Mount Vernon began as a country estate for Revolutionary War hero John Eager Howard and grew to be the place to live for Baltimore’s rich and famous in the mid-nineteenth century. The Garrett family, owners of the B&O Railroad, the Walters, founders of the Walters Art Museum, and the Thomases, owners of Mercantile Bank, are among the families that built handsome mansions along the four parks that surround the Washington Monument. Join us on a tour to hear the stories behind the landmarks of Baltimore’s grandest historic neighborhood.
Join us for the final Art Walk of 2022, an evening of simultaneous, exhibitions, performances, and special events in the Station North Arts District. Pick up a map at the Charles Theatre lobby and create your own self-guided tour.
The event is free, we just ask that you register for a ticket so we can track attendance, and share email updates and specials.
This year marks twenty years of Station North, and we're celebrating all summer long on the final Friday of each month. Our September Art Walk is district-wide, featuring 20+ venues. Stay tuned for more information.
In February 1904, Baltimore’s chief firefighter cabled Washington DC: “Desperate fire here. Must have help at once!” A tremendous fire was sweeping through downtown and showed little signs of stopping. Not until 5:00 p.m. the next day was the fire brought under control. Overall, it destroyed 1500 buildings, left 35,000 people unemployed, and damaged $150 million of property. Resilient Baltimore rebounded quickly, erecting new buildings, widening streets, and improving fire safety designs.
Nimi Trehan is a Maryland based artist with a background in art and interior design. She designed interiors for the residential, corporate, healthcare and federal sectors in India and the US. She has participated in several group as well as solo exhibits locally and internationally. Part of the Asian Arts & Culture Center's Creative Confluence season. Tickets: $15 general/$10 AA&CC members. Register (required): bit.ly/aacc-oct8-nimi-trehan
Monday, Oct. 17, 9:30 a.m., Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center
Sunday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m., WMC Alumni Hall
Monday, Nov. 14, 9:30 a.m., Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center
Prospective undergraduate students are invited to see all that McDaniel College has to offer. Connect with campus, take a tour, and start envisioning your life as a Green Terror.
Terrapin Adventures reopens to the public on Saturday, May 30! Thrill-seekers ages 5-years old and up have access to three unique adventure packages! Zip, Swing, Climb, and SOAR through the air!
We are taking measures to minimize risk, while maximizing your safety and fun!
Experience the great outdoors. Experience the new look of adventure. Experience the Power of Play!
***All tours offered on a pay-only-what-you-can basis and proceeds benefit The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum***
The historic Poe House is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 response in Maryland, but that doesn’t mean Poe’s chamber door is closed to you online. Join us for a live virtual tour of the historic Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum, led by a real museum docent.