A Design Lover's Guide to Baltimore in a Day

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Freelance Writer24 October 2017

Baltimore, Maryland is full of amazing places for design lovers and lovers of art to visit. Baltimore is rich with culture, history and creativity. Check out some of these places as you tour through Baltimore using this guide for design-lovers.

Baltimore Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art is located in John Hopkins University and is free to enter. The museum has a variety of collections that cover past eras and different types of art, such as textiles, African art, contemporary art and there’s also the Sculpture Gardens to explore. This museum offers audio tours, as well as group tours, and tours through the Sculpture Gardens. You’ll find a variety of design and architectural elements here that will definitely impress you.

Baltimore Museum of Art | Baltimore Museum of Art | © rob zand/Flickr

Everyman Theatre

The Everyman Theatre is a community theatre that serves Baltimore and some District of Columbia residents; this theatre prides itself on the relationships between the actors and the patrons and audiences of the arts. Each season, the theatre hosts six mainstage productions of classic or contemporary plays. This theatre is in the Bromo Arts District which is a design-lover’s dream, as this neighborhood prides itself on its cultural identity.

Woodberry Kitchen

Woodberry Kitchen is the perfect pitstop for lunch on your local design adventure, as this restaurant is rich with rustic themes and ambiance. It also has some of the most creative food, ranging from slow-cooked duck to Maryland crab and egg noodles. Across from the restaurant, there is also a small art gallery that is perfect to stroll through after eating your lunch.

Our spread of preserved cocktails & snacks @munchies, right outta the garden. V special thanks to @fsadeghin

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Maryland Historical Society

The Maryland Historical Society was established in 1844 and houses various collections, along with a museum exhibit that displays thousands of paintings, textiles and glass. The Society also prides itself on reaching out to the community with various activities, such as virtual field trips and educational information.

Maryland Historical Society | Maryland Historical Society | © Ron Cogswell/Flickr

Baltimore World Trade Center

The Baltimore World Trade Center is located in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor. It is right on the water and is the perfect place to end your design-filled day, as you can watch the sunset from the top. This building is also known as the world’s highest pentagonal building.

Baltimore World Trade Center | Baltimore World Trade Center | © Ken Lund/Flickr

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