Our friends from the Baltimore Museum of Industry (BMI) would like to share a list of great events happening in March and April. Visit http://www.thebmi.org for more information or to purchase tickets.
Bull & Oyster Roast
Saturday, Mar. 7, 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled evening with delicious food and drink, casino games, silent and live auctions, raffles, and live music and dancing. This sell-out event requires advance tickets.
Rosie the Riveter Panel Discussion
Sunday, Mar. 15, 2:00 p.m.
In 1941, Maryland-based Glenn L. Martin became the first industrial employer of Rosie the Riveter. This panel will feature real-life Rosies and their stories of challenges at work and home and is presented in partnership with Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum. Included with museum admission.
Wine on the Water Festival
Sunday, Mar. 29, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
The first event in our Wine on the Water series will be our Old World ~ New World festival, highlighting time-honored vintages and contemporary blended varietals. You can travel the world with tastings from cellars in France, Italy, Australia, Argentina, the United States, and more! The festival will be held in our spacious waterfront pavilion. Light hors d’ouevres will be offered. Bottles of your festival favorites will be available for purchase at a discounted price. $35 BMI Member, $45 Non-Member.
Maryland Sign Painters Exhibit
Opens Friday, April 3
Once a familiar sight around the region, the days of hand-painted signs are rapidly fading. The BMI’s newest exhibit showcases this disappearing craft through the work and tools of historical and contemporary sign painters. Included with museum admission. Open through January 2016.
Wine and Canvas
Thursday, April 23, 6:30-9:30pm
BMI hosts Wine and Canvas, the painting class with cocktails. Don’t be nervous about painting—instructors will guide you step-by-step as you paint your very own “Domino Starry Night.” Tickets are $40 and must be purchased in advance.
19th Century Baltimore
Sunday, April 26, 2:00pm
BMI senior educator Jack Burkert will discuss 19the century Baltimore and its entry into the Industrial Revolution. Focused on 1815 to 1875, this overview will focus on the import and export, transportation leadership and several local industries. Included with museum admission.