June

Summer Second Sundays Kids Sensory Tour

George Washington’s Artist

Sunday, June 9 at 2 pm

$15 per family/$10 Member’s family

n about the relationship between George Washington and Charles Willson Peale through art, games, and crafts. They will also learn about the importance of Annapolis as an early American city.

 

 

Jane Austen Tour

Wednesday June 12 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.

 

 

The Classical Connection: Ancient Rome’s Influence on Art and Architecture
Thursday, June 13 at noon

 

Reservations are encouraged. Please call 410-263-4683×10 or email info@hammondharwoodhouse.org

 

This tour is part of the Cathleen H. Farr Lecture Series at the Hammond-Harwood House Museum and is free and open to the public thanks to the generosity of Cathleen H. Farr.

 

Curator Rachel Lovett recently attended the 2019 Mount Vernon Symposium Fashionable above two thousand years: Classical Art and Architecture of the Founding Era, 1760-1810 which focused on the connections between Ancient Rome and the ideals of our founding fathers. In this hour-long tour our curator draws connections between Ancient Rome and the architecture, decorative arts and social culture of the early Annapolis.

 

African American Experience Tour

Sunday, June 23 at 2 pm

$5 per person/Members Free

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

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Join us for an African American Experience Tour at the Hammond-Harwood House. The African American Experience Tour will cover the stories of enslaved men and women who built, maintained, and lived in Hammond-Harwood House.

A focus will be three enslaved women — Mary, Matilda, and Juliet — who worked at the house in the early to mid-19th century.

Other topics include how petitions for freeing certain enslaved men and women were handled, the aims of the American Colonization Society, and the successes and setbacks of one early African-American artist.

 

 

Members’ and Volunteers’ Appreciation Night

Thursday, June 27th 5 pm to 7 pm

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

Special evening for Hammond-Harwood House members to enjoy a happy hour in the garden.