Blog Category: Education

Juneteenth 2022: Celebrating an Early Black Artist

Jun 19, 2022

On this Juneteenth, let’s recognize and celebrate Moses Williams, an early Black artist, and his influence on our perceptions of race and culture in America. As the maker of thousands […]

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Collectors’ Day 2021 Scholars’ Reports

Jan 1, 2022

George Washington Remembered: An Enduring Legacy in American Decorative Arts The fifth annual Hammond-Harwood House Collectors’ Day on Saturday, November 13, 2021 focused on how the reverence for George Washington […]

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Twelfth Night Ball Supper -Seasonal dining room table setting

Dec 10, 2021

By Joyce M. White, Hammond-Harwood House Trustee and Food Historian. Tablescape Overview This festive dining table exhibition displays the types of foods that may have been served at a Twelfth Night […]

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Collectors’ Day 2021 Food

Nov 12, 2021

November 13, 2021 Theme: George Washington Remembered: An Enduring Legacy in American Decorative Arts   Mini Christmas Pies Contains turkey, beef bacon, beef suet, bread, butter, eggs, lemon, fish sauce, […]

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A Story for Juneteenth

Jun 18, 2021

June 19 is Juneteenth, the celebration of emancipation as it reached the final enslaved African Americans in the Confederacy in 1865. It took more than two years for news of Lincoln’s […]

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Making Local Connections: Staff Field trip to the Benson-Hammond House

Jan 29, 2021

On a chilly day in late 2020 the Hammond-Harwood House Museum staff took a field trip to the historic Benson-Hammond House (fig. 1) in Linthicum, Maryland, headquarters of the Anne […]

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Collectors’ Day 2020 Scholars’ Reports

Dec 5, 2020

By Jacqueline Mazzone I had a wonderful time at the Collectors’ Day event at the Hammond-Harwood House. The event was on Sunday, November 15, but I arrived on Saturday to […]

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Collectors’ Day 2020

Nov 19, 2020

The Art of the Game: Cards, Horse Racing, and Tavern Life in the Early Chesapeake The fourth annual Collectors’ Day will be a virtual lecture series with an optional onsite […]

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Dining In 18th Century America

Jul 2, 2020

Click Here to download the PDF Dining in 18th Century America Welcome to the sixth educational blog for the Hammond-Harwood House.  In the past we have looked at such topics […]

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