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The Full Moon

May 7, 2020

A Night in the Early 19th Century at the Loockerman Mansion By Rachel Lovett, Curator & Assistant Director Figure 1 Evening scene with full moon and persons Abraham Pether (1756-1812) […]

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Materials Matter: Copper Surfaces

Apr 29, 2020

By Rachel Lovett, Curator & Assistant Director If you have been inside the historic kitchen at the Hammond-Harwood House you have seen the museum’s extensive collection of kitchen implements, including […]

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I Can Be An Architect

Apr 29, 2020

I Can Be An Architect pdf Today’s program is about William Buckland who designed the Hammond-Harwood House in Annapolis.  He was an architect. Do you know what an architect does? […]

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Some of Our Favorite Things

Apr 22, 2020

In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are celebrating our docents’ favorite objects. The Hammond-Harwood House Museum is fortunate to have an excellent collection of fine and decorative arts housed […]

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Making a Jigsaw Puzzle

Apr 21, 2020

Making a Jigsaw Puzzle of Charles Willson Peale’s George Washington at the Battle of Princeton Download the PDF with the Jigsaw Puzzle here: Activities for Jigsaw puzzle pdf This activity […]

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Howard’s Adventure: Matthias Hammond’s Country Estate

Apr 15, 2020

By: Rachel Lovett, Curator & Assistant Director The original owner of the Hammond-Harwood House was a young man named Matthias Hammond. Matthias likely never made the impressive residence on Maryland […]

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Exploring Botanical Art

Apr 15, 2020

Exploring Botanical Art in the Museum with Titian Peale Download pdf here Dear Parents: This is a program designed to help those parents and children who need something fun, artistic, […]

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A Window into Architecture: The Gibbs Surround at the Hammond-Harwood House Museum

Apr 1, 2020

A Window into Architecture: The Gibbs Surround at the Hammond-Harwood House Museum By: Rachel Lovett, Curator & Assistant Director Have you ever noticed the elegant window that graces the stair […]

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Collectors’ Day 2019 – Dining In Decadence: Culinary Culture in Early America

Nov 22, 2019

My name is Joseph Sherren, I am the collections manager at Montpelier Historic Site in Laurel. I was the recipient of the first Glenn Harwood Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship for […]

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Chocolate, History, and Fun, All in One Day

Nov 14, 2019

Unwrapping Chocolate’s Secrets at the Hammond-Harwood House Everything in Annapolis has a history, and chocolate is no exception. On Sunday, December 8th, 2019 Annapolis is celebrating the history and pleasure […]

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