Office of News and Information
Johns Hopkins University
3003 N. Charles Street, Suite 100
Baltimore, Maryland 21218-3843
Phone: (410) 516-7160 | Fax (410) 516-5251
August 4, 2003
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Susan Ross
Fall Exhibitions and Special
Events at Homewood House
The following events take place at Homewood House,
located on the Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus,
3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. All events are open to
the public. Directions and museum hours follow the list.
For information, call 410-516-5589 or visit
Thursday, Sept. 4, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Opening reception: Taste and Table: A Century of
Ceramics in Early Maryland
The fall exhibition examines ceramics used by the historic
house's founding family, the Carrolls, and by affiliated
Maryland families in the late-18th and early-19th
centuries. Admission free. After Sept. 4, admission is free
to museum members, $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $3 for
students. The exhibition continues through Nov. 30.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Ceramics Discovery Day
A one-day symposium, tour and appraisal opportunity
presented in conjunction with Taste and Table: A Century
of Ceramics in Early Maryland. The symposium and verbal
evaluations will be presented by internationally known
ceramics experts Diana Edwards Murnaghan and Tish Roberts,
formerly of Sotheby's in New York and the TV series The
Antiques Roadshow. $18 for members of Homewood House
and $20 for the public.
Friday, Dec. 5, noon - 2 p.m.
Glass Pavilion, Levering Union
Decorate a fragrant pre-formed balsam wreath with a bow,
cones, greens and more. Pre-registration is required by
Dec. 3 at 410-516-5589. $16 for Homewood House members and
JHU affiliates, $18 for the public.
Monday, Dec. 8, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Homewood by Candlelight
Homewood's annual holiday open house featuring refreshments
and holiday music by candlelight. Free for members of
Homewood House, $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $2 for
Sunday, Dec. 14, noon - 4 p.m.
Greater Baltimore History Alliance Holiday Open
In conjunction with the Greater Baltimore History Alliance,
Homewood House will be decorated for the holidays and open
for tours featuring light refreshments and holiday music.
A historic house owned by the Johns Hopkins
University, Homewood House is approximately 15 minutes from
Baltimore's Inner Harbor and accessible from I-695 and
I-83. Free parking is available on the campus.
The museum is open Tuesday thru Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4
p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. All tours are guided
and begin on the hour and half hour with the last tour
beginning at 3:30 pm. Homewood House is closed on major
holidays including: Easter Sunday, Independence Day,
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. It is
also closed during university holidays, such as
commencement. Tours for groups of 20 or more must be
scheduled in advance and can be arranged by calling Jane
Saco at 410-516-5589. The cost of admission for individual
tours is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $3 for students
and children over the age of 6. Museum members are admitted
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