Calendar of Events

April

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
COST  Free

May

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
COST Free

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
COST Free

June

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

 


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 19, 2018 / 10:30am-11:30am
COST  Kids: Free;  Adults: $5;  BMI Members: Free. Advance registration suggested, contact kedelmann@thebmi.org or 410.727.4808 x132

FEBRUARY   
FEB 6  Trucks
FEB 13  Bakery & Valentine’s Day
FEB 20  Printing press
FEB 27  More Machines
MARCH  
MAR 6  Can It!
MAR 13  The Pharmacy
MAR 20 Planes
Mar 27 Safety Signs 
APRIL
APR 3  Safety Signs 
APR 10  Tug Boats 
APR 17 Recycling and Earth Day 
APR 24  Trains – FREE ADMISSION!  – Advance registration suggested, contact kedelmann@thebmi.org
MAY
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

MARCH
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 
APRIL: Working in the Exhibits
APR 7  BMI scavenger hunt
APR 14   Baltimore Gas and Electric
APR 21   Northrop Grumman
APR 28   Solar powered cars
MAY: Port of Baltimore – sponsored by the Propeller Club of Baltimore
MAY 5  Lego Ship Building
MAY 12   Working Cranes
MAY 19   Engineering a Canal Lock
MAY 26   Dredging the Harbor

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