Over the last several months, Baltimore-based artist Krystal Mack of Studio IAO and PalatePALETTE Zine has undertaken a research project into some of the narratives and histories of 1 West Mt. Vernon Place. Her efforts will culminate in a temporary installation and series of free programs highlighting Sybby Grant, an enslaved cook for the home’s initial residents.
Join the artist for the debut of her temporary installation within the dining room of 1 West Mt. Vernon Place. Attendees are invited to participate in a libation ceremony, meant to honor ancestors, and pay homage to the legacy of Sybby Grant. A tasting menu will also be offered, based on recipes from Grant’s cookbook and recreated by the artist and other local chefs.