Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Reginald F. Lewis Museum The state’s premier institution highlighting the history and accomplishments of African Americans, with a special focus on Maryland. The Reginald F.
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Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture is the state’s premier institution highlighting the history and accomplishments of African Americans, with a special focus on Maryland. A Smithsonian affiliate, the museum engages visitors through its permanent and special exhibitions, resource center, as well as programs such as its film series, live music performances, and family programming.

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Dr. Lillie Carroll Jackson, also known as the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement” was born in Baltimore, MD, nearly 25...
05/25/2021

Dr. Lillie Carroll Jackson, also known as the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement” was born in Baltimore, MD, nearly 25 years after slavery was abolished. Fighting for voting rights, equal pay & job opportunities, and pushing to integrate schools and public facilities-- Dr. Jackson became a prominent Black leader in Baltimore and her efforts made a difference not only in Baltimore, but on a national scale.

The Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum was founded to honor Mrs. Jackson and to continue her legacy of civil rights and community advocacy. By sharing her story, we hope to educate and inspire the next generation of Civil Rights leaders.

Dr. Lillie Carroll Jackson, also known as the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement” was born in Baltimore, MD, nearly 25 years after slavery was abolished. Fighting for voting rights, equal pay & job opportunities, and pushing to integrate schools and public facilities-- Dr. Jackson became a prominent Black leader in Baltimore and her efforts made a difference not only in Baltimore, but on a national scale.

The Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum was founded to honor Mrs. Jackson and to continue her legacy of civil rights and community advocacy. By sharing her story, we hope to educate and inspire the next generation of Civil Rights leaders.

Remembering Geogre Floyd on this day! #blm #geogrefloyd
05/25/2021

Remembering Geogre Floyd on this day! #blm #geogrefloyd

Remembering George FloydSilences = Death
05/25/2021

Remembering George Floyd
Silences = Death

Remembering George Floyd
Silences = Death

In observance of Black Music Month, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum presents Live at the Lewis with UPENDO featuring Brando...
05/25/2021

In observance of Black Music Month, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum presents Live at the Lewis with UPENDO featuring Brandon Woody. The band will perform two concert performances on Saturday, June 12. (12:30 pm and 3:00 pm).

Brandon Woody, a jazz trumpeter, model, and the lead for the band UPENDO, is a Baltimore native and a Baltimore School for the Arts alumnus. He studied at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music and Brubeck Institute in California. In 2015 he started his band UPENDO and was named one of the rising young performing artists in the Metro region. Brandon has shared the stage with Quincy Phillips, Ray Angry, Benny Maupin, Stefon Harris, Danilo Perez, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Steve Wilson. And he has performed on world-class stages such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, Monterey Jazz Festival, Sydney Opera House, the Lyric Opera House, Bohemian Caverns, Aaron Davis Hall, and The Kimmel Center, to name a few.
Brandon has curated jazz compositions for several vocal and hip-hop albums, along with film scores. During the COVID shutdown in 2020, Brandon kicked off a series of Sidewalk Serenades that thrilled the residents of Baltimore. Brandon is currently a model for Calvin Klein and Saucony and is working on his freshman album due to release in 2021.

Included with the Museum admission price. Scan the QR Code to RSVP/Purchase Online tickets.

In observance of Black Music Month, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum presents Live at the Lewis with UPENDO featuring Brandon Woody. The band will perform two concert performances on Saturday, June 12. (12:30 pm and 3:00 pm).

Brandon Woody, a jazz trumpeter, model, and the lead for the band UPENDO, is a Baltimore native and a Baltimore School for the Arts alumnus. He studied at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music and Brubeck Institute in California. In 2015 he started his band UPENDO and was named one of the rising young performing artists in the Metro region. Brandon has shared the stage with Quincy Phillips, Ray Angry, Benny Maupin, Stefon Harris, Danilo Perez, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Steve Wilson. And he has performed on world-class stages such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, Monterey Jazz Festival, Sydney Opera House, the Lyric Opera House, Bohemian Caverns, Aaron Davis Hall, and The Kimmel Center, to name a few.
Brandon has curated jazz compositions for several vocal and hip-hop albums, along with film scores. During the COVID shutdown in 2020, Brandon kicked off a series of Sidewalk Serenades that thrilled the residents of Baltimore. Brandon is currently a model for Calvin Klein and Saucony and is working on his freshman album due to release in 2021.

