Join the artists of Baltimore Musicales for the premiere of this virtual program featuring Jarrod Lee, Adrienne Ivey, Justin Harrison, Angeli Ferrette, Nigel Rowe, Dana Kristina-Joi Morgan, and Jasmine Barnes. The artists will speak about the music that resonates with them during this historic moment in our country, and perform songs and ensembles by Margaret Bonds, Hall Johnson, Bernice Johnson Reagon and more.
Online conversations every Thursday at noon starting May 14
Our world is shifting rapidly. We need to shift.
We at Artists U want to work through these shifts together. We want to build positive, rigorous conversations about surviving and thriving during and beyond this time of uncertainty.
Artists have much to contribute at this moment of crisis. By stabilizing our lives, we can activate our skills as artists to create things in our community and our world: new art, structures, connections, and futures.
Join mindfulness meditation teacher Phillip McKnight as he guides us in a weekly basic mindfulness practice on Facebook live!
Phillip is generously donating his time to lead these free sessions. If you would like to show him some love, you may send donations to his PayPal at [email protected]. Phillip has pledged half of all donations to go to Creative Alliance!
THURSDAYS starting MAY 28 | 6 - 6:30PM | FREE | Facebook Live!
NEW EPISODES EVERY SATURDAY
The purpose of the show is to provide a critical examination of society and culture through the intersectional lens of race, gender, and class; more specifically it seeks to provide a COUNTER-NARRATIVE. The Show encourages a reflective assessment and critique of unique standpoints and their potential contribution to popular discourse.
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!
Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America--but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Instead of working with the policies and system we have in place, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it.
Global Connections is a monthly virtual leaders ZOOM forum. Moderator ROBERT SIEGEL, award-winning, legendary host of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered (1987 - 2018), interviews experts on society, politics, and the economy and leaders in finance, real estate, technology and medicine to discuss new industry realities and how to navigate the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On July 22, Robert Siegel will interview:
• US Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire: "Restoring Bipartisanship and Civic Discourse"
AVAM is honored to host both Art and Remembrance plus Echoes & Reflections to discuss, share methods to teach, and approach the history of the Holocaust through their unique perspectives and source materials. This event is generously sponsored by Art and Remembrance and welcomes educators, community leaders and interested individuals and parties.
Two days of FREE programming:
Wednesday July 29th 9am-12pm EST; and
Thursday July 30th 9am-12pm EST
Multi-media artists Amy Reid and Pangelica join us for a live talk followed by a Q & A about Immortal Voices, their upcoming performance for the Walters Art Museum’s Art Sound Now series. Immortal Voices focuses on themes of healing and destruction through ambient sound and performance. Watch Immortal Voices when it debuts Thursday, July 23 at 5:30 p.m.
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.
Hosted by s. Rasheem
FREE | Facebook Live
Dieter F. Uchtdorf had it right, “The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul. No matter our talents, education, backgrounds, or abilities, we each have an inherent wish to create something that did not exist before.”
Join the Arts Council for a Virtual Cocktail Hour with the Howard County Center for the Arts' Resident Artists! This unique artist talk on Zoom will feature our resident artists discussing their work currently on display in Resident Visual Artists Exhibit 2020. Visit hocoarts.org for registration information.
The purpose of the New Timbuktu Community Education Institute is to provide high quality professional development that is based on and draws from methodologies that are derived from the bodies of work and community based institutions that have traditionally been marginalized.
Now on ZOOM! Screen your new work or work in progress (max length 15 min) at this monthly feedback session from your Baltimore filmmaking peers! Send your short films via email by the Friday before to Creative Alliance Film Curator, Aaron Barlow ([email protected]) to be added to the lineup.
THANK YOU to our generous sponsors Baltimore Filmmakers Collective and CHARM City Filmmakers for helping to make these sessions possible!
Zoom is FREE to download.
Creative Alliance presents Drag Story: Reading is FUNdamental!
Every THU | 1PM | Facebook Event Page Live Feed
Hey parents! Join us on Thursdays after lunch with your kids for a family-friendly Facebook Live Feed drag storytime event featuring some of Baltimore's favorite drag personas.