Program Calendar

Virtual and In-person Programs September 2022

Sunday, September 18, 2022 | 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

The Duckpin: History and Woodturning

Join the BMI, Mark Supik & Co. Woodturning, and Pinland Bowling Lane’s Wayne and Bob Lipka for a little history of duckpin bowling and a demonstration on making a duckpin.

FREE to all audiences: Register here

Saturday, September 24, 2022 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Metalworkers in Maryland: Woodberry Walking Tour

A walking tour of historic Woodberry, site of the Poole & Hunt Machine Shop and Iron Works, with Jones Falls historian Nathan Dennies.

Advanced registration required | $15 per person: Register here

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 | 7:00 PM

Baltimore Narratives: Making Steel on the Patapsco

Join us on September 27th at 7:00PM for an in-depth look at the Bethlehem Steel plant on Sparrows Point delivered by Senior Museum Educator Jack Burkert.

FREE to all audiences: Register here

Virtual and In-person Programs October 2022

Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Oyster Gardening Workshop @ the BMI

Register for an oyster cage cleaning workshop with the Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership. This workshop will take place on the BMI’s waterfront campus.

FREE to all audiences: Register here

Sunday, October 2, 2022 | 2:00 – 3:30 PM

South Baltimore: In the Shadow of Industry Walking Tour

Explore the “South Baltimore: In the Shadow of Industry” walking tour alongside BMI staff as part of Doors Open Baltimore, the citywide festival of architecture and neighborhoods.

Advanced registration required | $15 per person/$10 BMI members: Register here

Sunday, Oct 2, 2022 | 4:00 – 5:30 PM

Community Concert Series: John Lamkin Favorites Jazz Quintet

Join the John Lamkin Favorites Jazz Quintet for free, outdoor, family-friendly jazz performances in the BMI’s covered pavilion this summer.

Free, no registration required: Learn more here

Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Baltimore Children’s Business Fair

Meet entrepreneurs ages 6-15 at the sixth annual Baltimore Children’s Business Fair, taking place on the waterfront terrace.

Free, no registration required: Learn more here

Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Build a Bat Box

Bats provide an array of ecosystem services which include pollination and insect control. Join graduate student, Chris Blume, to build a bat box to provide roosting spots to help maintain bat populations. Bat box kits are provided for FREE.

FREE to all audiences: Register here

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Archival Film Screening: Shipbuilding at Sparrows Point

Be among the first to see recently digitized footage from “The Port that Built a City and State,” the weekly program hosted by Helen Delich Bentley on WMAR between 1950-1965, showing shipbuilding and steelmaking at Sparrows Point in this YouTube Premiere.

Free, no registration required, on YouTube

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Photographing Bethlehem Steel

Hear from photographers Ed Leskin (based in Bethlehem, PA) and J.M. Giordano (based in Baltimore) about their work documenting steelmaking communities in the mid-Atlantic and around the world.

FREE to all audiences: Register here

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

The Big Tomato: Picked, Packed, and Shipped in the Chesapeake

A talk on the history of tomato packing on the Eastern Shore, and how the region’s produce fueled industry, sparked innovative technology, shaped culture and transformed the landscape.

FREE to all audiences: Register here


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