Find annuals, perennials, herbs, heirloom vegetables, trees, and shrubs at the MSV’s annual Heritage Plant Sale.

Inspired by the Lewis Hine exhibition, this panel discussion will explore stories of today’s local immigrants.

Find a variety of plant selections—annuals, perennials, herbs, heirloom vegetables, trees, and shrubs—at the MSV’s annual Heritage Plant Sale. A preview for MSV Members will take place from 5–7 p.m.  Thursday, May 17 (10% MSV Member discount).

Free (admission applies for garden and gallery visits). Plant sale proceeds benefit the MSV gardens.

Find a variety of plant selections—annuals, perennials, herbs, heirloom vegetables, trees, and shrubs—at the MSV’s annual Heritage Plant Sale. A preview for MSV Members will take place from 5–7 p.m.  Thursday, May 17 (10% MSV Member discount).

Free (admission applies for garden and gallery visits). Plant sale proceeds benefit the MSV gardens.

*** This event is sold out. There is still available seating for a special Encore Presentation offered on the same day. Get information for this event and sign up HERE. ***

Featuring networking and lunch, the ninth annual MSV Business Forum Luncheon will be highlighted by a presentation from Della Britton, president and CEO of the Jackie Robinson  Foundation, that will focus on the life and legacy of baseball great Jackie Robinson, his commitment to civic engagement, and the importance of corporate responsibility in communities.

** Registration is required. For more information about this event, contact Kari Reed, MSV annual giving & donor relations manager, at [email protected] or 540-662-1473, ext. 217. Sponsored by Swift Run Capital.


Since 2004, Della Britton Baeza has been President and CEO of the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF).

Ms. Britton has brought tremendous growth to JRF, greatly expanding its funding base and the number of young people served; relocating its New York City headquarters; upgrading its technological capabilities; implementing new program components that include offering graduate school fellowships and international work/study opportunities; and developing a research arm of the Foundation. Over its 43-year history, the Foundation has dispensed over $70 million in scholarships and direct program support.

Under her leadership, the Foundation has undertaken the additional task of a $42 million National Legacy Capital Campaign to build the Jackie Robinson Museum, a state-of-the-art facility to be located in New York City, expected to be completed by 2018.

An entertainment sector executive for most of her career, Ms. Britton also brings legal expertise to the Foundation, having served as assistant general attorney for American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., before becoming the president of Hillside Publishing, a major markets television and radio station group, and president of AJM Records, L.L.C, a Grammy award-winning, independent record label that launched the career of pop sensation Ashanti. She began her career as an associate with the international law firm of Covington & Burling, after graduating from Princeton University and Columbia Law School.

Ms. Britton served as a director of Argentinian-based cosmetics firm Marta Harff and of global media and entertainment company Legendary Entertainment, based in Burbank, California.

Among her many activities in the non-profit sector, Ms. Britton served as a member of The New York Times Institutional Task Force on Race Relations, convened by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger in the 1990s, and on the boards of Inwood House (NYC), the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Washington, D.C.), the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and the Dwight-Englewood School (Englewood, NJ). Ms. Britton is a proud mother of three and lives in New York City.


Refunds for Programs and Special Events: Programs are held rain, snow, or shine, unless notified otherwise. Cancellations 5 days prior to the program or event date will be refunded, less 20% of the registration fee ($5 minimum). No refunds will be given for cancellations made 1-4 days prior to the program/event date.  Allow ten business days for refund processing. Programs cancelled by the MSV due to low enrollment or inclement weather conditions will be refunded in full or given a full credit towards a future program to be used within the year.

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 19 and 20, the MSV will host its second Heritage Plant Sale. Selected by the MSV’s horticultural staff for their ability to thrive in Valley gardens, the plants available for purchase will include annuals, perennials, herbs, heirloom vegetables, trees, and shrubs. You’ll find old-fashioned garden plants that have stood the test of time, plants native to the region, new plants, and rare selections. Check out the list of plants available at the sale! (Please check back here as this list may be updated.)

