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Our Winter Luncheon Series hosted six great presenters..

While spending more time at home, why not learn more?

The links below provide further information on our speakers and topics. Stay safe and healthy!

Deborah Gangloff, Director


P.S. Please note that the museum will be closed until further notice. Our grounds and gardens remain open for the social-distancing visitors 

Enjoy some further studies with our WLS presenters!

Stephanie Sperling, M.A.A.,  has been working as an Archaeologist in the Middle Atlantic for 20 yrs

Stephanie Sperling, M.A.A.,  has been working as an Archaeologist in the Middle Atlantic for 20 yrs

Stephanie Sperling, M.A.A.,  has been working as an Archaeologist in the Middle Atlantic for 20 yrs

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 Here's a link to a video Stephanie made about Climate Change: 

https://youtu.be/TNV2mOJiJg4 


and another about Maryland Archaeology more broadly: 

https://youtu.be/ZExUmtpvprc

Chris Haley is Director of Research for the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland.

Stephanie Sperling, M.A.A.,  has been working as an Archaeologist in the Middle Atlantic for 20 yrs

Stephanie Sperling, M.A.A.,  has been working as an Archaeologist in the Middle Atlantic for 20 yrs

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 Here is the link to information on the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland.

http://slavery.msa.maryland.gov


Harriet Tubman and The Underground Railroad

https://www.nps.gov/hatu/index.htm 


Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

https://www.nps.gov/frdo/index.htm 

Susan Langley, Ph.D., Underwater Archaeologist spoke on the "Pirates of The Chesapeake"

Stephanie Sperling, M.A.A.,  has been working as an Archaeologist in the Middle Atlantic for 20 yrs

Susan Langley, Ph.D., Underwater Archaeologist spoke on the "Pirates of The Chesapeake"

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 Susan sent us this link about

 the Maryland Dove 


She also sent us this 

story about a site in Maine that a colleague recently identified:

Click Here To View Story 

Dr. Bert G. Drake spoke to us about climate change and the world's food supply.

Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie, Authors of "Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution’

Susan Langley, Ph.D., Underwater Archaeologist spoke on the "Pirates of The Chesapeake"

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 Dr. Drake recommended the book

"The End of Plenty" by Joel Bourne

 

And he offered this website for study:

Climate Change: Evidence, Impacts and Choices, National Academy of Science 2012, Division of Earth and Life Sciences, National Research Council 

Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie, Authors of "Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution’

Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie, Authors of "Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution’

Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie, Authors of "Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution’

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  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 Anderson, Artist, Teacher and Author "Open Letters from a Closed Culture" - Saudi Arabia

Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie, Authors of "Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution’

Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie, Authors of "Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution’

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Dr. Jay has given us this link to see his photos and illustrations on jayandersonphd.com


And, as promised, his Two-Part narrated video 

'Open Letters from a Closed Culture - Part One'


'Open Letters from a Closed Culture - Part Two'

Now Available! Threadbare Tales From Silk Road

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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 2019, James Anderson read excerpts from his book now available on Amazon.  

 

This video is 'Threadbare Tales From Silk Road',

his presentation from 2019.

Coming up soon...

Kenneth T. Walsh - Presidential Leadership in Crisis

Kenneth T. Walsh - Presidential Leadership in Crisis

Kenneth T. Walsh - Presidential Leadership in Crisis

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 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. 

We will re-schedule Ken's talk - Watch this space!


Rain Garden Tour with Bill Mitchell

Kenneth T. Walsh - Presidential Leadership in Crisis

Kenneth T. Walsh - Presidential Leadership in Crisis

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 We will offer tours and talks in the future with our Watershed Steward, Bill Mitchell. For now, our grounds are open to the public from dawn to dusk!

Captain's Cafe

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UPCOMING EVENTS AT CAPTAIN'S CAFE

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! 

A Taste of Captain's Cafe

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Bob Israel

Chris Battistone

'Blackbird'

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.

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'Blackbird'

Chris Battistone

'Blackbird'

CD Album 'Total Eclipse' featuring Bob Israel and various other artists including Chris Battistone.


BLACKBIRD

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Chris Battistone

Chris Battistone

Chris Battistone

Chris plays the flugelhorn on this duet of 'Blackbird' with Bob Israel. 

Who's Sorry Now

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 - The Music of Duke Ellington

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CHARLIE YOUNG - Coming Soon!

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.

Music on the Lawn - Eastport Oyster Boys

EASTPORT OYSTER BOYS - Cancelled for now.

Times and Details to come,

for