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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.
Beauty stops us in our tracks. It makes us pause, look, consider. Sometimes it overwhelms us. We are often told art should aspire to this standard and be proportionate, symmetrical, naturalistic, and orderly. But what of work that is designed to revolt and terrify? Across sub-Saharan Africa, artists working across a range of states, societies, and cultures deliberately created artwork that violated conceptions of beauty, symmetry, and grace—both ours and theirs. Subverting Beauty features approximately two dozen works from sub-Saharan African’s colonial period (c. 1880–c.
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.
In the fall of 2018, the BMA’s oldest friends group, the Print, Drawing & Photograph Society (PDPS), will celebrate its 50th anniversary by sponsoring an exhibition to highlight a selection of late 19th-century, modern, and contemporary works on paper that PDPS has helped the BMA acquire over the years. Installed in a gallery adjacent to the Cone Collection, this one-gallery exhibition will be organized in two six-month presentations, each including 20–30 prints, drawings, and artists’ books.
In its 35th year at the Howard County Arts Council, this exhibit features recent work created by artists who have studios at the Center for the Arts: James Adkins, Joan Bevelaqua, Han Jeon, Myungsook Ryu Kim, Art Landerman, Diana Marta, Brendan Nass, Joyce Ritter, Jereme Scott, Alice St. Germain-Gray, Andrei Trach, Jamie Travers, Mary Jo Tydlacka, and David Zuccarini. The artists work in a variety of media including oil and watercolor painting, drawing, fiber art, and glass bead-making.
Spencer Finch’s impressive light installation Moon Dust (Apollo 17), first presented at the 2009 Venice Biennale, will illuminate the BMA’s majestic Fox Court for the next seven years. The work consists of 150 individual chandeliers with 417 lights. The chandeliers are hung individually from the ceiling and form one large, cloud-like structure. Although an abstract sculpture, the installation is also a scientifically precise representation of the chemical composition of moon dust as it was gathered during the Apollo 17 mission.
In partnership with Howard County Recreation and Parks’ Department of Therapeutic Recreation and Inclusion Services, this exhibit showcases work by youth and adult artists with developmental disabilities, created in the Exploring Art and Focus on Art programs offered by the Department of Therapeutic Recreation and Inclusion Services. In these programs, youth and adults with developmental disabilities have the opportunity to explore a variety of media, styles, and methods of creating art.
May 24: Film night with an evening of film shorts and discussion, 6-9pm
Doors open at 6:00pm; Films begin at 7:00pm
Join us for an evening of shorts followed by a discussion with activists and filmmakers.
Surviving Incarceration in Maryland (Series)
Gaza: A Gaping Wound
A Life of Shadows . . . Written in Light
Tanya Garcia, Director
Amy Oden, Director
Qiana Johnson, Life After Release
Sammy Alqasem, Baltimore-Palestine Solidarity
Cam’s Sessions V: Concert
May 25 | 8:00pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 at the door
In the best of Baltimore traditions, enjoy an evening of swing, jazz, blues, and bebop with Cam Sterrett and the Camz Soundz & Vibrationz quartet. Featuring Cameron Sterrett on trumpet, Jeron White on bass, Yawn Jones on guitar, and Julian Berkowitz on drums.
Doors at 7:30pm; concessions available before and during the show. Tickets $20 at the door so save money by purchasing yours in advance!
MICA celebrates the legacy of artist and activist Dorothy Gillespie '41.
The MICA Alumni Association and the Alumni Cornerstone Society are proud to present a retrospective exhibition celebrating the legacy of Dorothy Gillespie ’41. The show, featuring 29 works from Dorothy’s trailblazing seven-decade career, will be on view in the Riggs and Leidy Galleries of the Fred Lazarus IV Center from Friday, May 31 through Friday, June 14.
Join us at our annual Seconds Sale! We are kicking the weekend off with our Spice it Up! Preview Party starting at 5pm on May 31st with live music, food, drinks and a good time! The Seconds Sale is a chance to shop through hundreds of pieces of pottery, sculpture and ceramic objects all handmade by local artists at a discounted price.
Entry for the Spice it Up! Preview Party is ticketed for $25 admission. The Sale will continue throughout the weekend from 11am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday and will be free and open to the public.
This event is the major Asian Pacific cultural heritage event in the greater Baltimore region. This event will serve to highlight the contributions made by the Asian Pacific communities to the people and City of Baltimore. In the spirit of our theme of unity, an African Master drummer will join in a performance, and Baltimore’s own Riley Hawkins will display his group’s martial arts. The Embassies of Japan and Vietnam will bring cultural objects, including Sake tasting, and a Maglev model train display.
Baltimore Clayworks’ annual Seconds Sale is right around the corner! The Seconds Sale weekend will begin with a Preview Party, on Friday, May 31st, from 6:00pm-9:00pm. The Preview Party is your first chance to shop from hundreds of pieces of handmade pottery, sculpture and ceramic objects made by local artists, all at discounted prices. Tickets will be available to purchase for $45 prior to the event and $50 at the door. Beer, wine, and light fare will be included.
In partnership with The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Everyman Theatre presents a special "In Community" performance of the first act of Queens Girl in the World by Caleen Sinnette Jennings. Special Evening Access to the Museum (5:30pm-7pm)
Visitors can enjoy free admission to the entire museum on the first Thursday of every month. A collection highlights tour takes place at 11 a.m. - explore the galleries with a member of our staff, hear the stories behind the artifacts on display and learn about Maryland’s rich history. Groups of 10 or more people must book the tour ahead of time.
Join Maryland Art Place (MAP) on Thursday, June 6 as we celebrate the opening reception of paintings by Timothy J. Horjus and Hotel Indigo's Four Year Anniversary.
Enjoy live music and refreshments provided by Poets Modern Cocktails and Eats.
Validated parking available at the 15 West Franklin Street Garage.
A solo exhibition of the musical works by Larry Poncho Brown
to Celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month
Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Exhibition runs from June 1, 2019 – July 30, 2019
at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum-Herbert Berman Gallery
1417 Thames Street
Baltimore, MD 21231
Join us with PRIDE on June 7th from 5-9pm in the H!ghlandtown Arts District for our First Friday Art Walk. This month's theme is PRIDE. Kick-ff your walk at the Creative Alliance's Marquee Lounge for Happy Hour with the Golden Girls. Continue on to explore our unique array of galleries, shops and art venues.