Black History Month events in Maryland

Posted at 2:26 PM, Jan 27, 2016
and last updated 2017-02-27 07:22:44-05

Laying-by Time: Revisiting the Works of William Christenberry

What: The exhibition includes examples of the artist's lesser-known works alongside iconic imagery about hopefulness and resilience of the deep south against its tensions.

When: Through Sunday, March 12

Where: Decker Gallery, Fox Building, 1303 W. Mount Royal Avenue

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7th Annual Johns Hopkins Black History Month Student Competition

What:  "Sons” a photographic study of the modern African American male. 

When: February 24-March 11

Where: The Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave.

The Eubie Blake Cultural Center

What: Baltimore photographers, documenting the African American community during 1940's-’60s segregation and the Civil Rights Movement.

When: Through Feb. 28

Where: 847 North Howard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

What: The museum hosts an assortment of events including roundtables, documentaries, panel discussions and more.

When: February

Where: 1601-03 East North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21213

To Catch a Thief: Constellation Fights the Slave Trade 

What: Tours focus on the USS Constellation's capture of the slave ship CORA and its role in the fight against the international slave trade.

When: Every Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. in February, tour included with admission

Where: Historic Ships in Baltimore, Pier 1, 301 East Pratt Street

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Makers of the Railroad: African Americans on the B&O

What: The exhibition includes rare images from the B&O Railroad photograph collection, uniform pieces of dining car porters, baggage and equipment used by African American workers for passenger service.

When: Through February 28

Where: The B&O Railroad Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, 901 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21223

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“Sons: Seeing the Modern African American Male”

What:  "Sons” a photographic study of the modern African American male. 

When: Through December 31, 2017

Where: Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt St.