B&O Railroad Museum Hosting Free Community Celebration & Concert With Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Partner Wordsmith

BALTIMORE, MD – July 6, 2023 – The B&O Railroad Museum and Wordsmith, an artistic partner with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, are set to host a free community celebration and concert on July 14 at the Museum. 

The concert comes as the conclusion of a year’s worth of programming the B&O Railroad Museum has hosted related to its latest exhibit, The Underground Railroad: Freedom Seekers on the B&O Railroad, which opened in September of 2022.  

Free admission into the Museum will begin at 4 PM, where guests will have the opportunity to view the Underground Railroad: Freedom Seekers on the B&O Railroad exhibit and all the Museum has to offer. Crafts and activities will be available for kids to join and partake in and Baltimore-based painter Phil The Artist will be on-site doing a live painting. 

Ekiben and The Backyard will have food and drinks available for purchase. Nika’s Cupcake Bar will be selling cupcakes from 4 – 8 PM. Kona Ice of Catonsville will be on-site from 6 – 8 PM.

Wordsmith + Live Band will begin their performance at 7 PM, taking listeners on a journey of emotion, inspiration, and lyrical brilliance as they take the stage to perform a medley of songs, covering themes of Freedom and Unity. At the conclusion of the performance, Wordsmith will hold a cheers and Q&A session with the audience. 

For free tickets and more information, visit https://www.borail.events/wordsmith. 

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About the B&O Railroad Museum    

The B&O Railroad Museum, the birthplace of American railroading, located in Baltimore, Maryland is a full affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and a National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Site. It is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American railroading and its impact on American society, culture, and economy. The museum is home to the oldest, most comprehensive collection of railroad artifacts in the Western Hemisphere including an unparalleled roster of 19th and 20th century railroad equipment, the 1851 Mt. Clare Station, the 1884 Baldwin Roundhouse and first mile of commercial railroad track in America. For further information on the B&O Railroad Museum, please call 410-752-2490 or visit www.borail.org

Patrese T.
June 2021

I love that the museum is what remains of the old train yard and the number and variety of train cars is remarkable.

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