Banneker-Douglass Museum

Banneker-Douglass Museum The Banneker-Douglass Museum, named for Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, is dedicated to preserving Maryland’s African American heritage and serves as the state’s official repository of African American material culture.

The Banneker-Douglass Museum, named for Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, is dedicated to preserving Maryland's African American heritage and serves as the state's official repository of African American material culture. The museum was dedicated on February 24, 1984. The original museum was housed within the former Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church in the heart of historic A

The Banneker-Douglass Museum, named for Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, is dedicated to preserving Maryland's African American heritage and serves as the state's official repository of African American material culture. The museum was dedicated on February 24, 1984. The original museum was housed within the former Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church in the heart of historic A

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Tomorrow, join us for the culmination to the Anti-Racism Coalition’s three part series; "The Foundations of Racism, Forw...
10/08/2021

Tomorrow, join us for the culmination to the Anti-Racism Coalition’s three part series; "The Foundations of Racism, Forward Thinking Conversations on Race: Housing, The Digital Divide, and Reparations."

Meet one of the facilitators, Dr. David Olawuyi Fakunle. David’s research interests include stressors within the built environment, manifestations of institutional racism in society, and the utilization of arts and culture to strengthen health, equity, and ultimately liberation. David is co-founder and CEO of DiscoverME/RecoverME, an organization that empowers narrative for personal and organizational growth through the African oral tradition. David also serves as Chair of the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the first state body in the United States dedicated to chronicling and bringing justice to racial terror lynchings. Join us at 10:00 am to hear him present during this final instalment of the Anti-Racism training.

Register today at bdmuseum.maryland.gov/events

Special thanks to Annapolis, the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, and the Banneker-Museum Foundation for making this event possible.

#MCAAHC #BDMuseum #BlackHistory #BDMAntiRacism #AntiRacism #MarylandBlackHistory

This Saturday, join us for the culmination to the Anti-Racism Coalition’s three part series; "The Foundations of Racism,...
10/06/2021

This Saturday, join us for the culmination to the Anti-Racism Coalition’s three part series; "The Foundations of Racism, Forward Thinking Conversations on Race: Housing, The Digital Divide, and Reparations."

Meet one of the facilitators, Enimini Ekong. Ekong serves as Principal for NoGrey Consulting and is a skilled communicator with an almost fifteen-year history of training, facilitation, instruction, and consensus building. With years of experience working with our nation's most well-respected civil rights institutions, Enimini has a multifaceted body of experience guiding dialogue around issues of race, religion, gender, and equity. Join us at 10:00 am to hear him present during this final instalment of the Anti-Racism training.

Register today at bdmuseum.maryland.gov/events

Special thanks to @annapolismd, the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, and the Banneker-Museum Foundation for making this event possible.

#MCAAHC #BDMuseum #BlackHistory #BDMAntiRacism #AntiRacism #MarylandBlackHistory

ICYMI: The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Awards $500K to 43 Organizations, Banneker-Douglass Museum Foundation inc...
10/06/2021
Arts Council Awards $500K to 43 Organizations - Eye On Annapolis

ICYMI: The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Awards $500K to 43 Organizations, Banneker-Douglass Museum Foundation included.

Read more below. You can support the Banneker-Douglass Museum today at bdmuseum.maryland.gov/donate

https://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2021/10/arts-council-awards-500k-to-43-organizations/

This year, the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County will award $500,000 to 43 organizations through the Community Arts Grant (CAG) program. These grants are critical to the local arts […]

As a culmination to the Anti-Racism Coalition’s three part series, this Saturday we are hosting "The  Foundations of Rac...
10/05/2021

As a culmination to the Anti-Racism Coalition’s three part series, this Saturday we are hosting "The Foundations of Racism, Forward Thinking Conversations on Race: Housing, The Digital Divide, and Reparations."

Meet one of the facilitators, Dr. Trina Coleman, CEO & President of Coleman Comprehensive Solutions (@colemancompsol). Colemean is a scientist, educator, entrepreneur, host of Beyond the Classroom with Dr. Trina Coleman on HBCUiRadio and HBCUSmartTV, and public speaker. She is the second of five African-American women in this nation’s history to obtain a degree in theoretical nuclear physics. As a scholar and former academic administrator, Dr. Coleman has crafted a diverse professional portfolio over a 25 year span. Join us at 10:00 am to hear her present.

