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2016 EVENTS
 
 
March 2016
Women's History Month
Thursday - Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visit Mount Clare Museum House during the month of March as we celebrate Women's History Month. Explore the role of women during the colonial period.




Charles Carroll, Barrister's Birthday Celebration Month
Thursday - Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Charles Carroll Barrister was the original proprietor of Mount Clare Mansion and celebrated his birthday in March. Visitors with a birthday in March will be offered FREE admission at Mount Clare Museum House all month!

Tea with American Girl Felicity
Saturday, March 19
1:00 p.m.

Join us at the Mount Clare Stable on Sunday, March 19, at 1pm for tea time with American Girl Felicity Merriman. During 1774 Felicity is learning to become a proper gentlewoman while maintaining her independent spirit. Learn about her life in Williamsburg, Virginia on the eve of the American Revolution. Guest will enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and also make a historic craft inspired by the adventures of Felicity. Bring your mom, dad, grandparent or your friend and have fun with your favorite doll. $10.00 non-member, $6.00 Member. Space is limited; pre-paid reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations call Steven Madewell at 410-752-2462, ext. 209 or email at: education@mountclare.org

April 2016
Colonial Toy Making Workshop at the B&O Railroad Museum
Saturday, April 9
1:00 p.m.

Discover what kinds of toys children made and played with in colonial Maryland. In this family workshop, participants will learn everything they need to know to start a collection of early American toys. Participants will make their own wooden toys to take home to start their collections. Following the workshop, participants will take a historic round-trip train ride to the Mount Clare mansion for a family-friendly tour. $10.00 non-member, $6.00 Member.Space is limited; pre-paid reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations call Steven Madewell at 410-752-2462, ext. 209 or email at: education@mountclare.org

History Alive! Colonial Surveying
Saturday, April 16
2:00 p.m.

Join interpreters in period clothing to explore the important role of surveyors and surveying in 18th century Maryland society. Run survey lines with 18th century surveying equipment & techniques. Discover the beauty of applied mathematics! Space is limited; pre-paid reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations call Steven Madewell at 410-752-2462, ext. 209 or email at: education@mountclare.org

May 2016
Poor Richard's Friday: Enjoy Half-price Admission to the Museum!
May 6
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland's first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.

The Revolutionary Experience: Spinning and Weaving Workshop at Mount Clare
Saturday, May 7
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

As part of the Mount Clare Museum House Living History series, Carol Erhardt will lead hands-on weaving workshop and spinning demonstrations. Recommended for families with young learners age 8-12. As tension between the American Colonies and Great Britain rose, weaving took on a new level of importance. During the Revolutionary War, Americans were no longer able to import cloth, and out of patriotic zeal or necessity, began to weave their own clothes. Participants in this program will use looms like those used by American weavers in the late 1700's. Each participant will weave, and take home their own project. Space is limited; pre-paid reservations required by calling Steven Madewell at 410-752-2462, x 209 or email at: education@mountclare.org

Mother's Day
Sunday, May 8
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

On this special day, Mount Clare Museum House offers half priced admission tours for mothers, mother- in-laws, grandmothers or any other special ladies in your life.

New and Improved Family Tour & Colonial Lawn Games!
Saturday, May 14
1:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 15
1:00 p.m.

Every first and third weekend join us for a family tour of Mount Clare Museum House and learn to play 18th century games on the lawn - all included with paid admission.





 
Blue Star Museum
May 27 - September 1
Friday - Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

During this time Mount Clare Museum House offers free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access Card (CAC), a DD Form 1173, or a DD Form 1173-1, which includes active duty military and five immediate family members, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard, and Reserve.

June 2016
Poor Richard's Friday: Enjoy Half-price Admission to the Museum!
Friday, June 3
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland's first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.

New and Improved Family Tour & Colonial Lawn Games!
Saturday, June 18
11:00 a.m.
Sunday, June 19
1:00 p.m.

Join us for a family tour of Mount Clare Museum House and learn to play 18th century games on the lawn - all included with paid admission.





 
Colonial Craftsman Series: Brickmaking!
Saturday, June 18
1:00 p.m.

Join our interpreters in period attire for a truly hands-on adventure. Visitors can use traditional tools and techniques to make clay bricks by hand, and experience some of the working conditions endured by colonial servants and craftsmen. Visitors can personalize their brick and take it home. After making some bricks, take a round-trip train ride to the Mount Clare Mansion for a unique family-friendly tour. $6 members; $10 nonmembers. Recommended for ages 6+. Space is limited; pre-paid reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations call Steven Madewell at 410-752-2462, ext. 209 or email at: education@mountclare.org

July 2016
Poor Richard's Friday: Enjoy Half-price Admission to the Museum!
Friday, July 1
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland's first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.

