmas holiday. Please plan to visit another day.

Coming Soon

Bridal ShowTuesday, January 13, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Do you have a special event coming up? Join us for our annual Bridal & Event Show. A wide variety of vendors, including caterers, DJs, florists and photographers, will be on hand to help make your event a success. Explore our beautiful Decker Gallery and waterfront Terrace as a site for your events.

Free event for attendees.  To inquire about becoming a vendor at the show please email cmullins@thebmi.org.

Every Week

BMI Farmers’ MarketSaturdays through November 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Join us for our sixth annual market, held in and around our waterfront Pavilion. A convenient place to purchase fresh local foods and buy artisan items not available in stores. Click here for our full vendor list.

Family Days at the market feature kid-friendly games and crafts, thanks to MECU and The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. Saturday, November 29 – Winter Wonderland! Try your hand at “ice fishing,” make a wintery mix of crafts, play snowman slam, and more! Click here for a flyer to share.

To sign up for our email list or get information about the market, contact Melinda at mcane@thebmi.org


Wee WorkersTuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Your preschooler will enjoy exploring the museum through stories, songs, tours, and crafts. A different theme each week!  November:  4-Footwear,  11-Paint & Colors,  18-Hats & Ties,  25-Herbs & Spices for Thanksgiving  December:  2-Telephones,  9-Movies & Holiday Gifts,  16-Winter Holidays,  23 & 30-No Wee Workers

BMI Members: free. General Public: kids–free, accompanying adults–$5. Reservations recommended, contact Kelley at kedelmann@thebmi.org or 410.727.4808 x132.