A list of upcoming events organized or supported by Baltimore Sister Cities and our sister city committees (Changwon, South Korea; Gbarnga, Liberia; Kawasaki, Japan; Luxor & Alexandria, Egypt; Piraeus, Greece; Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Xiamen, China) and our affiliates. Events include:
Sunday, January 19, 2020
Baltimore-Pireaus Sister Cities Coffee Hour
Coffee Hour at Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Frederick, MD to promote the Baltimore-Piraeus Sister City Committee. This is a joint activity with Maryland Greek Independence Day Parade Committee.
December 11, 2019 – January 24, 2020
Unravel the Code
MICA Student Exhibition
Location: Studios at the Fox Industries Building, 3100 Falls Cliff Rd (near the corner of Roland Ave and Falls Cliff Road)
Opening reception: December 11 at 6-8:30pm
Exhibit dates: December 11 -– January 24
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore and Willem de Kooning Academie (WdKA) in Rotterdam co-teach “Unravel the Code”, a recurring digital fabrication course. The course is a a multi-disciplinary and multi-institution exploration of contemporary digital fabrication processes rooted in a study of traditional craft practices. Students participate in the class on both sides of the ocean, visit each other’s cities, and mount exhibits of their work. This fall, the MICA students visited the city of Rotterdam and Dutch Design Week in the city of Eindhoven.
This exhibition features the works created by Baltimore students in fall 2019. Students present their final work showcasing their research and independent projects, drawing on traditional crafts to explore emerging technologies of making.
Promoted by Baltimore-Rotterdam Sister City Committee.
January 25 & 26, 2020 (Date TBD)
Port Discovery Children’s Museum Chinese New Year Celebration (Lunar New Year)
Location: 35 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202
Time: All day
Admission: Museum ticket
Baltimore-Xiamen Sister City Committee will provide special Chinese New Year’s activities for children at Port Discovery Children’s Museum.
More info: Port Discovery Events Calendar
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
WTCI’s Taste of Business in Japan
Learn key business strategies from the public and private sector about doing business in Japan while sampling Japanese food and drinks at this event hosted by World Trade Center Institute (WTCI).
More info: Event page
MSU architecture student trip to Rotterdam
Led by Assistant Professor Cristina Murphy, students and faculty from Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning (MSU SA+P) will visit Rotterdam in the Netherlands, with side trips to Amsterdam and Antwerp.
Supported by Baltimore-Rotterdam Sister City Committee.
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Maryland Greek Independence Day Parade
Supported by Baltimore-Piraeus Sister City Committee.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
WTCI’s 2020 Maryland International Business Leadership Awards
Location: American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway Baltimore, MD
World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) hosts this annual event with Maryland Governor Hogan and 70+ presidents and CEOs to honor 2020′s award winners that have guided their companies and the state of Maryland to new global heights.
More info: Event page
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Baltimore’s annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) Celebration
Baltimore’s Asian sister city committees (Kawasaki, Japan; Changwon, South Korea; and Xiamen, China) host our annual event to celebrate APA cultures and the contributions of APAs to Baltimore. Enjoy Asian food, cultural performances, and much more.
Details to come.
23rd annual meeting of the International Friends of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (IFBA)
Members of Baltimore-Luxor-Alexandria Sister City Committee plan to attend this meeting in Alexandria, Egypt.
Xiamen China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT)
Promoted by Baltimore-Xiamen Sister City Committee
November 18–21, 2020
Sister Cities International (SCI) annual conference
In 2020, SCI plans to merge its annual conference into National League of Cities’ annual City Summit. It will be held in Tampa, Florida.
Details to come.
Did you miss our Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration on May 31, 2019?
Watch the video highlights!
Organized by Baltimore-Changwon, Baltimore-Kawasaki, and Baltimore-Xiamen Sister City Committees.
Hosted by Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).