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.

Operating as usual

We salute Council President Scott. Congratulations on your win. Baltimore’s 52nd Mayor. #anewwayforward #mayorscott #bal...
11/04/2020

We salute Council President Scott. Congratulations on your win. Baltimore’s 52nd Mayor. #anewwayforward #mayorscott #baltimore #lewismuseum

11/03/2020
“The vote is the most powerful nonviolent change agent you have in a democratic society. You must use it because it is n...
11/03/2020

“The vote is the most powerful nonviolent change agent you have in a democratic society. You must use it because it is not guaranteed. You can lose it” - John Lewis.

Please tag @monkeymindesign and @votingart and use #voteart when sharing this artwork

@monkeymindesign @votingart @www.usa.gov
#votemaryland #vote #johnlewis

#vote
11/02/2020

#vote

This exhibit was organized by Wanda Draper interim Executive Director and guest curated by Dr. Leslie King Hammond and D...
11/02/2020
New Reginald F. Lewis Museum exhibit highlights ‘Good Trouble’ of recent racial justice protests in Maryland

This exhibit was organized by Wanda Draper interim Executive Director and guest curated by Dr. Leslie King Hammond and Dr. Lowery Sims.

https://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/arts/bs-fe-lewis-museum-good-trouble-20201029-20201030-f65btruv5bhujiojy3u6zggsgu-story.html

The new exhibit, named after late U.S. Rep. John Lewis' famous quote, features protest signs, photography and other works capturing recent protests in response to the police killing of George Floyd and other African Americans.

Eight Minutes, 46 Seconds (8:46) is a symbol of police brutality associated with the killing of Geogre Floyd.  On view n...
10/31/2020

Eight Minutes, 46 Seconds (8:46) is a symbol of police brutality associated with the killing of Geogre Floyd.

On view now “Make Good Trouble: Marching for Change.”

#unitythoughart #makegoodtrouble #lewismuseum #georgefloyd #blacklivesmatter

“Never ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble.” No truer words have ever been spok...
10/30/2020

“Never ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble.” No truer words have ever been spoken.

Visit the @lewismuseum this weekend. On view now Make Good Trouble inspired by the words of the late John Lewis.

#johnlewis #unitythoughart #blacklivesmatter #blm #protest #makegoodtrouble

We have COVID restrictions in place to keep you and your family safe. Visit the lewismuseum.com for details. #lewismuseu...
10/30/2020

We have COVID restrictions in place to keep you and your family safe. Visit the lewismuseum.com for details.

#lewismuseum #convidrestrictions #safetyfirst

Let’s make it count. 5 days to go.  #votingmatters #votingrights #blm #lewismuseum
10/29/2020

Let’s make it count.
5 days to go.

#votingmatters #votingrights #blm #lewismuseum

Make Good Trouble: Marching for Change on view  at the @lewismuseum. The subject matter features a collection of protest...
10/29/2020

Make Good Trouble: Marching for Change on view at the @lewismuseum. The subject matter features a collection of protest signs, photographs, murals and buttons collected from activists from around the state. On display are four murals from the artistic collective, “Unity through Art.” Other highlighted work includes a visual experience, “Inside the Van,” created by Taha Heydari, paintings by Michael Bruley, protest photography’s by Diane Butts, Hillary Davis, Will Kirk and Kyle Pompey. The exhibit also features a short film produced by, Shelton Hawkins, Marlee Dashiell, and Devin Beck, named “Peace of Mind.”

The exhibition was guest curated by Dr. Leslie Hammond and Dr. Lowery Sims.

#blacklivesmatter #blm #lewismuseum #artistsoninstagram #protest #makegoodtrouble #johnlewis #vote

No plans this weekend? We got you covered. Head down to the @lewismuseum. Our new exhibition, “Make Good Trouble: Marchi...
10/29/2020

No plans this weekend? We got you covered. Head down to the @lewismuseum. Our new exhibition, “Make Good Trouble: Marching for Change opens tomorrow.

