Calendar of Events

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bikeBike Day – Saturday, June 4 – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Bring your bikes to the BMI for a safety inspection, learn the rules of the road, and ride around a safety course. Bike tune-ups will also be available. Presented in partnership with Bike Maryland and Race Pace Bicycles. Click here for a flyer.

FREE outdoor program.

May

Opening Day at the BMI Farmers’ Market Saturday, May 7 – 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Join us for the first day of our eighth annual waterfront market. With plenty of parking, a beautiful setting, and all your favorite vendors, this is a great way to spend your Saturday morning. Purchase fresh produce, local meat and eggs, oven-fresh bread and sweets, bright flowers, tasty ready-to-eat treats, artisan items, and more. Family-friendly activities offered throughout the season.

The BMI Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday, May 7 to November 26 (except May 21 and October 15). Learn more here.

* Baltimore Then & Now Roundtable – Sunday, May 8 – 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Bringing together individuals from several of the historic locations featured in the Baltimore Then & Now exhibition, author and oral historian Jonathon Scott Fuqua (Maryland Institute College of Art) will lead a roundtable discussion of the changes Baltimore’s neighborhoods and industrial sites have undergone through the years.

FREE with museum admission. Advance registration suggested, contact Kelley at kedelmann@thebmi.org or 410.727.4808 x120.

Golf Tournament – Monday, May 9 – 12:00 PM Shotgun Start

Help support the museum by teeing off at our seventh annual BMI golf outing. Held at the exceptional Piney Branch Golf Club, this day-long event includes bag lunch, snacks, beverages, and buffet dinner, as well as contests with prizes.

Big Truck Day – Saturday, May 21 – 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Kids of all ages can climb aboard fire engines, police cars, work trucks, and more from the Baltimore City Department of Public Works in the museum’s parking lot. Games and activities available. Held rain or shine. Click here for a flyer.

FREE outdoor program.

Wine & Canvas – Tuesday, May 24 – 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

The BMI hosts Wine & Canvas, the painting class with wine. An instructor will guide participants step-by-step to paint a picture of the BMI’s crane and neon sign.

$40, supplies and wine included; Advance tickets required; visit www.wineandcanvas.com

June

Museum ClosedThursday, June 2 – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The BMI will be closed to the public today. Please plan to visit us another day.

Industrialist of the Year Luncheon – Thursday, June 2 – 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Join the Baltimore Museum of Industry in honoring Thomas S. Bozzuto and Thomas “Toby” S. Bozzuto, Jr., Chairman and President & CEO of the Bozzuto Group, respectively, as the 2016 William Donald Schaefer Industrialists of the Year.

Advance tickets required. Learn more here.

June – continued

Bike Day – Saturday, June 4 – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Bring your bikes to the BMI for a safety inspection, learn the rules of the road, and ride around a safety course. Bike tune-ups will also be available. Presented in partnership with Bike Maryland and Race Pace Bicycles. Click here for a flyer.

FREE outdoor program.

* Ending the Point – Sunday, June 12 – 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Through objects, stories, and photographs, labor historian Bill Barry shares the history of Sparrows Point and its people, exploring how globalization, national policy, and the mill’s closure have shaped the daily lives of its former employees.

FREE with museum admission. Advance registration suggested, contact Kelley at kedelmann@thebmi.org or 410.727.4808 x120.

Made in America – Sunday, June 26 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Meet the makers of some of the world’s finest furniture, lighting, and decorative accessories and learn how Maryland-made products set global standards for excellence in craftsmanship and design while creating jobs in Maryland. MADE: In America Chairman James DeLorbe will lead a panel discussion. Presented with All American House 2016.

FREE with museum admission. Advance registration suggested, contact Kelley at kedelmann@thebmi.org or 410.727.4808 x120.

July

Independence Day Celebration – Monday, July 4 – 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Our waterfront location offers the best view of fireworks in the city. This family-friendly evening offers fun games, snacks and beverages for sale, and a fireworks finale. This is a sell-out event, so get your tickets early!

BMI members $45, non-members $55; includes parking for one car and admission for passengers. Reserved table (on brick terrace): $25 additional. Walk-in at gate $7 per person and children under 2 are free. Purchase tickets online or contact Penelope at pfallon@thebmi.org or 410.727.4808 x129.

Food Truck RallyFriday, July 8 – 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Join us for Baltimore’s best traveling food truck festival! Numerous food trucks, live music, and more. Partnership with The Gathering Baltimore; tickets and full details at www.thegatheringbaltimore.com

August

Food Truck RallyFriday, August 19 – 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Join us for Baltimore’s best traveling food truck festival! Numerous food trucks, live music, and more. Partnership with The Gathering Baltimore; tickets and full details at www.thegatheringbaltimore.com

* These programs are part of our Changing Baltimore series, which explores how Baltimore’s evolving industrial landscape—and loss of manufacturing jobs—has affected generations of workers. Presented with support from the Maryland Humanities Council. Learn more about the Changing Baltimore series.

Every Week

Wee WorkersTuesdays – from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Your preschooler will enjoy exploring the museum with a museum educator through stories, songs, tours, and crafts. Wee Workers features a different theme each week. Click here for a list of upcoming activities.

All kids: free. BMI Members: free. Non-members: $5. Reservations recommended, contact Kelley at kedelmann@thebmi.org or 410.727.4808 x132.

Weekend WorkersSaturdays – from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. except at noted

It’s all about fun as you discover how things work. The Weekend Workers programs offer engaging activities for kids of all ages. Click here for a list of upcoming programs.

FREE with museum admission.

BMI Farmers’ MarketSaturdays through November 26 * – from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Purchase fresh produce, local meat and eggs, oven-fresh bread and sweets, bright flowers, tasty ready-to-eat treats, artisan items, and more. Family-friendly activities offered throughout the season. Details here.

* Closed May 21 and October 15.

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