Included with the Museum admission price. Scan the QR Code to RSVP/Purchase Online tickets.

In observance of Black Music Month, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum presents Live at the Lewis with UPENDO featuring Brando...
05/24/2021

In observance of Black Music Month, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum presents Live at the Lewis with UPENDO featuring Brandon Woody. The band will perform two concert performances on Saturday, June 12. (12:30 pm and 3:00 pm).

Brandon Woody, a jazz trumpeter, model, and the lead for the band UPENDO, is a Baltimore native and a Baltimore School for the Arts alumnus. He studied at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music and Brubeck Institute in California. In 2015 he started his band UPENDO and was named one of the rising young performing artists in the Metro region. Brandon has shared the stage with Quincy Phillips, Ray Angry, Benny Maupin, Stefon Harris, Danilo Perez, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Steve Wilson. And he has performed on world-class stages such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, Monterey Jazz Festival, Sydney Opera House, the Lyric Opera House, Bohemian Caverns, Aaron Davis Hall, and The Kimmel Center, to name a few.
Brandon has curated jazz compositions for several vocal and hip-hop albums, along with film scores. During the COVID shutdown in 2020, Brandon kicked off a series of Sidewalk Serenades that thrilled the residents of Baltimore. Brandon is currently a model for Calvin Klein and Saucony and is working on his freshman album due to release in 2021.

Included with the Museum admission price. Scan the QR Code to RSVP/Purchase Online tickets. @brandonwoody #jazzmusic #blackmusicmonth #music

In observance of Black Music Month, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum presents Live at the Lewis with UPENDO featuring Brandon Woody. The band will perform two concert performances on Saturday, June 12. (12:30 pm and 3:00 pm).

Brandon Woody, a jazz trumpeter, model, and the lead for the band UPENDO, is a Baltimore native and a Baltimore School for the Arts alumnus. He studied at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music and Brubeck Institute in California. In 2015 he started his band UPENDO and was named one of the rising young performing artists in the Metro region. Brandon has shared the stage with Quincy Phillips, Ray Angry, Benny Maupin, Stefon Harris, Danilo Perez, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Steve Wilson. And he has performed on world-class stages such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, Monterey Jazz Festival, Sydney Opera House, the Lyric Opera House, Bohemian Caverns, Aaron Davis Hall, and The Kimmel Center, to name a few.
Brandon has curated jazz compositions for several vocal and hip-hop albums, along with film scores. During the COVID shutdown in 2020, Brandon kicked off a series of Sidewalk Serenades that thrilled the residents of Baltimore. Brandon is currently a model for Calvin Klein and Saucony and is working on his freshman album due to release in 2021.

Included with the Museum admission price. Scan the QR Code to RSVP/Purchase Online tickets. @brandonwoody #jazzmusic #blackmusicmonth #music

05/14/2021

We welcome the Preakness Back to Baltimore. Be safe out there!

05/14/2021

We Welcome the Preakness back to Baltimore. #preakness #blackeyedsusan @dnice #clubquarantine #besafe

Our first in-person event was wildly successful. Film Screening and Artists Talk with Brenda Hayes, Melani Douglass, and...
05/08/2021

Our first in-person event was wildly successful. Film Screening and Artists Talk with Brenda Hayes, Melani Douglass, and CJ Poindexter. @bhayesfilms @melani.naim and #backburnerdreams @carolrhodesdyson @bossladyfreeman

#mothersday #womensupportingwomen

Our first in-person event was wildly successful. Film Screening and Artists Talk with Brenda Hayes, Melani Douglass, and CJ Poindexter. @bhayesfilms @melani.naim and #backburnerdreams @carolrhodesdyson @bossladyfreeman

#mothersday #womensupportingwomen

Meet Brenda Hayes the filmmaker of Back Burner Dreams. Second screening and artists talk starts at 2:30 PM. @bhayesfilms...
05/08/2021

Meet Brenda Hayes the filmmaker of Back Burner Dreams.

