Crickets is a fun, play-based music and movement class for boys and girls ages 4 to 6. Trained teachers engage the body and the mind in joyful music-making through musical games and movement. Offered by Children’s Chorus of Maryland and School of Music (CCM), Crickets gently encourages young children to explore the voice as their first true instrument. Classes start Saturday, September 21st, 2019 starting at 9AM or 10AM in Towson. Classes are 50 minutes long, meet once a week, and last for 10 weeks. The tuition for the fall session costs $200.
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Do you know a child who loves to sing? Children’s Chorus of Maryland (CCM) will hold auditions on August 27th, 28th, & 29th and September 5th in Towson for children as young as 5 ½ who are interested in participating in an exciting choral performance program. CCM features highly qualified teachers, small classes and in-depth vocal enrichment to provide children with a complete musical education and choral experience. Previous singing experience is not necessary! Register online at www.ccmsings.org.
People, Land and Spirit: A Celebration of the African and Caribbean Diaspora
Curated by Denee Barr with Zoey Howell-Brown
Nancy by Snac Cafe Gallery @ MICA Fred Lazurus IV Graduate Center
131 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Friday, September 6, 2019 - Friday, October 4, 2019 ~ 8 am - 3 pm
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 2019 ~ 5 pm - 7 pm
Artist Talk* : Friday, September 27, 2019 ~ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
e of the most exceptional collections of Asian art in North America takes center stage on Sunday, October 1, when the Walters Art Museum opens its new installation Arts of Asia. The dramatic display offers a rich exploration of artistic traditions from diverse cultures and regions across India, Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia. The stunning array of more than 150 works spanning 2,000 years includes 30 objects that have never been on view.
Join Homewood Museum’s director and curator, Julie Rose, Ph.D., and assistant curator, Michelle Fitzgerald, for an all-encompassing look at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. The day will begin with a tour of the gardens and outbuildings, including the Slave Memorial, Pioneer Farm, and the tomb of George and Martha Washington. Then, move inside for a tour of the mansion house’s first two floors, including the newly restored Front Parlor (2019) and Blue Room (2017).
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the National Electronics Museum is hosting a temporary exhibit, "The Pace Collection: Unique and Rarely Seen NASA Apollo Mission Hardware". The exhibit features an eclectic mix of artifacts from a private collection. Don’t forget the Museum also has on permanent display the Westinghouse Apollo XI lunar TV camera. The exhibit is free with paid museum admission. Open 10 July through 15 October 2019.
This exhibition is on view through March 2020. The MdHS museum is open Wednesday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm, and on Sundays, 12 pm-5 pm.
The exhibition features one-of-a-kind appliqué quilts created by Baltimore-native Mimi Dietrich. Ms. Dietrich is one of Maryland’s and the nation’s most accomplished quilters. In 2015 she was inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame in Marion, Indiana. “Hometown Girl” tells Ms. Dietrich’s story as a life-long Marylander and Baltimore native, and draws inspiration from the many students she has taught over her 35-year career.
Starting with early portraiture, “Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at Ourselves” is a new exhibition exploring themes of identity and place that are at the cornerstone of human experience and widely examined in contemporary photography. The year-long exhibition draws from the Maryland Historical Society’s photograph holdings, including daguerreotypes, salt prints, glass negatives, silver gelatin and digital prints.
Mindful Art: An Introduction with Robin Williams
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6:30-8:30pm
$25, $5 materials fee
In this 2 hour class you will learn about and experiment with a variety of art tools and materials, work with the basic elements of art, and engage in simple mindfulness practices to encourage your creativity to emerge. This class is recommended but not required for the Mindful Art series in October.
Are you interested in attending the Baltimore School for the Arts? Then join us at our Open House! You’ll learn about the auditions process, our college prep program, and what our alumni do. Student-guided tours follow each arts session. All interested students must be accompanied by an adult.
No reservations required. All parents and families are welcome.
If your last name begins with A-L, please attend the morning sessions:
9 am — Visual Arts, Vocal & Instrumental Music, Film
10 am — Academics
11 am — Dance, Theatre, Stage Design and Production
Mindful Art with Robin Williams
5 Wednesdays, Oct. 2- 30, 6:30-8:30pm
$85, $10 materials fee
Utilizing mindfulness practices to enter fully into the present moment, we’ll engage with art as a way to respond to experiences of nature, music, poetry, imagery and memory. Autumn art activities include observing, listening, drawing, painting, print making, and simple book making. Leave with a deeper connection to and appreciation of beauty in the world.
Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St.
Shakespeare doesn't have to be intimidating.
Each Friday evening in October, BSF is opening its doors for a series of FREE workshops for teens. This program is made possible by Free Fall Baltimore, a program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.
Join experienced BSF teaching artists onstage in the beautiful Great Hall Theatre for friendly, fast-paced activities designed to introduce the key concepts of performing Shakespeare.
FIRST SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES
Sunday, October 6 at 4 p.m.
Christ Lutheran Church, Inner Harbor, Baltimore
Bach’s Cantata 20: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort
Telemann’s Tafelmusik II: Ouverture Suite in D major
Kristen Dubenion-Smith, Alto
Matthew Loyal Smith, Tenor
Phillip Collister, Bass
Maryland's rich collection of five-part houses stands as a testament to both English classical ideals and local building traditions. In this presentation, Marcia Miller of the Maryland Historical Trust will explore the phenomena of the five-part house in Maryland, focusing on the design, construction, and uses of these varied houses and villas.
5:30 p.m. Reception at Homewood Museum
6:30 p.m. Lecture in Mergenthaler Hall, Room 111
Creating Altars: Honoring the Moment with Robin Williams
Saturday, October 12, 1:00-4:00pm
Sunday, October 13, 1-4:00pm
$65, $10 materials
The presence of an altar magnetizes our intentions and directs our awareness to a person or group of people, event, place, season, or stage of life. In this class we will use art materials and processes to create a group altar as well as an individual altar that reflects and honors something meaningful in our lives. No experience necessary.
Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St.