Upcoming Special Events at the JHU Museums
  • Jul 10
    A Summer Evening at Evergreen
    July 10, 2018  |  5:30 PM9:00 PM


    Location: Evergreen Museum & Library Price: Free Purchase Tickets

    Enjoy an evening of FREE family fun at Evergreen Museum & Library, the Gilded Age country retreat of Baltimore's prominent Garrett family. Bring the little ones for plein air painting on the front lawn, chalk drawing on the driveway, bubble-blowing, water balloon toss, and other lawn games. Enter Evergreen's first ever Scooter Derby and win prizes, including a family membership to the museum.

    Snack on free summery treats like Italian ices and watermelon and/or bring your own picnic to enjoy on the grass. Tour the museum's first floor, including its newly restored main hall and stairway and its famous John Work Garrett Library, which contains thousands of rare books and manuscripts. Experience summer the Evergreen way! 


    • Bring your own scooter (please no bicycles, skateboards, or motorized vehicles)
    • Helmets required
    • Participation in the Scooter Derby is at your own risk
    • No alcohol permitted
    • Blankets and lightweight, portable camping chairs permitted

    Admission is free, but registration is strongly recommended. To register, click here

  • Jul 29
    Annual Summer Afternoon Tea
    July 29, 2018  |  1:30 PM3:30 PM
    Location: Homewood Museum Price: $40 public, $35 members Purchase Tickets

    Limited to 24. Advance, pre-paid reservations required by calling 410-516-5589. Please note: We are not able to accommodate vegan, gluten-free, or allergen-free versions of our menu.

    Savor a traditional afternoon tea in the stunning reception hall of Homewood, a Palladian-inspired summer house built in 1801 for Charles and Harriet Carroll. Experience the elegant entertaining rooms as guests would have in the early 19th century.

    With chamber music lilting in the background, enjoy classic finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, seasonal fruits, and delectable pastries, accompanied by fine black and fruit teas and a toast of sparkling wine.

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