Have you always dreamed of writing a play? This summer join us virtually at the Pratt as we partner with the education staff of the Modell Lyric for a biweekly playwriting class that will run for 8 weeks. Learn what makes a play interesting, how to write dialogue, and how to stage your play. You’ll come out of the workshop with a 10-minute play! Each workshop session will be 75 minutes in length. At the end of the workshop series, each participant will have a well-drafted ten-minute play and a Certificate of Completion from the Modell Lyric.
Baltimore Choral Arts Society presents a new virtual community singing series titled Masterworks Moments. This series is curated to stay connected and musically engaged with the community, using the joy of choral music to unify and inspire. This is a free and open community series inviting both singers and spectators.
B2020 is an annual art exhibition presenting the best of emerging talent based and creating in Baltimore City.
For 2020, our platform is virtual and perfectly unfolds the brilliance of artists Will Watson, Xavier Xcel Lightfoot, Christopher Batten, Derrick Smith, Kayla Fryer, McKinley Wallace III, Charles Mason III, Ram Brisueno, Walter Cruz, Moses Jeune and Andrew Gray.
Whether painting, mixed media, video or photography, B2020 delivers curated voices in tune with BLM.
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.
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.
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.
The women’s suffrage movement. Cast-in-place concrete. Katherine Hepburn. What do these three things have in common? The Roosevelt Park Recreation Center, of course! In this installment of Virtual Histories, BAF board member Jackson Gilman-Forlini will present his ongoing research into the origins and architecture of Baltimore’s first rec center.
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.
We hope your virtual visit to the Pratt Library is a positive one.
The Emily Rose Trio is a group of jazz musicians from the greater Baltimore area. Emily Mahoney began her singing career as a classically trained soprano, but now sings all genres at her day job as a board-certified music therapist. Alexander Abdoulaev is a pianist, conductor, researcher, bandleader and currently a professor of music history at the University of Delaware. Tomas Drgon studied jaz theory and performance (bass) at the Bratislava Folk Conservatory in Bratislava, Slovakia. He is the bandleader of Baltimore Swing Drop.
Happy 100th birthday, Ray Bradbury! Bring your own dandelion wine to this virtual celebration. Justina Ireland, Michael Swanwick, Sam Weller, and David Wright will share readings of Bradbury and join in a discussion of his legacy moderated by Sarah Pinsker.
The year 2020, in addition to being an election year, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification and the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment’s ratification. MdHS’s upcoming virtual exhibition, Forgotten Fight: The Struggle for Voting Rights in Maryland explores the long, combative road that Marylanders walked to get their right to be heard. But who were these champions?
Lisa Snowden-McCray will moderate a conversation with celeste doaks and Camonghne Felix.
The annual Artscape Artists’ Market will be held virtually from Friday, August 21 to Sunday, August 30, 2020. This digital opportunity will support artists, performers, makers and craftspeople across all artistic disciplines by providing a virtual platform for artist storefronts.
Enoch Pratt's Digital Equity Coordinator is here for you! Each week, Lo will share some of their digital expertise, from different ways to stay in contact, to how they evaluate software, to best practices in apps! Bring your questions, and ask Lo to share what you need to know.
The chat will also be broadcasted on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page.
Swing out of summer with the Corner Pocket Jazz Band led by Jon Tigert.
Join in Crowdcast:
Watch the livestream here on Tuesday, August 25: https://bit.ly/3l3gpCA
Multimedia artist and musician Landis Expandis joins us for a live talk followed by a Q&A about his recent performance for the Walters’ Art Sound Now Series (available on YouTube). Landis' project LHL reimagines how the museum’s physical space can be utilized in the digital realm.
Raven Leilani will be in conversation about her debut novel, Luster, with Lisa Taddeo.
Raven Leilani’s work has been published in Granta, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Narrative, Yale Review, Conjunctions, The Cut, and New England Review, among other publications. She won Narrative’s Ninth Annual Poetry Contest and the Matt Clark Editor’s Choice Prize, as well as short fiction prizes from Bat City Review and Blue Earth Review. Luster is her first novel.
Baltimore portraitist Jerrell Gibbs exhibits his work all over the nation. His paintings illustrate his life growing up as a Black man in Baltimore. Jerrell delves into the importance of collecting Baltimore experiences throughout history and how to create context for the Black experience beyond trauma in art.