More than Muses Weekend

Friday, Feb. 23-Sunday, Feb. 25
Cost is for the entire weekend: $20 for members or $25 general public.

This three-day event looks at the challenges of balancing the creative life with family life, and puts the spotlight on female artists in various disciplines, past, present, global, and local. Register in advance for te author talk and brunch by contacting Donna Rastelli at 301-739-5727 or

Local Creative Women Power Brunch

Friday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Author Talk with Julie Phillips. Listen to award-winning biographer Julie Phillips Friday, Feb. 23, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. as part of the three-day More than Muses Weekend.

Phillips will discuss her book The Baby on the Fire Escape: Creativity, Motherhood, and the Mind-Baby Problem, considered one of the best art publications of 2022.
The talk is free, but you must register in advance to ensure a seat by calling Donna Rastelli at 301-739-5727 or  Funding for this program has been provided byDr. & Mrs. Neil B. Rosenshein
in honor of Dr. George E. Manger. 

To register for this talk, contact Donna Rastelli at 301-739-5727 or

Saturday,  11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Celebrate Creative Women Day.  Vendors are all female artists, authors, and creatives. Free admission. Registration is not required.

Sunday, 2 to 3:30 pm., Join us for the Local Creative Women Power Brunch, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2 to 3:30 p.m.This is part of the three-day More than Muses Weekend. The panel will include Hagerstown Mayor Tekesha Martinez, guitarist and lecturer Candice Mowbray, artist Margaret Yaukey, dancer Kitty Clark, and author and certified life coach Cherish McMillan. Enjoy brunch (catered by creative woman and local Chef Carol Crosby of Harambee54) and a mimosa. (21 and older). Cost is $20 museum members, $25 general public. Register in advance for this and the author talk by contacting Donna Rastelliat 301-739-5727 or