Second screening and artists talk starts at 2:30 PM.

@bhayesfilms @melani.naim @cjpoindexter9

Spend your weekend with us. On display objects reveal for Mother’s Day.  #mothersday #blackart
05/08/2021

Spend your weekend with us. On display objects reveal for Mother’s Day.

#mothersday #blackart

Excited to announce a Live in person event. Socially Distanced of course!Spend your Mother’s Day Weekend with us. Ticket...
05/07/2021

Excited to announce a Live in person event. Socially Distanced of course!

Spend your Mother’s Day Weekend with us. Tickets still available for the screening of Back Burner Dreams, a story of three women who are prompted to revisit, revive and renew their dreams and passion after having put their own priorities on the “back burner” for years.

@bhayesfilms @melani.naim @carolrhodesdyson @cjpoindexter9

Wishing a colorful, fun, and festive Cinco de Mayo to all my amigos! Drink and Eat responsibly.
05/05/2021

Wishing a colorful, fun, and festive Cinco de Mayo to all my amigos!

Drink and Eat responsibly.

Wishing a colorful, fun, and festive Cinco de Mayo to all my amigos!

Drink and Eat responsibly.

Tune in at Noon on WYPR as Tom Hall welcomes Terri Lee Freeman the newly appointed Executive Director of the Reginald F....
05/04/2021

Tune in at Noon on WYPR as Tom Hall welcomes Terri Lee Freeman the newly appointed Executive Director of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

Tune in at Noon on WYPR as Tom Hall welcomes Terri Lee Freeman the newly appointed Executive Director of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

#END THE STIGMA-About one in five Americans strugglewith a mental illness in any given year,regardless of their race.-Af...
05/04/2021

#END THE STIGMA

-About one in five Americans struggle
with a mental illness in any given year,
regardless of their race.

-African Americans are 20 percent more
likely to have serious psychological
distress than Whites are.

-Depression is one of the most common
mental health problems in the United
States, affecting more than 17 million
people each year.

-About 7 percent of Americans experience serious depression each year.

#END THE STIGMA

-About one in five Americans struggle
with a mental illness in any given year,
regardless of their race.

-African Americans are 20 percent more
likely to have serious psychological
distress than Whites are.

-Depression is one of the most common
mental health problems in the United
States, affecting more than 17 million
people each year.

-About 7 percent of Americans experience serious depression each year.

Please join us (in-person/socially distances) on Mother’s Day Weekend for the screening of Back Burner Dreams.   This fi...
05/03/2021

Please join us (in-person/socially distances) on Mother’s Day Weekend for the screening of Back Burner Dreams. This film tells the story of three women three women who are prompted to revisit, revive, and renew their dreams and passions after having put their own priorities on the “backburner” for years.
Doors open at noon. There will be two screenings – 12:30 and 2:30 PM followed by a moderated Q&A with the filmmaker. Bring your mother, sister, aunties for this must-see. Included with Museum Admission.

To RSVP or Purchase Tickets Online at lewismuseum.org

@bhayesfilms @melani.naim @carolrhodesdyson

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum is heartbroken to learn of the passing of Baltimore native Robert Houston.Robert Houston (1...
04/28/2021

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum is heartbroken to learn of the passing of Baltimore native Robert Houston.
Robert Houston (1935-2021) was one of the greatest American photographers of his generation. His deep commitment to social justice inspired him to quit his job after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to become a documentary photographer of the Civil Rights movement.

Robert leaves behind an exceptional body of work, The 1968 Poor Peoples' Campaign, that documents the human condition of those protesters who built an encampment on the National Mall in Washington, DC in 1968. Robert spent nearly a month living on the Mall with the protestors, which granted him intimate access to capture the spirit of the moment.