Register today at bdmuseum.Maryland.gov/events.

Special thanks to Annapolis, Maryland, the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, and the Banneker-Museum Foundation for making this event possible.

#MCAAHC #BDMuseum #BlackHistory #BDMAntiRacism #AntiRacism #MarylandBlackHistory

It's time again for the 2021 Annual MCAAHC Symposium. Join us from October 9 - 13 as we celebrate resiliency and commitm...
10/04/2021

It's time again for the 2021 Annual MCAAHC Symposium. Join us from October 9 - 13 as we celebrate resiliency and commitment through this year's symposium themed: "The Spirit of the Black Family: Reclaim, Rejoice, Renew, Remember." This year's symposium is both in-person and virtual and includes the third installment of BDM’s signature Anti-Racism training with opening remarks from the Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Adrienne Jones.

Programming also explores the topics of health and wellness, education, financial competency, and much more. This year’s symposium guarantees to deliver education, history, and culture for all. Register today at bdmuseum.maryland.gov/events.
This event is sponsored by theGovernor’s Coordinating Offices, MCAAHC, Banneker-Douglass Museum Foundation, and Annapolis, Maryland.

#MCAAHC #MCAAHCSymposium2021 #BDMuseum #BlackMuseumsMatter #MarylandBlackHistory #MarylandHistory #BlackHistory #BlackCulture

It's time again for the 2021 Annual MCAAHC Symposium. Join us from October 9 - 13 as we celebrate resiliency and commitment through this year's symposium themed: "The Spirit of the Black Family: Reclaim, Rejoice, Renew, Remember." This year's symposium is both in-person and virtual and includes the third installment of BDM’s signature Anti-Racism training with opening remarks from the Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Adrienne Jones.

Programming also explores the topics of health and wellness, education, financial competency, and much more. This year’s symposium guarantees to deliver education, history, and culture for all. Register today at bdmuseum.maryland.gov/events.
This event is sponsored by theGovernor’s Coordinating Offices, MCAAHC, Banneker-Douglass Museum Foundation, and Annapolis, Maryland.

#MCAAHC #MCAAHCSymposium2021 #BDMuseum #BlackMuseumsMatter #MarylandBlackHistory #MarylandHistory #BlackHistory #BlackCulture

Notice of Public Meeting: Maryland Commission on African American History & Culture, Monday, October 4, 2021, 11:00 am -...
10/02/2021

Notice of Public Meeting: Maryland Commission on African American History & Culture, Monday, October 4, 2021, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

To join this public meeting, please use the Zoom information below:
https://zoom.us/j/97350812471?pwd=ZlpOeWN3UDhiNDdXNGlKYkoxbGJLZz09
Meeting ID: 973 5081 2471
Passcode: TAQWi3

Notice of Public Meeting: Maryland Commission on African American History & Culture, Monday, October 4, 2021, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

To join this public meeting, please use the Zoom information below:
https://zoom.us/j/97350812471?pwd=ZlpOeWN3UDhiNDdXNGlKYkoxbGJLZz09
Meeting ID: 973 5081 2471
Passcode: TAQWi3

It's time again for the 2021 Annual MCAAHC Symposium. Join us from October 9 - 13 as we celebrate resiliency and commitm...
09/29/2021
Banneker-Douglass Museum

It's time again for the 2021 Annual MCAAHC Symposium. Join us from October 9 - 13 as we celebrate resiliency and commitment through this year's symposium themed: "The Spirit of the Black Family: Reclaim, Rejoice, Renew, Remember." This year's symposium is both in-person and virtual and includes the third installment of BDM’s signature Anti-Racism training with opening remarks from the Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Adrienne Jones.

Programming also explores the topics of health and wellness, education, financial competency, and much more. This year’s symposium guarantees to deliver education, history, and culture for all. Register today at bdmuseum.maryland.gov/events.

This event is sponsored by theGovernor’s Coordinating Offices, MCAAHC, Banneker-Douglass Museum Foundation, and Annapolis, Maryland.

#MCAAHC #MCAAHCSymposium2021 #BDMuseum #BlackMuseumsMatter #MarylandBlackHistory #MarylandHistory #BlackHistory #BlackCulture

  Join the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture as we celebrate resiliency and commitment through our annual symposium: The Spirit of the Black Family: Reclaim, Rejoice, Renew, Remember. This year’s symposium is held over three days and includes in-person and virtual event...

