Returning for its 8th season, Christmas Village in Baltimore will once again transform West Shore Park at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor into an authentic German Christmas market! Starting from Thanksgiving and running until Christmas Eve (November 25th – December 24th, 2021), a large variety of weekday and weekend events designed to please young and old await to be explored! Also, make sure that you don’t miss our Preview Weekend on November 20th and 21st.
Candy Lane is a larger-than-life candy-themed experience with installations, thousands of lights and seasonal entertainment. Guests will be awed by 24-foot-tall ice cream cones and candy forests while strolling the paths of Center Plaza and experiencing Downtown in a sweet, new way.
The Liriodendron Mansion is thrilled to be hosting a special exhibition - Chadwick the Crab & All of His Friends – presenting a rare opportunity not only to view the stunning original illustrations from the beloved children’s book series, but to meet the illustrator and author, and purchase the works.
A holiday tradition returns to the historic Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air!
Visit on Saturday, December 4 from 10 am to 5 pm to tour the beautifully decorated historic mansion and enjoy holiday favorites including:
Visit the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air, MD for a free story time on Wed, Nov.17 & Dec. 8 at 10:30 am! Harford County Library librarians will share stories, songs, and rhymes all about the Chesapeake Bay and the animals that live there.
Then visit our special exhibit of original illustrations by A.R. Cohen of Chadwick the Crab & All of His Friends! Visit https://bit.ly/ChadwickExhibit for more information on the exhibit.
Our special children’s program Christmas for Kids will make its return with a brand-new twist, featuring Synetic Theater in collaboration with Young Audiences of Maryland. This performance is OUTDOORS, you may bring your own lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Lawn chairs available to rent at venue.
Join us for a special Winter celebration of our ancestors and the traditions that unite us. Learn about traditional ancestral veneration practices across cultures, open your heart to the wisdom of the Elder Circle, and appreciate performances and presentations that remember, revere, and celebrate those that have passed on. This program is led by Yoruba Priestess Iya Keturah and will include a special Masquerade dance by members of her Ile (West African Traditional Spiritual Community), as well as presentations from members of other ethnic and spiritual communities .
Celebrate the reopening of the BMA’s first floor with a day of activities inspired by the exhibition A Modern Influence: Henri Matisse, Etta Cone, and Baltimore and the new galleries dedicated to the art of Africa, Oceania, and Ancient Americas.
Experience performances, art-making, African storytelling. View A Modern Influence: Henri Matisse, Etta Cone, and Baltimore with free timed-entry passes and take a first look at the new Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff Center for the Study of Prints, Drawings and Photographs and The Ruth R. Marder Center for Matisse Studies.
Experience our Virtual J!
Our J buildings may be closed, but our J Team is hard at work creating virtual programming to help keep you and your family engaged and active during this challenging time for our community. Join us as we begin streaming virtual video experiences for group fitness classes, kids programming, a Shabbat community experience for our Early Learning Center families, wellness resources, and more. Stay tuned for more updates and please contact us with ideas or suggestions for what kinds of virtual content you and your family would most like to experience.
FACEBook LIVE 12:30 pm
We will have a different animal everyday to explore about and answer your questions. We will also do some kind of fun activity like reading a book, a science experiment or craft. Fun for all ages!
This will continue throughout this pandemic emergency. I have the dates set until April 10th but will extend this as needed. Watch our videos live or later to keep busy and have fun. Let us know what you like and/or what you & your kiddos are needing during this time.
visit https://www.mcreds.org/ for a full list of Maryland Micro-Credentials for Creative Classrooms courses offered.. Please click the “Learn More” button to view the course description, a full syllabus, dates/locations, and bios of the facilitators.
Here you will find FREE video tutorials, crafts, fitness, games and activities for all ages. Click any of the sections below to explore all resources. We want to make sure you stay active and have fun while at home. The Virtual Rec is growing daily, so check back often. #stayhomeheroes
Featuring Esther Krinitz's Holocaust survival story exquisitely told through 36 hand-embroidered works, this exhibition pays tribute to humanity's long history, past and current, of unjustly persecuted innocents and the dream of a world at peace. A preamble to Esther's fabric collages include South African Truth and Reconciliation embroidered testimonies, work gathered from Lily Yeh's partnership with Rwandan Tutsi genocide survivors, and more.
Get up and move, learn, and smile with artists and teachers who are excited to spend time with you! The Arts & Learning Kids TV show brings school lessons to life in your living room every weekend with fun and engaging arts-based learning for kids!
Episodes are tailored to lessons for students by grade levels: Explorers (preK-K), Discoverers (1st & 2nd), and Adventurers (3rd-5th)!
We’re excited to announce the launch of the “Virtually Creative” after-school program.
The “Virtually Creative” after school program is an extension of our onsite programming that takes place at John Ruhrah Elementary/ Middle and Tench Tilghman Elementary/ Middle. In an effort to continue supporting our schools we are providing afterschool programming online. Each day, students receive homework help and hangout time to connect with friends. They will also have virtual Restorative Practice circles every Friday. Below is a detailed breakdown of the Virtually Creative schedule.
Anchored by fantastical, handmade bedrooms created by three visionary artists as personal refuge, the American Visionary Art Museum explores the latest scientific research behind sleep as both force majeur to our total wellbeing and hypnagogic portal, enabling fresh revelations in science, art, and creative innovation of all sort.