The Lewis Museum had the honor of presenting his work, Robert Houston: The 1968 Poor People’s Campaign, REVEALED IN PHOTOGRAPHS this past fall, 2020. The exhibition was curated by photographer Devin Allen, a 2017 Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow. The exhibition is still available virtually at https://lewismuseum.org/1968-poor-peoples-campaign

@bydvnlln #roberthouston #poorpeoplescampaign #civilrights #photographer

Living While Black – A Town Hall DiscussionJoin the Reginald F. Lewis Museum for a virtual town hall on Wednesday, April...
04/26/2021
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Living While Black – A Town Hall Discussion
Join the Reginald F. Lewis Museum for a virtual town hall on Wednesday, April 28 at 7 PM to discuss the state of the Black community as it relates to policing, racial and social justice. Why are we here? Dr. Kaye Whitehead and Adam Jackson will facilitate your questions. Register at lewismuseum.org/events-calendar

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Join the Reginald F. Lewis Museum for a virtual town hall on Wednesday, April 28 at 7PM to discuss the state of the Blac...
04/26/2021

Join the Reginald F. Lewis Museum for a virtual town hall on Wednesday, April 28 at 7PM to discuss the state of the Black community as it relates to policing, racial and social justice. Why are we here? Dr. Kaye Whitehead and Adam Jackson will facilitate your questions. Register at lewismuseum.org/events-calendar

Loyola University Maryland Today With Dr. Kaye Adam J. Jackson Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle

Join the Reginald F. Lewis Museum for a virtual town hall on Wednesday, April 28 at 7PM to discuss the state of the Black community as it relates to policing, racial and social justice. Why are we here? Dr. Kaye Whitehead and Adam Jackson will facilitate your questions. Register at lewismuseum.org/events-calendar

Loyola University Maryland Today With Dr. Kaye Adam J. Jackson Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle

A statement from our Executive Director, Terri Lee Freeman on the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin. #blm #justiceforgeorg...
04/22/2021

A statement from our Executive Director, Terri Lee Freeman on the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin.

#blm #justiceforgeorgefloyd

We want to hear from you. Please join the Lewis Museum for a conversation next Wednesday, April 28th at 7PM. Please subm...
04/21/2021

We want to hear from you. Please join the Lewis Museum for a conversation next Wednesday, April 28th at 7PM.

Please submit your questions when you register.

Register here:
https://17527.blackbaudhosting.com/17527/Living-While-Black---A-Town--Hall-Discussion

We want to hear from you. Please join the Lewis Museum for a conversation next Wednesday, April 28th at 7PM.

Please submit your questions when you register.

Register here:
https://17527.blackbaudhosting.com/17527/Living-While-Black---A-Town--Hall-Discussion

Tune in today at noon on WYPR with Terri Lee Freeman, Executive Director of the Lewis Museum
04/21/2021

Tune in today at noon on WYPR with Terri Lee Freeman, Executive Director of the Lewis Museum

Tune in today at noon on WYPR with Terri Lee Freeman, Executive Director of the Lewis Museum

#GeorgeFloyd
04/20/2021

#GeorgeFloyd

#GeorgeFloyd

Black and white shipyard workers stood together for labor rights in 1960. This image depicts Bethlehem Steel Workers at ...
04/15/2021

Black and white shipyard workers stood together for labor rights in 1960. This image depicts Bethlehem Steel Workers at a discrimination protest in Washington DC.

Join us on April 21st at 7PM for a conversation with WYPR host Arron Henkin and former Black Bethlehem Steel workers.

Photo credit: G.04.0702.1a Black and white shipyard workers stand together for labor rights, 1960 photo panel (Courtesy of Howard Rawlings)

Black and white shipyard workers stood together for labor rights in 1960. This image depicts Bethlehem Steel Workers at a discrimination protest in Washington DC.

Join us on April 21st at 7PM for a conversation with WYPR host Arron Henkin and former Black Bethlehem Steel workers.

Photo credit: G.04.0702.1a Black and white shipyard workers stand together for labor rights, 1960 photo panel (Courtesy of Howard Rawlings)

You can register on the MICA website at MICA.edu. Learn why Black representation matters in Graphic Design with Maryland...
04/12/2021

You can register on the MICA website at MICA.edu.
Learn why Black representation matters in Graphic Design with Maryland Institute College of Art. Celebrating Black creatives, this month and always!

