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Past Events

Various Dates in Summer 2023

Iconic America

Learn more about our planned activities surrounding the latest PBS series, Iconic America.  And register for some great events.

Various dates in Spring 2023

NEA Big Read

Join us for an incredible lineup of events for this year's NEA Big Read. Our book is Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude.

Bi-weekly, March 1 - April 12 at 7pm

Genealogy Workshop - Spring Series

Join MPT and our partner MGS for a beginner-to-intermediate workshop series consisting of four bi-weekly sessions covering best practices for creating a research plan.

Now through December 31

Milk Street Cooking Class

Make a donation of any amount to Maryland Public Television and receive a coupon code for a FREE virtual cooking class at Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Cooking School!

November 19, 8am-2pm, MPT Studios

MPT Flea Market & Bazaar

The MPT Flea Market & Bazaar is BACK! This event, located on the MPT campus, brings together more than 1,000 community members and dozens of vendors and crafters to sell, mix, mingle, and shop. 

November 1-7

MPT Fall Auction

Bid on a variety of items in this year's Fall Auction. Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping and help support MPT!

November 5

Lighthouse Tour: Eastern Shore

Join us for a daytime bus trip to Maryland's Eastern shore. The first stop on the tour is St. Michaels. We will have a waterside lunch before we move on to Cambridge Maryland.

October 28, noon

Indie Lens Pop Up Screening - Move Me

Join us for a lunchtime screening of the latest Indie Lens film. A dancer paralyzed with a spinal cord injury tests the limits of her recovery while adapting to life with a disability.

October 27, 9am-6pm, Timonium Fairgrounds

Power of Age Expo 

The Baltimore County Department of Aging's extravaganza showcases the latest in information, resources, products and services. Stop by the MPT table in the south hall. 

October 26 at 7pm

Conversations for Change: Making Black America

Join us, virtually, for an interactive conversation moderated by Dr. Kay Wise Whitehead from Today with Dr. Kaye on WEAA 88.9FM. We will take a deep dive into the Making Black America series and discuss the role the arts play in black history. 

October 8 or October 22 at 8:30am

Duck Decoy Workshop

Join us for an introductory-level decoy carving workshop with artist Rich Smoker. Select either of two sessions this fall. Space is limited.

Wednesday, September 28 at 7pm

National Screening Event & Conversation

This YouTube live event celebrates "Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom" and "Becoming Frederick Douglass". Screeners of both films will be followed by a conversation with the filmmakers.

May 1-15, 2022

MPT Spring Auction

Gear up for the summer season with a wide variety of items to bid on.  All bids help support the MPT Foundation.

Wednesday, May 4 at 7pm

Special Screening: Try Harder!

The film follows San Francisco’s Lowell High, one of the best public schools in the country that draws high achievers—nearly 70% Asian Americans—from across the city into a fiercely competitive universe. 

March 1 - April 14

MPT Raffle

Want a chance to win $10,000 cash?  Enter the 2022 MPT Raffle for a chance to win a $10,000 cash prize or 54 other great prizes.

Tuesday, March 22 @ 7pm

Conversations for Change: Apart

Three unforgettable, formerly incarcerated mothers, jailed for drug-related charges, fight to readjust to life with their families.  Join us for a discussion immediately following the program.

Friday, March 18 @ 7pm

Friday Freeview:  Writing With Fire

In a male-dominated media landscape, the women journalists of India’s all-female Khabar Lahariya (“News Wave”) news network risk it all  to cover the country’s news from a women-powered perspective.

Friday, November 5, 7:30AM - 5:30PM

MPT Barn Quilt Tour - Calvert County

Join us on our second Barn Quilt Bus Tour. This time, guest will travel to beautiful Calvert County Maryland to tour the sites of more than a dozen barn quilt squares. Transportation, lunch, and gratuities included.  

Bi-weekly September 2 - October 14 at 7pm

Genealogy Workshop - Fall Series

Join MPT and our partner MGS for a beginner-to-intermediate workshop series consisting of four bi-weekly sessions covering various topics to help you advance your genealogical research.

Friday, June 25 at 1pm

Cyberpsychology Roundtable

Live on MPT's Facebook and YouTube channels. A panel of experts discuss the role technology and social media play in mental health, for better and for worse.

June 24 at 6pm

Open Mic Night

MPT held a Facebook live event to announce the Hemingway Writing Contest winners and the winners read their works aloud to our online community.

June 12

NEA Big Read Nature Hike

Explore the great outdoors with a guided tour of Irvine Nature Center's impressive woodland and meadow ecosystems. This event is part of MPT's NEA Big Read program featuring "Lab Girl" by Hope Jahren.

Now through June 15

Hemingway Writing Contest

MPT invites writers to submit an original short essay or poem for a Hemingway Writing Contest.  The submission deadline is June 15, 2021.

May 24-28, 2021

Multi-day Screening Event

Join the National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Networks (NCC) and PBS stations from across the country for a multi-day film screening of "Ken Burns Presents The GENE: An Intimate History" (THE GENE) to celebrate Public Health Genetics Week 2021!

Friday, NOVEMBER 13 at 6pm

American Portrait Learning Session

Learn how to participate in American Portrait, the national storytelling initiative created by PBS -- plus learn five technical tips for creating a fantastic video.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

MPT Wine Dinner: A Farewell to Rhea Feikin

MPT celebrated the illustrious career of MPT's first lady, Rhea Feikin, at the Water's Edge Event Center with a five-course dinner & bid a fond farewell to Rhea.

JANUARY 25, 2020 AT 11AM & 3PM

Tea Time with MPT

Warm up this winter with a multi-course royal tea hosted by Maryland Public Television and the Kate Pearl Tea Room at Gypsy's.

October 12, 2019 @ 6-10pm

Eatin' the Chesapeake Feast

Enjoy a delicious Chesapeake themed menu, beer, wine, dancing, and more in beautiful Easton.

March 23, 2019 at 7pm

Artworks Uncorked & Untapped

MPT held our 3rd annual Artworks Uncorked & Untapped - an evening of fantastic art, food and libations that marries regional artists with local breweries and wineries.

Thursday, May 16 @ 6:30pm

Love Letters by A.R. Gurney

MPT held a special performance of A.R. Gurney's play "Love Letters" joined by MPT's first lady Rhea Feikin and Center Stage's executive director, Michael Ross.

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