Calendar of Events

January

WEDDING OPEN HOUSE
Baltimore brides and grooms will find everything they need to plan the perfect event: caterers, DJs, florists, photographers, and more. No advance registration required.  Check out the list of participating wedding vendors here.  
WHEN Tues, Jan 8 | 5:30 pm-8pm
COST Free

ENGINEERING INDUSTRY: FUTURE CITY CAREER FAIR
Meet urban planners, preservation architects, builders, architects, and preservationists during the Maryland Engineering Challenge “Future City” competition for middle school students.
WHEN Sat, Jan 19 | 11am-12:30pm
COST Free

BRUSH LETTERING WORKSHOP
Learn brush pen lettering techniques including several writing and lettering styles, composition, basic and advanced mark-making and creating texture with designer Jeremy Friend. Supplies provided; no experience necessary. Suitable for ages 14+.
WHEN Sun, Jan 20 | 10:30am-1:30pm
COST $55 members | $65 non-members | Advanced registration required
Registration will close on Thursday, January 17 | Register

CHESAPEAKE AIRWAVES: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE BALTIMORE BROADCASTING INDUSTRY
See and hear highlights from the history of radio and television broadcasting in Baltimore. Rare audiovisual content and equipment will be on hand courtesy of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive (MARMIA) WJZ-TV Collection.
WHEN Sat, Jan 26 | 11am-12:30pm
COST Included with admission

February

WIKIPEDIA EDIT-A-THON: BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Learn how to become a Wikipedia editor and spend time contributing to articles on African American history and Baltimore industry with guidance from experts. Bring your own laptop; no experience necessary.
WHEN Sun, Feb 10 | 12:30pm-3pm
COST Free | Advanced Registration Suggested | Register

SOCIAL MEDIA: THE CHANGING MEDIA LANDSCAPE
Explore how the field of print journalism has changed with the introduction of social media.
WHEN Weds, Feb 20 | 7pm-8:30pm
COST Free

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.”
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

 


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. (Check back soon for upcoming tours.)

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

JANUARY
JAN 8     Winter in Baltimore 
JAN 15   Mittens & Scarves 
JAN 22   Television & Radio 
JAN 29   Neighborhood Helpers 
FEBRUARY
FEB 5       Trucks
FEB 12     Bakery & Valentine’s Day
FEB 19     Printing Press
FEB 26     More Machines
MARCH
MAR 5       Can It!
MAR 12     The Pharmacy
MAR 19     Planes
MAR 26     Safety Signs

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

JANUARY
JAN 5     Engineering Bridges
JAN 12   Kids Stained Glass
JAN 19   Future City Career Fair
JAN 26   Create a Moving Picture
FEBRUARY
FEB 2     Design your Own Windsock
FEB 10   Fun with Parachutes*
FEB 16   Coloring Robots
FEB 23   Make Your Own Slime
MARCH
MAR 2     DIY Motors
MAR 9     Paper Rockets
MAR 16   BMI Engineering Challenges
MAR 23   Book Making
MAR 30   Craft Cars

*This Weekend Workers activity will occur on Sunday

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