Lunch with the Libraries: Celebrating Ethel Ennis, Baltimore's First Lady of Jazz
Explore the singer's remarkable life and pioneering career path deeply rooted in her hometown.
Join Inheritance Baltimore Curatorial Fellow for Africana Collections Raynetta Wiggins-Jackson, PhD and Africana Archivist Tonika Berkley for a virtual introduction to the exhibition Ethel's Place: Celebrating Ethel Ennis, Baltimore's First Lady of Jazz on view in the George Peabody Library Exhibit Gallery from October 22 - March 31. This landmark retrospective devoted to Baltimore jazz vocalist Ethel Ennis (1932-2019) features photographs, unpublished written arrangements, posters and audiovisual recordings drawn from the Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries; Ethel Ennis and Earl Arnett Collection.
Tour the exhibition with Raynetta Wiggins-Jackson, PhD and Tonika Berkley on Wednesday, December 6th at 10AM at the Peabody Library, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. Space is limited. To reserve your spot for the in-person tour, email email@example.com and include the number in your party.