August

William Buckland’s Annapolis Walking Tour

Saturday, August 3 at 10 am

$15 per person/$10 Members

For reservations, please call 410-263-4683×10 or email info@hammondharwoodhouse.org

 

A walking tour of downtown Annapolis to celebrate William Buckland’s birthday, and learn about his life, see firsthand his designs, and explore the unique features he created.  Tour will start at Ridout House at 120 Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis.

 

Summer Second Sundays Kids Sensory Tour

 Stories and Dancing of the 18th Century

Sunday,August 11, 2019 at 2 pm

$15 per family/$10 Member Families

 

Join the Hammond-Harwood House education department for a special summer program series that gets kids up close and personal with 18th century Annapolis. In our August program children will have a storytelling lesson and brief tour of the mansion.  Kids will then sit in ballroom where they will use (CHIPPS-Characters, Helpers, Imagery, Place/Setting, Point of Change and solution) to craft a fictional story that took place in the room of their choosing. It will be followed by a music and dance lesson to teach basic dance movements that the middling class in the 18th century preformed at community balls.

 

Jane Austen Tour

Wednesday, August 14 at 2 pm

$10 per person/Members Free

For reservations, please call 410-263-4683×10 or email info@hammondharwoodhouse.org

 

Tour of the house that compares the customs and social graces of the Loockerman family, who lived in the Hammond-Harwood House in the early 19th century, with those of characters in Jane Austen novels.

 

Wine Down Wednesday

Wednesday, August 14 from 5:30 pm to 7 pm – Collections talk at 6 pm

$15 per person/Members Free

For reservations, please call 410-263-4683×10 or email info@hammondharwoodhouse.org

 

Enjoy the Hammond-Harwood House after hours for a fun collections – related program and happy hour!

Appreciate this historic mansion by the light of candlelight then enjoy a glass with your friends.

Mingle, meet new people, who share a love of art, architecture and historic culinary traditions. Support HHH with purchasing your drink for just $5!

 

Handwriting in the early Republic

Saturday, August 17 from 10 am to noon

For reservations, please call 410-263-4683×10 or email info@hammondharwoodhouse.org

 

Early 19th c. letter writing workshop and lecture presented by Benjamin Bartgis.

How did people learn to read and write in early America? Explore how men and women expressed and improved themselves in a growing new nation, and the letters they left behind. Afterwards, learn to compose, write, fold, and seal a proper formal letter using a quill pen, handmade paper, and other reproduction materials that capture the details of historic letter writing.

 

 

Curator’s Talk

Thursday, August 22 at noon

$15 per person/Members Free

For reservations, please call 410-263-4683×10 or email info@hammondharwoodhouse.org

 

Special curator led tour of the fine and decorative arts collection.

 

Two Great Houses Tour

Saturday, August 24, 2019

From 10 am to noon

$30 per person

Space limited. Please call 410-263-4683×10 to reserve.

 

This tour explores the architectural highlights of Annapolis two premier 18th century jewels products of architect William Buckland, the Hammond -Harwood House and the Chase Llloyd House.
Tour starts at the Chase-Llloyd House, 22 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401.