At the intersection of art and science lies Voyages, an original immersive event series at the National Aquarium that inspires connection to nature and celebrates all things Baltimore. At Voyages: Chapter 1, voyagers will embark on an audio-focused tour of the National Aquarium’s exhibits, listening to original soundscape tracks composed by local beatboxer, vocal percussionist and breath artist Shodekeh.
Growing Our Gardens
Friday, April 8-Saturday, May 28
Honor those lost through this pandemic and beyond. Resist through celebration. And contribute to a living memory of the resilience, cultural power, and beauty of Asian culture. This interactive healing and art space pays homage to the importance of ritual and ceremony throughout the Asian diaspora and serves as a proactive communal container to celebrate pride and heritage, process and memorialize grief, and connect with each other.
Our 26th annual members' extravaganza back!
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 stage. Who knows... you might be the next BIG thing!
Did you know that The BIG Show was the very first Creative Alliance program? That first event led to twenty-five years of artistic expression, community, cultivation of young minds, and so much joy.
Sheela Becton invites you to take a journey with her to India and experience the Colors of India brought to life on canvas. Exhibit is available September 8- October 14 at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House. A portion of sales from this exhibit will benefit HopeWorks Howard County. Gallery is open to the public M-F 9am-4:30pm but please call 410-730-3987 ahead of visit to make sure all areas are accessible.
Public reception will be on September 11, 3-5pm. Becton's Gallery Talk will take place on September 21, 10-11am.
This exhibition series presented by The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is made possible through the generous support of the Maryland State Arts Council. This series will feature the work of 10 emerging Baltimore-based artists working in mediums from glass and acrylic to metal and fiber throughout 2022. This exhibition series features visual artists Bria Sterling-Wilson and Christophe Batten, along with glass artists Zach Wade and Mitchell Noah.
Who are Marylanders, why are they so obsessed with their flag, and what does duckpin bowling have to do with the Baltimore Orioles? This exhibition explores how Maryland and its people have changed since its founding in 1634. Learn how the dynamic geography of the state drove its industry, population, and the identity of Marylanders, and how the arts and culture of Maryland reflect on its past. For traveling visitors and lifelong Marylanders, Discover Maryland shows there is much to uncover about Maryland. Open through March 2022.
Patricia Yolande Ciricillo – wife, mother, nurse, activist, and quilter. After leadership roles in nursing and social justice advocacy for children and against racism, she found her creative voice in the fabric arts and the stunning results have been shown regionally and nationally.
This unique exhibit will be available March 17 – April 23, 2022. Reception will be held on Sunday, March 20 at 3pm at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House – 10400 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia, MD.
The Unfinished Revolution explores the turmoil of the United States’ emergence on the world stage between 1775 and 1815. The exhibition highlights two points that became certain—the country’s revolution remained unfinished, and Marylanders of many races and creeds were at the forefront of each conflict.
Admission is free for MCHC members.
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.
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is proud to promote the exhibition at the Gallery in the Sky at the Top of the World Observation Level. Baltimore artist Lauren R. Lyde’s solo show, “The View from Here,” is on view through August 21, 2022. The foundation of the artwork is childhood and her “Dream Chaser” series. The imagery is a journey into childhood. It inspires a youthful appreciation and approach to life.