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More than a Doormat: The Art of Floorcloths

Event Date:  August 28, 2019 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm Floorcloths were more than just doormats in 18th century homes. Water resistant, durable, and protective, it is likely that inside every home, from working class to gentry, you could find a painted floorcloth. Artist Jennifer Higgins presents the history of floorcloths and the techniques to make them. After the lecture, try your hand at making your own floorcloth-inspired bookmark out of sailcloth. Supplies and instruction included; all painting skill levels welcome! Reservations required. Location William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street Annapolis, MD 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

Photography Workshop-The Art of Seeing

Event Date:  July 21, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm Photography Workshop-The Art of Seeing Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Date: Jul 21, 2019 (1 day) Location: ArtFarm Annapolis Studio Description: The Art of Seeing from the Photographer-Artist series – by Sheila White Guevin Impactful memorable photographs require more than just technical mastery of your camera. Develop your eye for composition, utilizing your lenses, and techniques that made Brenizer, Hilliard and even our local DC artist Herd, stand out from the crowd. Location ArtFarm 111 Chinquapin Round Road, Suite 200 United States See map: Google Maps

Photo Society of MD/VA/DC - July Meet Up

Event Date:  July 11, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Photo Society of MD/VA/DC - July Meet Up Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019 Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Location: ArtFarm Studios, 111 Chinquapin Round Road, Annapolis, MD Description: As photographers/artists, we are taking this journey one photograph at a time. This month, we are exploring our personal journey. What makes us happy? What inspires us? What makes us sad? We are looking at a single photograph and your authentic connection to it. The rules for participation are simple. 1. Create a photograph. 2. Print it in an 8 by 10 format. 3. Buy a mat. Location ArtFarm 111 Chinquapin Round Road, Suite 200 United States See map: Google Maps

Address by Dr. Michael O'Hanlon

Event Date:  April 4, 2019 - 5:15pm - 7:10pm “The Senkaku Paradox: Risking Great Power War over Small Stakes” Location Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs 1 East Eager Street Maryland Club United States See map: Google Maps
Event Date:  October 12, 2019 - 2:00pm Do you know historic US Route 1 and its history? Join author Aaron Marcavitch, as he shares his research and stories of historic Route 1. Connecting residential communities and commercial crossroads, Route 1 has spanned three centuries of transportation, communication, and development touching all areas of the region between these two major cities. Aaron will be selling and signing books after the talk. Sponsored by the Friends of Montpelier Ages: 18 and older Cost:FREE! http://pgparks.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=7329&month=10&year=2019&day=12&calT... Location Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site 9650 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, Maryland 20708 United States See map: Google Maps
Event Date:  June 13, 2019 - 7:30pm Ron Padron and Dr. Christopher Mielke will discuss the hidden history of colonial America and the young Republic. Ages: 18 and older Cost: FREE! http://pgparks.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=7315&month=6&year=2019&day=13&calTy... Location Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site 9650 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, Maryland 20708 United States See map: Google Maps
Event Date:  April 6, 2019 - 2:00pm As a teacher of legal ethics, Professor Rubinson has long been interested in the tension between professional obligations and moral imperatives. A stark example of this tension is when abolitionist judges were confronted with the question of whether to order the return of alleged runaway slaves under the Fugitive Slave Act. Professor Rubinson will explore the agonizing choices these judges faced, and examine documents of the time, including runaway ads placed by Major Thomas Snowden of Montpelier. Sponsored by the Friends of Montpelier Ages: 18 and older Cost: FREE! Location Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site 9650 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, Maryland 20708 United States See map: Google Maps

Address by Dr. David M. Lampton

Event Date:  September 27, 2018 - 5:15pm - 7:10pm Dr. David M. Lampton, Professor Emeritus of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Chairman of The Asia Foundation, will deliver an address titled “America and China: From Engagement to Strategic Competition” before the Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs on Thursday, September 27, 2018. The program will be held in the Constellation Room at the World Trade Center Baltimore, 401 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202 at 6:00 p.m. Location Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs 401 E. Pratt Street United States See map: Google Maps

Address by Mr. Francisco Palmieri

Event Date:  June 7, 2018 - 5:15pm - 7:10pm “U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere” The State Department sees 2018 as a year of robust U.S. engagement in the Americas with the successful April Summit of the Americas in Peru, the June OAS General Assembly in Washington, the 44th G7 Summit in Canada, and the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires later this year. The Department believes that U.S. engagement in the Americas will deepen our cooperation with our regional partners and reaffirm our commitment to building a secure, prosperous, and democratic hemisphere. Location World Trade Center, Baltimore 401 E. Pratt Street United States See map: Google Maps

Egyptian Maritime Archaeology Lecture

Event Date:  January 30, 2018 - 6:30pm Egyptian noted maritime professor and underwater explorer, Dr. Emad Khalil, will speak on “A Century of Maritime Archeology in Egypt”. Open free to the public, the talk will feature an overview of the most significant maritime archaeological discoveries in Egypt. Highlights include discussion of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, the submerged towns of Herakleion and Canopus and other sites dating from past Egyptian and Roman eras. Location Maryland Historical Trust Headquarters 100 Community Place, Crownsville, Maryland 21032 United States See map: Google Maps