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2017 IBSC Annual Conference

The Boys' Latin School of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
25 – 28 June 2017


Spouse/Partner Program

Spouses and partners are invited to join delegates for the Sunday and Wednesday programming of the conference. Please make sure to pick up registration materials at the Julian S. Smith Alumni House at The Boys’ Latin School.

Sunday, 25 June

1:00 – 2:45 PM Buses depart the conference hotel for the school Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
2:00 – 3:30 PM Registration Julian S. Smith Alumni House
3:30 – 5:30 PM Conference Opening Plenary Session Featuring Wes Moore, Race and Masculinity in America Gelston Athletic Center
5:30– 8:00 PM Welcome to Baltimore Reception Dining Tent located behind Charles T. Bauer Student Commons
Post-reception Buses depart the school for the conference hotel

Monday, 26 June

9:00 AM Buses depart the conference hotel for Annapolis Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
10:00 AM Walking Tour of Annapolis with Dr. Edward Papenfuse, retired Maryland State Archivist

Join Ed Papenfuse on a walking tour of the capital city of Maryland. A charming, vibrant city, Annapolis takes pride in its colonial heritage. Walk along its cobblestone streets as you admire historic buildings built in the mid-1700s. Home to the United States Naval Academy and St. John’s College, a liberal arts college with a history dating to 1696, Annapolis is also a famed center of sailing and boating in the Mid Atlantic.
11:30 AM Lunch

Dine in the capital city. Known for its 1920s old world feel, Harry Browne’s has served as an Annapolis dining institution for generations. The elegant décor and charm coupled with enticing cuisine makes this restaurant a preferred dining choice.
Harry Browne's Restaurant
1:00 PM Shopping in Annapolis
Sip a latté and explore Annapolis shops, relaxing as you stroll along the historic downtown streets and waterfront. Visit unique boutiques, haberdasheries, galleries, custom frame shops, fine jewelry stores, eclectic green gifts, sterling silver shops, boating and maritime stores, home décor, antiques, blown glass, and fine arts from around the world.
3:00 PM Buses depart for the conference hotel
6:30 PM Buses depart hotel for National Aquarium in Baltimore Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
7:00 – 9:00 PM Special Evening at the National Aquarium in Baltimore

Enjoy a lovely dinner reception as you explore some of the world’s aquatic treasures. The National Aquarium in Baltimore offers a showcase with close to 20,000 animals, including birds, frogs, sharks, dolphins, and jellies.
8:00 – 9:00 PM Buses start returning to the hotel at 8:00 PM. The last bus departs the National Aquarium at 9:00 PM.

Tuesday, 27 June

9:30 AM Buses depart the conference hotel Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
10:00 AM Walters Art Museum Tour

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes-tour of the internationally renowned Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. Discover some of the most talented artists from around the globe and across the ages. The Walters Art Museum is one of only a few museums in the world to present a panorama of art from the third millennium B.C. to the early 20th century. The thousands of treasures range from mummies to arms and armor, from old master paintings to Art Nouveau jewelry. The Walters' Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Ethiopian, and Western Medieval art collections are among the finest in the nation, as are the museum's holdings of Renaissance and Asian art and a spectacular reserve of illuminated manuscripts and rare books. Every major trend in French painting during the 19th century is represented in the collection.
11:30 AM George Peabody Library

Visit the George Peabody Library, part of the Sheridan Libraries Special Collections at Johns Hopkins University. The library contains more than 300,000 volumes and is remarkable for its historic breadth and depth. Find yourself surrounded by six tiers of stately cast-iron columns, decorative railings, and classical embellishments touched with gold-leaf in this room that rises 61 feet from its black-and-white marble floor to the massive skylight that caps the central interior
12:00 PM Buses depart to the American Visionary Art Museum
12:30 PM Lunch at Encantada at the American Visionary Art Museum

Delight in Encantada, located in the American Visionary Art Museum, as it reveals the symbiosis of art, food, dreams and reality. Drawing on the importance of "roots," both creative and culinary, Encantada supports regional farms, ranches, and aquaculture, nurturing the concept of sustainability. Celebrate taste and blur boundaries during this enchanted dining experience.
1:30 PM American Visionary Arts Museum Tour

Tour the American Visionary Art Museum located in Baltimore's Federal Hill neighborhood. The museum specializes in the preservation and display of outsider art, also known as "intuitive art" or "raw art." The art is created by self-taught individuals, usually without formal training, whose works arise from an innate personal vision that revels foremost in the creative act itself. Congress has designated it as America's national museum for self-taught art.
3:00 PM Bus or water taxi departs to Fell’s Point
3:30 Sightsee at Fell’s Point and Harbor East

Discover Fell’s Point, one of Baltimore's oldest neighborhoods, founded long before Baltimore became a city. A major port and shipbuilding center, Fell’s Point became known for its diverse working class and spirit. Recently, more boutiques and restaurants have opened to serve the growing professional class that has gentrified the neighborhood. The development of the city's posh Harbor East community has replaced aging brownfields and warehouses and served as a bridge, connecting the touristy Inner Harbor in the heart of Baltimore with the Fells Point community. The ever-evolving Baltimore neighborhood Harbor East is a vibrant urban shopping destination, with well-curated boutiques in addition to everyone’s favorite high-end national brands. Harbor East is twelve square blocks of restaurants, boutiques, hotels, and breathtaking harbor views.
5:00 Evening on Your Own
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