Virtually Tour the Maryland Center for History & Culture

woman enjoying virtual tour of Maryland Center for History and Culture

Established in 1844, the Maryland Center for History and Culture is the state’s oldest continuously operating cultural institution. It’s the premier attraction for state history. Plus, it boasts an extensive collection of over 35,000 objects and seven million books and documents. If you would like to step back in time, the museum offers plenty of virtual fun. Check out what you can discover from our Ellicott City apartments:

Adult Virtual Field Trips

Join the museum’s educators as they bring Maryland’s rich history to life. Don’t miss Impacting Your Watershed: Connecting the Past and Present. It highlights the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster industry and how human impact has changed the bay throughout history. Other virtual field trips include First Contact, America in Miniature, and Passion for Fashion

Virtual Events

Throughout the fall season, all events at the museum will be held virtually. Best of all, the events are free to attend! So, you can check the calendar for upcoming events to attend live, or you can watch recordings of past events. Check out Two Sides of the Redline, which explores the impact of redlining on the Black community.

Digital Catalog

The museum also has an extensive digital catalog of its art and artifacts. You can search by date, subject, artist, or genre, or you can browse the collection to learn about important items such as early work by Pamela Vinton Ravenel. Look for Hats I Hated or Loved and other sketches by this well-respected early southern artist.  

Maryland Historical Magazine 

Published since 1906, the Maryland Historical Magazine combines the professional and popular to engage a broad audience. It covers pre-colonial times through the present day. There are excellent articles and essays to explore a wide range of topics. You can also read back issues online at no charge. 

As you explore the Maryland Center for History and Culture, enjoy a sweet treat from one of Ellicott City’s most popular bakeries. To become a resident of The Elms at Montjoy, contact our leasing staff. We would love to show you all that our apartments for rent in Ellicott City have to offer. 

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