To coincide with the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key’s writing the National Anthem, on September 14, 2014, beat box artist Shodekeh leads a new interpretation of the National Anthem using virtuosic vocal percussion. Performers include the Baltimore Boom Bap Society, a group that performs improvised hip hop; Embody, a series of the vocal arts; and Classical Revolution, a collection of classically-trained musicians who perform classical music in unexpected places. In conjunction with the exhibition For Whom It Stands exhibition. Included with museum admission. Free to RSVP.
This Program is Included with Museum Admission
Free - Museum Members, Children 6 and Under, Maryland Public School Teachers, active duty U.S. military, members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps and up to five family members (with ID)
$6 - Senior Citizen (65+), Youth (age 7 to 17), Student (with ID)
$8 - General Admission
When & Where
Reginald F. Lewis Museum
The museum is Baltimore's premier facility highlighting the history and accomplishments of African Americans with a special focus on Maryland's African American community. A Smithsonian affiliate, the museum is the East Coast's largest African American museum occupying an 82,000 square-foot facility with ample permanent and special exhibition space, interactive learning environments, auditorium, resource center, oral history recording studio, museum shop, café, classrooms, meeting rooms, outside terrace and reception areas. The museum is located near Baltimore's Inner Harbor at the corner of Pratt and President Streets. The museum is also accessible on Baltimore's Charm City Circulator Orange and Green Routes. For more information, please call 443-263-1800 or visit www.RFLewisMuseum.org.