California-based artist Kota Ezawa’s National Anthem (2018) is a meditation on patriotism and protest. The singlechannel animated video was inspired by the actions of quarterback Colin Kaepernick and other football players who took a knee, sat, raised fists, or locked arms during the national anthem to call attention to police brutality against unarmed black men and social injustice. Ezawa (b. 1969, Germany) creates work that explores and translates significant cultural events into simulations that question the authenticity of both our experiences and retold histories.
Seth Kibel is one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier woodwind specialists, working with some of the best bands in klezmer, jazz, swing & more. He has won 28 Washington Area Music Awards (Wammies). Wowing audiences on clarinet, saxophone and flute, Seth is the featured performer with The Kleztet, Bay Jazz Project, Music Pilgrim Trio, The Natty Beaux, and more. His son, Will, is a 15 year old hostage pianist who is about to commence the 10th grade at McDonough School.
Baltimore photographer and educator Jay Gould discusses his experience creating portraits of Walters’ Staff for the 2019/20 exhibition Time and Place using historic photographic processes. Hear about the intricacies and challenges Gould encountered while building his own camera, as well as the quirks and chemistry that are inherent to these early methods.
For many people, theme parks reconnect us to childhood memories of thrilling rides, tasty food, and live entertainment. This shared nostalgia is easily attributed to the nearly three dozen amusement parks scattered across Maryland’s landscape over the past 144 years.
Anything can be grown in a container from a violet to fig tree once you learn the basics. Urban living can be challenging for budding gardeners who want to have more green space. Let a Baltimore City Gardener help you find the right plant for the right pot and how to make it thrive. Get tips on how to make your containers more interesting with plants you may never have considered or even known about to green up your city home.
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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.
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/
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