Upcoming Exhibitions

Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at Ourselves, opens June 19, 2019

The Maryland Historical Society presents Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at Ourselves, an exhibition
of portraiture that celebrates photography as an expression of identity, place and sense of belonging. On view, June 19, 2019-July 1, 2020, Reflections encompasses nearly the entire era of photography, from the earliest 1840s daguerreotypes to modern day photographs and Instagram "selfies."

 

Spectrum of Fashion: Celebrating Maryland’s Style, opens October 2019

The Maryland Historical Society is unlocking one of its greatest archival treasures in a new exhibition, Spectrum of Fashion: Celebrating Maryland’s Style. The visually stunning installation highlights the extraordinary breadth of the MdHS costume collection across four centuries and features nearly 100 examples of women’s and men’s clothing and accessories, as well as decorative arts. The exhibition opens October 5, 2019, with a gala and fashion show emceed by celebrity fashion designer Christian Siriano.