The links below provide further information on our speakers and topics. Stay safe and healthy!
P.S. Please note that the museum will be closed until further notice. Our grounds and gardens remain open for the social-distancing visitors
Dr. Drake recommended the book
"The End of Plenty" by Joel Bourne
And he offered this website for study:
The authors offered their website, www.draykamoie.com
where readers can find book club guides, deleted scenes, watch video interviews, and sign up for both of our newsletters.
Dr. Jay has given us this link to see his photos and illustrations on jayandersonphd.com
And, as promised, his Two-Part narrated video
his presentation from 2019.
Local and critically acclaimed author will discuss his new book, on defining moments of the presidency from FDR to Trump.
He is the author of seven books, a speaker, journalist, and the award-winning White House correspondent and columnist for U.S. News & World Report.
At our Winter Luncheon Series in 2019,
James Anderson read excerpts from his
Threadbare Tales From Silk Road
- Tattered Theories and Rag-tag Field Research
by Dr. Jay is Now Available in Paperback and Kindle Version!
At our Winter Luncheon Series in 2020, the authors read from their exciting book that explains the important role that women played in The French Revolution.
At our Winter Luncheon Series in 2019, Dan read excerpts from his then yet-to-be-published book - The Dung Beetles of LIberia. A true story of adventure and surprising plot turns.
Enjoy our intimate club atmosphere in our remodeled Great Room – right here in Shady Side! Beer and Wine will be offered for sale. We will be featuring wonderful, unique, musicians and groups each month - our calendar for these presentations will be building online. Check back with us!
Local musician and volunteer for Captain Avery, Bob Israel was the musical director for Blues Alley for many years and is now lending his talent to the museum as our Executive Musical Producer.
CD Album 'Total Eclipse' featuring Bob Israel and various other artists including Chris Battistone.
Chris plays the flugelhorn on this duet of 'Blackbird' with Bob Israel.
Up beat hard swinging Basie Selection tight ensemble work and trombone solo by Bob Israel and piano solo by Robert Redd. Flanked by musicians, Chuck Redd, James King, Charlie Young, Bruce Swaim, Tom Williams and Dave Detwiler. Check it out!!! Gotta dig the Bob Israel Big Band!!
CHARLIE YOUNG is the ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. Charlie has been a member of the SJMO since 1995 and served as the ensemble's principal saxophonist for more than 15 years. He has been a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra since 1988, serving as its conductor and is currently the lead saxophonist.