Patriot's Day Celebration
Sunday, July 3
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Learn about Charles Carroll Barrister's role in America's freedom and make a patriotic themed craft all included with paid admission.




 
New and Improved Family Tour & Colonial Lawn Games!
Saturday, July 16
1:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 17
1:00 p.m.

Join us for a family tour of Mount Clare Museum House and learn to play 18th century games on the lawn - all included with paid admission.





 
August 2016
Poor Richard's Friday: Enjoy Half-price Admission to the Museum!
Friday, August 5
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland's first museum house and one of the oldest and finest examples of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.

Stitching with Mary Clare
Saturday, August 20
2:00 p.m.

Step back in time for a colonial encounter as you enter the world of Mary Clare Carroll. Mary Clare Carroll was the sister of Charles Carroll, Barrister, who was the builder of MountClareMansion in 1760. Participants will tour the 1760 mansion and learn what life was like for children living and working in colonial Baltimore. At the Mount Clare Stable participate in Colonial games and learn some of the sewing skills that would have been part of Mary Clare's education. Each participant will take home their sewing project. Held at the Mount Clare Stable. $10 per person. Space is limited; pre-paid reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations call Steven Madewell at 410-752-2462, ext. 209 or email at: education@mountclare.org

September 2016
Boy & Girl Scout Colonial Encounter Month
Friday - Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

During the month of September, any boy or girl scout in uniform who visits Mount Clare Museum House receives $1.00 off regular admission. Take advantage of additional savings and reserve your scout group of 20 or more by contacting the Education Director at 410-837-3262 x 105 or education@mountclare.org

Poor Richard's Friday: Enjoy Half-price Admission to the Museum!
September 2
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland's first museum house and one of the oldest and finest examples of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.



 
Grandparents Appreciation Day
Sunday, September 4
2:00 p.m.

Take your grandparents to Mount Clare Museum House. Tour the Mount Clare mansion at 2:00 p.m., and enjoy light refreshments. Grandparents admitted free when accompanied by their grandchild!Reservations required. For more information or to make reservations call Steven Madewell at 410-752-2462, ext. 209 or email at: education@mountclare.org

New and Improved Family Tour & Colonial Lawn Games!
Saturday, September 17
1:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 18
1:00 p.m.

Every first and third weekend join us for a family tour of Mount Clare Museum House and learn to play 18th century games on the lawn - all included with paid admission.







 
Smithsonian Museum Day
Saturday, September 24
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mount Clare Museum House participates in the Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day network by offering free admission to ticket holders. Official tickets available at www.smithsonianmag.org/museumday beginning July 1.

October 2016
Poor Richard's Friday: Enjoy Half-price Admission to the Museum!
October 7
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland's first museum house and one of the oldest and finest examples of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.

Tea with American Girl Felicity : at B&O and train ride
Saturday, October 15
1:00 p.m.

Join us at the Mount Clare Mansion on Saturday, October 15, at 1:00 p.m. for tea time with American Girl Felicity Merriman. During 1774 Felicity is learning to become a proper gentlewoman while maintaining her independent spirit. Learn about her life in Williamsburg, Virginia on the eve of the American Revolution. Guest will enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and also make a historic craft inspired by the adventures of Felicity. Bring your mom, dad, grandparent or your friend and have fun with your favorite doll. $10.00 non-member, $6.00 Member.Space is limited; pre-paid reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations call Steven Madewell at 410-752-2462, ext. 209: education@mountclare.org.

November 2016
Poor Richard's Friday: Enjoy Half-price Admission to the Museum!
November 4
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland's first museum house and one of the oldest and finest examples of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.

A Carroll's Christmas
November 18, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Friday - Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Escape the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and experience a colonial American Christmas with the Carroll family at Mount Clare Museum House. See Mount Clare decorated for the winter holiday in traditional 18th and 19th century style with greens and dried plant materials accented with fruits, nuts, feathers and pine cones. A visual delight - all included with paid admission!

December 2016
Open House Colonial Christmas at Mount Clare
Saturday, December 3
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Entertainment, tour and greens sale

Experience the holidays of years past at Mount Clare Museum House's annual winter celebration. Special programs include live musical performances by the Monumental City Ancient Fife and Drum Corps. Purchase your fresh cut greens in the forecourt for holiday decorating. Looking for the perfect gift? The museum store is filled with holiday merchandise to satisfy your holiday shopping list. Fun for the whole family! Members free; non-members $5.00 per person.

 
** ALL PROGRAM SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. **
Programs added throughout the year, please check back!
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