In conjunction with the sale and only at 1 p.m., Friday May 19, MSV Horticulturist Chantal Ludder will present a Container Herb Garden workshop using herbs from the Plant Sale

Throughout the Plant Sale MSV gardens and grounds staff will be available to answer questions about the care and maintenance of plants. MSV Members: you get first chance to browse the plants! Members-only access will be offered from 9 to 10 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday. (10% MSV Member discount applies to purchases).

Admission to the Heritage Plant Sale is free to all; proceeds from the event will support the maintenance of the MSV’s Glen Burnie Gardens.
 


(updated 5/13)

 

 

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 19 and 20, the MSV will host its second Heritage Plant Sale. Selected by the MSV’s horticultural staff for their ability to thrive in Valley gardens, the plants available for purchase will include annuals, perennials, herbs, heirloom vegetables, trees, and shrubs. You’ll find old-fashioned garden plants that have stood the test of time, plants native to the region, new plants, and rare selections. Check out the list of plants available at the sale! (Please check back here as this list may be updated.)

In conjunction with the sale and only at 1 p.m., Friday May 19, MSV Horticulturist Chantal Ludder will present a Container Herb Garden workshop using herbs from the Plant Sale

Throughout the Plant Sale MSV gardens and grounds staff will be available to answer questions about the care and maintenance of plants. MSV Members: you get first chance to browse the plants! Members-only access will be offered from 9 to 10 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday. (10% MSV Member discount applies to purchases).

Admission to the Heritage Plant Sale is free to all; proceeds from the event will support the maintenance of the MSV’s Glen Burnie Gardens.
 

(updated 5/13)

On Friday & Saturday, May 20 & 21 find a variety of plant selections—annuals, perennials, herbs, heirloom vegetables, trees, and shrubs—at the MSV’s first Heritage Plant Sale. A preview for MSV  Members will take place from 9–10 a.m. each day (10% MSV Member discount applies to purchases). On Friday,May 20,MSV Horticulturist Chantal Ludder will present a free talk, “Historic, Heirloom, and Unusual Plants,” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the MSV Reception Hall.

A plant list is available now. This list includes plants that are currently in production and planned for the Heritage Plant Sale. Additional plants may be added and others removed from the list as needed.

Download the Plant List Here (Revised 5/2)

Free (admission fee applies for garden and gallery visits). The plant sale will take place on the Reception Hall patio adjacent to the MSV. Plant sale proceeds benefit the MSV gardens.

On Friday & Saturday, May 20 & 21 find a variety of plant selections—annuals, perennials, herbs, heirloom vegetables, trees, and shrubs—at the MSV’s first Heritage Plant Sale. A preview for MSV  Members will take place from 9–10 a.m. each day (10% MSV Member discount applies to purchases). On Friday,May 20,MSV Horticulturist Chantal Ludder will present a free talk, “Historic, Heirloom, and Unusual Plants,” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the MSV Reception Hall.

A plant list is available now. This list includes plants that are currently in production and planned for the Heritage Plant Sale. Additional plants may be added and others removed from the list as needed.

Download the Plant List Here (Revised 5/2)

Free (admission fee applies for garden and gallery visits). The plant sale will take place on the Reception Hall patio adjacent to the MSV. Plant sale proceeds benefit the MSV gardens.

The MSV and Magic Lantern Theater present Waste Land (unrated, 98 minutes, English and Portuguese w/English subtitles), an Oscar-nominated documentary about how slum dwellers in Rio created art from materials recycled from the world’s largest landfill. The galleries, including the new exhibition Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art, will be open from 7 to 8 p.m. and movie snacks will be available for purchase. Bring a chair for seating.

MSV & Magic Lantern Theater Members: $5; all others: $10. Free to ages 12 & under. Rain location: MSV Reception Hall.

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