Calendar of Events
LINOTYPE: THE FILM
Watch a feature-length film about the revolutionary type casting machine invented in Baltimore and a live demonstration in the Print Shop gallery.
WHEN Sat, April 7 / 1:30pm—3pm
COST Included with admission
ENGINEERING INDUSTRY: ROBOTICS DEMONSTRATION Get a close-up view of the cutting edge of robotics with researchers, students, and professional engineers during the Maryland Engineering Challenge “Robot” competition for high school students.
WHEN Sun, April 15 / 12:30pm—2pm
WORKIN’ IT: STORIES ABOUT MAKING A LIVING IN BALTIMORE
Join the Stoop Storytelling Series and the Baltimore Museum of Industry for an evening of true, personal tales about what we do to “get paid”—everything from crazy careers to dirty jobs to passion projects. Featuring live music by Letitia VanSant, food & drinks for sale, and gallery exploration. This is a 21 and over event.
WHEN Thurs, May 3 / 7pm—10pm
COST $25 non-members / $20 members / Advanced registration required / Register online
BIG TRUCK DAY
Get a close look at work trucks, emergency vehicles, construction equipment, and other machines from the Baltimore City Department of Public Works. Outdoor event, rain or shine.
WHEN Sat, May 12 / 9am—1pm
YEAR OF THE MARKET: FARMERS’ MARKET KICK-OFF
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the BMI Farmers’ Market with free museum admission (starting at 10 AM), live music, kids’ activities, and the opening of a new exhibition, “Why We Work.”
WHEN Sat, May 19 / 9am—1pm
SPIRITS OF MARYLAND: BALTIMORE
Meet members of the Maryland Distillers Guild and sample locally-crafted spirits from across the Old Line State.
WHEN Sun, Jun 3 / 12pm—3pm
COST $35 in advance / $45 at the door / Advanced registration required / Register online
INTRO TO MACHINE SEWING
Join quilting instructor Mary Wahl for a beginners’ workshop on using sewing machines. Sewing machines provided; bring your own fabric to make a tote bag. Ages 14+.
WHEN Sat, Jun 9 / 11am—3:30pm with 30 min lunch break
COST $45 members / $55 non-members / Advanced registration required / Register online
MEMBERS-ONLY TOURS Exclusively for BMI Members, these tours are just one of the many benefits of membership. Join, upgrade, or renew your membership. (Check back soon for upcoming tours.)
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 19, 2018 / 10:30am-11:30am
COST Kids: Free; Adults: $5; BMI Members: Free. Advance registration suggested, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 410.727.4808 x132
FEB 6 Trucks
FEB 13 Bakery & Valentine’s Day
FEB 20 Printing press
FEB 27 More Machines
MAR 6 Can It!
MAR 13 The Pharmacy
MAR 20 Planes
Mar 27 Safety Signs
APR 3 Safety Signs
APR 10 Tug Boats
APR 17 Recycling and Earth Day
APR 24 Trains – FREE ADMISSION! – Advance registration suggested, contact email@example.com
MAY 1 Spring, Orioles and Mother’s Day
MAY 8 Tools
MAY 15 Chesapeake Bay
MAY 22 Umbrellas
MAY 29 Famous People in Baltimore
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
MAR 3 MUSEUM CLOSED
MAR 10 Engineering paper rockets
MAR 17 Weather in a jar
MAR 24 Chesapeake Bay Foundation oyster touch tank (10AM-1PM)
MAR 31 Fruity science
APR 7 BMI scavenger hunt
APR 14 Baltimore Gas and Electric
APR 21 Northrop Grumman
APR 28 Solar powered cars
MAY 5 Lego Ship Building
MAY 12 Working Cranes
MAY 19 Engineering a Canal Lock
MAY 26 Dredging the Harbor