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206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

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March 2017

Sumner Hall Closed To Prepare for Smithsonian Exhibition

March 8 - March 30
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Sumner Hall will re-open to the public on April 1, 2017 with a new exhibition!   We are hosting the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street traveling exploration of The Way We Worked.  A locally produced exhibition will document The Black Labor Experience in Kent County.  Continue to check our website for updates about this community-wide initiative.    

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The Way We Worked Exhibit at Sumner Hall

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 19, 2017

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until May 19, 2017

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 19, 2017

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 19, 2017

Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Sumner Hall will be open to the pubic for 30 hours per week during the exhibition.  The Smithsonian’s The Way We Worked traveling exhibition will be displayed on the second floor of Sumner Hall along with a “Hands On” Kids’ Corner.  The first floor will feature locally produced exhibition, The Black Labor Experience in Kent County: Free and Enslaved; Founders and Soldiers; Tools of the Trades and Contemporary Work Stories.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place on the  Steps of Sumner Hall at 6:30 pm.   Afterwards, the museum will be open for visitors!

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April 2017

Way We Worked Museum Host / Docent Training

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Maryland Humanities is supporting The Way we worked in American and in Kent County, Maryland by providing training for hosts and docents at Sumner Hall.  This is the second of two training opportunities:   Wednesday, April 5th from 10:00 am - noon.   The session will take place at Sumner Hall.

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Choppin’ at the Shop

April 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Choppin' at the Shop a multi-media performance by Marlon Saunders, sponsored by the C.V. Starr Center

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A Walk Through Working Chestertown

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 6, 2017

Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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A Walk Through Working Chestertown, hosted by C.V. Starr Center.  Tours start and finish at Sumner Hall.

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