CCBC and Maryland Humanities present 'Chautauqua 2019: Making Waves,' July 12-14, at CCBC Catonsville
May 31, 2019Making Waves will celebrate those who have navigated ice, waves and the depths below by bringing three historical adventurers to life: Mathew Henson, Jacques Cousteau and Grace O’Malley.
Matthew Henson was a polar explorer, craftsman and author, and is said to be the first African-American to reach the North Pole. Keith Henley, a historic interpreter and actor, will portray the Maryland native.
Saturday, July 13
Jacques Cousteau was an oceanographer, filmmaker and scientist. He is known for his deep-sea explorations and his invention of the Aqua-Lung. Doug Mishler, an independent scholar and veteran Chautauquan, will portray Cousteau.
Sunday, July 14
Grace O’Malley was a 16th-century Irish Pirate Queen who commanded ships, men, and the respect of Queen Elizabeth I. She will be portrayed by Mary Ann Jung, an award-winning actress who specializes in interactive history.
Chautauqua remains free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required.
For more information, visit mdhumanities.org/programs/chautauqua.