Join BDM, Maryland Humanities, and Anne Arundel County Public Library on Monday, October 4th from 7 to 8:30 for an Autho...
09/29/2021

Join BDM, Maryland Humanities, and Anne Arundel County Public Library on Monday, October 4th from 7 to 8:30 for an Author Visit with Ross Gay moderated by BDM Executive Director Chanel Compton and Director of Programs, Sabriyah Hassan.

You don’t want to miss this! Register today at aacpl.net/events

#BDmuseum #Annapolis #AACPL #AuthorVisit #marylandhumanities

Join BDM, Maryland Humanities, and Anne Arundel County Public Library on Monday, October 4th from 7 to 8:30 for an Author Visit with Ross Gay moderated by BDM Executive Director Chanel Compton and Director of Programs, Sabriyah Hassan.

You don’t want to miss this! Register today at aacpl.net/events

#BDmuseum #Annapolis #AACPL #AuthorVisit #marylandhumanities

Chosen from across Anne Arundel County, 12 trailblazing women will be honored this Sunday during the 26th annual Fannie ...
09/27/2021
12 Local Women To Be Honored During Fannie Lou Hamer Awards

Chosen from across Anne Arundel County, 12 trailblazing women will be honored this Sunday during the 26th annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception including BDM's own, Executive Director Chanel Compton. Viewers can watch the program at www.mlkjrmd.org.

Read more below.

https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2021/09/26/12-local-women-to-be-honored-during-fannie-lou-hamer-award

Chosen from across Anne Arundel County, 12 trailblazing women will be honored during the 26th annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception, held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3.

More images from the BDM Grand Re-opening Donor's Reception! It was a special evening full of great people and positive ...
09/24/2021

More images from the BDM Grand Re-opening Donor's Reception! It was a special evening full of great people and positive energy. More than 80 supporters turned out to show BDM some love!

To learn more about the work of BDM or to support our efforts, please visit us online at bdmuseum.maryland.gov

📸 @candiconcepts

#BDMuseum #BlackMuseumsMatter #BDMDonors #SupportBlackMuseums #SupportBDM

Our reopening is in the Baltimore Business Journal!Make sure you come check out our new exhibit, "Freedom Bound: Runaway...
09/23/2021
8 things you need to know today Wednesday, September 22 - Baltimore Business Journal

Our reopening is in the Baltimore Business Journal!

Make sure you come check out our new exhibit, "Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake." We are open Tues-Sat, 10 am - 4 pm right here in beautiful downtown, historic Annapolis.

https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2021/09/22/8-things-you-need-to-know-today-september-22-2021.html

Newly-released models predict a steady decline in #Covid cases through March — assuming kids get vaccinated and no super-spreading variant emerges. Also, a $9M renovation gets underway in Bolton Hill and a #Maryland #museum has reopened.

HONOR is a pop-up gallery exhibit event hosted by the Annapolis Town Center and curated by ArtFarm Annapolis and Banneke...
09/22/2021

HONOR is a pop-up gallery exhibit event hosted by the Annapolis Town Center and curated by ArtFarm Annapolis and Banneker Douglass Museum. This exhibit honors African American art and artists in the area and directly benefits the creation of a Spring arts program at the Boys & Girls Club of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.

You’re invited tomorrow from 5-7 for the opening at 1910 Towne Centre Boulevard. RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/honor-exhibit-private-opening-tickets-175620003157

We hope to see you there.

#HONORAnnapolis #BlackArt #BDMuseum #BlackMuseumsMatter #BlackHistory #BlackCulture #MarylandBlackArt

HONOR is a pop-up gallery exhibit event hosted by the Annapolis Town Center and curated by ArtFarm Annapolis and Banneker Douglass Museum. This exhibit honors African American art and artists in the area and directly benefits the creation of a Spring arts program at the Boys & Girls Club of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.

You’re invited tomorrow from 5-7 for the opening at 1910 Towne Centre Boulevard. RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/honor-exhibit-private-opening-tickets-175620003157

We hope to see you there.

