Explore Charm City

October 5 & 6, 2019

Visit Baltimore’s most interesting spaces and places during a weekend of architectural adventure! Free admission to 50+ buildings. Rain or shine!

Oct5Open Houses, Bus Tour, and Bike Tour

Oct6Guided Tours and Special Events

Add to Calendar 10/05/2019 10:00 am 10/06/2019 4:00 pm America/New_York Doors Open Baltimore 2019 Explore Charm City Baltimore, MD
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[DOB Kick Off Lecture] Finding the Love: How to Appreciate Baltimore’s Curious Empty Buildings

Thursday, October 3 | 5:30 -7:30 pm. Find the love with the Baltimore Architecture Foundation and Baltimore Heritage for this year’s Doors Open Baltimore Kick-Off Lecture, featuring architect and artist Jerome Gray. Jerome will explore a number of underappreciated historic buildings hiding in plain sight that come to life when seen through the lenses of an architect, researcher and artist..

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AIABaltAmor: Buildings You Love Instagram Photo Contest

How it works:
1. Take a photo of your favorite Doors Open building during the event.
2. Post your photos before midnight on Sunday, October 7 using the hashtags: #AIABaltAmor and #exploremoredoors
Entries will be judged, and the winners will be contacted by direct message through Instagram.

Prizes:
Grand Prize: The Star-spangled Banner Flag House (Family Pass – admits up to 4 visitors) and one Baltimore Architecture T-shirt
People’s Choice: National Building Museum Guest Pass (one complimentary admission)
Honorable Mentions: One Baltimore Architecture T-shirt