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Events

Maryland Hall/BLM Exhibit Opening: The Art of Activism
January 8th – February 27th, 2021
Wednesdays and Fridays 3:30pm – 6:30pm
Location: Maryland Hall, 801 Chase Street Annapolis MD 21401
See the work of Maryland-based Black artists who created Black Lives Matter banners that encapsulate activism and social justice. The banners can be seen on the steps of Maryland Hall the exterior of Banneker-Douglass Museum.

Lunch & Learn: Preserving Protest Memorabilia
Monday, January 18th
12 pm – 12:30 pm
Location: Virtual 
Join us for a lunchtime conversation on the importance of preserving the signage and other memorabilia created during the largest social justice movement of our time. We will explore methods for preservations and provide attendees with some ideas on successfully archiving these pieces of history.

The Future of the Black Family
Thursday, February 18th
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Join the Banneker-Douglass Museum as we present a panel discussion on the evolution of the Black family. Our diverse groups of panelists will explore the uniqueness of the Black family structure, past and present and future.

Black History Month Service and Leadership Awards
February 17th – 26th
Location: Virtual 
The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism is interested in reaching out to Maryland-based, African American & Diaspora-founded organizations, groups, and individuals who have stepped up in extraordinary ways during these unprecedented times, so that they may be

recognized on a statewide platform. Our Office is specifically looking for increased outreach in the following counties: Dorchester, Calvert, Queen Anne’s, Allegany, Charles, Carroll, St. Mary’s, Caroline, Talbot, Washington, Kent, Somerset, Garrett, Jefferson. Your support helped the Governor’s Service Awards honorees reach more than 30,000 Marylanders, and we’re looking forward to launching the 2021 Black History Month Leadership & Service Awards.