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Opening Celebration: Ethel's Place

Sunday, October 29, 2023
4:00pm - 6:00pm
George Peabody Library
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Join the Sheridan Libraries to mark the opening of the landmark retrospective Ethel's Place: Celebrating Ethel Ennis, Baltimore's First Lady of Jazz

This exhibition invites visitors to explore each era of jazz vocalist Ethel Ennis' remarkable life, and highlights some 130 items drawn from the Ethel Ennis and Earl Arnett Collection that trace how Ennis connected with audiences worldwide while pioneering a music career deeply rooted in her hometown. To learn more, visit the Ethel's Place exhibition page.

  • 4:00 PM Program
  • 5:00 Reception

Doors open at 3:30 PM, $5 optional valet 


For disability accommodations contact Mary Casey, 443-356-5022 or mcasey19@jhu.edu

The exhibition is organized by the Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries in collaboration with the Billie Holiday Center for Liberation Arts at Johns Hopkins University. It is made possible in part by the Mellon-funded Inheritance Baltimore program, with generous support from the Friends of the Libraries Sheridan Society and Robbye and Kevin Apperson.