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Past Exhibitions

At the Maryland Center for History and Culture, we have so many stories to tell. Our rotating exhibitions help us share these stories in continuously new and engaging ways. For questions about past exhibitions, including ones not listed here, contact the museum department at

Hometown Girl

March 23rd 2019 – March 23rd 2020

Hometown Girl tells Mimi Dietrich’s story as a life-long Marylander and Baltimore native, and draws inspiration from the many students she taught over 35 years.


Unscripted Moments

November 1st 2017 – May 1st 2018

An Unabashed View of City Life Saved from the landfill and sent to the Maryland Center for History and Culture […]


Structure and Perspective

October 1st 2017 – March 1st 2019

Present-day Perspectives and the Structures of the Past The installation brought together commissioned works by Maryland-born artist David Brewster with […]


Indelible Ink

June 1st 2018 – June 1st 2019

A Peek into a Restricted Archive Indelible Ink: Discovered Stories of Famous People displayed more than 1,400 autographs and documents […]


Activism and Art

May 1st 2018 – May 1st 2019

Civil Disobedience In 1968, nine Catholic peace activists protested the Vietnam War in a fiery blaze in Catonsville, Maryland. They […]


Voyage of the Deutschland

September 1st 2016 – April 1st 2019

The Voyage of the Deutschland In July 1916, the German submarine Deutschland arrived in Baltimore. Its voyage and presence in […]


Spectrum of Fashion

October 5th 2019 – March 28th 2021

A Time Capsule Waiting to Be Reopened For nearly four decades, the Fashion Archives at MCHC remained in boxes, locked […]