Hagley's Adult Programs include academic events (Author Talks, Research Seminars, and Conferences) and programming intended for older visitors (Walking Tours, Hagley After Hours, etc.).
See the museum in a different way during a Sunday Stroll- take a leisurely walk on areas of our property normally only accessible by bus.
Alexandra Hui discusses her paper "Making Muzak Natural: The sounds of life, death, and the lyre bird in the built environment, 1950–1970."
Cannon firings in the powder yards demonstrate how black powder was made and used.
For one day we offer free admission in an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine.
Roast marshmallows at our fire pit, sip Dogfish beer and listen to live music at this 21+ event.
Emanuela Scarpellini, University of Milan will discuss her paper "The Invention of Democratic Beauty: Avon Products in Italy."
Held on both Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15, 2017, this artisans’ marketplace brings talented artisans from the Mid-Atlantic area to display and sell fine arts, crafts, and gourmet items.
History professor and private pilot Alan Meyer provides an engaging account of the post-World War II aviation community.
In celebration of Archives Month 2017, the Library will be hosting a film screening and open house.
Marcus Anthony Allen, North Carolina A&T State University, will discuss his paper "The Black Saver Paradigm: Understanding Black Capitalism in 19th Century Baltimore."
November 24 through January 1— The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the celebration of Twelfth Night.
Edward Balleisen traces the history of fraud in America from P. T. Barnum through Bernie Madoff.
Dara Orenstein, George Washington University, will discuss her paper "'Free Ports for Refugees': How the U.S. Turned a Warehouse for Duty-Free Garbanzo Beans into an Internment Camp for European Jews."
Adam Rome, University at Buffalo, will discuss his paper "DuPont and the Limits of Corporate Environmentalism."
Francesca Russello Ammon explores how postwar America came to equate destruction with progress.
Kendra Smith-Howard, University at Albany, will discuss her paper "The Messy Work of Cleaning Up: Economy, Policy, and the Disposable Diaper, 1936–1996."
Jessica Levy, Johns Hopkins University, will discuss her paper "Black Empowerment, Global American Business, and the Post-Jim Crow/Apartheid City."