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Midnight Madness Special Event: Thursday, December 13, 2012

December 2, 2012


Enjoy Midnight Madness and… Make History! Coming to Annapolis for Thursday, Dec. 13th Midnight Madness?  This year, there is a special event being held in conjunction with this annual holiday celebration. The Annapolis Tapestries: 18th Century Exhibit in the Historic Annapolis Museum, 99 Main Street, is the site of this special event.  Open to those […]

December Special Event: ‘Make History’ And Midnight Madness

October 21, 2012


Updated Dec. 7, 2012 Why just shop in Annapolis during Midnight Madness on Dec. 13th? You can make history, too! Add your stitches to one of the individual panels of this historic tapestry project, sign the stitchers log…and you become part of the permanent exhibit!  And, you will be making history.  To date, we’ve had […]

The Mids are Stitching! (2012-2013)

September 27, 2012


The United States Naval Academy community of midshipmen, faculty, staff and employees began the Annapolis Tapetries: USNA Project with the 2012-2013 academic year.                               Kathy Pendley, Annapolis Tapestries volunteer, is the Project Coordinator. This project is open for stitching only by USNA personnel. The 19th century individual tapestry panel being stitched on the USNA campus is […]

September Make History Event: For the Family!

August 5, 2012


Why just visit Annapolis on Saturday, September 15th, when you can make history here?  Add your stitches to one of the individual panels of this historic tapestry project, sign the stitchers log…and you become part of the permanent exhibit!  And, you will be making history.  To date, we’ve had over 550 stitchers as old as […]

Heritage Tapestries: Visual Storytelling

April 15, 2012


Heritage tapestries turn words into pictures and are used worldwide to help preserve and promote the history of cities, towns and villages more often in Canada, England, Scotland and Ireland.   Heritage tapestries use visual storytelling, a powerful way to educate residents and visitors alike about significant, but lesser-known, people, places, events and objects that […]

Special Maryland Day Events Planned

March 8, 2012


Join us for special events  at the exhibit in celebration of Maryland Day!  These activities are offered to museum visitors at no charge on Saturday and Sunday, March 24th and 25th. …Make History!  We’ve had over 330 stitchers from the U.S. and around the world.  Here’s your chance to make history, too! Come to the […]

Stitchers Panel: 18th Century Large Tapestry

February 21, 2012


Thank you to Mary Ann Brown for creating the acknowledgement panel of the numerous people who helped stitch the large 18th Century tapestry.  This handcrafted calligraphy piece (pictured here) was hand sewn to the back of the large tapestry prior to its display at the Historic Annapolis Museum in February 2012.  This panel will remain […]

First Exhibit: Annapolis Tapestries – 18th Century

February 21, 2012


Visitors to the Historic Annapolis Museum in downtown Annapolis, MD are enjoying the first opportunity for the public to view the completed tapestry panels and learn of the background and progress of this historic community project.  Here are photos of some of the exhibit displays and one of the opening event.  This exhibit is at […]

At the Museum: This Week!

February 17, 2012


Updated, December 19, 2012 Happy Holidays! Special Note: Our Historic Annapolis Museum exhibit of the Annapolis Tapestries: 18th Century will be ending at the Museum Dec. 31, 2012.  We will post future exhibit locations and Make History community events throughout 2013 on this site.   Our volunteer stitchers unfortunately are not available to demonstrate needlepoint […]

Historic Annapolis Museum Exhibit: Opening Date

January 6, 2012


Mark your calendars: Opening date is Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 10 a.m.  The exhibit will run through December 31, 2012 at the Historic Annapolis Museum, 99 Main Street, Annapolis. That is the first time the public will be able to see the completed 18th century Annapolis Tapestries in person!  This exhibit lets visitors read […]