Doors open at 10AM. Visit lewismuseum.com to secure a time pass

#makegoodtrouble #BLM #marchingforchange #artistsoninstagram #artwork

It’s still time to register. Join us at 7PM in partnership with @bmiatwork for a conversation on race, equity and inclus...
10/28/2020

It’s still time to register. Join us at 7PM in partnership with @bmiatwork for a conversation on race, equity and inclusion. Moderate by Dr. Karaonya Wise Whitehead.
Register:
bit.ly/BMIRFLsystemicracism

Today we partnered with the @smithsonian_africanart for intergenerational discussion about Black religion. #gODTalk delv...
10/27/2020

Today we partnered with the @smithsonian_africanart for intergenerational discussion about Black religion. #gODTalk
delves into the relationship millennials have with religion and spirituality. #religion #blackfaith @nmaahc

Join us at 7PM on Facebook live/NMAAHC

VOTE like you understand that someone died for your right to do so. #votingmatters #vote2020 #vote #votingrights
10/27/2020

VOTE like you understand that someone died for your right to do so. #votingmatters #vote2020 #vote #votingrights

It’s still time to register. Join us tomorrow in partnership with @bmiatwork for a conversation on race, equity and incl...
10/27/2020

It’s still time to register. Join us tomorrow in partnership with @bmiatwork for a conversation on race, equity and inclusion. Moderate by Dr. Karaonya Wise Whitehead.
Register:
bit.ly/BMIRFLsystemicracism

Log to the Smithsonian's FB Channel for the next installment of "gOD Talk", an intergenerational conversation about Blac...
10/27/2020

Log to the Smithsonian's FB Channel for the next installment of "gOD Talk", an intergenerational conversation about Black religion in the Digital Age.
This is the second talk put on by the NMAAHC in recent years including an atheist person/person of no religious faith. Join Mandisa Thomas online in this historic event! If you missed the first one, don't miss this panel discussion-it will be broadcast live on the museum's official Facebook channel (https://www.facebook.com/NMAAHC).
Join the discussion via the link

The @lewismuseum has a fix for the homecoming blues in the age of COVID. Join us for Short Kurtz a virtual HBCU homecomi...
10/26/2020

The @lewismuseum has a fix for the homecoming blues in the age of COVID. Join us for Short Kurtz a virtual HBCU homecoming experience. Hosted by comedian Stacey Cambio. #shortkutz #hbcu @bowiestateuniversity @grambling1901 @fayettevillestateuniversity @cheyneyuniv @morganstateu @morehouse1867 @lincolnuniversityofpa @jacksonstateu

Timeline Photos
10/22/2020

Timeline Photos

Make Good Trouble: Marching for Change exhibition highlights and features those artists and citizen protestors who took ...
10/20/2020

Make Good Trouble: Marching for Change exhibition highlights and features those artists and citizen protestors who took to the street to raise awareness about social injustices in the wake of George Floyd's death.

10/18/2020
One Million Men and Me, a storybook reading by author Kelly Sharling Lyons

The Lewis is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Million Man March with a storytelling reading by author Kelly Starling Lyons of her book, One Million Men and Me, experiencing the legacy of that powerful day through the eyes of a little girl who was with her daddy the day black men made history. Participants will hear a speech from a youth activist that participated in the March, view protest buttons from the museum’s online collection and create their own cardboard protest button with craftster Reba Goodal. Participants will need cardboard, scissors and markers. In conjunction with Make Good Trouble Exhibit. Free. Kelly Starling Lyons Kelly Starling Lyons

10/18/2020
One Million Men and Me, a storybook reading by author Kelly Sharling Lyons

The Lewis is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Million Man March with a storytelling reading by author Kelly Starling Lyons of her book, One Million Men and Me, experiencing the legacy of that powerful day through the eyes of a little girl who was with her daddy the day black men made history. Participants will hear a speech from a youth activist that participated in the March, view protest buttons from the museum’s online collection and create their own cardboard protest button with craftster Reba Goodal. Participants will need cardboard, scissors and markers. In conjunction with Make Good Trouble Exhibit. Free. Kelly Starling Lyons Kelly Starling Lyons

On October 16, 1995, more than a million Black men gathered in Washington, D.C., to declare their right to justice and p...
10/16/2020

On October 16, 1995, more than a million Black men gathered in Washington, D.C., to declare their right to justice and promote African American unity and family values.
#millionmanmarch25 #familyvalues

10/15/2020
Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Come visit The Lewis Museum. Currently on exhibition the story of nine bound workers, slaves, indentured servants who asserted control over their own lives by running away.

