Showcasing Culture - Arts, Music, Dining, Wine, Restaurants
Maryland's wineries produce superb, handcrafted wines that make the perfect accompaniment to any meal any celebration and any moment worth remembering. Maryland's 12 wineries offer a wide range of vintages that have won prestigious wine awards across the country and around the globe.
Corks' award winning wine list includes more than 200 outstanding American wines, featuring the small artisan labels created by winemakers that Chef Pellegrino has met over the years. He appreciates the love and care that these small growers put into their product, and believes that it shows in their wine. The menu is comprehensive and user-friendly, complete with a table of contents, glossary, maps and jargon-free descriptions of the lengthy list of choices. A number of wines are offered by the glass, and these also show up on the dinner menu, a suggested wine by the glass with each menu item. Corks prides itself on its superb selection of this country's sweet dessert wines, some available by the glass, to complement a dessert or to enjoy on their own.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world's most important orchestras. Acclaimed for its uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence, the Baltimore Symphony has attracted a devoted national and international following while maintaining deep bonds throughout the Maryland community through innovative education and community outreach initiatives.
A new kind of museum, dedicated to creating education programs and cultural experiences that reach an exceptionally wide range of constituents. The Contemporary Museum believes that art and culture are essential to the value systems inherent in human experience, and that they are vital to many areas of cognitive development, intellectual growth, and expansive learning experiences.
Currently occupying two floors, the ADM offers visitors a sample of both the "old time" dime museums and store shows as well as a more contemporary sideshow. The dime museum exhibition includes numerous recreations, from Fiji mermaids to shrunken heads, as well as original artifacts, including one of the only surviving Nelson Supply Co. giantess mummies. The sideshow features an extensive display of banners as well as genuine sideshow props and "backyard" paraphernalia. Extensive exhibition notes explain the attractions and let visitors in on the secrets of the business.
Through the experience and struggle of Maryland's African Americans, our state, nation and even our world came ever closer to understanding that all people are indeed created equal. The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture honors their vision and struggle. Because of their courage, we have embraced our inherent right to freedom and equality. Along the way, we have been inspired by a magnificent culture filled with profound joy, hope and perseverance.