Watercolor paintings that embody the history of the Monument, presently and historically: roof top views of the Square, its architecture, the Peabody Music Conservancy, The Walters and the Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church and much more.
Painted Screen Society
100 year old folk art born in Baltimore city. There will be 2 members vending painted screen items and speaking on the history of the art form.
Picture Architect LLC
Fine art panoramic photos of Baltimore City/MD/Americana/Patriotic sites. Framed art, prints, greetings cards, books.
The Walters Art Museum
Join The Walters Art Museum in celebrating America’s first president, George Washington. Design your own red, white, and blue pin to show off your American spirit! Use paper, paints, sparkles, and more. Search for Washington’s portrait inside the museum and receive a special addition for your pin!
Maryland Historical Society & Mount Vernon Cultural District
The Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) will share a booth with the Mount Vernon Cultural District (MVCD). MdHS will sell patriotic items from the museum store (flags, prints, etc). MVCD will have a scavenger hunt for visitors which will focus on the monument and surrounding park squares. MDHS and MVCD will inform guests of their missions and will direct them to the nearby MDHS museum which features exhibits on the Monument and the 100 year and 200 year time capsules found within it.
Center Stage will have Wright-Right-Now playwrights offering on-the-spot personalized plays to whoever wants to tell their story. Center Stage volunteers will also be available to share information about the theater, and Center Stage Campers will possibly be around to offer performances and do kids’ activities.
Offering Baltimore Charm Necklace made of hematite and seven pewter charms. The charms are: Skipjack, Raven, Crab, Baltimore Rowhouse, Domino Sugar Sign, Bromo-Seltzer Tower, and the Defenders’ Flag.
Marjorie Anderson Historic Dolls
Dolls based on children’s portraits from the early to mid-19th century.
The Grand Lodge of A. F. & A. M. of Maryland (Maryland Masonic Museum)
Masonic booth decorated with patriotic and Masonic decorations, manned by members of the fraternity. A free “pamphlet” souvenir with a history of the Monument will be distributed to enlighten visitors about the monument. Attendants will be on hand to answer questions about Freemasonry and George Washington’s membership and involvement with the fraternity.
Wear your Voice!
Children can design and paint their own patriotic shirt. Patriotic and presidential stamps and stencils will be provided. Baltimore themed shirts will also be on sale and available for decorating. They contain slogans such as, “B’More!” And “B’more for Art”. Children of all ages will be able to create a tshirt to take home. All paint and supplies are non-toxic, but permanent once taken home and ironed.
Artist creating period clay bowls, cups, plates and décor.
Mount Vernon Conservancy
Professional storyteller will take you back in time through history.
Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church
“Tell Me Your Story”
For 143 years Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church has stood beside the Washington Monument as a place of refuge and strength for the citizens of Baltimore. On July 4, the church continues this tradition by inviting guests into its mobile living room to hear their stories and share its proud traditions and promising future within a relaxed environment.