@lewismuseum #freedom #americanhistory #blacklivesmatter

10/15/2020

Come visit The Lewis Museum. Currently on exhibition the story of nine bound workers, slaves, indentured servants who asserted control over their own lives by running away.

@lewismuseum #freedom #americanhistory #blacklivesmatter

Come see what’s happening at the Lewis Museum. We are unveiling a new exhibit. Doors open at 10. #BLM #blacklivesmatter
10/15/2020

Come see what’s happening at the Lewis Museum. We are unveiling a new exhibit. Doors open at 10. #BLM #blacklivesmatter

10/13/2020

Today is the last day to register on line for the general election.

Visit: voterservices.elections.maryland.gov

Reginald F. Lewis Museum's cover photo
10/12/2020

Reginald F. Lewis Museum's cover photo

10/12/2020
Happy Indigenious People Day. Today we celebrate the people who first called this land home. We honor their place in and...
10/12/2020

Happy Indigenious People Day. Today we celebrate the people who first called this land home. We honor their place in and contributions to the shared story of American history. #IndigenousPeoplesDay2020

If you haven’t registered for our upcoming conversation on the State of Black Men in America in partnership with Kaiser ...
10/05/2020

If you haven’t registered for our upcoming conversation on the State of Black Men in America in partnership with Kaiser Permanente there’s still time.

Happening October 8, 6-7:30

Register at lewismuseum.org/events

We stand in solidarity, with #BLM in the fight against racial injustice. Afro-American Newspapers Baltimore Fishbowl The...
10/02/2020

We stand in solidarity, with #BLM in the fight against racial injustice. Afro-American Newspapers Baltimore Fishbowl The Baltimore Sun Visit Baltimore Black Lives Matter Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Charm TV Baltimore Waterfront Partnership WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore WJZ-TV | CBS Baltimore WMAR-2 News Baltimore WYPR

Join #TheLewis, museums from across the country and teens from around the region in a virtual conversation on how the yo...
09/22/2020

Join #TheLewis, museums from across the country and teens from around the region in a virtual conversation on how the younger generation is addressing and fighting systemic injustices in the United States. During the Smithsonian's Regional Youth Summit on Teen Resistance to Systemic Racism on Saturday, September 26, students will discuss how they activate change in their communities and how to find the inner power they yield to shape change.

In partnership with the National American History Museum. Registration is required; tickets are free. Click here to sign up: https://buff.ly/2RKtm6W

#GenZ #MeetMeAtTheLewisOnline #ChangeIsComing

With #TheLewis Museum and other #Baltimore institutions reopening to the public, spend your Sunday supporting #AfricanAm...
09/20/2020

With #TheLewis Museum and other #Baltimore institutions reopening to the public, spend your Sunday supporting #AfricanAmerican museums and Black-owned businesses with the FREE #BaltimoreBoP Pass. In partnership with our friends at Visit Baltimore.

Head to https://buff.ly/IHzFhZ to get your pass and start exploring today.

#SupportBlackBusinesses #BlackHistoryMatters #BlackMuseumsMatter

#ICYMI the September issue of Baltimore magazine featured an article in honor of the #TheLewis' 15th anniversary. Read a...
09/18/2020
As the Reginald F. Lewis Museum Turns 15, Its Mission Remains as Relevant as Ever

#ICYMI the September issue of Baltimore magazine featured an article in honor of the #TheLewis' 15th anniversary. Read about how the Lewis Museum remains as relevant as ever here: https://www.baltimoremagazine.com/section/artsentertainment/reginald-f-lewis-museum-relevant-as-ever-15-years/

Museum continues to celebrate African Americans who have made lasting contributions to the city, state, and country.

Address

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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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.
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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/
This film is special