Upbeat Obsessions: Jeff Krulik and the Merv Conn-ection

Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker’s Talk with Musical Entertainment
Thursday, July 14 | 6:30 – 8 pm
Tickets: $15 in advance and for Museum Members | $20 at the door

In this special edition of Sandy Spring Museum’s History Happy Hour Series, Washington, DC-based Emmy Award-winning director and producer Jeff Krulik of Heavy Metal Parking Lot fame will talk about documentary making and introduce our audience to the legendary and lovable Merv Conn (1920-2011), for whom he created the popular documentary, The Legend of Merv Conn. Conn’s oom-pah-pah polkas and renditions of Beatles pop tunes enlivened Oktoberfest fetes, Washington Senators baseball games and White House audiences.Read More…

Sandy Spring Museum Collaborates with Washington Sculptors Group to Present: ARTINA 2016: Art in Nature

WHAT: ARTINA 2016: Art in Nature, is a juried exhibition and sculpture park showcasing site-specific and time-based outdoor sculptures by eleven (11) artists of the Washington Sculptors Group. Set on the rustic landscape of Sandy Spring Museum, the exhibition invites visitors to enter into the adventure of a direct encounter with art and nature and its rural, historically-grown landscape.Read More…

Sandy Spring Museum Hosts “Montgomery County Lost and Found: The Road Less Traveled”

Booksigning and Author’s Talk
June 10, 2016 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm | Sandy Spring Museum
Free/Open to the public; registering in advance is recommended

Montgomery County Lost and Found: the Road Less Traveled, with local author, historian Eugene L. Meyer

In this special edition of Sandy Spring Museum’s History Happy Hour Series, award-winning author, journalist and editor Eugene L. Meyer will discuss “Lost and Found Montgomery County History,” illuminating the county’s Confederate past and the current controversy over the monument to Montgomery’s Confederate soldiers adjoining the 1890s courthouse in Rockville.Read More…