One Very Superior Party

“One Very Superior Party: In Which Mrs. Elton Shows the Inhabitants of Highbury ‘How Everything Ought to Be Arranged’” Presented by Kim Wilson In Jane Austen’s Emma, snobbish Mrs. Elton criticizes the society parties held in Emma’s village of Highbury and plans to host “one very superior party” to show how a truly elegant party… Continue reading →

The Adam Family

The Adam Family: The Scottish Architects Who Changed the World Presented by Curt DiCamillo, Curator of Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society Originally broadcast: July 10, 2020 Curt DiCamillo, whose heart beats to a Neoclassical rhythm, brings the sublime beauty of the Adam Style in all its permutations to life. The Adam brothers reigned… Continue reading →

Annual General Meeting (AGM), Chicago

Jane Austen in the Arts Presented by Greater Chicago Region, Chicago, IL Visit the AGM website for more information: http://jasna.org/agms/chicago2021/home.php 

Annual General Meeting (AGM) recap – Maryland and DC Regions

Did you attend the AGM in Chicago? Share stories, thoughts and highlights. Not able to attend the AGM? Learn what it was about and take notes on speakers and topics you want to hear in the future. Register Here: 

Birthday Meeting 2021

Kelsey’s Restaurant 8480 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD

Deadline to register is November 30, at 12:59 p.m. (Note: Birthday Meeting will no longer be an option to add to your cart after this time) Price: $40 for members, $45 for non-members Cash Raffle for Austen items! Merchandise Table (cash, check or charge). There are no supply chain issues at JASNA MD - shop… Continue reading →

Jane Austen is for Everyone

We welcome Georgie Castilla to our next virtual meeting.  He recently presented “'Anything Slovenly’: Adapting Austen to Comics” at the 2021 Chicago AGM and will discuss how Jane Austen is for Everyone. 

Joshua Johnson: Portraitist of Federal Era Maryland

Explore the work of Joshua Johnson (ca. 1763‒1824) with Dr. Fulco as he discusses one of the nation’s first professional African American portraitists in the context of the Federal period. Johnson achieved a remarkable degree of success in his lifetime by painting affluent patrons in his native Baltimore. His subjects consisted of politicians, lawyers, doctors,… Continue reading →

Program Planning March meeting

We are meeting virtually to continue to work on planning 2022 events.  Please email rc@jasnamd.org for the link to attend.

Brunch at Chawton: A Jane Austen Musicale – Virtual Meeting

Enjoy brunch or a late lunch alongside an encore performance of Stephen Alltop and Josefien Stoppelenburg from the Chicago AGM.  From the AGM website: "Stephen Alltop is music director and conductor of the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra at the University of Illinois and music director of the Apollo Chorus of Chicago, Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, and Green Lake… Continue reading →

Sense and Sensibility Play

315 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

We are arranging a group outing to The Everyman Theatre in Baltimore for a matinee viewing of Kate Hamill's version of Sense and Sensibility. https://everymantheatre.org/sense-and-sensibility-0 3/6/2022 Our ticket block is all sold.  If you are going on your own and would like to join us for dinner afterward, please contact treasurer@jasnamd.org by April 23. An… Continue reading →

June Meeting – In Person Outdoor

Maryland Agricultural Center 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, MD

Please fill out the RSVP form by June 5th at 9pm. Loading…