"Now See Hear" consists of multi-sensory artworks by 5 members of Make Studio in collaboration with 5 guest artists (all 2020 Sondheim applicants). Drawings, songs, collages, poems, paintings, and videos produced by these creative co-conspirators bring all senses into play and into the conversation. The exhibition can be viewed online at www.make-studio.org, with a selection of pieces on view as window displays at Make Studio’s gallery in Hampden, July 7th through August 7th.
How does padding in an 1840s dress expose a case of scoliosis? Why did someone leave a sleeve cuff unfinished on a dress worn to George Washington’s inaugural ball? What do trimmings reveal about a technological revolution in the nineteenth century?
Our 25th annual members' extravaganza IS happening!
The 25th Anniversary BIG Show Exhibition & Variety Show opening will take place on Saturday, July 18th, 2020 – and we want you to participate! Don't miss the opportunity to have your artwork on the walls of our main gallery (yes, on our actual walls), or your fabulous talents showcased on our virtual stage. Who knows... you might be the next BIG thing!
Look at Valerie Maynard's art and explore her creative use of everyday objects, then gather your kids and a few art supplies to experiment with making rubbings. This interactive family tour streams live on Facebook and YouTube.
Our next Talking with Friends and Family About Racism meeting is set for Thursday, July 30th 7:00-8:00pm; and we'll continue to meet every last Thursday at this same time. (Call in information below). Hope you can join us!
Included below are the notes from our last discussion to get caught up.
What is thread? Is it just a long, thin strand of cotton, nylon, or other fibers? What is the thread that holds us together? How is thread made? This exhibit explores the answers to these questions and much more. This Call for Artists show features 20+ different artists from around the area and their interpretations of what thread means to them using a variety of mediums. Available in an online catalog format!
To veiw the online collection visit https://art.thewalters.org/
The Walters Art Museum is a cultural hub in the heart of Baltimore. Located in the city’s Mount Vernon neighborhood, the Walters is free for all. The museum’s collection spans more than seven millennia, from 5,000 BCE to the 21st century, and encompasses 36,000 objects from around the world.
Women Heal through Rite and Ritual draws from the imaginative narratives of artists Lavett Ballard, Tawny Chatmon, Oletha DeVane, Shanequa Gay, Delita Martin, Elsa Muñoz and Renée Stout who look to non-Western traditions for inspiration in exploring a woman’s role as nurturer of family and community; and as traditional healer, conjure woman, and clairvoyant who dwells in both the physical and spiritual realms.
For the virtual tour visit: https://aqua.org/media/virtualtours/baltimore/index.html
At the National Aquarium, our core values form the basis for our beliefs about our organization, our colleagues, and ourselves, and serve as the framework to guide our behavior and actions to achieve our mission: to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures.
In fall 2019, UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presented Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter, the first retrospective of the artist’s career in over thirty years. We are pleased now offer this exhibition in an online version, available here.
Thank you for visiting our Transcending exhibits! One of the best ways to view the show is to click on an image of the art. Once open, you can navigate from one artwork to the next using the arrows to the side. It is sort of like strolling through a gallery! You can return to the main page by clicking the "x" at the top of the page. Viewing the art this way allows it to expand into the viewing space so that you can see it better and moving from one to the other will acquaint you with each of the artists who are exhibiting.
Visit this page for the Virtual Tour: https://www.poeinbaltimore.org/virtual-tour/
In a tiny brick house on Baltimore’s North Amity Street in 1833-1835 Edgar Allan Poe wrote some of the early stories that would make him the father of the modern short story, and create and define the modern genres of mystery, horror and science fiction.
His spirit and legacy live throughout Baltimore City, inspiring authors, poets, playwrights, businesses – and even our sports teams. Poe Baltimore celebrates this legacy.
As It Should Be asked artists to imagine what tomorrow brings. If artists had the power to wake in the morning and have the perfect day, have all problems in the world be solved then what would the world look like? “The artist” is often written off as someone who doesn't understand how the world works and whose ideas have no basis of reality within the current system. What is misunderstood in these moments is that the artist can simultaneously hold the world as it is and the world as it should be. The cognitive dissonance between these two worlds is the space where the artist thrives.
The Baltimore Museum of Industry celebrates Maryland’s industrial legacy and shows how innovation fuels ongoing progress. Our exhibitions, educational programs, and collections engage visitors in the stories of the people who built Baltimore and those who shape the region’s future.
Visit this page for a virtual tour: https://historyview.org/library/baltimore-museum-of-industry/
***All tours offered on a pay-only-what-you-can basis and proceeds benefit The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum***
The historic Poe House is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 response in Maryland, but that doesn’t mean Poe’s chamber door is closed to you online. Join us for a live virtual tour of the historic Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum, led by a real museum docent.
Here, you can find thousands of artworks, from around the world and across the centuries. Get detailed information about the artworks, including conservation and exhibition histories. Download high quality digital images. Search, tag and create an online art collection. This project is supported i npart by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.