Sandy Spring Museum

September 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

photo of Great Uncle Harvey by Gabi Mendick at Sandy Spring Museum Makers Among Us Exhibit

Sandy Spring Museum to Reopen Friday, Oct. 9

Sandy Spring Museum Reopens With Makers Among Us Art Exhibit Sandy Spring Museum will reopen on Friday, Oct. 9 after the pandemic closed the museum to visitors for six months. The museum reopens with the art exhibit “Makers Among Us” featuring the works of emerging visual artists. The exhibit will be on display Fridays from […]

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September 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Sandy Spring Museum Offers Socially-Distanced Outdoor ‘Artina’ Exhibit 

The COVID-19 pandemic is keeping many people home and many buildings closed. The Sandy Spring Museum remains closed however its annual summer outdoor exhibit “Artina” still went on display this year.  The widespread exhibit makes social distancing easy. This year’s theme focuses on light, illumination and climate change. Artina 2020 is on display until Nov. […]

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July 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for July 22 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, July 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Sandy Spring Museum Series: Sandy Spring Museum is holding virtual conversations on race each Wednesday in July. Today’s 6 p.m. panel will discuss creating change in police departments and includes Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones. 2. Commission Meeting: The City […]

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February 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Artists Invited to Apply for Sandy Spring Museum Collaborative on Migration

Each artist will be paired with a non-artist who is a recent refugee to the DC metro area. Together the artist and non-artist will create a work of art based on the non-artist’s story of migration to the United States. This collaboration will take place over the course of several months with work sessions held […]

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January 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 30-Feb 2. Beijing Guitar Duo:  The Beijing Guitar Duo is composed of the gifted young guitarists Meng Su and Yameng Wang. Winners of many international guitar competitions, they first met while studying at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China, with the acclaimed Professor Chen […]

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January 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 23-26

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 23-26. Paul Galbraith and Antonio Meneses:  Strathmore’s Inspired Pairings concerts continue with master classical guitarist Paul Galbraith paired with master cellist Anotnio Meneses for a concert in The Mansion. Enjoy an evening of Brazilian and classical music performed with breathtaking skill. Thursday, January 23 […]

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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 16-20

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 16-20. Art Exhibit Receptions:  Strathmore’s 29th annual juried exhibit titled Home explores the sturctural, communal, and emotional aspects of the spaces that make our homes. The second exhibit, Coastal by artist David Scheirer includes whimsical watercolor illustrations of coastal wildlife. From the Eastern Shore […]

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January 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Electrical Fire at Sandy Spring Museum Causes $50,000 in Damage

The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS)‌ responded to a fire in the attic of the Sandy Spring Museum Monday night. An automatic fire alarm called MCFRS around 7 p.m. (~7p 1/13) Bentley Rd & Rt108, Sandy Spring Museum, automatic alarm, @mcfrs FFs encounter smoke in bldg, locate fire in hallway/breezeway/ceiling, likely cause electrical […]

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January 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 9-12

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 9-12. The Diary of Anne Frank:  This play is based on the writings of  13-year-old Anne Frank who goes into hiding with her family from the Nazis in 1941 Amsterdam. The National Players present five performances at Olney Theatre Center from January 9 through […]

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January 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

Sandy Spring Museum Plans to Digitize Documents with $200K Donation

Anonymous Donor Provides $200,000 to Sandy Spring Museum An anonymous donor gifted $200,000 to Sandy Spring Museum for the purposes of digitizing its historical archives. The museum, which was established in 1980 to preserve the village of Sandy Spring history and culture, has a rich collection of diaries, ledgers, personal correspondence, photos and other primary […]

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