Calendar of Events

March

BULL & OYSTER ROAST
Support the museum’s award-winning education programs through an evening of silent and live auctions, games, and live music.
WHEN Sat, March 2 | 6pm-10pm
COST $75/person | $750/table for ten | Advanced registration required | Register

WIKIPEDIA EDIT-A-THON: WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
Learn how to become a Wikipedia editor and spend time contributing to articles on women’s history and Baltimore industry with guidance from experts. Bring your own laptop; no experience necessary.
WHEN Sun, March 3 | 12:30pm-3pm
COST Free | Advanced Registration Suggested | Register

ENGINEERING INDUSTRY: SAFETY DAY
Learn about safety from the Baltimore City Fire Department during the Maryland Engineering Challenge “Safe Racer” competition for elementary school students.
WHEN Sat, March 9 | 11am-12:30pm
COST Free

THE BROADCASTING BUSINESS, THEN AND NOW
Broadcasting professionals will discuss how they keep up-to-date on the public’s relationship with information, industry standards, and digital technology in the era of “fake news.” The panelist will feature several local broadcasters, including WBAL’s Deborah Weiner and WYPR’s Tom Hall.
WHEN Thurs, March 21 | 7pm-8:30pm
COST Free

“CORK WARS: INTRIGUE AND INDUSTRY IN WWII”
Author David A. Taylor will discuss his new book from Johns Hopkins University Press, which traces the story of Baltimore’s cork industry during World War II through the lives of three men.
WHEN Weds, March 27 | 7-8:30pm
COST Free

April

ENGINEERING INDUSTRY: ROBOTICS DEMONSTRATION
Get a close-up view of the cutting edge of robotics with researchers and professional engineers during the Maryland Engineering Challenge “Robot” competition for high school students.
WHEN Sun, April 14 | 12:30pm-2pm
COST Free

TRADEPOINT ATLANTIC OPEN HOUSE
Learn more about the Bethlehem Steel community engagement and preservation initiative while meeting museum staff.
WHEN Wed, April 17 | 6pm-8pm
COST Free
WHERE Tradepoint Atlantic is located at 1600 Sparrows Point Blvd., Baltimore MD 21219

May

WORKIN’ IT: STORIES ABOUT MAKING A LIVING IN BALTIMORE
Workin’ It: Stories about Making a Living in Baltimore returns May 16! Join the Stoop Storytelling Series and the BMI for an evening of true, personal tales exploring the past, present, and future of work in our city. We’re seeking storytellers! Details on how to submit your story can be found here: bit.ly/BMIWorkinIt
WHEN Thurs, May 16 | 7pm-10pm
COST $20 members | $25 non-members | Advance registration suggested | Register

BMI Community Day
We’re kicking off the 11th season of the BMI Farmers Market with a full day of happenings and FREE museum admission! Enjoy hands-on activities for kids as well as local produce, breads, meat & eggs, ready-to-eat goods, artisan items and more from 9am-1pm. From 10am-4pm free museum admission will include an author talk with Justin Nordstrom on his book “Aunt Sammy’s Radio Recipes” (11am-12:30pm). PLUS free onsite parking!
WHEN Sat, March 18 | 9am-4pm
COST Free

Special Programs

MEMBERS-ONLY TOURS  Exclusively for BMI Members, these tours are just one of the many benefits of membership. Join, upgrade, or renew your membership.

TOUR OF H&S BAKERY’S AUTOMATIC ROLLS OF BALTIMORE PLANT 
In 1943, Harry Tsakalos and Steve Paterakis, for whom H&S is named, opened a bakery together. H&S Bakery continues to manufacture and distribute hearth-baked products from specialty plants all over Baltimore. BMI members are invited to enjoy the appetizing aromas of sandwich and hamburger rolls made from carefully guarded family recipes on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of H&S Bakery’s Automatic Rolls of Baltimore plant.
WHEN Thurs, March 14 at 10am
COST FREE for current BMI members 18 and over. Pre-registration required by March 7th. Email Kelley Edelmann at kedelmann@thebmi.org or call 410.727.4808 x 132.

Every Week

WEE WORKERS Preschoolers will love this program just for them. Explore the museum’s galleries through stories, songs, crafts, and pint-size tours with a different theme each week.
WHEN  Tuesdays through June 18, 2019 / 10:30am-11:30am
COST  Kids: Free;  Adults: $5;  BMI Members: Free. Advance registration suggested, contact kedelmann@thebmi.org or 410.727.4808 x132

MARCH
MAR 5       Can It!
MAR 12     The Pharmacy
MAR 19     Planes
MAR 26     Safety Signs
APRIL
APR 2     TBA
APR 9     Boats in the Harbor 
APR 16   Recycling & Earth Day 
APR 23   Transportation 
APR 30   Springtime & Orioles 

MAY
MAY 7      Mother’s Day
MAY 14    Tools 
MAY 21    Umbrellas 
MAY 28    Chesapeake Bay 

WEEKEND WORKERS It’s all about fun as you discover how things work. These engaging activities allow children of all ages to investigate the world around them. Please note, weekly activities are subject to change.
WHEN  Saturdays / 11am-2pm unless noted
COST  Free with museum admission

MARCH
MAR 3     DIY Flashlights*
MAR 9     Paper Rockets (Activity hours: 10am-1pm)
MAR 16   Chesapeake Bay 101 (Activity hours: 11:30am-2:30pm)
MAR 23   Book Making
MAR 30   Craft Cars

*This Weekend Workers activity will occur on Sunday

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