Peale Founders Day Celebration

The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture celebrated its 205th birthday – making it the oldest museum building in the United States – by opening its doors for an Open House.

Folks gathered inside and out to view exhibits and participate in several activities.
Among those activities: the opportunity to be the audience for “Show & Tell” story recording with master storyteller, Mama Linda Goss (far right)
Pictured (LtoR) Jeffrey Kent, artist/The Peale Center artistic director; and Lucy Hassel, Promise Corps fellow, in the Adam Stab “STREET LIFE ART” exhibit, curated by Kent
Pictured (LtoR) Terry Kilby, Direct Dimensions aerial operations director, helping Tonika Berkley, The Peale Center research coordinator/curator, maneuver through Devin Allen’s virtual reality tour, “Spaces of the Un-Entitled”
Pictured (LtoR) Marguerite Madden, Massachusetts teacher; and Julie Madden, Maryland State Arts Council board member
Pictured (LtoR) Daisy Brown, The Peale Center staff photographer/coordinator; and Nancy Proctor, The Peale Center executive director. Oh, and that’s famed portrait artist Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827) peering over their shoulders.
Pictured (LtoR) Hannah Hethmon, London & DC-based podcast producer; Auni Gelles, Baltimore Museum of Industry community programs manager; and Beth Maloney, Baltimore Museum of Industry director of interpretation
Pictured (LtoR) Gerald Dent, The Real News Network building manager; and Eve Austin, Baltimore-based audio documentarian, who recorded many visitors’ stories for the event
Mandy Morrison, Baltimore-based video artist, documents some of the stoop sitting at the event
Denzel Mitchell awaits the next taker of free ice cream offered for the party from the Taharka Brothers truck parked outside The Peale Center.
(August 15, 2019 – The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture)
Sloane Brown

Baltimore's longtime fashion and social scene reporter, Sloane is the founder/managing editor of Baltimore Snap.