When: Thursday, October 14 / 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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Virtual Tour of the Peale (Doors Open Baltimore)

This program is hosted on Zoom. Upon registering you will receive an email confirmation and a Zoom link. If you do not receive a link, please contact ndennies@aiabalt.com. If you do not contact us at least 1 hour prior to the start of the program, we cannot guarantee admittance.

Take a virtual tour of the historic Peale Museum building, the first purpose-built museum in the country, with Chief Strategy officer, Nancy Proctor, and Chief Experience Officer, David London. Hear some of the many stories the building holds, from its founding by Rembrandt Peale, of the Peale family of artists, innovators, and entrepreneurs, to its role as the first public high school in the state of Maryland to offer a secondary education to African Americans. See vintage gas street lights – a technology introduced to the city by Peale in 1816 – and the oldest still extant public sculpture in America, in the Mimi Cooper Garden. And hear how the Peale is being reinvented today with the city’s communities as a home for Baltimore stories.

Accessibility: The online event includes live human generated captions and American Sign Language interpretation. For more information about transcripts, captioning, and other accessibility resources, please visit the Peale’s accessibility page.

If you have any additional accommodation requests ahead of time, questions or feedback about access, please contact the Peale’s Accessibility Manager Robin Marquis at access@thepealecenter.org.