Upcoming Events

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What to the Slave is the 4th of July: Nikole Hannah Jones & 1619 Project

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 6:30 PM

In preparation for our new BAAM Center Libary, come share in a thought-provoking discussion with Nikole Hannah Jones of The 1619 Project in conversation w/ our BAAM book curator, Jeannine A. Cook of Harriett's Bookshop. Explore the complexities of history and the significance of the Douglass speech for all individuals and the future of books.

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BAAM Public Art Project - Call for Teaching Artist

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 12:59 PM

Building African American Minds (BAAM) is looking for a Teaching Artist to facilitate art classes for after school students in grades 1-5. Starting September 2024, the Teaching Artist will work with students over a course of 6 to 8 weeks where they will design artistic outdoor benches. The students’ designs will be considered for the final design that will appear on proposed benches to be located outside of the BAAM Athletic Center. Artists across all visual and performing arts mediums are welcome! This project is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. Preferred Qualifications: - 2-3 yearsʼ experience as an active, practicing artist (Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts, or similar credentials appreciated) - Experience teaching school aged children - Experience working within school programs - Culturally competent and responsible teaching practice - Must pass background check Teaching Artist Requested Skills: - Design and implement a well-planned lesson - Experience teaching art workshops - Strong communication skills Terms of Employment: Teaching Artist is hired as an independent contractor and will be paid a stipend of $3,000. How to apply: Please provide your resume or curriculum vitae, letter of interest, including Artist & Teaching Philosophy Statements, and three examples of your artwork. Important Dates: Deadline: July 3, 2024 Notification: July 18, 2024 Questions? Please email grants@baaminc.org. No phone calls please.

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Self-Care Summer: A Guide to Wellness

Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Join us for 'Self-Care Summer'. This virtual program will be a refreshing journey into wellness and relaxation! Dive into tips, tricks, and mindful practices to nurture your body and mind this season. Let's make this summer your healthiest yet!

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Past Events

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2024 BAAM Summer League Basketball - Week 1

Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Week 1 Schedule: Junior Division -10:00 a.m.: Red (Home) vs. Gold (Away) Girls' Division -11: a.m.: Green (Home) vs. Black (Away) Senior Division -12:00 p.m.: Red (Home) vs. Gold (Away) -1:00 p.m.: Black (Home) vs. Green (Away)

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