July

Jane Austen Tour

Wednesday, July 10 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.

 

Artisans of a Great House –

Silhouette Making

Brian Miller, Historic Odessa Foundation Associate Curator

Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 10 am

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

 

To celebrate the 2019 exhibition, A Perfect Profile: Miniature Portraits, Silhouettes, and Landscapes of Early Annapolis we are proud to present a morning filled with American silhouettes. Learn the basic history of the silhouette from ancient times and cultures, to their prime at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries, to their revival in the 1920’s, to their interpretation today.  The numerous methods and materials used to create profile images will be explored.  Discover how the camera obscura was used to create silhouettes by artists in America and how it influenced portraiture.  Those attending the presentation will have the opportunity to have their profile likenesses preserved as a hollow-cut silhouettes using a replica camera obscura.  This presentation will be led by Brian Miller, Historic Odessa Foundation Associate Curator.

 

Summer Second Sundays Kids Sensory Tour –

Eye Spy in the Mansion

Sunday, July 14, 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 July program children will go on a tour of the mansion and pick out the inlay in I Spy fashion to learn about the symbolism of different designs. There will be a workshop to follow in the classroom of the Hammond-Harwood House.

 

 

 

 

Peale Portrait Tour

Saturday, July 27 at 2 pm

$15 per person /$10 Members

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

 

The Hammond-Harwood House Museum has an extensive collection of Peale portraits and landscapes.

This 90 minute curator led tour delves into the fascinating world of the Peale family and their artwork. Highlights include an 1835 Rembrandt Peale painting of George Washington, a 1789 Charles Willson Peale painting of Hester Baldwin Chase, and a rare landscape scene by James Peale.

 

Next Generation Naturalists: Titian Peale’s Little Explorers

Wednesday, July 31 at 10 am

$15 per family

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

 

90 Minutes children’s special tour.

The Peale family of painter’s interests expanded beyond the canvas and out into the natural world. Patriarch Charles Willson Peale inspired a love of science in his youngest son, Titian, through his efforts with his natural history museum. Titian Peale became a noted naturalist and botanical artist. In this hands-on program participants will learn what herbs were cultivated in eighteenth and nineteenth century Maryland and how they were used for cooking and medicine.  The program features a scavenger hunt, tour of the museum, and a take home craft of a botanical drawing.