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Top Artsy Things to do in January

From solo shows to musical performances and videos of art to artistic storytelling, this month has something for everyone to enjoy. Take a look at our Top 10 Artsy Things to do around town: Jahru X (Jeff Huntington) and Street Art Films presents A Public Art Documentation. Experience this not to be…

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6 Inspired Ways to Celebrate June

Savor June and the beautiful weather that’s finally come our way by enjoying a history themed -- or inspired -- event in the coming days. We found concerts, lavender fields and a whole lot of soul to connect our past to the present as we welcome the Summer solstice. Douglass Reading Room In…

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11 Can't-Miss History Events in Annapolis this May

For the rest of the month, we’ve curated our favorite picks of events happening at our area heritage and historical sites. Learn a little, have a little fun, make some memories! Grab your calendar and schedule a momentous May with these can't-miss history events: ArchiTrex Take a 2-hour walking…

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Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration

Born into slavery in Talbot County, MD sometime during 1818, Frederick Douglass grew to be an author, abolitionist, social reformer, and the first African American to hold a high U.S. government rank. His achievements still resound today throughout Maryland and the the country today. During the…

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Art and Culture this Holiday Season

Baby it’s (getting) cold outside, which means lights will soon be strung, menorahs lit, carols rehearsed and presents wrapped. Annapolis has always been a festive city, and this holiday season is no different. If you’re looking for a way to escape the cold, check out these holiday events, which…

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The Banneker-Douglass Museum

Seeking a bit of African-American History the next time you're in historic Annapolis? Look no further than the Banneker-Douglass Museum (84 Franklin St., Annapolis, MD 21401), Maryland’s official museum of African American heritage. Named after Marylanders Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass…

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African American Heritage Tour Lends Perspective

African American history in Annapolis is a story about much more than staggering numbers, chilling tales, or attention-grabbing facts. It is a story about human tragedy, individual fear and greed, and conditions of extreme suffering. It is also a story of hope, industry and perseverance. Like it or…

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