#HONORAnnapolis #BlackArt #BDMuseum #BlackMuseumsMatter #BlackHistory #BlackCulture #MarylandBlackArt

BDM recently hosted a reception for donors to the museum to show our appreciation for their support. It was a first-clas...
09/20/2021

BDM recently hosted a reception for donors to the museum to show our appreciation for their support. It was a first-class affair; here is MCAAHC Chair Tamara England Wilson addressing the crowd and more images from the evening.

If you'd like to support BDM, please visit us online at bdmuseum.maryland.gov/donate.

#BDMuseum #HistoricAnnapolis #MarylandHistory #BlackHistory #SupportBlackMuseums

09/20/2021

Check out this warm welcome from our Director of Programs, Sabriyah Hassan.

Also, come see the new exhibit, Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake, tuesday-saturday, from 10 am - 4 pm.

https://fb.watch/88pt0WSrjf/

09/20/2021

Check out this welcome message from our Director of Programs, Sabriyah Hassan.

Also, the new exhibit Freedom Bound is now open. Come visit BDM, Tues-Sat, from 10 am - pm.

https://fb.watch/88pt0WSrjf/

Scenes from today’s Grand Re-opening! Thanks to all who came out! We are now open again! Come on down and check out the ...
09/18/2021

Scenes from today’s Grand Re-opening! Thanks to all who came out!

We are now open again! Come on down and check out the new exhibit, Freedom Bound!

#BDMBlockParty #BDMFreedomBound #FreedomBound #BDMuseum

Have you seen the new exhibit? Freedom Bound is now open! #FreedomBound #BDMuseum
09/18/2021

Have you seen the new exhibit? Freedom Bound is now open!

#FreedomBound #BDMuseum

Today! Come shop Ethnicitees LLC apparel during our Grand Reopening Block Party from 1 pm - 5 pm. Get your very own t-sh...
09/18/2021

Today! Come shop Ethnicitees LLC apparel during our Grand Reopening Block Party from 1 pm - 5 pm. Get your very own t-shirts and sweatshirts inspired by famous historical figures! You'll have the chance to shop this local Black-owned businesses and many more!

And don't forget to bring your lawn chair as we will have live music and food you'll want to sit back and enjoy!

Register at bdmuseum.Maryland.gov/events. This event is FREE to the public.

#BDMBlockParty #GrandReopening #Annapolis #HistoricAnnapolis #BlackMuseumsMatter

Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake, the NEW exhibit at BDM.Come join us on tomorrow from 1 pm - 5 pm for a Grand ...
09/17/2021

Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake, the NEW exhibit at BDM.

Come join us on tomorrow from 1 pm - 5 pm for a Grand Re-Opening Block Party! Check out the new exhibit, enjoy food, shop local Black-owned businesses, live music from Future Band DC, and much more!

This event is FREE to the public. Special thanks our sponsor Visit Annapolis for making this event possible.

Register today at bdmuseum.maryland.gov/events.

#BDMuseum #FreedomBound #BlackMuseumsMatter #BlockParty #Annapolis #HistoricAnnapolis #FutureBandDC

Tomorrow come out and try some of Tristan's XL homemade, specialty lemonades during our Grand Reopening Block Party from...
09/17/2021

Tomorrow come out and try some of Tristan's XL homemade, specialty lemonades during our Grand Reopening Block Party from 1 pm - 5 pm in downtown, historic Annapolis.

And don't forget to bring your lawn chair as we will have live music and food you'll want to sit back and enjoy!

Register today at bdmuseum.maryland.gov/events. This event is FREE to the public.

#BDMBlockParty #GrandReopening #Annapolis #HistoricAnnapolis #BlackMuseumsMatter

Congratulations to BDM Executive Director Chanel Compton and to all of the participants in the 2022 Leadership Anne Arun...
09/17/2021
46 to participate in Leadership Anne Arundel Flagship Class of 2022 - Eye On Annapolis

Congratulations to BDM Executive Director Chanel Compton and to all of the participants in the 2022 Leadership Anne Arundel Flagship Class.

https://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2021/09/46-to-participate-in-leadership-anne-arundel-flagship-class-of-2022/

Leadership Anne Arundel (LAA), the premier leadership training and networking institute in Anne Arundel County, has announced the Flagship Program Class of 2022. Flagship is the core Leadership Anne Arundel […]

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