Georgian Picnics: A Virtual Box Hill Experience

Dan Macey, Dantasticfood stylist and food historian, will discuss Georgian picnics and receipts. Participants will receive some easy Georgian receipts to make for their own picnic and to show off during the event. Register Here:

The First Ladies Man

Join us for an entertaining and educational afternoon with Andrew Och, author of “Unusual for Their Time: On the Road with America’s First Ladies” (Volumes One & Two), an award-winning television and multimedia producer and University of Maryland alumnus.  Women have been partners in the development and leadership of our country from the very beginning.… Continue reading →

August Promenade

Dress in your Regency finest, grab a bonnet, and take a stroll outdoors. Go out on your own or meet a friend. Snap a picture of you enjoying the outdoors and email it by September 10th to  Photos will be featured on our website gallery and Facebook page and may be sent to JASNA… Continue reading →

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: 

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, United States

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 for the link to attend.