Museum of Architecture and Early American Fine & Decorative Arts
photo by: Don Roland
The Museum is Currently Closed to the Public
The Hammond-Harwood House, a National Historic Landmark, was built in 1774. It was the final work of architect William Buckland. With its carved doorway entrance, formal rooms, and elegant scale, the building blends the artistry of the finest Anglo-Palladian architecture with American sensibility.
The house is open to the public for tours. Subjects include the social history of the families and enslaved people who lived in the house, architecture, and the collection of fine and decorative art. Numerous special tours, lectures, talks, concerts, and family programs are scheduled throughout the year.
Upcoming Programs & Events
Starting in February 2021 the museum invites visitors to engage in an outdoor activity in front of the mansion to learn more about the architecture and social history of the house.
Learn about the history of cane sugar in its many forms from Muscovado to Lisbon to Loaf.
Presentation by Barbara Goyette, Hammond-Harwood House Executive Director
The Hammond-Harwood House Museum and Chase Home invite guests to an hour long tour that explores the two architectural treasures in downtown Annapolis.
Join historian Willa Banks for a thought-provoking afternoon talk, Revealing the Enslaved Presence at Hammond-Harwood House in the 1800s.
Women’s History Month Talk Join Dr. Julie Rose, Marietta House Museum director & Hammond-Harwood House Trustee for a virtual talk and discussion. Dr. Rose will explore the lives for five historical women who lived free and enslave at Marietta around 1830. These women’s lives intersected through their work duties, family ties, social norms, and their…