Program Calendar

Virtual Programs April 2021

Sun, April 18 | 2 PM

Tomatoes & Ptomaines: Innovation and Endangerment in the Industrial Food Era

At the end of the 19th-century, food production technology helped save time and even save lives. It also created new flavors and textures… and opportunities for dangerous food adulteration. Join Kara Mae Harris of Old Line Plate for an interactive discussion about the highs and lows of industrial food production.

$5 general/free for BMI members. Registration required: Register here

Wed, April 21 | 7 PM

Civil Rights at Sparrows Point

Hear personal stories from Black workers at Bethlehem Steel’s Sparrows Point steel mill and shipyard featured in the new podcast“Sparrows Point: an American Steel Story”—in this one-hour Zoom discussion co-hosted by the BMI and Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

Free, registration required: Register here

Sat, April 24 | 2 PM

Industry in Outer Space: AR + Astronauts

STEM students and space enthusiasts of all ages are invited to learn about one of Baltimore’s farthest-reaching industries–space exploration–through a presentation from University of Baltimore students who are creating an augmented reality project to assist astronauts as part of the 2021 #NASASUITS design challenge.

Free, no registration required: This program will be hosted as a Premiere on the BMI’s YouTube channel

Tues, April 27 | 7 PM

Making Steel on the Patapsco: The Rise, Operation and Decline of the Sparrows Point Steel Mill

This program is a survey of the great, the good, the not so good; the happy and the sad; the successes and failures of a business that dominated a region and many thousands of lives for over a hundred years.

Free, registration required: Register here

Virtual Programs May 2021

Virtual Programs June 2021

Wed, June 2 | 7 PM

Writers LIVE! Alec MacGillis in conversation with Sefu Chikelu

Join the Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Baltimore Museum of Industry for an evening with Baltimore-based journalist Alec MacGillis discussing his new book, “Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America,” in conversation with Sefu Chikelu.

Free to all. The program format/location will be announced in May. Learn more here

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