Concerts & Lectures

 Seating limited to 100 people for all Concerts and Lectures.

Gallery QuartetGallery Quartet

November 26, 2017 at 2:30 PM / FREE

The origins of the string quartet can be traced back to the Baroquetrio sonata.  The Gallery has been performing at the Museum for over 40 years and continue to be a Museum favorite. This concert will feature works from Franz Schubert, Beethoven, and Joseph Kosma.  You must RSVP at or call 301-739-5727.



Shwedick and SnakeSnakes, Snickerdoodles, and Santa

Saturday, December 2, 2017/10:30 a.m./$5 per person

Michael Shwedick of Reptile World brings his reptile menagerie back to the museum! Following the program, Santa Claus will arrive for children to take pictures with the tree in the Schreiber Gallery. Cookies and refreshments will be served.



consortMuseum Consort

December 17, 2017/FREE/ Holiday Program

The recorder was popular in medieval times through the baroque era, but declined in the 18th century in favor of orchestral woodwind instruments, (flute, oboe, & clarinet.) During its heyday, the recorder was traditionally associated with miraculous events and pastoral scenes.





Lynley Herbert Lecture

January 7, 2018/2:30 p.m./FREE

Reserve your spot by January 5, by calling 301-739-5727 or

“Otto Ege and the Legacy of Leaves: A Curator’s Perspective,” Dr. Lynley Herbert, the Robert and Nancy Hall Assistant Curator  of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Walters Art Museum.  She will discuss manuscripts in conjunction with the Illuminated Manuscripts Exhibition.

Snow Date: January 28, 2018


hamiltonHamilton Recital,

Ronn McFarlane, Lute

January 14, 2018

Awarded an honorary Doctorate of Music from Shenandoah Conservatory for his achievements in bringing the lute and its music to the world. McClane has over 35 recordings on the Dorian/Sono Luminus label, including solo albums, lute duets, flute & lute duets, lute songs, the complete lute music of Vivaldi, a collection of Elizabethan lute music and poetry, and recordings with the Baltimore Consort.




MSOMSO Recital

Kuźnik Trio

February 18, 2018/2:30 p.m.

The Kuźnik Trio, comprised of Aneta Otreba-Kuźnik, cello, Swiatoslaw Kuźnik, violin and Ernest Barretta, piano, will be in concert  for the annual Maryland Symphony Orchestra recital. The concert is held each year to showcase the talented musicians who perform with the MSO.

*Wine and Chocolate Reception to Follow

Snow Date: February 25, 2018

Shepherd University Honors Recital

March 4, 2018/2:30 p.m./FREE



rainerRainier Trio,

Irish Music Concert

March 11, 2018/2:00 p.m./Ticketed Event

The Rainier Trio is an exciting & energetic group captivating audiences with gems from the violin-viola-piano trio repertoire. The trio features Kevin Matheson on violin, Bryan Matheson, on viola and Brenda Wittwer on piano.

Reception to Follow







Washington County Public Schools Honors Concert

Sunday, April 8, 2018/3:00 p.m./FREE


Gallery Quartet

Sunday, April 22, 2018/2:30 p.m./FREE


edmundsEdmunds Music Trust Recital

Thomas Pandolfi

June 24, 2018

A graduate of The Juilliard School, Pandolfi  is an exciting virtuoso who, with each passing season, is sought after by audiences worldwide, and showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique in performing the works of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Liszt. In the “Pops” genre, Pandolfi is considered a leading interpreter of the works of George Gershwin.