Maryland Institute College of Art

You can register on the MICA website at MICA.edu.
Learn why Black representation matters in Graphic Design with Maryland Institute College of Art. Celebrating Black creatives, this month and always!

Maryland Institute College of Art

Happening tonight at 8PM. Celebrate Billie Holidays Birthday with us!
04/07/2021

Happening tonight at 8PM.
Celebrate Billie Holidays Birthday with us!

Happening tonight at 8PM.
Celebrate Billie Holidays Birthday with us!

04/05/2021

We are excited about our upcoming program on Billie Holiday. Livestreaming here on Wednesday at 8PM. Also available on Charm TV Comcast ch 1085/25

04/04/2021
Billie Holiday: Unapologetic

Billie Holiday lived her life unapologetic. On April 7th the Reginald F. Lewis Museum will celebrate the jazz legend on her birthday with a conversation hosted by White House Correspondent April Ryan. In dialogue with Dr. Leana Wen, Saxophonist, Kirk Whalum and Professor Lawrence Jackson of Johns Hopkins University who founded the Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts. The Special Presentation will broadcast at 8PM on Charm TV – Comcast Ch 25/1085, and Livestream on Charm TV digital and the Lewis Museum Facebook platform.

#billieholidaybirthday #billieholidayunapologetic #unitedstatesvsbillieholiday



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830 E Pratt St
Baltimore, MD
21202

Parking: Parking for museum visitors is located at the Old Bay Garage, directly across the street on the corner of Pratt and President Streets. Metered parking is also available along Albermarle Street and throughout Harbor East and Little Italy neighborhoods. Bus Lines: Bus #10 and Bus #7 stop within a block of the museum on Pratt St. Bus #11 stops two blocks south of the museum, on President St. Charm City Circulator: Orange Route (stop #201) and Green Route (stop #109) are within a block of the museum. Subway: Take the subway to the Shot Tower Station (East Baltimore). Follow Shot Tower exit area. At street level, walk two blocks south on President St. Museum is located on the left. Water Taxi: Take water taxi to Marriott Waterfront Hotel (Pier 6), walk three blocks north on President Street. Museum will be directly to your right across Pratt Street.

Opening Hours

Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(443) 263-1800

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The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture is the state’s premier institution highlighting the history and accomplishments of African Americans, with a special focus on Maryland. A Smithsonian Affiliate, the museum engages visitors through its permanent and special exhibitions, resource center, as well as programs such as its film series, live music performances, and family programming.


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In honor of one of the great Americans who lost his life due to hatred and racism. Created on Sunday, January 17 in Havre de Grace, MD With great sincerity:
The "Charm'tastic Mile" Officially Joins The Magnificent Mile & Rodeo Drive as a Registered Trademark with the USPTO #CharmtasticMile #MagnificentMile #RodeoDrive
Thank you for hosting this event. I look forward to checking out more content.
The Reginald F Lewis Museum is looking for your Black Lives Matter Posters
Has the Dream Builder story started? Don't see it live or posted anywhere.
waiting for the movie. Abundance of Caution by Simon&Alvarez
#BHM Did you know that the largest recorded nonviolent escape attempt by slaves in United States history took place in Washington, D.C. in 1848? The song “Troubled Waters” commemorates the daring escape attempt known as the Pearl Incident. Take a listen.
The Charm'tastic Mile of Baltimore on #Google https://local.google.com/place?id=13315758774861807563&use=posts&lpsid=3132669727094217229 The "Charm'tastic Mile" Ceremonial/Honorary Street Sign placed in the heart of the Inner Harbor in front of The Gallery Mall.
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Are there new membership packets sent when you get a membership? I sent the money weeks ago and notice yet
Helllo, Will you be hosting the wonderful book fair again this year?
Hey Reginald F. Lewis Museum!! Here's a fun vlog from the GALA last Saturday! Enjoy and PLEASE share with other lovers of the museum!! https://www.facebook.com/aaronhillsworld1/videos/10210431010410743/