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MICA will present two major showcases this month, including an in depth Painted Screen Exhibition, Painted Windows, the first of it's kind. Folklorist, Elaine Eff will discuss the influences of 17th century Victorian decoratives on Baltimore's unique art culture.
Curated by Caroline Marcantoni & Bonnie Jones, the Diamond Sorties Series explores difference and identity aspects in contemporary art. The event will kick off by an interview of the curators and move on with Liz Durette, a Baltimore-based rising EDM artist and conclude with Asimina Chremos who will perform Perfect power, a solo dance/lecture written by Marissa Perel.
Exhibition of David Orbock's panoramic photographs of cities across the globe.
An exhibit of artifacts from the life of Maryland woman who would go on to marry Jerome Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon.
A sidewalk art exhibit of the Star Spangled Banner in conjunction with Maryland's Star Spangled 200 Bicentennial.
An exhibition of works by Frank Bruno, who has spent five decades using apocalyptic imagery as a social critique.
In a combination of old and new media, artists Tricia Treacy and Ashley John Pigford sent out wood carving of the letters "t", "o", "u", "c", "h" to various artist friends for pressing. This portfolio shows the results of this experiment.
More than 40 prints, drawings, paintings and sculpures by Matisse of his daughter show the development of Matisse's relationship with his only daughter over a 40 year span.
This show reveals the explorations and inspirations behind the work of Morris Louis, a Baltimore painter who had influence in the 1950's and '60s. His colorful and vivid work is shown alongside those of his influences, like Picasso, Miro, Pollock, Matisse, and more.
Eight works from painter Jacob Lawrence that describe a verse from the Book of Genesis in the Bible.
Oil paintings by Andy Holzopfel.
An ancient papyrus and sereies of artifacts bring Egypt’s Faiyum oasis to life.
This exhibit looks at the experience of the American Civil War through the perspective of Jews, both those who fought in the armies and lived on the homefront.
Works by Kristin Helberg, Ellen Hill, Sheep Jones, Kathryn O'Grady, and Hollis Sigler.
A multimedia exhibit looks at tools used by the military and how they affect our perception of certain images.
Explore over 400 years of African American history and culture through art and artifacts, including an early copy of the Emancipation Proclamation and rare works by 19th century artists.
New paintings and drawings by Kate MacKinnon can be best described as how your brain tries to remember dreams from the night before.
New works by multimedia artist Matt Muirhead, who incorporates thrift shop items with pop culture references into his pieces. Opening reception Dec. 6 from 5-7 p.m.
New oil paintings by the artist are inspired by curiosity and personal investigation. Opening reception on Dec. 7 from 7-10 p.m.
A collection of works by artist Crystal Dunn and photographer Ian Clark. Opening reception on Dec. 5 from 7-11 p.m.
A show and sale of show posters created by the co-founder of Post Typography and lead singer of Pure Junk.
An exhibit of decorative and ornate book bindings from the late 19th and early 20th century.
An exhibit of work by the nine Baker Artists Award b-grant winners: Leah Cooper, Ruby Fulton, Donna Jacobs, Todd Marcus, Nicole E. Martinell, Katherine McCord, Jenny O'Grady, CJay Philip, and Robby Rackleff.
Photographer David Orbock exhibits his large panoramic photographs taken the artist's favorite locations throughout the world such as Baltimore, D.C. and Paris.
Featured works of the 1950s American painter are on exhibit.
Jennifer Bodine curates an exhibition of 70 of her father A. Aubrey Bodine's photographs that capture the spirit of 20th century Maryland industry. The exhibition features iconic images from Bodine's tenure as a Baltimore Sun photographer.
A collaboration exhibit from Jing-Jy Chen and Bonita Glaser, of their Oriental brush work and watercolor work respectively.
Photos and prints by the artist feature classic images of Baltimore.
Known for sculpting and metal castings of nature forms, Ruppert has added photography to his list of talents, concentrating on the influences nature has on the industry.
