Calendar of Events
THE PORT OF BALTIMORE: 300 YEARS OF HISTORY Discover the role that the Port has played in Charm City from the 18th century to today. Presented by Jack Burkert, in partnership with the Irish Railroad Workers Museum.
WHEN Sat, Feb 10 / 11am—12pm
COST Included with admission / Free for BMI and IRWM members
INTRO TO QUILTING Design and sew your own simple table runner in this beginning quilting workshop with Mary Wahl. Learn piecing and finishing techniques. Bring your own fabric; sewing machines provided. Space is limited. Ages 12+.
WHEN Sun, Feb 11 / 9am—3pm with 30 min lunch break
COST $100 non-members / $85 members / Advanced registration required / Register online
BULL & OYSTER ROAST – SOLD OUT!
Support the museum’s award-winning educational programs at this popular fundraiser featuring shucked oysters, live music, and a silent auction.
WHEN Sat, March 3 / 6pm—10pm
More on auction, ad, and sponsorship opportunities here. Please note, the museum will be closed during the day for event preparation.
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP Hone your photography skills with volunteers from Creative Exposure Baltimore. Discuss the basics of composition as a group, then practice your technique around the museum campus. Bring your own camera and equipment. No advance registration required. All levels welcome.
WHEN Sat, March 31 / 1pm—3pm
COST Included with admission
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 Sat, April 15 / 10am—3pm
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 exploring the past, present and future of work in our city — everything from hard labor to labors of love, side hustles to lifelong careers, moonlighting to the military, sex work to sexual harassment in the workplace. Want to tell YOUR story? Learn more here.
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.
WHEN Sat, May 12 / 9am—1pm
YEAR OF THE MARKET: FARMERS’ MARKET KICK-OFF
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the BMI Farmers’ Market with live music, kids’ activities, and special pop-up vendors.
WHEN Sat, May 19 / 9am—1pm
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 To be determined
APR 10 Tug Boats
APR 17 Recycling and Earth Day
APR 24 Trains
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
JAN 6 Paper circuits, a program designed by FutureMakers
JAN 13 Assembling computers in partnership with McCormick Taylor
JAN 20 Weekend Workers at the BMI Career Fair
JAN 27 Coding with games
FEB 3 Engineering pinwheels and windmills
FEB 10 Quilting for all ages
FEB 17 Drawing like an engineer
FEB 24 Building earthquake-proof houses
MAR 3 MUSEUM CLOSED
MAR 10 Engineering paper rockets
MAR 17 Weather in a jar
MAR 24 Chesapeake Bay Foundation oyster touch tank
MAR 31 Fruity science