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Retiree Events

Each issue of PrimeTime News includes details about a retiree event, such as a day trip, visit to museum, book talk with JHU Press authors, or the holiday reception. We make every effort to accommodate any special needs, depending on the event.

You can also reunite with friends and former colleagues at university-wide activities such as Hopkins Night at Camden Yards, Hopkins Night at Ripken Stadium, and others.

If you would like to suggest an event, email or call 443-997-7000 and the Retiree Advisory Board will consider your suggestion.

Trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Please join us on Tuesday, May 2! The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by an Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become charter members.

We have timed-entry tickets that allow us to enter the museum at 12:00PM (and no earlier). Retirees may explore the museum on their own until 3:00PM. We hope this trip introduces you to the museum and that you return in the future to fully digest its magnificence.


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

10:00AM – 4:30PM


10:00AM – Meet at JHU at Eastern

10:15AM – Depart for museum

12:00–3:00PM – Self-guided tour

3:30PM – Depart for Baltimore


$10 per person for bus, no entrance fee for the museum (you may bring one gues)


You may bring your lunch to eat on the bus. Once in the museum, all food much be purchased and eaten at the Café. WorkLife will provide light snacks and beverages on the bus.

Bus Transportation and Parking

The bus will depart Johns Hopkins at Eastern (1101 E. 33rd Street) from the parking lot off of Loch Raven Blvd. You may leave your car parked in this lot all day; please provide your vehicle tag number, make, model, and color when you RSVP. A bathroom is available on the bus.

RSVP by Thursday, April 27, 2017

Please RSVP by returning the form in PrimeTime News which should arrive in your mailbox around mid-April and a check for the bus.


Updated 3/27/2017