An-My Lê's photographs come to the Baltimore Museum of Art's Front Room. 21 Black-and-white and color photographs explore the roles of the military and war, showing tensions between nature and human influence and machinery.
New York City gallery.
This gallery exhibits artwork from all over the African continent, both traditional or antique and contemporary works. The pieces run the gamut from textiles to sculpture to musical instruments. The gallery is also part of a cultural center which includes a performance space and hosts theater, music (including African drumming), lectures and workshops.
This library gallery, part of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), hosts both exhibits of the works from the Albin O. Kuhn collections and traveling exhibitions. In part because of the library's extensive photography collection, many of the exhibits focus on the photographic medium. The works are not for sale.
The American Visionary Arts museum defines visionary artists as self-taught individuals without formal art training who express their "innate personal vision" through their work, and presents one exhibit at a time, each based around a theme. In addition to its 6 galleries, the museum also boasts The Tall Sculpture Barn, The Giant Whirligig and Sculpture Plaza, and The Wildflower Garden. The Joy America Cafe adjoins the museum.
This museum, part of the Smithsonian Institute, is dedicated to documenting and examining the African-American experience and its exhibitions deal with African-American history and heritage as well as contemporary urban issues. It also hosts dance classes and workshops.
This Smithsonian museum, along with the adjoining Freer Gallery of Art, presents Asian art from ancient times to the present, from the Mediterranean to Japan. The permanent collection of over 1,000 works is supplemented by international loans. The gallery also houses a public research library of about 55,000 volumes, half in Chinese or Japanese.
The Asian Arts and Culture Center at Towson University has approximately 1,000 art objects from China, Korea, Japan, India, Tibet, Nepal, Cambodia, Indonesia and Thailand. The collection includes ceramics, paintings, wood-block prints, textiles, carved ivories, wood, metal and stone sculpture, cloisonné enamels and furniture. Selected objects are displayed in the Asian Arts Gallery throughout the academic year.
The Baltimore Museum of Art is home to the renowned Cone Collection, and its permanent collection also includes American Painting and Decorative Arts, European Painting and Sculpture, Arts of Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania, Modern and Contemporary Art, Prints, Drawings and Photographs and a stunning sculpture garden. The museum also hosts several special exhibitions, which rotate throughout the year.
The largest non-federal museum in D.C., the Corcoran Gallery is particularly known for its American and European masterworks, but it also holds special exhibits of contemporary work throughout the year.
The Esther Prangley Rice Gallery has two exhibition areas, one of which currently houses a continuous display of the Albert and Eva Blum Collection of Art from five continents. The other, larger area hosts 5-6 exhibits per year, including the juried Kathryn E. Wentz Art Show of sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography, painting and computer graphics by WMC art students in the spring. Works by local, regional and national artists working in all mediums round out the gallery schedule.
Together the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery form the National Museum of Asian Art at the Smithsonian Institution. This world-renowned collection of art includes pieces from China, Japan, Korea, South and Southeast Asia, and the Near East, including Chinese paintings, Japanese folding screens, Korean ceramics, Indian and Persian manuscripts, and Buddhist sculpture. The Freer also houses a collection of 19th-century and early 20th-century American art, including the world's largest group of works by James McNeill Whistler. In addition, the gallery offers classes for teachers, families and children.
The Hirshhorn has one of the most comprehensive collections of modern sculpture in the United States or abroad, as well as contemporary art, European painting since World War II and American painting since the late l9th century. In addition to its permanent exhibits, the Hirshhorn hosts special exhibitions which usually focus on the work of an individual contemporary artist.
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Head on over to Harbor East on Tuesday afternoons for shots of hot chocolate at the Harbor East "bar" on Aliceanna Street. There will be complimentary treats and live music as well.
Learn how to screen print on a thermofax! 10 spots are open for printing and include your very own reusable screen, printing squeegee and access to ink. Bring your own items (shirts, bags, cards, etc) and watch the magic happen! It's also free to come watch so by all means come on down!
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