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Upcoming Events

Be sure to check out these great upcoming events sponsored by the Maryland State Archives in the next thirty days. Want a sneak peek at our popular lunch and learn events scheduled for the rest of the year? View all 2019 Lunch and Learn Events



Film Screening & Discussion


Film:

Strike for Freedom: Frederick Douglass in Scotland directed by Parisa Urquhart.

Date and Time:

September 26, 2019 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location:

Taylor House Office Building Room 180, 6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD

Lunch and Learn Event

Join us in screening Strike for Freedom: Frederick Douglass in Scotland directed by Parisa Urquhart. This event is sponsored by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

The event will feature opening remarks by Speaker of the House Adrienne Jones, followed by a brief discussion with exhibition curator Dr. CelesteMarie Bernier. Immediately following the screening the audience will have the opportunity to view the Strike for Freedom exhibition.

Please join us! All are welcome!

Please note: A valid photo ID is required to enter the House Office building.



A Free 18th Century Program


Film:

Is Violence a Part of an Evolving Democracy? Should the young United States support the French Revolution? A new country struggles to define its identity.

Date and Time:

Saturday October 19, 2019 2:00pm

Location:

Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd. Annapolis, MD

Lunch and Learn Event

Speakers include Dr. Matthew Hale, Associate Professor of History, Goucher College and Burton Kummerow, Founding Director, Maryland Four Centuries Project. Dr. Hale's lecture is titled 'French Revolutionary Terror and Violence in Maryland and the United States. 1793-95.' Mr. Kummerow's lecture is titled 'Maryland, a Small State with a Big History'.

Learn more about the Four Centuries Project on their Facebook Page.

Please join us! All are welcome!

Please note: A valid photo ID is required to enter the Maryland State Archives.



Lunch and Learn: Spooky Stories from the Archives


Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 30, 2019. 12:00pm

Speaker:

Rachel Frazier

Location:

Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401 Directions to the Archives

Registration:

Please contact emily.squires@maryland.gov to reserve your seat


Get into the Halloween spirit with an hour of ghost stories, strange science, dark demises, eerie art, and more. The mysterious especially intrigues us this time of year, so join us in exploring the stranger side of Maryland history through our unique collections of the Maryland State Archives. Join Reference Archivist and Search Room Coordinator, Rachel Frazier, as she shares spooky stories from the depths of the stacks.

Registration: Please email or call Emily Oland Squires to RSVP to this free event at emily.squires@maryland.gov or 410-260-6443.

Please note: A valid photo ID is required to enter the Archives building.

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