Visit the Ruth Starr Rose Exhibit at the Mitchell Gallery

By: Kat Spitzer

If you love art and Maryland history, there’s no better exhibit to visit this winter than what’s going on at the Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College from January 11th through February 26th. Ruth Starr Rose: Revelations of African American Life in Maryland and the World is the first comprehensive exhibition of paintings and […]

January 27, 2017


Take a Tour of the Annapolis Maritime Museum

By: Kat Spitzer

Each month our local history blogger, Kat Spitzer, takes readers on a trip to an exhibit in Anne Arundel County. This month, Kat visited the Annapolis Maritime Museum, where she walks us through Annapolis’s rich maritime heritage, the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay, and the Bay’s all-important oyster and its harvesters.   The Annapolis Maritime Museum […]

August 23, 2016


Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake Bay

By: Kat Spitzer

Each month our local history blogger, Kat Spitzer, takes readers on a trip to an exhibit in Anne Arundel County. This month, Kat visited the Historic Annapolis Museum, where she walks us through their on-going exhibit “Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake Bay.” Join Kat on a tour as she highlights the stories of nine […]

July 27, 2016


Banneker-Douglass Museum: Rich in African-American History

By: Jennifer Keats Curtis

I can’t stop thinking about the Banneker-Douglass Museum. I visited on a picture perfect day—think bright sun, cloudless, no humidity. As usual, Annapolis offered plenty to gawk at outside—from the usual people watching to a photo shoot on Main Street. But, my mind keeps returning to the inside of that building.

April 23, 2016